"It is a great pleasure to be at the IOR-Conference for the first time. The central theme is Joining forces – to recover more - I support that," said The Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Tord Lien in his opening speech.
The need for increased oil recovery has been highlighted in the last few years, and it is The National IOR Centre of Norway's job to find the best possible solutions to improve the recovery rate from the Norwegian continental shelf. 25 speakers, representing both academia and industry shared their visions and experiences during IOR NORWAY 2015.
With more than 300 participants, the conference turned out to be a great success. The Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Tord Lien, had the honour of opening the conference, on the same stage of which he a year earlier had opened The Centre.
The conference presentations were divided into nine themes:
Theme 1: THE NORTH SEA – THE LEADING PETROLEUM PROVINCE BY 2020?
Theme 2: THE OIL INDUSTRY AND EOR
Theme 3: DECISION CRITERIAS
Theme 4: PILOTS AND FULL FIELD CRITERIA FOR SUCCESS
Theme 5: THE DANISH VIEW ON THE NORTH SEA FIELDS
Theme 6: RESERVOIR CHARACTERIZATION
Theme 7: IMPROVED UNDERSTANDING/MODELING OF THE EOR PROCESSES
Theme 8: CHALLENGES FOR RESERVOIR SIMULATIONS, TODAY AND IN THE FUTURE
Theme 9: PORE SCALE FUNDAMENTALS