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Events 2017

Events related to The National IOR Centre of Norway this year.

Note: You will also find PDF files of presentations held by representatives from the Centre here.

Tjodhallen, IOR NORWAY 2017

December
4.–6. Colloids and Complex fluids for Energies – Co-organized by IFP energies nouvelles and Commissariat à l'énergie atomique et aux énergies alternatives (CEA). Postdoc Mahmoud Ould Metidji has a poster presentation.
14. Board meeting

November
2. Force seminar at NPD. Presentation by Randi Valestrand.
8. OG21-forum, Oslo.
13. Short Course on Solvent Flooding and Enhanced Oil Recovery with Larry Lake, DTU Copenhagen.
16. NFiP Annual PhD Seminar, Stavanger. Presentations by Mona Wetrhus Minde, Remya Nair and May Britt Myhr.

October
4. Board meeting
17.–18. Reservoir & Production Management – NPF – IOR-Sim presentation by Research Director Aksel Hiorth.
17.–19. OPM Introduction course for members of The National IOR Centre of Norway/OPM Meeting, Bergen.
20. Lunch and Learn at ConocoPhillips with Ema Kallesten and Mona Wetrhus Minde.
24. Technical Committee meeting

September
7.–8. Mid-term evaluation of the IOR-Centre: Preparation for site visit. Presentations by theme leaders Aksel Hiorth and Randi Valestrand. Presentation by Centre Director Merete Vadla Madland.
11.–14. SIAM GS 2017: Presentations by Rolf Lorentzen, Xiaodong Luo, Tuhin Bhakta and Randi Valestrand, Xiaodong Luo, Tuhin Bhakta, Morten Jakobsen and Geir Nævdal, Yuqing Chang and Andreas S. Stordal, Birane Kane, Robert Kloefkorn and Christoph Gersbacher, Anna Kvashchuk, Robert Klöfkorn and Florin A. Radu, Trine S. Mykkeltvedt, Knut-Andreas Lie and Xavier Raynaud.
19. Mid-term evaluation of the IOR-Centre: Site visit.
20. Forskningsdagene: Merete Vadla Madland participates in a debate about oil, environmentally friendly energy and «the green change».
23. Forskningsdagene: The Centre has a stand at Forskningstorget.
24.–29. SEG Annual Meeting: Tuhin Bhakta, Xiaodong Luo, Rolf Lorentzen and Geir Nævdal contributes with the paper Estimation of pressure-saturation and porosity fields from seismic acoustic impedance data using an ensemble-based method. Bhakta gives an oral presentation of the paper September 26.
25. Pupils from Gosen school visited the Centre.
25.–29. ENUMATH 2017 Conference: Presentations by Robert Klöfkorn, Anna Kvashchuk and Sergey Ayaley. Klöfkorn also leads the mini symposium MS25.
28. Statoil visited the Centre.

August
23. NPD visited the Centre, presentation by Merete Vadla Madland and Aksel Hiorth: R & D Highlights and the way forward.

June
6. Board meeting
8. IEA-GOT Mature Fields, Trondheim, presentation by Merete Vadla Madland and Aksel Hiorth: The IOR Technology Toolbox – Key Solutions for Reservoir Mapping and Upscaling.
15. Centre director Merete Vadla Madland attended her first board meeting in OG21.
18. BSc student Jan Inge Nygård (supervised by Centre postdoc Pål Østebø Andersen) attends the SPWLA annual syposium student paper competition with this presentation.
22. Centre director Merete Vadla Madland attended a meeting in the resource group for energy (Næringsforeningen i Stavanger-regionen).
19. General Assembly
26. Release party: Core scale/sector scale simulator.

May
10. Lunch and Learn – Pål Østebø Andersen, postdoc at The National IOR Centre of Norway: «Capillary End Effects during Core Flooding – Analytical Solutions and Capillary Numbers accounting for Saturation».
22.–24. Visit to Wintershall, Germany – presentations by Ingebret Fjelde (NIOR Core plug preparation procedures and NIOR Wettability Estimation by Oil Adsorption), Tor Bjørnstad, Jan Ludvig Vinningland, Arne Stavland, Merete Vadla Madland, Aksel Hiorth and Randi Valestrand.

April
4. IEA GOT visited the National IOR Centre of Norway.
19. PhD presentation seminar at The National IOR Centre of Norway.
24.–27. IOR NORWAY 2017 in collaboration with EAGE.
25. Official opening of IOR NORWAY 2017 – Speech held by Centre Director Merete Vadla Madland and EAGE Chair Ann Muggeridge.

March
6. Board meeting
9. TNO Workshop: Mature Fields in the North Sea: Searching for Synergies.
16. PhD presentation seminar at The National IOR Centre of Norway.
27.–31. SPE OKC Oil & Gas Symposium – Presentation by PhD student Mario Silva.

February
1. Næringsforeningen: The Energy Year 2017
14. FORCE Seminar: Smartwater EOR for NCS
15. Technical Committee meeting
16. PhD presentation seminar at The National IOR Centre of Norway.
21. Visit from the Minister of Petroleum and Energy.
23. Lunch and Learn – Lesley James, Associate professor and Chevron Chair in Petroleum Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at Memorial University. Topic: Wettability Alteration Why & How
28. «Wetting of the pore surface by the fluid flowing through it» presentation by prof. Paul G. Papatzacos, IMN.

January
20. Eni Norge Reservoir Seminar – Presentation by PhD student Oddbjørn Nødland.
26. PhD presentation seminar at The National IOR Centre of Norway.