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Associate Professor
Jan Einar Gravdal { "honorific-suffix": "Associate Professor", "fn": "Jan Einar Gravdal", "tel": "", "email": "jan.e.gravdal@uis.no" }

Faculty Faculty of Science and Technology
Department Department of Energy and Petroleum Engineering

Courses taught

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Selected publications

Research in progress

Work experience

Scientific publications (from Cristin)

  • Ewald, Robert; Moi, Sonja; Gravdal, Jan Einar (2019). HIL Simulation of drilling control systems and downhole effects in Openlab. 2019-09-10 - 2019-09-11.
  • Gravdal, Jan Einar (2019). OpenLab animation movie. Youtube. [Internet]; 2019-03-13.
  • Ewald, Robert; Gravdal, Jan Einar; Shor, Roman; Sui, Dan (2018). Web-enabled high fidelity drilling computer model with user-friendly interface for education, research and innovation. 2018-09-26 - 2018-09-28.
  • Gravdal, Jan Einar (2017). Advancements in Automation.
  • Gravdal, Jan Einar (2017). Den siste olje.
  • Cayeux, Eric; Daireaux, Benoit; Mihai, Rodica; Gravdal, Jan Einar (2016). Automated risk evaluation to support decision making during drilling operations: Case study on an ERD well. GeoEnergy Celle e.V.; 2016-09-12 - 2016-09-13.
  • Gravdal, Jan Einar (2016). Goals for the NorTex data Science cluster - Drilling & Well Technology. OTC;
  • Gravdal, Jan Einar (2016). Realistic simulator tools are crucial to reduce drilling costs.
  • Gravdal, Jan Einar (2016). Virtual Arena. OTC;
  • Gravdal, Jan Einar (2016). Virtual Arena - Drilling Operations. An infrastructure for education, research and innovation. Brigham Young University; 2016-05-25.
  • Gravdal, Jan Einar (2016). Virtual Arena for Teknologiløft II. IRIS; 2016-06-09.
  • Daireaux, Benoit; Gravdal, Jan Einar; Leulseged, Amare (2015). Open Drilling Simulator for research, education and development. 2015-10-14 - 2015-10-15.
  • Gravdal, Jan Einar (2015). Celle Drilling 2015 Panel Session. GEOEnergy Celle; 2015-09-12 - 2015-09-13.
  • Gravdal, Jan Einar (2015). Model based drilling software.
  • Cayeux, Eric; Daireaux, Benoit; Dvergsnes, Erik Wolden; Siahaan, Hardy B; Gravdal, Jan Einar (2014). Principles and Sensitivity Analysis of Automatic Calibration of MPD Methods Based on Dual-Gradient Drilling Solutions. SPE; 2014-09-10 - 2014-09-11.
  • Gravdal, Jan Einar; Siahaan, Hardy B; Bjørkevoll, Knut Steinar (2014). Back-Pressure MPD in Extended-Reach Wells - Limiting Factors for the Ability to Achieve Accurate Pressure Control. 2014-04-02.
  • Siahaan, Hardy B; Bjørkevoll, Knut Steinar; Gravdal, Jan Einar (2014). Possibilities of Using Wired Drill Pipe Telemetry During Managed Pressure Drilling in Extended Reach Wells. 2014-04-02.
  • Siahaan, Hardy B; Vefring, Erlend; Nikolaou, Michael; Gravdal, Jan Einar (2014). Evaluation of Coordinated Control During Back- Pressure MPD Operations. 2014-04-02.
  • Zhou, Jing; Gravdal, Jan Einar; Strand, Per; Hovland, Svein (2014). Automatic Well Control Procedure for Kick Handling in Managed Pressure Drilling Operations using PWD data. IADC; 2014-12-02 - 2014-12-03.
  • Gravdal, Jan Einar (2009). Real-Time Evaluation of Kick during Managed Pressure Drilling based on Wired Drill Pipe Telemetry. SPE ATCE; 2009-12-07 - 2009-12-09.
  • Carlsen, Liv; Nygaard, Gerhard; Gravdal, Jan Einar; Nikolaou, Michael; Schubert, Jerome (2008). Performing the Dynamic Shut-In Procedure Because of a Kick Incident When Using Automatic Coordinated Control of Pump Rates and Choke-Valve Opening. SPE/IADC; 2008-01-28 - 2008-01-29.
  • Gravdal, Jan Einar; Lohne, Hans Petter; Nygaard, Gerhard; Vefring, Erlend; Time, Rune Wiggo (2008). Automatic Evaluation of Near-Well Formation and Flow Interaction during Drilling Operations. SPE ATCE; 2008-12-03 - 2008-12-05.
  • Lohne, Hans Petter; Gravdal, Jan Einar; Dvergsnes, Erik Wolden; Nygaard, Gerhard; Vefring, Erlend (2008). Automatic Calibration of Real-Time Computer Models in Intelligent Drilling Control Systems – Result from a North Sea Field Trial. SPE ATCE; 2008-12-03 - 2008-12-05.
  • Nygaard, GH; Johansen, Erling; Gravdal, Jan Einar; Iversen, Fionn (2007). Automatic Coordinated Control of Pump Rates and Choke Valve for Compensating Pressure Fluctuations During Surge-and-Swab Operations. IADC/SPE; 2007-03-28 - 2007-03-29.
  • Iversen, Fionn; Cayeux, Eric; Dvergsnes, Erik Wolden; Gravdal, Jan Einar; Vefring, Erlend; Mykletun, Bjørn; Torsvoll, Arne; Omdal, Svein; Merlo, Antonino (2006). Monitoring and Control of Drilling Utilizing Continuously Updated Process Models. SPE; 2006-02-21 - 2006-02-23.
  • Iversen, Fionn; Gravdal, Jan Einar; Dvergsnes, Erik Wolden; Nygaard, Gerhard; Gjeraldstveit, Helga; Carlsen, Liv; Low, Eric; Munro, Colin Gillard; Torvund, Steinar (2006). Feasibility Study of Managed-Pressure Drilling With Automatic Choke Control in Depleted HP/HT Field. SPE; 2006-09-24 - 2006-09-27.