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The research institutes SINTEF Materials and Chemistry and SINTEF Petroleum Research have merged from 1 January 2018. The new institute is called SINTEF Industry.

Materials and drilling technology

Materials and drilling technology

SINTEF Industry 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 Industry'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