Green Petroleum Cluster has been established in Mid-Norway

Versjon 2The group “Green Petroleum Cluster” was established last week at Statoil in Stjørdal. The vision for the group is to “Develop the world’s most innovative and environmentally friendly oil and gas production”, and the objective is formulated as “Stimulate to increased innovation, commersialization, growth and internationalization through collaboration between R&D institutions and industry”. Oil companies, service companies, county, SINTEF and NTNU participated in the start-up meeting. NTNU was represented by Professor Emeritus Michael Golan. See the document for the meeting here.

 

Visit from Bandung

itb_2016Dr. Muhammad Rachmat Sule from Institut Teknologi Bandung in Indonesia visited the department today for discussions on research collaboration in the area of  CCS, and on educational collaboration at M.Sc. and Ph.D. levels. Dr. Sule is Project Manager for a CS pilot project in the Gundih area on Java island.