Jon Marius Venstad has completed final Ph.D. exams

venstad_141216His dissertation is entitled “Transmission Wave-Equation Envelope Tomography”. The evaluation committee has consisted of  Professor Stewart A. Greenhalph, ETH, Leading Researcher Frank Agnar Maaø, Statoil and Professor Martin Landrø, NTNU.  The title of the public lecture was “Multiparameter full waveform inversion – basic concepts and future challenges”. The main supervisor has been Professor Børge Arntsen, NTNU.

Torbjørn Pedersen has completed final Ph.D. exams

pedersen1_141216His dissertation is entitled “Holistisk Flow and Pressure Control for Underbalanced Drilling Operations”. The evaluation committee has consisted of Professor Gioia Falcone, Cranfield University, Research Scientist Øyvind Nistad Stamnes, SINTEF and Professor Pål Skalle, NTNU. The title of the public lecture was “Big data and machine learning, what it is and what it is not – applications within oil well drilling operations”. The main advisor has been Adjunct Professor John-Morten Godhavn, NTNU co-advisors Professor Lars Imsland, NTNU and Professor Gerhard Nygaard, UiS.

Kjetil Eik Haavik has completed final Ph.D. examinations

haavik101116Kjetil Eik Haavik completed final Ph.D. examinations on 10th November 2016. The title of his dissertation is «Source-Depth Diversity for Enhanced Marine Seismic Imaging». The evaluation committee consisted of Professor Johan Robertsson, ETH-Zürich, Principal Research Geophysicist Vetle Vinje, CGG and Professor Børge Arntsen, NTNU. The trial lecture had the title «Interferometry and potential use in seismic exploration». Main supervisor was Professor Martin Landrø and co-advisor Professor Bjørn Ursin.

Hamid Hosseinzade Khanamiri has completed final PhD exams

hamid_031116His dissertation is entitled “Enhanced Oil Recovery by Low Salinity Surfactant: Effect of Ions on Core and Pore Scales”. The evaluation committee has consisted of: Senior Research Scientist Sidsel Marie Nielsen, Technical University of Denmark, Associate Professor Martin Fernø, University of Bergen, og Professor Jon Kleppe, NTNU. The title of the public lecture was “Foam flooding for improved sweep efficiency”. Main supervisor has been Professor Ole Torsæter and co-adviser Professor II Jan Åge Stensen.

Shidong Li has completed final Ph.D. exams

shidong_li_160616Shidong Li’s dissertation is entitled «An Experimental Investigation of Enhanced Oil Recovery Mechanisms in Nanofluids Injections Process». The evaluation committee has consisted of: Professor Jenn-Tai Liang, Texas A & M University, Professor Arne Skauge, University of Bergen, and Professor Jon Kleppe, NTNU. The title of the public lecture was: «Effect on sweep of induced fracturing during water injection». Main supervisor has been Professor Ole Torsæter and co-superviser Professor Jan Åge Stensen.

Anders Fredrik Kjær has completed final Ph.D. exams

Versjon 2His dissertation is entitled: «CO2 Fluid Flow Information from Quantitative Time-Lapse Analysis». The evaluation committee has consisted of: Professor Satish Singh, Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, Professor Chrisopher Juhlin, Uppsala Universitetet, and Professor Børge Arntsen, NTNU. The title of the public lecture was: «Inversion of seismic reflection data».  Main adviser has been Professor Martin Landrø and co-adviser Geophysicist Ola Eiken, Statoil Research Center. See photo.

Jesus Alberto de Andrade Correia has completed final Ph.D. exams

20151118_153434_002The dissertation is entitled: “Cement Sheath Integrity during Thermal Cycling”. The evaluation committee has consisted of:  Associate Professor Runar Nygaard, Missouri University of Science & Technology,  Technology advisor Arild Saasen, Det norske oljeselskap and  Adjunct Professor Tor Berge Gjersvik, NTNU. The title of the public lecture was: «Recent advances in lost circulation preventive industry practises including the use of managed pressure drilling systems». The main adviser has been Professor Sigbjørn Sangesland and co-advisers Professor Michael Golan and Senior Researcher Torbjørn Vrålstad, SINTEF Petroleum Research.

 

Sthener Rodrigues Vieira-Campos has completed final Ph.D. exams

sthener_051115The dissertation is entitled: «An Experimental Investigation and Process Modelling of Multiphase Flow through Multiple Restrictions». The evaluation Committee has consisted of: Professor Miguel Alejandro Asuaje Tovar, Simón Bolivar University, Venezuela, Manager System Delivery and Services Dag Ljungquist, FMC Kongsberg Subsea AS, and Associate Professor Milan Stanko, NTNU. The title of the public lecture was: «Oil field production optimization – drivers and implementation methodologies». Main supervisor has been Professor Michael Golan, and co-adviser Professor Curtis Hays Whitson.

Mayembe Bartolomeu has completed final Ph.D. exams

MayembeHis dissertation is entitled: “Integrated Asset Modelling, Production Systems Boosting and Virtual Metering”. The evaluation committee has consisted of: Professor Miguel Alejandro Asuaje Tovar, Simón Bolivar University, Venezuela, Principal Researcher Bamshad Nazarian, Statoil and Professor Curtis H. Whitson, NTNU. Prøveforelesningens title was: “Gas field production optimization – drivers and implementation methodologies.” Supervisor has been Professor Michael Golan.