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Materials and drilling technology

Materials and drilling technology

SINTEF Materials and Chemistry have a strong position in research and development of drilling applications with focus on advanced materials and technologies as well as advanced drilling models for use in real time simulators and systems.

We have a holistic and integrated approach focusing on better decision support through the use of advanced mathematical models combined with modern visualization techniques. Our laboratory testing equipment is developed for both small and full scale testing, combined with top level instrumentation.

SINTEF Materials and Chemistry's area of expertise includes:

  • Hard rock drilling
  • Fatigue and degradation
  • Wear and corrosion
  • High performance materials
  • Development and testing of components and systems
  • Flow assurance
  • Nanotechnology
  • Biotechnology
Research Manager