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Knut Steinar Bjørkevoll

Senior Research Scientist

Knut Steinar Bjørkevoll

Senior Research Scientist

Knut Steinar Bjørkevoll
Phone: 928 96 158
Department: Petroleum
Office: Bergen

Publications and responsibilities

Publication
https://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1750084

In deepwater wells there is a risk of gas entering the riser. This can be caused by gas being trapped by the BOP after a well kill operation, or it can be that the BOP was not closed quickly enough upon kick detection. With oil-based mud (OBM), gas is dissolved, and larger kicks may go undetected an...

Authors de Sousa Gomes Dalila Bjørkevoll Knut Steinar Fjelde Kjell Kåre Frøyen Johnny
Year 2019
Type Part of a book/report
Publication
https://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1714366

Abstract Objectives/Scope Handling well control incidents during drilling operations safely and efficiently is of crucial importance, due to the potential danger to crew, rig and environment, as well as the economic aspects. In this paper, we study an actual incident from a North Sea drilling operat...

Authors Skogestad Jan Ole Bjørkevoll Knut Steinar Frøyen Johnny Linga Harald Lenning Eivind Håvardstein Stein T
Year 2019
Type Part of a book/report