SPE Prize to Professor Reidar Bratvold

Our prof. II Reidar Bratvild, whose main position is at the University of Stavanger, has received the SPE award “2015 SPE Management & Information Award for the North Sea Region”. The award presentation will be made by the SPE President at the UTC conference in Bergen in 2 weeks or at the ATCE in Houston at the end of September. Congratulations Reidar!

Katherine Rose Aurand wins SPE’s Student Paper Contest

The SPE European Student Paper Contest 2015 was held in Budapest yesterday. Our Ph.D candidate Katherine Rose Aurand won first prize in the Doctorate Division with the presentation “Enhancing oil recovery with nanoparticle-enriched waterflooding”. A panel composed of experts from all over Europe listened and asked questions to the candidates before the winner was designated. As the winner Katie is invited to participate in the international competition, to be held under SPE ATCE in Houston at the end of September. Congratulations, Katie!

Katie together with the winners in the Undergraduate and Masters Divisions