MarMine Workshop on Exploration Stratetgies

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The MarMine project group is hosting a workshop on exploration strategies for Seafloor Massive Sulfides in January, and would like to invite all interested participants to join.

The workshop takes place at the Park Inn Hotel, Gardermoen, on January 24th, 2019, from 09:00.

For agenda and registration, please go directly to the registration form, here.

Registration deadline: 17th of December, 2018.

The sixth November Conference in Rio de Janeiro

The November conference in Rio de Janeiro is a cooperation conference between Norway and Brazil, which is being held for the sixth time this year. The conference is an initiative from Norwegian universities and research institutes, and is supported by the Research Council and OED. A number of universities and institutions are partners in Brazil.  See the program for this year’s conference here.

IGP at the ARMS10 Conference in Singapore

Six persons from the engineering geology group at IGP were in Singapore last week to participate in ARMS10 – The 10th Rock Mechanics Symposium. The group consists of Professors Bjørn Nilsen, Krishna Panthi and Charlie Li, and PhD candidates Bibek Neupane, Lena Selen and Henki Ødegaard. ARMS10 is an International Symposium under the ISRM – International Society for Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, consisting of 61 member nations and 8200 individual members. Of the member nations 31 are in Europe. Charlie Li is the ISRM Vice President for Europe. EUROCK 2020 is organized by ISRM in Trondheim in 2020. PhD candidate Henki Ødegaard is the head of the organizational committee and Professor Charlie Li is the head of the Technical Committee. Approximately 500 people are expected to attend the conference. See also ISRM’s News Release of the Council Meeting held Tuesday in Singapore.

State Secretary Rebekka Borsch opens Porelab-Conference

Porelab Centre of Excellence

On June 1, PoreLab-Porus Media Labaratory -the Center for Excellence Research hosted a conference, with State Secretary Rebekka Borsch (V) as the opening speaker.

Borsch: “Congratulates the center with formal status as an Norgwegian Center for Excellence research – and good luck with very important work in the years to come”

The center combines methods from physics, chemistry, geology and geophysics, knowledge that, among other things, is useful for efficient recovery of oil or clean water in the drying areas.

SFF PoreLab is shared between NTNU and the University of Oslo (UiO

NTNU arranges workshop in Rio de Janairo

As an offspring of the IO Center at NTNU the 7th workshop on production optimisation is currently conducted in Rio, now with support of INTPART.  Participants are, in addition to NTNU, universities and companies in Brasil, and the arrangement is held at Petrobras’ Research Center in Rio, CEMPES. Alexey Pavlov, Arild Nystad and Morten Hovd (Cybernetics) are among the participants from NTNU.

NTNU at NPF’s annual Sandefjord seminar

NPF’s annual oil industry policy seminar is held today and tomorrow in Sandefjord. Participation is only by personal invitation, and many leading industrial personnel, politicians and organisational leaders participate. This year NTNU participates with Egil Tjåland and Arild Nystad, and has a stand where BRU21 is emphasised. More photos.