About us

We are BPT:

Creating Digital Solutions built on world-class Simulation Technology & Competence.

Billington Process Technology is an independent digital solution, simulation and service company with Headquarter outside Oslo, Norway.

BPT has unique domain knowledge within production and process facilities. We are world-class users of process simulators and among the specialties are compressor design as well as process safety.

The BPT Digital Production Twins includes an unmatched solution for holistic sensor-correction providing invaluable data fundament for a number of advanced digital applications (ala machine learning) as well as providing calibrated steady-state and dynamic simulators for efficient production decision-support, troubleshooting and optimization. The BPT Twins has been in operation since 2017, is built on open architecture and can be integrated with any production data source or digital ecosystems.

BPT is a frontrunner in modernizing field development approach together with innovating energy companies. We are one of the pioneers in applying Front-End-Loading methodology and digital tools already during concept stage.

A BPT specialty is to apply integrated transient multiphase flow and dynamic process simulators throughout the process development stage, commissioning and life of field operation to validate and improve design as well as troubleshoot and perform production optimization.

20+ Years

Serving the process and energy industry with innovative digital solutions

BPT is engaged with energy companies, oil & gas companies, engineering and automation vendors as well as a wide range of specialist companies within digitalization and advanced model-based applications.

BPT is always looking for win-win cooperation partners being integrator of our solutions and representative of our unique knowledge in the international process and energy marketspace.



BPT was founded by process engineer Per Billington – performing process design and operational troubleshooting studies for the upstream oil & gas industry

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BPT started with innovative software developments to enhance the usage area and fidelity level of the industry-standard process simulators

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Deployed the first BPT Digital Production Twin solution with holistic sensor value correction and production decision-support capabilities

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BPT accelerated our engagement in green energy concepts and new processing plants, helping customers to validate and improve process design

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Meet our Management Team

The BPT Management Team brings decades of experience and a history of success to the company. We position the right people in the right environment with the right tools to ensure that we exceed our customers’ expectations. BPT strive to work closely with our customers to understand their business objectives and their changing needs - and sustain business growth through strategic market development and a client-focused approach.

Knut Erik Spilling

Knut Erik Spilling

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Knut Erik manage BPTs global operations, businesses and partnerships. He is a domain expert in production, simulations, real-time solutions and digitalization gained from 30 years in the energy sector including positions in Fantoft, Kongsberg, SPT Group and Schlumberger. Knut Erik’s specialty is digital need assessments.

Wim Van Wassenhove

Wim Van Wassenhove

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Wim heads up the development of software solutions for BPT. Wim joined BPT after 20 years at Hyprotech / AspenTech. With over 20 years’ experience in the process and energy sector, Wim has a thorough understanding of what engineers are struggling with every day and how to make their life easier.

Arne Gulbraar

Arne Gulbraar

Chief Quality Officer (CQO)

Arne heads up projects, HES and quality tasks. He joined BPT in 2005 and has 25 years of experience from process industry, incl. positions in Kongsberg Offshore and Kværner Process Systems. Arne is domain expert in production, process design and simulations. His specialty is process safety.

Per Billington

Per Billington

Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Chairman of the Board

Per founded BPT in 1998 and has successfully headed the company for 24 years. He holds the position as CIO responsible for information and security, as well as being the BPT Chairman. Billington has been in the industry since 1985 as a dedicated process engineer by heart inventing process systems.

Bjarne Moursund

Bjarne Moursund

Board Member and Deputy Chair

Bjarne has more than 30 years of management experience from various industry segments, incl. oil & gas, defense and renewable energy. Among his specialties are company strategy, restructuring for growth and M&A processes. He holds a master’s degree in engineering.

Hege Wroldsen

Hege Wroldsen

Board Member

Hege is member of the BPT board. She brings 20+ years of sales and management experience from the IT industry from positions in IBM, IFS and SAP. Currently Hege works as Sales Manager for Microsoft Consulting Services in Norway, heading the sales teams for consulting.

Simen B Strand

Simen Blaker Strand

Board Member

Simen is a business-oriented technology lawyer with substantial experience from the IT industry. He is advising on contracts, transactions, intellectual property law, data privacy and other regulatory issues within the IT/tech field. Simen is partner and board chair at Advokatfirmaet GjessingReimers AS.

At BPT we view ourselves as partners with our customers, our employees, our community and our environment.
We empower the ongoing adaption of digitalization in the process and energy industry with digital production twins, simulator solutions and domain knowledge.
Our mission is to provide innovative solutions to help our customers make informed choices that improve their business.