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Torbjørn Vrålstad

Senior Research Scientist

Torbjørn Vrålstad

Senior Research Scientist

Torbjørn Vrålstad
Phone: 976 80 691
Department: Petroleum
Office: Trondheim

Publications and responsibilities

Publication
https://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1757483

A cement plug is widely applied for permanent abandonment phase to provide long-term zonal isolation against fluid flow. Maintaining cement plug integrity is a challenging task, and loss in cement sealing poses risks to the surrounding environment and surface safety. It is well-known that the cement...

Authors Corina Anisa Noor Opedal Nils van der Tuuk Vrålstad Torbjørn Sangesland Sigbjørn
Year 2019
Type Part of a book/report
Publication
https://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1750484

Cement is an important component to ensure safe and economic sustainable operations of a well. To optimize the performance of cement in a well, and to achieve an adequate level of well integrity, experimental testing of cement under realistic and relevant conditions is vital. This paper reviews thre...

Year 2019
Type Conference lecture and academic presentation
Publication
https://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1622743

There is an upcoming "P&A wave" of wells that need to be permanently plugged and abandoned, especially in mature, offshore areas such as the North Sea and Gulf of Mexico. It is important to ensure that plugged wells do not leak after abandonment, as there could be several potential lea...

Authors Vrålstad Torbjørn Saasen Arild Fjær Erling Øia Thomas Ytrehus Jan David Khalifeh Mahmoud
Year 2018
Type Journal publication