Research at the Department of Energy and Petroleum Engineering
The main research areas at the Department of Energy and Petroleum Engineering are energy, gas and hydrates, drilling, well construction and production.
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.
The world energy system is in transition, requiring optimal integration of small and large power generation units to achieve high efficiency and high availability. The energy research at IEP is focused on energy system integration, intelligent monitoring and control, and knowledge transfer from petroleum to renewable energy sector. Energy resilience and techno-economic optimization are among prioritized research areas at IEP.