Oil and Gas

Oil and Gas


Visiting the drone laboratory at Norut in Tromsø (from left) the Minister of Local Government and Regional Development, Liv Signe Navarsete, and the Centre Party’s Member of Parliament from Troms County, Irene Lange Nordahl, Senior Research Scientist Rune

The government promises that the NORDSATSING initiative will be continued for a further three years, up to the end of 2016.

The Barents Sea Region.

Norut is participating in a major ENI project to map the environmental impact of petroleum extraction in the Barents Sea.


“This is a red-letter day for the region, the application group and Norut,” says CEO Ivan C. Burkow when summing up the establishment of a national centre for petroleum research in the Arctic.


Norut is about to map the possibilities for an LNG plant in Narvik.

Arctic Frontiers

Here is an overview of the Norut scientists’ contribution to this year’s Arctic Frontiers.

Preparedness and technology for cleanups after oil spills has been in focus after several recent shipwrecks near the coast.

The Research Initiative for Northern Norway is becoming a great research initiative for Norut. Norut is participating in all five major initiatives for the next five years.

Norut Alta has used the final report "

Dette er Snøhvit" (This is Snøhvit) to put the finishing touches on the trail research of the local and regional social effects of the Snøhvit development.