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Chief Engineer
Reidar Inge Korsnes { "honorific-suffix": "Chief Engineer", "fn": "Reidar Inge Korsnes", "tel": "Telephone: +47 5183 2288", "email": "reidar.i.korsnes@uis.no" }

Faculty Faculty of Science and Technology
Department Department of Petroleum Technology
Laboratory IPT
Room KE E-304

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Scientific publications (from Cristin)

  • Nermoen, Anders; Korsnes, Reidar Inge; Madland, Merete Vadla (2015). Reservoir stability during water flooding and the effect of cooling - triaxal cell experiments on Johan Sverdrup reservoir sand. Internal IRIS Report No. 2015/030. 31 p.
  • Egeland, Nina; Minde, Mona Wetrhus; Kobayashi, Katsura; Ota, Tsutomu; Nakamura, Eizo; Zimmermann, Udo; Madland, Merete Vadla; Korsnes, Reidar Inge (2017). Quantification of Mineralogical Changes in Flooded Carbonate under Reservoir Conditions. EAGE/The National IOR Centre of Norway; 2017-04-24 - 2017-04-27.
  • Korsnes, Reidar Inge (2017). Statoils norgessjef frykter aktivitetskutt dersom ungdommen svikter oljå. Stavanger Aftenblad. [Newspaper]; 2017-03-07.
  • Minde, Mona Wetrhus; Haser, Sabine; Korsnes, Reidar Inge; Zimmermann, Udo; Madland, Merete Vadla (2017). Comparative Studies of Mineralogical Alterations of Three Ultra-long-term Tests of Onshore Chalk at Reservoir Conditions. EAGE/The National IOR Centre of Norway; 2017-04-24 - 2017-04-27.
  • Sachdeva, Jaspreet Singh; Nermoen, Anders; Madland, Merete Vadla; Korsnes, Reidar Inge (2017). Elastic and Plastic Behavior of Chalks at Deviatoric Stress Condition: Experiments Performed with Four Different Brines. The National IOR Centre of Norway in collaboration with EAGE; 2017-04-24 - 2017-04-27.
  • Voake, Tijana; Nermoen, Anders; Korsnes, Reidar Inge; Fabricius, Ida Lykke (2017). Induced shear failure by temperature reduction at uni-axial strain conditions. 2017-04-24 - 2017-04-27.
  • Egeland, Nina; Madland, Merete Vadla; Zimmermann, Udo; Kobayashi, Katsura; Nakamura, Eizo; Ota, Tsutomu; Minde, Mona Wetrhus; Korsnes, Reidar Inge (2016). Mineralogical and chemical alteration of calcite by MgCl2 injection. IPM, Okayama University; 2016-03-08 - 2016-03-11.
  • Egeland, Nina; Zimmermann, Udo; Borromeo, Laura; Andò, Sergio; Madland, Merete Vadla; Minde, Mona Wetrhus; Korsnes, Reidar Inge (2016). Raman Spectroscopy Applied to Enhanced Oil Recovery Research.
  • Egeland, Nina; Zimmermann, Udo; Borromeo, Laura; Andò, Sergio; Madland, Merete Vadla; Minde, Mona Wetrhus; Korsnes, Reidar Inge (2016). Raman spectroscopy applied to enhanced oil recovery research. Geochemical Society, European Association of Geochemistry; 2016-06-26 - 2016-07-01.
  • Livada, Tijana; Nermoen, Anders; Korsnes, Reidar Inge; Fabricius, Ida Lykke (2016). Effects of temperature cycles on mechanical parameters of chalk. University of Stavanger; 2016-04-25 - 2016-04-27.
  • Minde, Mona Wetrhus; Zimmermann, Udo; Madland, Merete Vadla; Korsnes, Reidar Inge (2016). Is the devil in the details? Micron and submicron investigation - what can we learn?. The National IOR Centre of Norway; 2016-05-10.
  • Minde, Mona Wetrhus; Zimmermann, Udo; Madland, Merete Vadla; Korsnes, Reidar Inge (2016). Micron and submicron investigation - what can we learn?. The National IOR Centre of Norway; 2016-04-25 - 2016-04-27.
  • Minde, Mona Wetrhus; Zimmermann, Udo; Madland, Merete Vadla; Korsnes, Reidar Inge (2016). Studies of Mineralogical Changes for the Understanding of Enhanced Oil Recovery Mechanisms at Porescale. Goldschmidt; 2016-06-26 - 2016-07-01.
  • Minde, Mona Wetrhus; Zimmermann, Udo; Madland, Merete Vadla; Korsnes, Reidar Inge (2016). "Understanding EOR mechanisms at pore-scale". The National IOR Centre of Norway; 2016-04-25 - 2016-04-27.
  • Minde, Mona Wetrhus; Zimmermann, Udo; Madland, Merete Vadla; Korsnes, Reidar Inge; Schulz, Bernhard; Audinot, Jean-Nicolas (2016). Fluid-flow during EOR experiments in chalk: insights using SEM-MLA, EMPA and nanoSIMS applications. SCA; 2016-08-21 - 2016-08-26.
  • Sachdeva, Jaspreet Singh; Nermoen, Anders; Madland, Merete Vadla; Korsnes, Reidar Inge (2016). How Wetting Conditions Dictate Chalk Mechanics at Uni-axial Strain Conditions – Insights from Experiments Performed at In-situ Stress, Temperature and Pore Pressure. Society of Core Analysts; 2016-08-21 - 2016-08-26.
  • Sachdeva, Jaspreet Singh; Nermoen, Anders; Madland, Merete Vadla; Korsnes, Reidar Inge (2016). How Wetting Conditions Dictate Chalk Mechanics at Uni-axial Strain Conditions: Insights from Experiments Performed at In-situ Stress, Temperature and Pore Pressure. Department of Petroleum Engineering, University of Stavanger; 2016-10-13.
  • Sachdeva, Jaspreet Singh; Nermoen, Anders; Madland, Merete Vadla; Korsnes, Reidar Inge; Siqveland, Ola Ketil (2016). Which processes are at play during water induced compaction of wettability altered chalks?. The National IOR Centre of Norway; 2016-04-25 - 2016-04-27.
  • Voake, Tijana; Nermoen, Anders; Korsnes, Reidar Inge; Fabricius, Ida Lykke (2016). Effects of temperature cycles on mechanical parameters of chalk. The National IOR Center of Norway; 2016-04-26 - 2016-04-27.
  • Voake, Tijana; Nermoen, Anders; Korsnes, Reidar Inge; Fabricius, Ida Lykke (2016). To What Degree Thermal Cycles Affect Chalk Strength. 2016-08-21 - 2016-08-26.
  • Khalifeh, Mahmoud; Saasen, Arild; Hodne, Helge; Korsnes, Reidar Inge (2015). Cap Rock Restoration in Plug and Abandonment Operations; Possible Utilization of Rock-based Geopolymers for Permanent Zonal Isolation and Well Plugging. IPTC; 2015-12-06 - 2015-12-09.
  • Korsnes, Reidar Inge; Minde, Mona Wetrhus (2015). "In-situ core scale experiments and pore/submicron textural investigations". The national IOR centre of Norway; 2015-04-30.
  • Minde, Mona Wetrhus; Zimmermann, Udo; Madland, Merete Vadla; Audinot, Jean-Nicolas; Grysan, Patrick; Schulz, Bernhard; Haser, Sabine; Korsnes, Reidar Inge; Gutzmer, Jens (2015). Development of a natural fractureduring flooding experiments for EOR purposes. Norsk Geologisk Forening; 2015-01-12 - 2015-01-14.
  • Nermoen, Anders; Korsnes, Reidar Inge; Aursjø, Olav; Madland, Merete Vadla; Carlsen Kjørslevik, T.A.; Østensen, Geir (2015). “When time comes into play: How does stress and temperature conditions affect rock-fluid chemistry and mechanical deformation”. IEA; 2015-09-06 - 2015-09-11.
  • Nermoen, Anders; Korsnes, Reidar Inge; Fabricius, Ida; Storm, Eirik V.; Stødle, Trond; Madland, Merete Vadla (2015). Extending the effective stress estimate to incorporate electrostatic effects. SEG; 2015-10-18 - 2015-10-23.
  • Nermoen, Anders; Korsnes, Reidar Inge; Madland, Merete Vadla; Minde, Mona Wetrhus; Zimmermann, Udo; Hildebrand-Habel, Tania (2015). “How simple brine tests can be used to understand chalk core dynamics – Insights from long-term experiments”. IEA; 2015-09-06 - 2015-09-11.
  • Nermoen, Anders; Lykke Fabricius, Ida; Korsnes, Reidar Inge; Vika Storm, E.; Stødle, Trond; Madland, Merete Vadla (2015). “Extending the effective stress estimate to incorporate electrostatic effects”. IEA; 2015-09-06 - 2015-09-11.
  • Wang, Wenxia; Madland, Merete Vadla; Zimmermann, Udo; Korsnes, Reidar Inge; Hildebrand-Habel, Tania (2015). The effects of temperature on porosity development in flooded Aalborg chalk for EOR. 2015-09-13 - 2015-09-16.
  • Buan, I; Ringen, I; Ruud, C; Zimmermann, Udo; Madland, Merete Vadla; Korsnes, Reidar Inge (2014). Porosity, permeability and specific surface area measurements on Ediacaran to Mesozoic siliciclastic and carbonatic rocks form northern Spain: A case study. The Geological Society,; 2014-05-28 - 2014-05-30.
  • Korsnes, Reidar Inge; Nermoen, Anders; Stødle, Trond; Storm, Eirik V.; Madland, Merete Vadla (2014). The effect of aging, temperature and brine composition on the mechanical strength of chalk. 2014-04-27 - 2014-05-02.
  • Nermoen, Anders; Korsnes, Reidar Inge; Aloysius Haug, S.; Hiorth, Aksel; Madland, Merete Vadla (2014). The dynamic stability of chalks during flooding of non-equilibrium brines and CO2. 2014-04-22 - 2014-04-24.
  • Nermoen, Anders; Korsnes, Reidar Inge; Hildebrand-Habel, Tania; Zimmermann, Udo; Bollhorn, Peter; Foged Christensen, Helle; Ancker Agergaard, Frederic; Trads, Niels; Pedersen, Janne; Jettestuen, Espen; Vinningland, Jan Ludvig; Evje, Steinar; Andersen, Pål Østebø; Hiorth, Aksel; Madland, Merete Vadla (2014). Water weakening of chalk at realistic reservoir conditions. Joint Chalk Research - 7; 2014-09-19 - 2014-09-21.
  • Nermoen, Anders; Korsnes, Reidar Inge; Hiorth, Aksel; Madland, Merete Vadla (2014). Insights from long term experiments of compaction and non-equilibrium water flooding of chalks. Geological Society of London; 2014-05-28 - 2014-05-30.
  • Nermoen, Anders; Madland, Merete Vadla; Korsnes, Reidar Inge (2014). The stability of chalk during flooding of carbonated sea water at reservoir in-situ conditions. 2014-04-27 - 2014-05-02.
  • Pedersen, Janne; Jettestuen, Espen; Hildebrand-Habel, Tania; Vinningland, Jan Ludvig; Madland, Merete Vadla; Korsnes, Reidar Inge; Hiorth, Aksel (2014). A multi scale approach to interpret chalk core experiments. China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC); 2014-10-15 - 2014-10-17.
  • Pedersen, Janne; Jettestuen, Espen; Hildebrand-Habel, Tania; Vinningland, Jan Ludvig; Madland, Merete Vadla; Korsnes, Reidar Inge; Hiorth, Aksel (2014). Models for evolution of reactive surface area during dissolution and precipitation. 2014-04-27 - 2014-05-02.
  • Vinningland, Jan Ludvig; Jettestuen, Espen; Nermoen, Anders; Korsnes, Reidar Inge; Hiorth, Aksel; Madland, Merete Vadla (2014). Research at IRIS: secondment opportunities. FlowTrans, a Marie Curie Initial Training Network, FP7; 2014-05-09 - 2014-05-14.
  • Wang, Wenxia; Korsnes, Reidar Inge; Nermoen, Anders; Madland, Merete Vadla; Zimmermann, Udo; Hildebrand-Habel, Tania (2014). Porosity development during chemo-mechanical compaction in chalk. The Geological Society; 2014-05-28 - 2014-05-30.
  • Bertolino, Silvana; Zimmermann, Udo; Madland, Merete Vadla; Hildebrand-Habel, Tania; Hiorth, Aksel; Korsnes, Reidar Inge (2013). Mineralogy, geochemistry and isotope geochemistry to reveal fluid flow processes in flooded chalk under long term test conditions for EOR purposes. 2013-07-07 - 2013-07-11.
  • Nermoen, Anders; Korsnes, Reidar Inge; Christensen, Helle Foged; Trads, N.; Hiort, Aksel; Madland, Merete Vadla (2013). Measuring the Biot stress coefficient and its implications on the effective stress estimate. 2013 ARMA, American Rock Mechanics Association; 2013-06-23 - 2013-06-26.
  • Nermoen, Anders; Korsnes, Reidar Inge; Christensen, Helle Foged; Traeds, Niels; Hiorth, Aksel; Madland, Merete Vadla (2013). Measuring the Biot coefficient and its implications on the effective stress estimate. ARMA; 2013-06-23 - 2013-06-26.
  • Wang, Wenxia; Madland, Merete Vadla; Zimmermann, Udo; Bertolini, S.A.R.; Hildebrand-Habel, Tania; Korsnes, Reidar Inge (2013). Geochemistry and isotope geochemistry of Upper Cretaceous chalk as equivalent for reservoir chalk of the North sea Basin for EOR. Geochemical Society and the European Association of Geochemi; 2013-08-25 - 2013-08-30.
  • Wang, Wenxia; Madland, Merete Vadla; Zimmermann, Udo; Bertolini, S.A.R.; Hildebrand-Habel, Tania; Korsnes, Reidar Inge (2013). Geochemistry and isotope geochemistry of Upper Cretaceous chalk as equivalent for reservoir chalk of the North sea Basin for EOR.
  • Wang, Wenxia; Madland, Merete Vadla; Zimmermann, Udo; Bertolino, S.R.A.; Hildebrand-Habel, Tania; Korsnes, Reidar Inge (2013). Geochemistry and nano-structure of putative filamentous microbes from the 3.24 Ga Sulfur Springs Group, Pilbara, Western Australia. 2013-08-25 - 2013-08-30.
  • Zimmermann, Udo; Madland, Merete Vadla; Bertolino, S.R.A.; Hildebrand-Habel, Tania; Hiorth, Aksel; Korsnes, Reidar Inge (2013). Tracing Fluid Flow in Flooded Chalk under Long Term Test Conditions.
  • Hildebrand-Habel, Tania; Megawati, Megawati; Læknes, Therese; Korsnes, Reidar Inge; Hiorth, Aksel; Madland, Merete Vadla (2012). SEM analysis of outcrop chalks prior to and after experimental water-flooding – studying Ekofisk reservoir rock analogues.
  • Hildebrand-Habel, Tania; Læknes, Therese; Korsnes, Reidar Inge; Megawati, Megawati; Hiorth, Aksel; Madland, Merete Vadla (2011). Waterflooding experiments on chalk: rock-fluid interaction as revealed by scanning electron microscopy. Norsk Geologisk Forening; 2011-01-11 - 2011-01-13.
  • Hiorth, Aksel; Bache, Øystein; Jettestuen, Espen; Cathles, Lawrence M.; Moe, Robert W.; Omdal, Edvard; Korsnes, Reidar Inge; Madland, Merete Vadla (2011). A Simplified Approach to Translate Chemical Alteration in Core Experiments to Field Conditions. Society of Core Analysts; 2011-09-18 - 2011-09-21.
  • Megawati, Megawati; Andersen, Pål Østebø; Korsnes, Reidar Inge; Evje, Steinar; Hiorth, Aksel; Madland, Merete Vadla (2011). The effect of aqueous chemistry pH on the time dependent deformation behaviour of chalk - experimental and modeling studies. IFP Energies nouvelles; 2011-11-16 - 2011-11-18.
  • Madland, Merete Vadla; Omdal, Edvard; Breivik, H.; Korsnes, Reidar Inge; Hiorth, Aksel; Kristiansen, Tron Golder (2009). Investigation of the Effective Stress Relations for Outcrop Chalk. 2009-06-08 - 2009-06-10.
  • Omdal, Edvard; Renli, Ragnhild; Kristiansen, Tron Golder; Korsnes, Reidar Inge; Hiorth, Aksel; Madland, Merete Vadla (2009). Laboratory observations with implications for Depletion of Chalk Reservoirs. 2009-06-08 - 2009-06-10.
  • Zangiabadi, Bizhan; Korsnes, Reidar Inge; Hildebrand-Habel, Tania; Hiorth, Aksel; sutarjana, A; Lian, A; Madland, Merete Vadla (2009). Chemical Water Weakening of Various Outcrop Chalks at Elevated Temperature. 2009-06-08 - 2009-06-10.