About the SPE Workshop in Arctic Norway

The SPE Northern Norway Section held the first annual SPE Workshop in Arctic Norway 20-21 March 2013. The aim is to make this the best technical conference for discussing challenges in the Norwegian Arctic Shelf - the Northern part of the Norwegian Sea and the Barents Sea.

Regular topics for this workshop will be petroleum engineering, logistics, political impact, harsh climate and lowering expenses in exploration and field development.

In addition to high quality technical presentations, the SPE Workshop in Arctic Norway shall also give the delegates a flavour of the arctic by taking the delegates on a "Hunting for the Aurora Borealis Event", followed by delicious arctic food served by one of Harstad's top restaurants.

About Harstad

Harstad, the oil industry capital in northern Norway, is located north of the Lofoten islands surrounded by mountains and sea. Several oil and service companies are settled in Harstad, representing the full value chain from exploration, field development to operations.

Statoil is the major operator. However, companies like Det norske, Total and Lundin are also present. In addition, the Norwegian authorities are represented by a branch of the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate.

Latest News

Call for Abstracts has been released

The Call for Abstracts for the 2015 SPE Workshop in Arctic Norway has now been released. SPE Northern Norway Section invite you to submit your presentation proposal by sending a short abstract (1/2 page), by 1 December 2014 to harstad[at]spe[dot]no. Read more here. Flyer: Call for Abstracts  

2014 SPE Workshop in Arctic Norway Media Coverage

The 2014 SPE Workshop in Arctic Norway attracted media attention. Read the media coverage here. Denne stolen koster over en halv million kroner (Bladet Nordlys) – Dere er nøkkelen til suksess (Harstad Tidende) Samler ingeniørene (Harstad Tidende) SPE Workshop in Arctic Norway med fokus på Barents ( – Vi skal gjøre vår del av jobben […]




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