Annual One Day Seminar – 2013

Petroleum Research School of Norway (NFiP)) is delighted to invite you to our fourth annual PhD seminar for up to master students within all petroleum related disciplines:

Theme: Enhanced Oil Recovery in Mature Oil Fields – Technological, Economical and Climatic Aspects

When: Monday 21. October, 2013
Where: Norwegian petroleum museum, Stavanger

The one-day seminar is open for PhD students and supervisors and travel expenses for admitted participating PhD students will be covered by NFiP.


Please register for the oneday seminar here:


09:30 Registration and Coffee

Part 1: EOR in Mature Oil Fields – Technological, Economical and Climatic Aspects

10:00 Welcome

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

10:15 Hydrocarbon Resources in Mature Oil Fields on NCS

Arvid Østhus (OG21)

10:45 Overview of EOR Processes in Mature Oil Fields

Dimitrios Georgios Hatzignatiou (UiS/IRIS)

11:15 Decision Criteria for IOR-projects

Petter Osmundsen (UiS)

11:45 Climatic Aspects of EOR in Mature Oil Fields

Johan Berg Pettersen (MISA)

12:15 Lunch

13:15 IOR Challenges in Mature Oil Fields – Industry Perspective

Øivind Fevang (Statoil)

13:45 The national IOR-Centre

Merete Madland (UiS)

14:15 Coffee

14:30 Part 2: PhD presentations, all topics

Mud Losses in Fractured Carbonate Formations

John Emeka Udegbunam, Department of Petroleum Engineering, University of Stavanger

Explicit modeling of fault damage zone properties in reservoir models

Dongfang Qu, Department of Earth Science, University of Bergen

Rock Physics aspects of uplifted sediments – Experimental compaction study

Sirikarn Narongsirikul, Department of Geology, University of Oslo

16:15 Break

16:30 Guided tours of the Norwegian Petroleum Museum

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