New INTPART project: BN Subsea Operations Consortium

Brazilian-Norwegian Subsea Operations Consortium with project leader Sigbjørn Sangesland is one of 20 applicants who was awarded funding in this years’ application round. The project aims to develop a world leading environment for subsea operations between Norway and Brazil within education and research.

Partners are NTNU, GCE Subsea, University of Sao Paulo, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Statoil and Petrobras.

Three other INTPART-applications from NTNU were also awarded funding. See the full list here.

Symposium on CO2 storage and EOR at Kirkebyfjellet

Through the INTPART-project between NTNU and the University of Calgary, the first symposium on advanced research and education within carbon storage and enhanced oil recovery in ongoing at Kirkebyfjellet in Meråker, 22 and 23 november.

Participants from NTNU, University of Calgary, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate, Gassnova,  SINTEF Petroleum, CMR, PFI and Statoil are gathered to discuss ongoing initiatives and future collaboration.

NTNU participants: Ole Torsæter, Martin Landrø, Philip Ringrose, Reidun Cecilie Aadland, Bahador Najafiazar, Ashkan Jahanbani Ghahfarokhi, Hamid Hosseinzade Khanamiri, Alberto Luis Bila, Katie Aurand, David Wehner and Patrick Reurink.

The project is funded by the RCN and SIU through the INTPART program.

The INTPART summer school in St. John’s is completed

MUN_NTNU_GROUPAs part of the INPART cooperation between NTNU and Memorial University a 6-week summer school was arranged in St. John’s, with emphasis on the development of “An Integrated Operations (IO) Centric Exploration / Production Development Plan for the Flemish Pass, Offshore Newfoundland & Labrador”. The school and the project are now completed and the final presentation of project results was made on August 3rd as part of MUN’s annual Process Engineering Day, where they also won first prize in the Production Optimization category. The NTNU students who attended were Erik Norrud Pollen, Brage Strand Kristoffersen, Malin Bjørkøy, Havard Langdalen, Katrine Seel and Sun Tianqi. See their Facebook page for more photos.

Get an update on the summer school in Newfoundland

INTPARTgroupFive weeks have passed since the summer school, which is a subproject of the INTPART cooperation between Memorial University (MUN) and NTNU, started. Six students from NTNU and six from MUN participate. The theme is Integrated Operations in Remote and Harsh Locations. Lecturers from MUN and NTNU give short courses and advisers from MUN facilitate the project work. The groups present their results Wednesday Aug. 3. The summer school has its own Facebook page, where pictures of activities shared.

Summer School in Newfoundland

INTPARTgroupAs part of the INTPART collaboration between NTNU and Memorial University (MUN) in St. John’s is a  summer school, see outline,  for master students from NTNU and MUN this summer. Six studenter from NTNU participate in the summer school, and six students from MUN. The students from NTNU are Malin Bjørkøy, Katrine Seel, Brage Strand Kristoffersen, Tianqi Sun, Håvard Langdalen and Erik Norrud Pollen. Start-up was this week and it continues for 6 weeks. See photos from the first days.