Knowledge sharing By Anette Riis and Maria Engkebølle

Upcoming ­knowledge sharing events in 2019

  • Young Researcher’s Day
    24 May
  • Summer School 2019
    12 to 17 August
  • DHRTC Technology Conference
    5 to 6 November 2019
  • Keep an eye on www.oilgas.dtu.dk for more events
Let’s meet and share knowledge

The DHRTC partnership works to create innovative solutions that can be applied in the North Sea. That is not something that can be done by a small uniform group of people. It requires broad interdisciplinary collaboration and the right match between academic competencies and the technical challenges at hand. This is why DHRTC views knowledge sharing as a very important activity, says Lars Simonsen, R&D Director in DHRTC.

“We spend much energy connecting researchers with different competencies to solve the challenges of the Danish North Sea. In 2018, we hosted more than 40 seminars and workshops which makes the entire partnership more visible and works to inspire others to take our knowledge even further,” he says.

The purpose of the knowledge sharing initiatives is to provide meeting opportunities for researchers from different professional backgrounds.

“We offer attractive opportunities to bring people from across the country and many research areas together to develop ideas, solve challenges and write publications whether or not they are familiar with the oil industry,” Lars Simonsen says.

The centre also plays the role of broker between the industry and the academic environments at the partner institutions; Aalborg University, Aarhus University, Copenhagen University, Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS) and the Technical University of Denmark.

Summer School 2018

The first DHRTC Summer School took place during two weeks in August 2018. The overall topic was Mature Oil Fields. As part of the programme in week one, the participants went on a field trip to the scenic Stevns Klint to get hands-on experience with the geology field.

The second week of the Summer School took place at Aalborg University Esbjerg, where the participants explored the port of Esbjerg as well as visited the offshore supplier  SemcoMaritime and Total Engineering.

Upcoming ­knowledge sharing events in 2019

  • Young Researcher’s Day
    24 May
  • Summer School 2019
    12 to 17 August
  • DHRTC Technology Conference
    5 to 6 November 2019
  • Keep an eye on www.oilgas.dtu.dk for more events
Technology Conference 2018

The key word for the Technology Conference 2018 was interaction. More than 270 participants engaged in inspiring debates and discussions on several different topics related to the oil and gas industry. More than a hundred posters participated in the running for Best Poster. Every participant at the conference had a vote, which resulted in six winning posters. From left: Senior Reservoir Engineer at Total,  Jose Maria Martinez-Val Piera, Research Assistant from Aalborg University Ying Qu, Associate Professor from Aalborg University Zhenyu Yang, and Research Assistant from Aalborg University Rolan Ossi.

Young Researcher’s Day 2018

On 8 June, Young Researcher’s Day took place at DHRTC. More than 80 researchers from across the partnership participated in a day filled with knowledge sharing and networking. 45 posters were showcased at Young Researcher’s Day, where each participant had three minutes to present their poster. In the end, three posters jointly won the competition for Best Poster. Photo: DHRTC

 

Work programme workshops

ll the research programmes host application workshops several times a year with the purpose of sharing knowledge, networking, and presenting ongoing projects. The picture is from the Enhanced Well Chemistry and Integrity (CTR 2) workshop in December 2018. From left: Kashif Ali, PhD Fellow at Aalborg University, Hans Røy, Associate Professor at Aarhus University, Akinyemi Akinsanya, PhD Fellow at Aalborg University, Yue Guan, PhD Fellow at Aalborg University and Michael Faber, Professor at Aalborg University. Photo: Anette Riis

Welcoming secondary school students

Geoscience students from Danish upper secondary schools visited the laboratories at Aalborg University Esbjerg while other students simultaneously visited the laboratories at DHRTC in Lyngby. The day also included visits to industry, in order to introduce the students to possible career paths in the oil and gas research and industry.