Production numbers for April (2013-05-16)
In April the average production of oil and gas was 1.868.000 bbls per day, an increase of 54.000 bbls over March.
Mohammad Ashrafi has completed final PhD exams (2013-05-15)
The dissertation is entitled "Experimental Investigation of Temperature Dependency of Relative Permeability Data in Heavy Oil Systems with Applications to Thermal Recovery". The evaluation committee has consisted of Professor Jalal Torabzadeh, California State University Long Beach, USA, Researcher Yannick Peysson, IFPEN, France, and Professor Jon Kleppe, NTNU. The title of the public lecture was: "Screening Criteria for Selection of EOR Methods". The advisor for Mohammad Ashrafi has been Professor Ole Torsæter.
Visit from Russia (2013-05-10)
A group from the North Caucasus Federal University, consisting of Sergey Beketov, Director of Oil and Gas Institute, Anatoly Kosyak, Deputy Director of Strategy and Innovation Development, Sergey Ovcharov, Head of Department of Oil Technologies and Industrial Ecology and Vladislav Babayants, Translator, Department of International Projects and Programs, visited us today. The purpose was to discuss opportunities for cooperation in education and research.
Remote lecturing in practice (2013-05-09)
Egil Tjåland conducts lectures this week in seismic processing for students in Luanda, Angola and students at NTNU. Improvements in bandwidth in Africa makes this possible, and the students in Angola sitting in Statoil's video room, while the lecturing takes place in our control room on the 4th floor
Visit from Pakistan (2013-05-09)
NTNU participates in a joint project with NED University, Pakistan with the aim to strengthen education and research at NED. Professor Abid Murtaza Khan who heads the petroleum program at NED visited us this week for discussions of the development of the project.
Visit from Azerbaijan (2013-05-02)
Baku Higher Oil School is a new university in Azerbaijan, owned by the national oil company SOCAR. Accompanied by Statoil visited BHOs' Rector Elmar Gasimov and Vice Rector Ramiz Humbatov NTNU for discussions of assistance for the development of university and academic cooperation. The two rectors also signed a general MOU.
The new Facts publication is out (2013-05-01)
The new FAKTA 2013 (in Norwegian), with updated numbers for the development offshore Norway is just published
Peoduction numbers for March (2013-05-01)
The oil production for March was slightly lower, while the gas production increased
Visit from Abu Dhabi (2013-04-25)
Dr. Ismail Abdel Rahman Tag, Acting Rector, and Dr. Ebrahim Al Hajri, Director of External Relations & Collaborations at the Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi visited NTNU and SINTEF today for discussions relating to education and research. Participants from NTNU and SINTEF: Hilde Skeie, Egil Tjåland, Kjell Arne Jacobsen and Jon Kleppe.
Geoforskning.no writes about the applications to geo oriented studies at the universities (2013-04-23)
Geoforskning.no writes about applications for geo oriented studies continue to increase, and NTNU's petroleum program is at top.
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