Arctic exploration – Understanding the Barents Sea potential.

The Norwegian Petroleum Society (NPF) welcomes you in Tromsø 31 May – 2 June 2016 for the upcoming International Arctic Geological Conference (IAGC) “Arctic Exploration – Understanding the Barents Sea potential”. Invited speakers from both the industry and academia will cover the main topics on the Arctic like; Resource Potential, Regional trends and onshore-offshore link as…


ARCEx Conference 2016

The ARCEx partners are cordially invited to ARCEx Conference 2016       March 15 – 16, 2016 at Clarion Hotel The Edge, Tromsø   Registration About the conference: The ARCEx Conference will take place in Tromsø to provide an arena where the stakeholders will meet to get an update on recent scientific results, and to exchange ideas on how to…

Happy participants of the first early career forum of ARCEx, hungry for increasing their communicative skills.

ARCEx Early Career Forum #1

It was a sunny day in Bergen… Was there a good reason that the rain that had been pouring down over Bergen the last months suddenly had come to an end? Probably. In a hotel downtown Bergen young scientists were shaking hands and preparing for a two day gathering.


Meet the ARCEx bloggers

The ARCEx PhD fellows Ana Sofia Aniceto and Terje Solbakk, at Akvaplan Niva and NTNU, are blogging about their experiences as research fellows. Both are strongly committed to communicating science to a broader audience which is why they are involved in this activitiy. Ana Sofia’s blog is called An Unexpected Journey of a PhD. In her PhD…


Tectonic inversion in the Barents Sea – a history of faith, hope and match boxes

ARCEx Postdoctoral fellow Kjetil Indrevær, at the Department of Geosciences at the University of Oslo will hold a lecture for the Norwegian Geology Association (NGF) on Thursday 22 October. The Barents Sea has since the collapse of the Caledonian Orogeny experienced approx. 350 million years of rifting and formation of  sedimentary basins. Still, one can…


Petroleum education for the future

ARCEx arranged a one-day meeting for personnel involved in petroleum geology teaching at the Department of Geology, University of Tromsø, on Thursday 15 October. Staff from industry and academia got together for a good day of discussions around how teaching and supervision related to petroleum geology should be performed. We had presentations from the existing course-portfolio…