Friday, March 13, 2009

Petroleum Studies

Have you ever dreamt of a career in the petroleum sector? Look up and discover Norway. A well of possibilities.

After almost 40 years of experience in the petroleum industry, Norway has acquired a unique knowledge in the fi eld. Norway is in the forefront in the areas of technology and environmental protection, and building up expertise in the field has been an important element in the petroleum policy.

A strategy for the high north

The Norwegian Government gives priority to research aimed at meeting the technological and environmental challenges in the High North. The High North strategy promotes further development of expertise and technology that will enable oil and gas exploration and production to be carried out in a responsible and efficient way.

Studies and research related to the petroleum sector

The capacity-building in the Norwegian oil and gas sector is being developed in close cooperation between companies, research centres and higher education institutions. As a result of this close cooperation, students and researchers will have the possibility to participate in a dynamic and challenging professional environment both through theoretical approach and practical internships. Norwegian universities and university colleges offer a wide range of programmes and courses within petroleum engineering, petroleum-related geosciences and other areas such as petroleum law, arctic engineering and logistics. In this publication we are happy to present programmes aimed at international students within the petroleum fi eld. The programmes listed in this guide are taught in English and have no tuition fees. Both the institutions in this guide and other Norwegian institutions also offer several programmes taught in Norwegian.

[Download the publication Petroleum Studies in Norway]


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