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DEMOSREG-Demokrati, styring og regional

Multi-level goverance and regional development - the politics of natural gas

Målet i dette prosjektet er å studere hvilken betydning nettverk mellom offentlige og private aktører på ulike geografiske nivåer har i forhold til å påvirke politikken for regional utvikling. Det empiriske utgangspunktet er nettverk etablert for å fremme innenlands bruk av naturgass i tre regio...

Awarded: NOK 5.2 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2011

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

PETROMAKS-Maksimal utnyttelse av petroleumsreserver

Electric power systems for subsea processing and transportation of oil and gas

SINTEF Energy Research proposes a joint long term research project involving oil companies, supplier industry, NTNU and the Norwegian Research Council with the intention to boost the knowledge and skills on design, analysis and verification of systems for transmission and distribution of power t...

Awarded: NOK 8.1 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2012

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

PETROMAKS-Maksimal utnyttelse av petroleumsreserver

Geological Evolution of the Barents- and Kara Seas hydrocarbon provinces

The project involves the synthesis of existing geological and geophysical data from the Norwegian and Russian Arctic basins, and their interpretation using an interdisciplinary approach. By combining potential field data with seismic lines, further calibr ated with deep wells, shallow boreholes a...

Awarded: NOK 2.9 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2009

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

PETROMAKS-Maksimal utnyttelse av petroleumsreserver

Reducing the Environmental Impact of Acid Gas Cleaning Technology

Acid gas removal denotes the capture of CO2 and H2S from natural gas. It is a key step in natural gas processing, and an absolute requirement before pipeline transport of the gas, where, typically, levels of 2 % CO2 and 50 ppm H2S should not be exceeded. If the gas is further processed in an LNG-...

Awarded: NOK 7.1 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

PETROMAKS-Maksimal utnyttelse av petroleumsreserver

Feasible power electronics for demanding subsea applications

Equipment for subsea processing of oil and gas needs power electronic converters as part of the equipment. Today the availability of feasible high power converters for subsea applications is strictly limited, or does not exist at all. E.g. the today's con verters aimed for subsea operation are ba...

Awarded: NOK 6.0 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2012

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

CLIMIT-Forskning, utvikling og demo av CO2-håndtering

Novel CO2 Capture Scheme for Power Generation- BIGCLC

Recent studies indicate that CLC technology for use in power generation with CO2 capture may have a large efficiency potential. Major international companies, also inside the BIGCO2 industrial consortium, have clearly expressed their interest in the techn ology. A large scale research and demonst...

Awarded: NOK 18.0 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2011

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

PETROMAKS-Maksimal utnyttelse av petroleumsreserver

Prevention of hydrogen induced stress cracking (HISC) in subsea pipelines and production systems made from stainless steel.

There has been an increasing trend in the use of stainless steel alloys instead of carbon steel for subsea flowlines and production systems during the last 10 years in the oil industry. Even if this normally is a more robust solution compared to the use of carbon steel insofar as internal corros...

Awarded: NOK 7.5 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2012

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

PETROMAKS-Maksimal utnyttelse av petroleumsreserver

Liquefaction of Unprocessed Well-Stream

Commercial exploitation of remote gas is considered as a major challenge by the oil and gas industry. A breakthrough approach based on the Liquefied Unprocessed Well-Stream concept may result in an alternative option for offshore gas liquefaction. The pr oject proposal is based on a concept to l...

Awarded: NOK 13.2 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Akershus

NANOMAT-Nanoteknologi og nye materialer

Design and Production of Planar SOFCs from Nanoparticles with Emphasis on Support and Sealing

NANOSOFC will aim to manufacture and test a Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) from nanoparticles, which were developed in an earlier project: MSOFC. Two urgent SOFC technology issues will also be addressed: support and sealing for planar cells. Two new nanopar ticle products were developed in MSOFC, b...

Awarded: NOK 2.8 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2011

Location: Vestland

NANO2021-Nanoteknologi og nye materiale

Høykvalitets nanokarbon fra naturgass

Carbontech Holding AS har utviklet, patentert og verifisert en ny metode for fremstilling av hydrogen og høykvalitets nanokarbon fra naturgass. I prosjektets første fase ble det bygget og gjort vellykkede forsøk i CTH sitt pilotanlegg ved Høgskolen i Haug esund. Under pilotforsøkene ble 40% av na...

Awarded: NOK 7.7 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2014

Location: Vestland

ENERGIX-Stort program energi

MARKEDSNÆRT PROSJEKT - Hydrogenveien i Norge: Knutepunkt Stavanger

Knutepunkt Stavanger er en del av det nasjonale HyNor prosjektet. Følgende partnere utgjør Knutepunkt Stavanger: Rogaland fylkeskommune, Statoil ASA, Lyse Gass AS, Stavanger kommune, RF-Rogalandsforskning, Energiparken AS, Rogaland Taxi AS og Bellona. H yNor Stavanger skal etablere mulighet for...

Awarded: NOK 7.3 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2013

Location: Rogaland

NORKLIMA-Klimaendringer og konsekvenser for Norge

Meeting the climate challenge: New legal instruments and issues in national and international energy and climate law

The project takes a broad approach to legal issues inherent in the dynamic and increasingly intertwined fields of national and international climate and energy policy. It is organised within the research group in Natural Resources Law at the Law Faculty w ith broad competence in environmental and...

Awarded: NOK 3.3 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2012

Location: Oslo

CLIMIT-Forskning, utvikling og demo av CO2-håndtering

Verification of CO2 Geological Storage in the UD DOE Regional Partnerships SOUTHWESTCARB and WESTCARB portfolios of demonstration projects

A number of demonstration scale CO2 geological storage projects are currently planned in the West and Southwest United States as part of the Regional Partnerships for Carbon Sequestation organised by the Dept. of Energy in the USA. These demonstration pro jects are described in detail in the firs...

Awarded: NOK 4.5 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2009

Location: Akershus

BEDSAM-Bedriftens samfunnsansvar

C(S)R in global value chains, a conceptual and operational approach.

This is a collaboration project between Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) Social Research AS and the Norwegian School of Management (NSM). Through its facilitation of an institutionalised collaboration between NTNU and NSM this project will contribute to the building of a str...

Awarded: NOK 3.0 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2009

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

SAMF-Fagkomiteen for samfunnsvitenskap

The knowledge-based society: Transition, geography and competition policy

Several challenges arise when a society becomes knowledge-based. We propose to look at how and why knowledge is produced and shared and the implications that this has for competition policy. The project is divided into three topics. One of the main aim s of the project will be to create a dyna...

Awarded: NOK 3.9 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Ukjent Fylke

CLIMIT-Forskning, utvikling og demo av CO2-håndtering

Trykktank for testing av effekter som en følge av eventuelle lekkasjer til havbunnen i forbindelse med geologisk lagring av CO2

Eventuell utlekking av CO2 til havbunnen fra geologiske lagre kan ha effekter på det marine miljøet. Siden en eventuell frigjøring av CO2 ville skje på flere hundre meters dyp, vil alle prosesser skje under det trykk som foreligger på dette dypet. CO2 i vann gir økt surhet (lavere pH) og selv om...

Awarded: NOK 1.2 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Rogaland

CLIMIT-Forskning, utvikling og demo av CO2-håndtering

Shale reactivity and consequences for long term stability of CO2 storage

Increasing atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases are expected to cause a gradual warming of the Earth's surface leading to potentially disastrous changes to the global climate. This is an international concern, as well as an international respons ibility, and several research programs in...

Awarded: NOK 4.3 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2011

Location: Vestland

SIPOENER-SIP-OED Energi-sektoren

High efficiency monocrystalline silicon solar cells

The annual production of solar cells has grown by more than 35 % annually over the last 5 years. In order to ensure a rapid and sustainable expansion in the future, the cost of solar electricity still has to be reduced significantly. Substantially increas ing the efficiency is an approach that ho...

Awarded: NOK 7.2 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2009

Location: Akershus

HAVKYST-Havet og kysten

Long-term Effects of Oil accidents on the pelagic ecosystem of the Norwegian and Barents Seas

The Barents Sea-Norwegian Sea are used for oil production and thus susceptible to oil accident. This calls for providing an improved understanding of long-term impacts of oil accident on this pelagic ecosystem. The Barents Sea-Norwegian Sea ecosystem is c haracterized by strong interactions among...

Awarded: NOK 7.0 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Oslo

PETROMAKS-Maksimal utnyttelse av petroleumsreserver

The Jan Mayen micro-continent - Searching for new knowledge on prospectivity, basin evolution and sediment provenance

The Norwegian continental margin has been extensively studied through a large number of seismic surveys and drill holes, and the subsurface geology is therefore generally well known. In comparison, the knowledge on the subsurface geology of the conjugate East Greenland margin is rudimentary. More...

Awarded: NOK 9.6 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2009

Location: Vestland

PETROMAKS-Maksimal utnyttelse av petroleumsreserver

Electrocoalescence - Criteria for an efficient process in real crude oil systems

The fundamental mechanism active in the electrocoalescence process has been identified as a formation of an electrohydrodynamical surface instability. Hydrodynamic models for drop movement has been established and verified experimentally in model systems. This far, coalescence has been studied u...

Awarded: NOK 12.5 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

NATURNAER-Natur og næring

Opportunities for Norwegian production of bio-diesel from agricultural crops

Søknader/Biodiesel Summary Summary "Opportunities for Norwegian production of bio-diesel from agricultural crops" is a four year research project with the aim of obtaining new knowledge necessary for the development of bio-diesel production from agricul tural crops in Norway. This will be done ...

Awarded: NOK 3.0 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2009

Location: Akershus

EU6RP-EUs 6. rammeprogram

eGOVERNET (FP6 project number 026575)

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Awarded: NOK 0.79 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2010

Location: Ukjent Fylke

NANO2021-Nanoteknologi og nye materiale

Advanced transmission electron microscopy in catalysis

Catalysis plays a crucial role in environmental and energy technology. The mechanisms of catalytic processes proceed at the atomic/molecular level and it is essential to understand these in order to improve existing systems and develop new ones. Metal and metal oxide particles, on a suitable sup...

Awarded: NOK 2.0 mill.

Project Period: 2006-2013

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

HAVKYST-Havet og kysten

Parameterisation of the Environmental Impacts on Bottom Fauna of Water-based Drilling Fluids and Cuttings

Discharges of contaminated drill-cuttings have caused appreciable ecological changes in the bottom fauna around many Norwegian oil and gas platforms. Drilling-induced disturbances reduce the diversity and complexity of pristine bottom fauna and restricts their functions. The effects may be due to...

Awarded: NOK 2.6 mill.

Project Period: 2005-2010

Location: Oslo

PETROMAKS-Maksimal utnyttelse av petroleumsreserver

Ice ages: subsidence, uplift and tilting of traps - the influence on petroleum systems

The proposed project will model the isostatic response of Cenozoic glaciations in the Barents Sea region and northern North Sea to constrain its potential impact on existing petroleum systems. With greatly improved geological boundary conditions, that is (1) more complete knowledge on timing and ...

Awarded: NOK 12.6 mill.

Project Period: 2005-2010

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

PETROMAKS-Maksimal utnyttelse av petroleumsreserver

Quantification of geological processes that govern basin scale fluid flow

We will assess geophysical characteristics and geological processes of focused fluid flow systems that may go through or connect to potential hydrocarbon reservoirs. The total number of hydrothermal vent complexes in the Norwegian offshore basins is estim ated to be between 2000 and 3000, and we ...

Awarded: NOK 7.2 mill.

Project Period: 2005-2009

Location: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

SIPOENER-SIP-OED Energi-sektoren

Electronic Processes for breakdown and ageing in high voltage electric insulating liquids above and below freezing point

New materials and improvement of old materials for high voltage insulation are requested to increase operational stresses, improve compatibility and cope with demands due to environmental aspects (e.g. removing polyaromates, biodegradability), high tempe rature applications and resistance to fir...

Awarded: NOK 14.4 mill.

Project Period: 2005-2010

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

CLIMIT-Forskning, utvikling og demo av CO2-håndtering

CLEAN ENERGY BY USING HIGH PERFORMANCE MEMBRANES

A FSC-membrane for selective CO2 removal is currently under development in the research group of the applicant; very promising results have been documented. Selectivities for CO2/CH4 > 1000 have been achieved, while the CO2-flux is currently measured at a pp. 0.014 m3(STP)/m2.bar.h. By succesful ...

Awarded: NOK 5.4 mill.

Project Period: 2005-2009

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

HAVKYST-Havet og kysten

Proteome Expression Signatures (PES) in fish as a diagnostic tool to evaluate the environmental impacts of offshore oil and gas exploration

Project summary Recent studies on fish examining the impact of produced water released offshore have revealed an extremely complex response to oil micro droplets and oil spiked with relevant doses of poly-aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and alkylated phenols (AP). Protein expression signatures (PES...

Awarded: NOK 3.1 mill.

Project Period: 2005-2011

Location: Rogaland