Visit from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2014-09-16)
State Secretary Morten Høglund with Kristin Sverdrup and Trine Radmann from UD visited NTNU today for information and discussion, especially related to international cooperation and industrial cooperation. Olav B. Fosso presented TSO Energy, and Jon Kleppe international and industrial cooperation in the IO Centre, collaboration with Brazil, and our development projects in the south.
Production number for August (2014-09-16)
Liquids production in August was at 1,842,000 bbls/day, a decrease of 79,000 compared with July. Gas production was 7.3 Sm, which is 0.7 less than in July
Large investments planned offshore Mid-Norway (2014-09-15)
Oil companies plan to invest in Mid-Norway in størresesorden 250 billion kr. the next few years. The outlook for local suppliers is good.
See photos from the ceremony for the Darcy Award to Professor Ole Torsæter (2014-09-14)
The ceremony was held in the Pope's reception room (!) in Avignon, and Ole Torsæter was presented with The Darcy Award of the Society of Core Analysts (SCA) with professional colleagues and former award winners as audience. Congratulations again, Ole!
Former student interviewed in newspaper Dagens Næringsliv (2014-09-14)
Kristoffer Tellefsen graduated from the department in Petroleum Engineering in 2011, and began as a drilling fluid engineer at Baker Hughes. After one year there, he moved to Shell, where he has worked with challenging drilling operations worldwide. Today he Wells Supervisor in Training. In Friday's DN he is interviewed about career development.
Our students made a bronze medal in EAGE's FIELD Challenge 2014 (2014-09-14)
The EAGE FIELD Challenge (Fully Integrated EvaLuation and Development) is a multidisciplinary competition between university student groups in the geosciences and petroleum engineering, organized annually by the EAGE. Laura Sihaloho, Zaenuddin Ar Rofiqi, Dicky Harishidayat and Togi Yonathan from the department participated this year, and achieved third place in the competition. Congratulations!
Visit from Uganda (2014-09-12)
Joseph Kadoma Byaruhanga and Sali Godfrey from the Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Makerere visited the department for an initial discussion of possible collaboration between Makerere and NTNU related to a planned Petroleum Engineering program at Makerere. They were in Trondheim as part of an existing cooperation in industrial innovation with Department of Industrial Economy at NTNU. Professor Arild Aspelund is their host. From IPT met Allan Katende (M.Sc. student from Uganda) and Jon Kleppe.
Professor Ole Torsæter received The Darcy Award (2014-09-12)
Society of Core Analyst (SCA) is arranging its annual conference this week in France. During a ceremony yesterday, Professor Ole Torsæter was presented the prestigious The Darcy Award. Congratulations, Ole!
Can Svalex continue after all? (2014-09-10)
This year's Svalex was the last one with Statoil as the main sponsor, and it may be the last of all, if no other means of financing is found. Geoforskning.no discusses the possibility of continuation, eg. through Academia agreements that all participating universities have signed with Statoil.
Stiff competition for EU projects (2014-09-09)
The WAVES project in which Børge Arntsen and Martin Landrø are partners, has been awarded in stiff competition with other applications, also from NTNU.
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