INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS TO PETROLEUM STUDIES (2014-04-11)
Three vacant permanent faculty positions at the department (2014-04-11)
The department is currently announcing three vacant positions as Professor/Associate Professor in Seismic Interpretatin, Drilling Engineering and Production Technology, respectively. See the announcements below. Deadline for applications is April 30
Paal Kibsgaard - none above, none at the side! (2014-04-11)
Paal Kibsgaard graduated from the department as a petroleum engineering in December 1991. Now he is chief executive officer of the globally leading oil service company Schlumberger. He has been elected as Norway's most influential industrial leader internationally. See Aftenposten's article below.
Student excursion to Brazil (2014-04-09)
Over 40 of our petroleum geoscience and engineering students are this week in Brazil for their 4th year field trip. The excursion includes visits to Petrobras, Statoil, PGS, Schlumberger and SINTEF do Brasil in Rio, and Schlumberger and Baker Hughes in Macae. Egil Tjåland and Jon Kleppe participate as representatives
We will increase the reserves by 7,5 bill. bbls. until 2025 (2014-04-03)
NPD believe in better times for the Norwegian shelf. In their latest forecast they predict that Norway's reserves will increase more in the next ten years than in the ten years we have put behind us.
Retirement party for Professor Michael Golan last Thursday (2014-03-29)
Most of Mike's colleagues were gathered at Britannia last Thursday to on the occasion that he is retiring. Many speakers praised his efforts to the department and highlighted great stories from the nearly 38 years that have passed since he was first employed as a government scholar in 1976. He will still have an office at the department and participate in several activities, including finalization of several PhD candidates supervises.
Visit from Schlumberger (2014-03-28)
Najib Albusalbi, Morten Jensen and Bernt Nilsen from Schlumberger visited NTNU today for discussions related to the content of a framework agreement between Schlumberger and NTNU to be signed in June. From NTNU participated Vice Rector Johan Hustad, lawyer Hanne Sørgjerd, Egil Tjåland and Jon Kleppe.
Meeting in the Steering Committee of the Academia Agreement between NTNU and Statoil (2014-03-17)
The Steering Committee held its first meeting in 2014 today to discuss the budget for the five-year period, and determine the budget for 2014. From the Department met Egil Tjåland and Jon Kleppe.
NTNU has evaluated the etichs of its petroleum related research (2014-03-17)
The National Research Ethics Committee, NENT, is currently evaluating the ethical side of petroleum-related research, following a request from the rector of the University of Bergen. NENT has asked universities to submit an assessment of its petroleum research and its collaboration with industry. NTNU has recently delivered its assessment, which is commented by the University newspaper.
Production numbers for February (2014-03-14)
Liquids production in February was at 1.931 million barrels / day, which is 2% less than in January. Gas production was 9.3 billion Sm3, which is 0.6 less than in January.
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