Thor is a former Schlumberger Anadrill Field Engineer. He has worked extensively on the North Slope, in the North Sea and offshore Africa, in addition to numerous other locations. He spent the bulk of his oilfield career on rigs, drilling several high profile wells and conducting field tests on new equipment. Upon leaving Schlumberger, Thor worked as a drill site manager and led corporate development and commercial efforts for an E&P startup. He has a Petroleum Engineering Diploma from Heriot-Watt University and an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley.