Statoil chief researcher wins award

Lasse Amundsen, Statoil’s chief researcher, has won the Conrad Schlumberger Award 2010 for outstanding petroleum geophysics research.

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STAVANGER, Norway -- Lasse Amundsen, Statoil’s chief researcher, has won the Conrad Schlumberger Award 2010 for outstanding petroleum geophysics research.

Amundsen has published articles on seismic data processing and imaging. Many of his methods are in industrial use within exploration and improved oil and gas recovery.

”I am honored and humbled to receive this award,” he said, “the former recipients being outstanding international petroleum geophysicists.”

Bård Krokan, Statoil’s head of global exploration technology, says Amundsen’s knowledge helps propel the company’s success.

The award was presented by the European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers during the organization’s conference in Barcelona, Spain.


06/15/2010

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