Jaspreet Singh Sachdeva was awarded the 'PhD student of the year' award by the SPE (Society of Petroleum Engineers) Stavanger section at the SPE Awards Gala at Stavanger konserthus. The gala was arranged Friday 26 April. Sachdeva is writing his PhD thesis on the subject "Effect of wetting property on the mechanical strength of chalk at hydrostatic, and in-situ stress and temperature conditions".
"A big credit of this award goes to my supervisors and the whole of the IOR Centre as well. All have been helping and supporting me unconditionally during these past years. Thank you very much!" Sachdeva said after receiving the award.
In addition Bjørn Olav Hapnes won the award for BSc student of the year and Espen Dommersnes was awarded MSc student of the year. They're both studying at Department of Energy and Petroleum Engineering.
- Oil Professional of the Year: Ståle Kyllingstad (IKM)
- Oil Ambassador of the Year: Lykkeland (NRK TV series)
- Young Engineer of the Year: Sajjad Hussain (Schlumberger)
Text: Kjersti Riiber