New petroleum research centre to open in Stavanger

A new centre for improved ecovery of petroleum resources on the Norwegian Continental Shelf will be established at the University of Stavanger.

The centre will focus on developing new knowledge and tehnology increasing recovery beyond projections under today’s field operation plans.

“Enhanced recovery efforts are vital to the optimal exploitation of Norway’s oil and gas resources. Investment in the development of new knowledge and technology in this area will lead to major revenues for society as a whole. We are looking forward to following the centre’s efforts closely,” states Fridtjof Unander, Executive Director of the Research Council of Norway’s Division for Energy, Resources and the Environment.

If you would like to read more about the new centre, please visit the Research Council of Norway's website here.


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