Gratulerer til vinnerne av Bergprisen 2019!

Årets Bergpris går til Hanne Bye Hauge, Stian Femanger Mathiassen og Alf Andre Orvik. Bergprisen som ble utdelt på Bergdagen går til beste masteroppgave i Geologi realfag og Teknsike geofag ved institutt for geovitenskap og petroleum. Vinnerne mottar, i tillegg til heder og ære, 10.000 kroner hver i premie.

Godt jobbet – gratulerer!

Les Hanne By Hauges Masteroppgave:

Les Stian Femanger Mathiassens masteroppgave:

Les Alf Andre Orviks Masteroppgave:

 

Prisvinnerne sammen med Professor Randi Kalskin Ramstad som er leder for Bergringen

Bergdagen 2019 stor suksess!

Årets Bergdag ble en stor suksess! Den nye Oppredningshallen ved institutt for geovitenskap og petroleum var stappfull av bedrifter og studenter. Dagen arrangeres i samarbeid mellom Bergringen og instituttet for at bergindustrien skal få vise hva de har å tilby til potensielle fremtidige arbeidstakere, og for at studentene skal bli bedre kjent med næringen

Petroleum an energy minister Freiberg -marine mining a new Norwegian industrial adventure

NTNU has formed the Norwegian Forum for Marine Minerals (NMM). The forum is an association of academia and industry that will work together to develop knowledge and expertise, and a Norwegian industry with the goal of sustainable and responsible extraction of marine minerals. Yesterday, the forum was presented at OG21 – the most important technology conference for the petroleum industry. Minister of Petroleum and Energy Kjell-Børge Freiberg is strong in the belief that this can be a new Norwegian industrial adventure

Kom på Bergdagen!

Onsdag 13. November kl. 14:00-17:00 arrangeres Bergdagen. I år vil arrangementet finne sted i Oppredningshallen i det splitter nye Berglaboratoriet ved NTNU. Her vil Bergringens medlemsbedrifter fra bransjen være representert på stands, klare for å møte deg som student på Tekniske Geofag eller Geologi Realfag!

Bergdagen vil gi deg en unik mulighet til å komme i kontakt med relevante bedrifter.

Hvis det er noen bedrifter som ennå ikke har meldt seg på er det ennå muligheter. Lenke til påmelding https://bit.ly/2WTbg4r

Welcome Behzad!

Behzad Elahifar started working at the department last week. We have asked Behzad to write a little bit about himself:

«My name is Behzad Elahifar. I am 37 years old and born in Iran. My educational background is in drilling engineering (petroleum branch) field. I got my BSc in Drilling Engineering from Petroleum University of Technology in Iran, my MEng in Petroleum Well Engineering from Curtin University of Technology in Australia and got my PhD in Drilling Engineering from University of Leoben in Austria.

After I got my master’s degree in mid-2006, I started working as a Drilling Supervisor on the drilling rigs in Middle East for 2,5 years. Then I started my PhD at University of Leoben in Austria and also teaching some drilling courses and drilling topics.

After finishing my PhD in early 2013, I was working for Advanced Drilling Solution company and trying to develop my PhD thesis topic as a practical tool in drilling. The mentioned project was developing Ultra Sonic Caliper sub and using it along the wired pipe while drilling, to create 4D image of wellbore in real time.

At the end of 2014 I joined Enhanced Drilling company as a Project Manager/ Drilling Engineer (MPD) and work both onshore and offshore on different projects with Lundin, Equinor, BP, Woodside etc. in different regions like North Sea, Barents Sea, Caspian Sea and GOM.

Early 2019 I joined NOV (National oil Well Varco) as a Project Manager for the project running by Equinor in Barents Sea to provide wired drill pipe and downhole tool measurement subs in real time.

All together I have 12 to 13 years of experience in oil and gas business in the drilling field. During this period, I published 22 papers in SPE, IEEE and IADC conferences.

During working in industry, I always had this thirst for research and also teaching. Which I already did it by instructing drilling topics to operators and junior drilling engineers. Now NTNU gave me this opportunity to focus more on research (the topics that industry need them to be updated or replaced by cheaper and easier solutions and at the same time saving costs) and teaching.

Now I joined NTNU’s Drilling Department, in Professor Sigbjørn Sangesland’s team and will involve in drilling projects of the department and instructing drilling topics and courses.

My greatest hoppy is to travel and visiting new places and cities. Trondheim is one of the cities that I only visited during my business trips and now I can spend more time on that and learn the city culture. One of my goals also is to learn Norwegian language while being here at the university.»

Welcome Behzad!

Håvard Slettahjell Skjefstad defended his thesis for the PhD degree

Håvard Slettahjell Skjefstad defended his thesis for the PhD degree. The title of the academic thesis was «Development and Assessment of a Multi-Pipe Oil-Water Bulk Separator Concept for Subsea Applications»

The assessment Committee was Professor Neima Brauner, Tel Aviv University, Israel (1st opponent), Director Najam Beg, Caltec Production Solutions Ltd, UK (2nd opponent), Associate Professor Johannes Jäschke, NTNU

Associate Professor Johannes Jäschke, Department of Chemical Engineering, was Administrator of the Committee.

Associate Professor Milan Stanko, Department of Geoscience and Petroleum has been the candidate’s main supervisor. Professor Sigbjørn Sangelsand, Department of Geoscience and Petroleum and Professor Gisle Øye, Department of Chemical Engineering has been the candidate’s co-supervisors.

Congratulations Håvard!

Full house for first IGP Lunch seminar

It was great interest when the first IGP Lunch seminar was organized at the department today.

Bjørn Eske Sørensen and Ståle Emil Johansen held very interesting presentations about new research from our department.

Bjørn Eske Sørensen held the presentation “Direct evidence of the process behind the relation between CO2 emission along continental rift zones and earthquakes”
Ståle Emil Johansen helt the presentation titled “Processes and imaging at plate boundaries”

Next IGP Lunc Seminar is planned for Monday 2/12.

Invitation to IGP Lunch Seminar

We’re trying out a new seminar format at IGP. Let’s eat together next Monday and learn about the newest research from our department. The plan is simple:

you bring your own lunch and eat while watching 2 presentations x 10 minutes → couple of minutes for questions → cake & coffee → go back to work.

Monday November 04, 11:30 @ P13

Førsteamanuensis Bjørn Eske Sørensen

Presentation 1: “Direct evidence of the process behind the relation between CO2 emission along continental rift zones and earthquakes”, by Bjørn Eske Sørensen

Professor Ståle Emil Johansen

Presentation 2: “Processes and imaging at plate boundaries”, by Ståle Emil Johansen

All are welcome!