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Oil and gas

Technological development and innovation are becoming ever more important as means of reducing cost levels and improving the competitiveness of Norway’s national and international petroleum industry. SINTEF Ocean operates world-class laboratories that focus on developing technologies for the petroleum sector.

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We combine laboratory experience with scientific expertise in the development of numerical analysis methods and software, and many of our products in this field are in everyday use by operating companies and the supply industry all over the world. We also support industry through analyses and calculations that draw on our scientific expertise, experimental data and practical experience. The project portfolio of MARINTEK's Offshore Petroleum Department is based on four main elements, which often operate in combination:

1. Marine hydrodynamics
2. Marine construction technology
3. Laboratory experiments
4. Software development

Our activities are primarily oriented towards the petroleum sector, but we also contribute to MARINTEK's activities in the fields of transportation, renewable energy, aquaculture and new ocean industries. We perform projects for operating companies and the supply industry all over the world.