Annual Report 2023

The Annual Report of DigiWells for 2023 is out.
March 21, 2024

Our PhD candidate develops a chatbot for O&G data

- We wanted to develop a custom question-answering bot that can help drilling personnel make informed decisions promptly. [it] started as a side project but has quickly become a significant part of my Ph.D.
March 14, 2024

Case study on drillstring vibration causing casing wear in a vertical section

4n-degrees-of-freedom model have confirmed that full whirling can occur in the vertical section during drilling
March 06, 2024

Postdoc and permanent positions available

Curious about working together with a forward-thinking environment? Apply to a permanent Researcher or one of PostDoc positions March 13!
February 16, 2024

New PhD Student

Åsmund Aamodt Resell is our latest addition to the PhD program.
January 25, 2024

New Postdoc

Nils Christian Aars Wilhelmsen is our new postdoc at NTNU.
January 24, 2024

SFI DigiWells Annual Seminar

In November we gathered for our annual seminar. Experts from industry, academia, and authorities came to discuss new research and relevant issues within digitalization, automation and autonomous drilling
January 15, 2024

Engaging and Fun Gathering

A great gathering with PhD students, sharing their latest thesis progress and enjoying enthralling team-building activities together as a team
June 28, 2023

New PhD Student

John Isak Fjellvang Villanger is our newest PhD student.
April 17, 2023

New Spin-off Project

A verification project on a new flowrate out sensor is awarded
April 17, 2023

Annual Report 2022

The Annual Report of DigiWells for 2022 is out.
April 14, 2023

Annual Seminar 2022

The annual SFI DigiWells seminar, with cutting edge presentations on digitization and automation for drilling and well, brought together experts from industry, academia, regulatory bodies, interest organizations and clusters, and provided a broad forum for discussions and networking.
December 21, 2022

New Post Doc positition

Interested in systems & control toolbox in the intersection between control theory and machine learning? A 3-year Post Doc position at NTNU are now open with an application deadline of 10th December.
November 18, 2022

Cayeux awarded SPE Drilling Award

NORCE’s Chief Scientist Eric Cayeux is awarded the international SPE Drilling Engineering Award for 2022.
October 11, 2022

Meet our new PhD students!

Durra Handri Saputera and Marios Gkionis are our newest PhD students in the DigiWells centre
October 10, 2022

Two new PhD positions

Interested in fluid dynamics and/or automated decision-making? Take a look at the announcement of two new PhD positions at the University of Stavanger.
October 10, 2022

International SPE Drilling Engineering Award

Eric Cayeux will receive the international SPE Drilling Engineering Award for 2022
August 15, 2022

Spin-off project

3D geological interpretation for geosteering of wells is a new knowledge building project for industry financed by the RCN Petromaks 2 program and the DigiWells’ industry partners.
August 10, 2022

Are you excited about automation and autonomy? Work with us!

Due to high activity within automated and autonomous drilling, the NORCE Drilling and Well Modelling group is looking for a new colleague.
May 02, 2022

International Forums and Committees

The researchers in SFI DigiWells have important roles and cooperate with different international forums and committees relevant for interoperability and standardization
April 11, 2022

Annual Report 2021

The first Annual Report of DigiWells is out.
April 04, 2022

Fulbrighter at the University of Texas at Austin

Nazanin Jahani had a research stay at the University of Texas at Austin from March 2021 to September 2021, as Norwegian Fulbrighter.
March 25, 2022

Meet our PhD students!

Felix James, Luis Alberto, Ressi and Pauline are our first PhD students in the DigiWells centre
January 03, 2022

New PhD position in Borehole Geophysics

We are announcing a new PhD position at the University of Bergen
December 21, 2021

Official opening of DigiWells

Marte Mjøs Persen (Minister of Petroleum and Energy) greets Digiwells: "SFI DigiWells fits very well with the policies within energy and research - we will develop and not close down the Norwegian petroleum industry"
December 05, 2021

NORCE recognized for the effort of developing semantical interoperability standard

NORCE is working to enable interoperability between drilling systems, encompassing automation, monitoring, or analysis systems.
June 10, 2021

Apply for the first five PhD positions

We are announcing the first five PhD positions of the centre. Open to see links to the position announcements and the deadlines.
April 05, 2021

New Logo

DigiWells now has a new logo
September 03, 2020

More about DigiWells

The SFI DigiWells will develop knowledge and digital solutions that will contribute to competitive NCS
June 17, 2020

DigiWells awarded funding as SFI - Center for Research-based Innovation

NORCE Energy department has received a new SFI, DigiWells - Digital Well Centre for Value Creation, Competiveness and Minimum Environmental Footprint
June 05, 2020