Professor Martin Landrø received the IOR Award for 2014 (2014-08-26)
Under ONS in Stavanger today, Martin Landrø awarded NPD's IOR prize for 2014, he received the award for his efforts to develop 4D seismic for mapping, production management and monitoring of reservoirs. Director General Bente Nyland presented the award. Congratulations Martin!
10 bill. bbls oe. in new reserves on NCS (2014-08-26)
In a new analysis conducted by Wood Mackenzie it is estimated that the new resources in 206 discoveries are 10 billion bbls. oe., of which 4.8 to 6.4 can be recovered.
Network meeting Stanford U-Schlumberger-NTNU (2014-08-21)
On the initiative of Schlumberger, a joint network meeting at Stanford was held Monday and Tuesday. Stanford's Earth Science School presented research activities Schlumberger actively contribute to. Under the new partnership agreement between Schlumberger and NTNU is it an objective to exploit the huge academic network that Schlumberger has including some of the leading universities in the world to create more international cooperation. From Stanford attended Tony Kovscek, Lou Durlofski, Biondo Biondi, Tchelepi Hamdi, Tapan Mukerji and Jerry Harris; from Schlumberger Najib Abusalbi; and from NTNU Jon Kleppe.
Production numbers for July (2014-08-14)
In July the liquids production per day was 1.935 million barrels, which is 153,000 barrels per day more than in June (about 8 percent). Gas production was 8.0 billion cubic meters (GSm3), which is 0.6 GSm3 more than in June.
Visit from Australia (2014-08-13)
Professor Keith Hampson, who leads a national center for Sustainable Built Environment at Curtin University, visited the department today for discussions on cooperation and student exchange. He also visits BAT and International Office. From the department participated Jon Kleppe
New students are enrolled (2014-08-13)
After participating in ceremonies at Gløshaugen, the newly enrolled students visited the department after lunch yesterday, where Sigbjørn Sangesland welcomed and briefed them on the department's activities. Around 55 Norwegian students are enrolled in the first year of the 5-year program, while around 50 foreign students are starting in the international M.Sc. programs
The VR students' Oculus FPV project is presented at the Maker Faire festival at the end of August (2014-08-13)
The student group in Egil Tjåland's VR Village that developed controlling a helicopter using Oculus glasses, which was seen by nearly 400,000 on Youtube, are demonstrating the project at the inventor festival Makers Faire in Trondheim 29.-30. August.
Upstream Technology Magazine covers the department as well as the petroleum ethics discussion in Norway (2014-08-01)
In the latest edition of Upstream Technology Magazine three pages are devoted to a description of the department's activities in addition to the ethical discussion on petroleum research taking place in Norway.
Production numbers for June (2014-07-29)
NPD reports that Norway produced 1.744 million barrels of oil, NGL and condensate, which is 100,000 barrels per day more than in May 2014. Gas sales were 7.4 billion cubic meters (GSm3), which is 0.7 GSm3 less than in May.
"Oilman of the year" is profiled on Upstream's back page (2014-07-27)
Upstream's last page is dedicated to individuals in the oil and gas business. In the edition dated July 25, 2014, Jon Kleppe is profiled.
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