Annual One Day Seminar – 2010

Technological Challenges on the Norwegian Continental Shelf – Importance of Research and Technology

Place: Petroleum Museum, Stavanger

A one day seminar with 70 participating PhD students with representatives from the Research council, oil and gas industry and norwegian universites.


10:00 Welcome

Prof. Arne Graue, Petroleum Research School of Norway, Leader and Chairman of the Board of NFiP.

Governmental Perspectives

10:15 The Energy Race and the Need for Technology – How Can Norway Contribute

Senior Advisor Reidar Müller, Ministry of Petroleum and Energy (MPE)

10:45 PETROMAKS – an Important Instrument for Petroleum R&D

Special Advisor Siri Helle Friedemann, NRC/Petromaks

11:15 Opportunities and Challenges for the Norwegian Petroleum Activity

Director Kalmar Ildstad, Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD)

12:00 Lunch

Industry Perspectives

13:15 Trends from Reservoir Technical Limit Evaluations of Norwegian Assets

13:45 Ekofisk Area Chalk Fields – Status and Challenges

Senior Reservoir Engineer Sean Pedersen, ConocoPhillips Norway

14:15 Coffee

14:30 Application of pore-to-lithofacies workflow

Augustine Onweazu Okafor, Statoil

15:00 Challenges and opportunities for Total in Norway

Reservoir Manager, Roar Albrigtsen, Total E&P Norge

University Perspectives

15:30 Petroleum Research Activities at NTNU

Post doc Hassan Karimaie, Dept. of Petr. Eng & Appl. Geophysics, NTNU

15:45 Improved competence in the petroleum industry – The role of the Universities

Prof. Bernt S. Aadnøy, Head of Dept. of Petroleum Engineering, UiS

16:15 Opportunity Window for Integrated EOR

Prof. Arne Graue, Dept. of Physics and Technology, UiB

16:30 Guided tours of the Norwegian Petroleum Museum

18:00 Dinner at Bølgen & Moi, Norwegian Petroleum Museum