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Department of Energy and Petroleum Engineering

The Department of Energy and Petroleum Engineering (IEP) conducts research within drilling and well engineering, energy systems engineering, catalysis and reaction engineering, computational engineering and rheology.

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Facts
Employees

42

Students

337

Kjølv Egelands house, E block (3rd block) Kristine Bonnevies vei 22, 4021 Stavanger

About Department of Energy and Petroleum Engineering

Kjølv Egelands house at the University of Stavanger.

The department offers study programs in petroleum and energy engineering from bachelor to PhD level. The department has close research collaboration with the industry and other research institutions.

The department focuses on internationalization, with the development of study programmes in English and high rate of mobility among scientists students.

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Department of Energy and Petroleum Engineering
Instituttleder energi- og petroleumstekn
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Studies

The department of Energy and Petroleum Engineering offers varied study programs at bachelor's, master's and doctoral level in petroleum-related subjects.

The department in Kjølv Egelands house

See the full list of study programs on our Norwegian pages.

Master of Science in Petroleum Engineering

The Master's Program in Petroleum Engineering qualifies you for an international career in the oil and gas industry. This is the study program for you who is good in science and who has an interest in the development and use of technology. You specialize in either drilling engineering, natural gas engineering or reservoir engineering. Taught in English.

Petroleum Technology - doctoral program

The PhD program in petroleum technology has specializations in reservoir engineering, drilling engineering, natural gas engineering and petroleum geoscience engineering.

Research

Research at the department

The main research areas at the Department of Energy and Petroleum Engineering are energy, gas and hydrates, drilling, well construction and production.

Mahmoud Khalifeh and Helge Hodne have developed SafeRock. Photo: UiS/Mari Løvås

Drilling and well engineering

Drilling and well engineering is an important field of engineering concerned with the activities related to drilling, well construction, well logging and testing, production and economics within the oil industry.   

Applied AI and machine learning

Due to an increase in the amount of data available through technological advancements, AI and machine learning approaches can be employed to convert the data into contextual information, leading to a step change in the field of energy and petroleum engineering.

News from the department

UiS team in the PetroBowl finals

Five petroleum engineering students from University of Stavanger reached the finals in the prestigous PetroBowl contest.

Top students win industry awards

Repsol, IKM Acona and Vår Energi awarded a total of nine prizes and NOK 275,000 to bachelor and master students at UiS.

Test facilities – Energy Systems Engineering

Distributed energy conversion technologies, using fuel flexible solutions, energy storage and smart technologies are ess...

Energy Systems Engineering – projects

Running research projects in the Energy Systems Engineering group.

Modeling, Simulation, Optimization, Management and Techno-economy

Energy transition towards clean, sustainable, and affordable energy solutions is on top of the global, national, and loc...

Energy Conversion Technologies and Multi-Vector Systems

Energy transition towards clean, sustainable, and affordable energy solutions is on top of the global, national, and loc...

Energy Systems Engineering – collaboration

Our work connects researchers, educators and students at UiS with partners in industry, business and public sector with ...

Energy Systems Engineering – education

In this page you find the courses taught at University of Stavanger related to Energy technologies and system integratio...

Applied AI for Energy Systems Engineering​

We use state-of-the-art tools like advanced physical models, artificial neural networks, and integrated design, control ...

Energy Systems Engineering – research

The group focuses on developing innovative techno-economically sustainable solutions and has a broad network of academic...

Energy Systems Engineering

Energy transition towards clean, sustainable, and affordable energy solutions is on top of the global, national, and loc...

Awards to the best petroleum students

The best first year master students in petroleum geosciences and petroleum engineering got a well-deserved Christmas pre...

Applied AI and Digitalization in Drilling

The Applied AI and Digitalization in Drilling Group at IEP, Department of Energy and Petroleum Engineering at the Univer...

Applied AI and machine learning for energy and petroleum engineering

Due to an increase in the amount of data available through technological advancements, AI and machine learning approache...

Energy Engineering and Geoscience - PhD

Energy Engineering and Geoscience is a subfield within the doctoral programme in Science and Technology at UiS. The subf...