Snorre Olaussen

Snorre Olaussen

Snorre Olaussen

Professor in Arctic Petroleum Geology

Phone: +47 79 02 33 49
Mobile: +47 91 15 37 45
E-mail: snorre.olaussen@unis.no
Room: A 215

Research interests:

My main research topics are: 1) siliciclastic and carbonate sedimentology, stratigraphy and sequence stratigraphy 2) basin studies/fill, 3) regional studies particularly in the North Atlantic and in the Arctic realm and 4) petroleum geology and resources and CCS.

Centre affiliation:

ARCEx: Research Centre for Arctic Petroleum Exploration

NCCS: Norwegian CCS Research Centre – Industry driven innovation for fast track CCS deployment

Research projects (within):

  • LoCrA; (Industry sponsored) Lower Cretaceous Basin development and fill in the northern Atlantic, Barents Sea and Svalbard. University Stavanger and UNIS managed (RIS ID: 5843) More information: http://locra.ux.uis.no/
  • JuLoCrA: (Industry sponsored) Upper Jurassic Lower Cretaceous Basin development and fill in the northern Atlantic, Barents Sea and Svalbard. University Stavanger and UNIS managed (RIS ID: 5843) More information: http://locra.ux.uis.no/
  • ARCEx: (RCN/Industry sponsored) Quantitative analysis of petroleum systems and plays. Lead by University in Tromsø, UNIS as R&D partner. More information: http://www.arcex.no/
  • Triassic North: (RCN/Industry sponsored) Reconstructing the Triassic northern Barents shelf. Managed by University in Oslo-UNIS as Partner (RIS ID: 10002). More information: http://www.mn.uio.no/geo/english/research/projects/triasnorth/
  • Upper Paleozoic basins: (Industry and sponsored) Siliciclastic and carbonate sedimentology in pre-, syn- and post rift basins Univ. in Copenhagen and UNIS (RIS ID: 4748, 6045)
  • Organic rich mudstone facies and seeps. (Industry sponsored). Hydrocarbon seeps and geochemical characterisation of potential source rocks in the Northern Barents Sea – onshore offshore link University in Oslo and UNIS (RIS ID: 5893)
  • Upper Triassic To Middle Jurassic sequences. (RCN/industrial sponsored). Facies, sequence stratigraphy of the Wilhelmøya and Realgrunnen subgroups. University in Bergen, UNIS as Partner (RIS ID: 10025)
  • Ordovician, Silurian and Carboniferous Permian in the Oslo Region. Basin fil studies. University in Copenhagen and UNIS
  • CCS Storage potential in unconventional reservoirs Lead by Sintef (RIS ID: 2999) More information: http://co2-ccs.unis.no/ and http://www.sintef.no/prosjekter/nccs/

Publications:

Peer reviewed articles with a UNIS affinity (PDF)

Snorre Olaussen in UNIS news:

30.05.2013: UNIS partner in new Arctic petroleum centre
10.05.2013: UNIS CO2 Lab: Large reservoir identified

Courses

CONTACT INFO

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