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Nils Opedal

Research Scientist

Nils Opedal

Research Scientist

Nils Opedal
Phone: 982 86 641
Email:
Department: Petroleum
Office: Trondheim

Publications and responsibilities

Publication
https://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/1891735/

Development of geothermal energy sources is an important contribution to ensure the "green shift" from fossil fuels to more sustainable sources of energy. Currently, most geothermal wells operate at temperature range of 150 - 300⁰ C, but development of super-high temperature geothermal reservoirs...

Authors Torbjørn Vrålstad Ragnhild Skorpa Nils Opedal Jelena Tororovic Nicolaine Agofack Nguyen-Hieu Hoang
Year 2021
Type Academic lecture
Publication
https://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/1832430/

In permanently abandoned wells, cement plugs serve as a well barrier element that is essential for providing long-term zonal isolation. Poorly plugged wells may provide leakage pathways that pose risks to the surrounding environment. It is well known that the final quality of set cement is...

Authors Anisa Noor Corina Nils Opedal Torbjørn Vrålstad Ragnhild Skorpa Sigbjørn Sangesland
Year 2019
Type Article in business/trade/industry journal
Publication
https://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/1598102/

Well integrity is crucially dependent on the bonding quality between cement and rock. Several studies have been made of this in the past, but none have taken into account that the drilled rock can be fractured and damaged during drilling. Especially a caprock fractured in the near-well zone can...

Authors Nils Opedal Alexandre Lavrov Jelena Todorovic Malin Torsæter
Year 2018
Type Academic article