Presentations at the opening ceremony

The National IOR centre was opened with a ceremony and a scientific symposium on 26 March 2014. Please find presentations for download below.

Picture of The «Tjodhallen», filled with people watching the opening of the National IOR centre of Norway on 26 March. The «Tjodhallen» hall was full for the opening of the National IOR centre of Norway on 26 March.

Read news article about the opening ceremony here

Presentations (pdf) in chronological order:

«Expectations for the IOR research centre – collaboration and results» by: Tord Lien – Norwegian Minister of Petroleum and Energy

«Stavanger – The Energy Capital» by: Bjørg Tysdal Moe – Deputy Mayor of Stavanger (presentation not available)

«Petroleum research; development of natural science and technology» by: Marit Boyesen – Rector of UiS, University of Stavanger

«Why initiate a Research Centre for increased recovery», RCN, the Research Council of Norway by: Fridtjof Unander – Executive Director, RCN

«Challenges on the Norwegian Continental Shelf» by: Bente Nyland – Norwegian Petroleum Directorate

«A hub for IOR research in Norway» by: Merete V. Madland – Centre Leader of The National IOR Centre

«Industry’s needs for research» by: Gro Brækken – Norwegian Oil and Gas

«IOR on Norwegian continental shelf and the research potential» by: Erik Søndenå – Petoro

«From core to pore to field» by: Aksel Hiorth – IRIS/University of Stavanger (Updated March 2016)

«Tracers: What and Why?» by: Tore Gimse – IFE, Institute for Energy Technology

«A Japanese COE on Earth and Planetary Materials» by: Eizo Nakamura – ISEI, Misasa, Japan (presentation not available)

«The different roles of experiments» by: Dag Dysthe – University of Oslo, Norway

«A view of the potential from North America» by: Lawrence M Cathles III – Cornell University, USA

«Centre for Energy Resources Engineering (CERE) – IOR Research at DTU» by: Ida L. Fabricius – DTU, Denmark

«Systems and control theory for increased oil recovery» by: Jan Dirk Jansen – TU Delft, The Netherlands

«Schlumberger's IOR Efforts for the NCS» by: Lars Sønneland – Schlumberger (presentation not available)

«From research to field implementation: Experience from pilots» by: Amare Mebratu – Halliburton