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Associate Professor
Skule Strand { "honorific-suffix": "Associate Professor", "fn": "Skule Strand", "tel": "Telephone: +47 51832291", "email": "skule.strand@uis.no" }

Faculty Faculty of Science and Technology
Department Department of Energy Resources
Room KE E-340

Courses taught

Research fields

Selected publications

Research in progress

Work experience

Scientific publications (from Cristin)

  • Nair, Remya Ravindran; Bilstad, Torleiv (veileder); Strand, Skule (veileder) (2019). Smart Water for Enhanced Oil Recovery from Seawater and Produced Water by Membranes. Universitetet i Stavanger. 188 p.
  • Bogunović Jakobsen, Anna; Strand, Skule (veileder); Puntervold, Tina (veileder); Piñerez Torrijos, Iván Darío (veileder) (2018). Adsorption of basic crude oil components onto carbonate chalk surfaces – effect on initial wettability.. University of Stavanger. 74 p.
  • Gysland Sæby, Kristoffer; Puntervold, Tina (veileder); Strand, Skule (veileder); Piñerez Torrijos, Iván Darío (veileder) (2018). Smart Water EOR in Carbonates: Effect of Temperature on Initial Wetting. University of Stavanger. 66 p.
  • Hae Sol, Yang; Strand, Skule; Puntervold, Tina (veileder); Piñerez Torrijos, Iván Darío (veileder) (2018). Optimal Core Restoration and the Effect of Initial Wetting on Oil Recovery in Chalk. Universitetet i Stavanger. 87 p.
  • Islam Kahn, Ashraf; Puntervold, Tina (veileder); Strand, Skule (veileder); Piñerez Torrijos, Iván Darío (veileder); Mamonov, Aleksandr (veileder) (2018). pH Development Analysis of Alkaline and Low Salinity Water Flooding in Sandstone Cores. University of Stavanger.
  • Jakobsen, Anna Bogunovic; Strand, Skule (veileder) (2018). Adsorption of basic crude oil components onto carbonate chalk surfaces - effect on initial wettability. Universitetet i Stavanger.
  • Kapstad, Simen; Strand, Skule (veileder); Puntervold, Tina (veileder); Piñerez Torrijos, Iván Darío (veileder) (2018). Optimizing carbonate core restoration procedures - Effect of crude oil saturation and mild cleaning. Uniersity of Stavanger. 79 p.
  • Kiani, Mazdak; Puntervold, Tina (veileder); Strand, Skule (veileder); Piñerez Torrijos, Iván Darío (veileder) (2018). Smart Water EOR-potential in sandstone reservoir cores. University of Stavanger. 78 p.
  • Klewiah, Isaac; Strand, Skule (veileder); Puntervold, Tina (veileder); Piñerez Torrijos, Iván Darío (veileder) (2018). Adsorption of Polar Oil Components onto Chalk: Impact of Silica content on Initial Wetting. University of Stavanger.
  • Pedersen, Joakim; Strand, Skule (veileder) (2018). Modelling study: Effect of FM composition on initial reservoir wettability. Universitetet i Stavanger.
  • Sabri, Armin; Strand, Skule (veileder); Puntervold, Tina (veileder); Piñerez Torrijos, Iván Darío (veileder); Mamonov, Aleksandr (veileder) (2018). Investigation of polymer flooding for enhanced oil recovery. University of Stavanger.
  • Sandvik, Siri; Andersen, Pål Østebø (veileder); Strand, Skule (veileder); Lohne, Arild (veileder) (2018). Simulation of oil recovery by wettability alteration – interpretation of Smart water imbibition experiments at reservoir conditions. Universitetet i Stavanger. 71 p.
  • Piñerez Torrijos, Iván Darío; Puntervold, Tina (veileder); Strand, Skule (veileder) (2017). Enhanced oil recovery from Sandstones and Carbonates with "Smart Water". Universitetet i Stavanger. ISBN 978-82-7644-708-8. 178 p.
  • Puntervold, Tina (veileder); Strand, Skule (veileder); Fang, Wei (2017). Evaluation of low salinity injection EOR potential in Johan Sverdrup Field. UiS.
  • Puntervold, Tina (veileder); Strand, Skule (veileder); Gaybaliyev, Heydar (2017). Smart Water injection to enhance oil recovery in carbonate reservoirs Acid number and base number adsorption onto chalk. UiS.
  • Puntervold, Tina (veileder); Strand, Skule (veileder); Gummedal, Helena (2017). Polymer injection in Johan Sverdrup. UiS.
  • Puntervold, Tina (veileder); Strand, Skule (veileder); Kinn, Magnus (2017). Smart water injection into sandstone reservoirs for enhanced oil recovery - influence of oil components on sandstone wetting. UiS.
  • Tord, Bleivik; Puntervold, Tina (veileder); Strand, Skule (veileder); Piñerez Torrijos, Iván Darío (veileder) (2016). Oil Recovery by Low Salinity Polymer in Sandstone Outcrop Core. Universitetet i Stavanger. 61 p.
  • Ihsan Abdullah, Hakar; Piñerez Torrijos, Iván Darío (veileder); Puntervold, Tina (veileder); Strand, Skule (veileder) (2015). Lav Salinitet og Polymer Vannflømming i Sandsteinreservoarer - Observasjon av Fuktendring. Universitetet i Stavanger. 60 p.
  • Jørgen, Møller Bergsagel; Puntervold, Tina (veileder); Strand, Skule (veileder); Piñerez Torrijos, Iván Darío (veileder) (2015). Smart Water EOR Effects in Outcrop Sandstone Cores. Universitetet i Stavanger. 40 p.
  • Rustad, Lena; Puntervold, Tina (veileder); Strand, Skule (veileder); Piñerez Torrijos, Iván Darío (veileder) (2015). "Smart Water EOR Effects in Outcrop Sandstone Cores - Effects of FW Composition and pH". Universitetet i Stavanger. 40 p.
  • Risanger, Marcus; Strand, Skule (veileder); Puntervold, Tina (veileder); Piñerez Torrijos, Iván Darío (veileder) (2014). Smart Water EOR in Sandstone Reservoirs. Universitetet i Stavanger. 76 p.
  • Roostaei, Alireza; Strand, Skule (veileder); Puntervold, Tina (veileder); Piñerez Torrijos, Iván Darío (veileder) (2014). Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) by "Smart Water" in Carbonates Reservoirs. Universitetet i Stavanger. 74 p.
  • Wrobel, Stanislaw; Strand, Skule (veileder); Puntervold, Tina (veileder); Piñerez Torrijos, Iván Darío (veileder) (2014). Smart Water in Sandstone – Evaluation of pH effects from Illite clay surfaces during Low Salinity Water injection. Universitetet i Stavanger. 44 p.
  • Kaia, Olsen; Puntervold, Tina (veileder); Strand, Skule (veileder); Piñerez Torrijos, Iván Darío (veileder) (2013). Low Salinity Waterflooding in Sandstone Reservoirs – Effect of Clay and Plagioclase Feldspar Minerals. Universitetet i Stavanger. 39 p.
  • Vuong Tran, Vinh; Strand, Skule (veileder); Puntervold, Tina (veileder); Piñerez Torrijos, Iván Darío (veileder) (2013). Smart Water in Sandstone at High Temperature The Effect of Clay and Plagioclase Minerals. Universitetet i Stavanger. 38 p.
  • Mamonov, Aleksandr; Puntervold, Tina; Strand, Skule; Piñerez Torrijos, Iván Darío (2019). EOR potential by Smart Water in Sandstones. 2019-03-19 - 2019-03-20.
  • Mamonov, Aleksandr; Puntervold, Tina; Strand, Skule; Piñerez Torrijos, Iván Darío (2019). Reservoir chemistry controlled by mineral interaction. 2019-03-19 - 2019-03-20.
  • Mamonov, Aleksandr; Puntervold, Tina; Strand, Skule; Piñerez Torrijos, Iván Darío (2019). Reservoir wettability. 2019-03-19 - 2019-03-20.
  • Mamonov, Aleksandr; Strand, Skule; Puntervold, Tina (2019). Effect of Formation Water Composition on Initial Wetting and Smart Water EOR Potential in Sandstones. 2019-04-08 - 2019-04-11.
  • Piñerez Torrijos, Iván Darío; Puntervold, Tina; Strand, Skule (2019). Hybrid Smart Water EOR Effects. SPE; 2019-02-12 - 2019-02-13.
  • Piñerez Torrijos, Iván Darío; Puntervold, Tina; Strand, Skule (2019). Hybrid Smart Water EOR Effects in Sandstone reservoirs. The national IOR Centre of Norway; 2019-03-19 - 2019-03-20.
  • Piñerez Torrijos, Iván Darío; Puntervold, Tina; Strand, Skule (2019). Initial Wetting and EOR Potential for Smart Water in Carbonate Reservoirs. 2019-03-19 - 2019-03-20.
  • Piñerez Torrijos, Iván Darío; Sæby, Kristoffer G.; Strand, Skule; Puntervold, Tina (2019). “Impact of Temperature on Wettability Alteration by Smart Water in Chalk”. EAGE; 2019-04-08 - 2019-04-11.
  • Puntervold, Tina; Strand, Skule; Piñerez Torrijos, Iván Darío (2019). Ongoing research activities on Smart Water EOR. 2019-03-19 - 2019-03-20.
  • Puntervold, Tina; Strand, Skule; Piñerez Torrijos, Iván Darío (2019). What is Smart Water?. 2019-03-19 - 2019-03-20.
  • Ravindran Nair, Remya; Protasova, Evgenia; Strand, Skule; Bilstad, Torleiv (2019). Evaluation of nanofiltration membranes for smartwater Production in carbonate reservoirs from seawater and produced water.
  • Taheri, Mirhossein; Bonto, María; Piñerez Torrijos, Iván Darío; Eftekhari, Ali Akbar; Puntervold, Tina; Strand, Skule; Nick, Hamid (2019). Analyzing the Smart Water Core-flooding Data in Carbonates by Modelling the Oil Breakthrough Time Using a Novel Reactive Transport Model. EAGE; 2019-04-08 - 2019-04-11.
  • Bilstad, Torleiv; Nair, Remya; Protasova, Evgenia; Strand, Skule (2018). Smart Water for IOR. Norwegian- Brazil Energy Reserach; 2018-11-12 - 2018-11-13.
  • Nair, Remya; Protasova, Evgenia; Strand, Skule; Bilstad, Torleiv (2018). Smart Water Production by Membranes for Enhanced Oil Recovery in Carbonate and Sandstone Reservoirs. 2018-04-24 - 2018-04-25.
  • Piñerez Torrijos, Iván Darío; Puntervold, Tina; Strand, Skule (2018). Initial wetting and EOR potential for Smart Water in Carbonate reservoirs. IER; 2018-11-30.
  • Piñerez Torrijos, Iván Darío; Strand, Skule; Puntervold, Tina (2018). Hybrid Smart Water EOR effects. 2018-11-30.
  • Puntervold, Tina; Strand, Skule; Piñerez Torrijos, Iván Darío (2018). Crude Oil/Brine/Rock Factors Influencing Chalk Wettability. EAGE; 2018-06-11 - 2018-06-14.
  • Mamonov, Aleksandr; Puntervold, Tina; Strand, Skule (2017). EOR by Smart Water flooding in sandstone reservoirs - effect of sandstone mineralogy on initial wetting and oil recovery - SPE 187839. SPE; 2017-10-16 - 2017-10-18.
  • Nair, Remya; Bilstad, Torleiv; Protasova, Evgenia; Strand, Skule (2017). Cost effective Smart Water production for Enhanced Oil Recovery by membranes. Norwegian Energy Partners; 2017-04-06.
  • Nair, Remya; Protasova, Evgenia; Strand, Skule; Bilstad, Torleiv (2017). Produced Water Treatment with Membranes for Enhanced Oil Recovery in Carbonate and Sandstone Reservoirs. EAGE/ National IOR Centre of Norway; 2017-04-24 - 2017-04-27.
  • Nair, Remya; Protasova, Evgenia; Strand, Skule; Bilstad, Torleiv (2017). Produced water treatment with membranes for enhanced oil recovery in carbonate and sandstone reservoirs. Petroleum Research School of Norway (NFiP); 2017-11-16.
  • Pinerez Torrijos, Ivan Dario; Risanger, Marcus; Puntervold, Tina; Strand, Skule; Austad, Tor (2017). Impact of anhydrite on the low salinity EOR effect in sandstone material with high clay content. EAGE - NIOR; 2017-04-24 - 2017-04-27.
  • Strand, Skule; Puntervold, Tina; Piñerez Torrijos, Iván Darío (2017). Smart Water EOR: Beneficios y Aplicaciones en Reservorios Clásticos y Carbonatos.
  • Nair, Remya; Protasova, Evgenia; Bilstad, Torleiv; Strand, Skule (2016). Modification of seawater by membranes for enhanced oil recovery. European Desalination Society (EDS); 2016-05-22 - 2016-05-26.
  • Nair, Remya; Protasova, Evgenia; Bilstad, Torleiv; Strand, Skule (2016). Reuse of Produced Water by Membranes for Enhanced Oil Recovery. Society of Petroleum Engineers; 2016-09-26 - 2016-09-28.
  • Nair, Remya; Protasova, Evgenia; Strand, Skule; Bilstad, Torleiv (2016). Re-injection of Produced Water for Enhanced Oil Recovery by Membranes. European Desalination Society(EDS); 2016-05-22 - 2016-05-26.
  • Nair, Remya; Protasova, Evgenia; Strand, Skule; Bilstad, Torleiv (2016). Smart Water for EOR by Membranes. National IOR Centre; 2016-04-26 - 2016-04-27.
  • Pinerez Torrijos, Ivan Dario; Austad, Tor; Strand, Skule; Puntervold, Tina; Wrobel, S.; Hamon, G. (2016). Linking low salinity EOR effects in sandstone to pH, mineral properties and water composition.. SPE; 2016-04-11 - 2016-04-13.
  • Pinerez Torrijos, Ivan Dario; Puntervold, Tina; Strand, Skule; Austad, Tor; Abdullah, Hakar Ihsan; Olsen, Kaia (2016). An experimental study of the response time of the low salinity EOR effect during secondary and tertiary low salinity waterflooding. IEA; 2016-09-18 - 2016-09-22.
  • Pinerez Torrijos, Ivan Dario; Puntervold, Tina; Strand, Skule; Rezaeidoust, Alireza (2016). Optimizing the Low Salinity Water for EOR Effects in Sandstone Reservoirs - Composition vs Salinity. EAGE; 2016-05-30 - 2016-06-02.
  • Puntervold, Tina; Strand, Skule; Ellouz, Raed; Austad, Tor (2016). Improved oil recovery from North Sea chalk fields by injection of optimized seawater. SPE; 2016-04-11 - 2016-04-13.
  • Piñerez Torrijos, Iván Darío; Strand, Skule; Puntervold, Tina (2015). Smart water EOR effects in sandstone: Oil recovery by low salinity slug injection. University of Kansas; 2015-10-07 - 2015-10-08.
  • Puntervold, Tina; Strand, Skule; Ellouz, Raed; Austad, Tor (2014). Explaining improved oil recovery from North Sea chalk fields by injection of seawater and modified seawater. International Energy Agency; 2014-10-15 - 2014-10-17.
  • Puntervold, Tina; Strand, Skule; Ellouz, Raed; Austad, Tor (2014). Why is it Possible to Produce Oil from the Ekofisk Field for Another 40 Years?. 2014-12-10 - 2014-12-12.
  • Strand, Skule; Puntervold, Tina; Austad, Tor (2014). Water based EOR from clastic oil reservoirs by wettability alteration: A chemical evaluation. International Energy Agency; 2014-10-15 - 2014-10-17.
  • Shariatpanahi, Seyed Farzad; Strand, Skule; Austad, Tor; Aksulu, Hakan (2013). Wettability Restoration of Limestone Cores using Core Material from the Aqueous Zone. Oljedirektoratet; 2013-09-08 - 2013-09-11.
  • Strand, Skule; Austad, Tor; Puntervold, Tina; Aksulu, Hakan; Haaland, Bjarne; Navratil, Kine; Storås, Silje; Håmsø, Dagny (2013). The Impact of Common Reservoir Minerals and Temperature on the Low Salinity EOR-effect in Sandstone. 2013-04-16 - 2013-04-18.
  • Strand, Skule; Austad, Tor; Puntervold, Tina; Aksulu, Hakan; Rezaeidoust, Alireza (2013). The impact of Plagioclase on the low salinity EOR-effect in sandstone. Oljedirektoratet; 2013-09-08 - 2013-09-11.
  • Austad, Tor; Strand, Skule; Shariatpanahi, Seyed Farzad; Webb, Kevin J.; Black, Cliff J.J. (2011). Condition for low salinity EOR-effect in carbonate oil reservoirs. International Energy Agency, IEA; 2011-10-17 - 2011-10-19.
  • Fathi, Seyed Jafar; Austad, Tor; Strand, Skule (2011). Water–Based EOR by “Smart Water”: Optimal Ionic Composition for Enhanced Oil Recovery in Carbonates. International Energy Agency, IEA; 2011-10-17 - 2011-10-19.
  • Reinholdtsen, Andrea J.; Rezaeidoust, Alireza; Strand, Skule; Austad, Tor (2011). Why Such a Small Low Salinity EOR – Potential from the Snorre Formation?. European association of Geoscientists and Engineers; 2011-04-12 - 2011-04-14.
  • Rostami Ravari, Reza; Austad, Tor; Strand, Skule (2011). Water-based EOR from a Low Permeable Fractured Limestone by Wettability Alteration. European association of Geoscientists and Engineers; 2011-04-12 - 2011-04-14.