IPT had meetings with A*STAR (Agency for Science, Technology and Research) from Singapore on Thursday 13 October to discuss ongoing and future collaboration. Professor Alfred Huan og Doreen Low fra A*STAR Graduate Academy is in Trondheim visiting several research groups.

Professor Ole Torsæter is at current a Visiting Investigator at A*STAR. From IPT, Professor Ole Torsæter, Professor Jon Kleppe, Laboratory coordinator Georg Voss and Research coordinator Patrick Reurink participated in the meeting. PhD candidate Hamid Hosseinzade Khanamiri is also on the picture.

Visit from NED University of Engineering and Technology

Four faculty members from NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi, Pakistan are staying at our department for four week to receive training in reservoir engineering, drilling engineering, production engineering and research culture. This is part of the Norwegian Center of Excellence in Petroleum Studies, where NTNU is a partner. The four faculty members are: Dr Javed Haneef, Dr Abdul Majeed, Syed Imran Ali and Abdulahad Manzoor.

Visit from the Mexican Embassy in Oslo

mexico1Ambassador Luis Javier Campuzano accompanied by Mario Chaparro, Commercial, Cooperation and Cultural Affairs and Gustavo Rangel, Trade and Economic Adviser visited the department today for discussion of cooperation between NTNU and Mexican universities and research institutes. From the department participated Egil Tjåland, Patrick Reurink and Jon Kleppe. In addition participated Olav Bjarte Fosso and Harald Ellingsen. Photo.

Visit by INTSOK

IMG_8301INTSOK is an  organization for internationalization of Norwegian oil and gas industry, and has 350 partner companies, incl. subsidiaries. The department is academic partner to INTSOK. Werner Karlsson, who is responsible for INTSOK’s activities in the Middle East and Europe visited the department Thursday for discussions on how the cooperation between NTNU and INTSOK  can be further developed. From the department attended Egil Tjåland, Patrick Reurink and Jon Kleppe.

Council General in Rio visits NTNU

sissel_hodne_steenSissel Hodne Steen is Norwegian Consul General in Rio de Janeiro. Wednesday she visited NTNU to promote cooperation between Brazilian and Norwegian universities in terms of both research and student exchange. When our students go on their field trip to Brazil next month, the Consul General invites them to a reception at her residence. From the department attended Egil Tjåland and Jon Kleppe at the meeting.

Visit from Innovation Norway and The Research Council of Norway

IMG_8181Per Christer Lund er nytilsatt Norwegian Counselor for Science and Technology i Singapore, og besøker NTNU i dag sammen med Elin Skard, som er Singapore-ansvarlig i Forskningsrådet. Agenda kan ses her. Formålet er å diskutere hvordan han kan bidra til å videreutvikle NTNUs interesser knyttet til institusjoner i Singapore. Fra instituttet deltok Egil Tjåland, Patrick Reuring og Jon Kleppe.

Visit by EnPe Partners

enpe_lab_020216In connection with the EnPe workshop  in Trondheim February 1-2 2016, visits to selected laboratories at NTNU was arranged. At IPT participants from Africa and South America  visited the reservoir laboratories, led by Katie Aurand.

Visit from Indonesia

indonesiaA group of 7 people from Indonesia, led by the Norwegian embassy / Innovation Norway in Jakarta visited the department today to get acquainted with IOR / EOR research in Norway. The group is part of Indonesia Special Task Force for Upstream Oil and Gas Business Activities (SKKMIGAS), in addition to participants from Institut Technology Bandung (ITB). From the department attended Sigbjørn Sangesland, Martin Landrø, Patrick Reurink, Mathias Bellout, Katie Aurand and Jon Kleppe.