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Department of Energy and Petroleum Engineering

The Department of Energy and Petroleum Engineering (IEP) conducts research within natural gas technology, drilling, well construction and production.

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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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Faculty of Science and Technology

Department of Energy and Petroleum Engineering
Instituttleder energi- og petroleumstekn
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51832188
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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

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...

Digital drilling

AI and machine learning techniques offer reliable solutions to transform data into valuable knowledge that can be applie...

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...

Petroleum Technology - PhD

Petroleum Technology is a subfield within the doctoral programme in Science and Technology at UiS. The subfield has spec...