Jon Kleppe

Professor, Center Director Department of Petroleum Engineering and Applied Geophysics

+47 73594933 +47 91897300
S. P. Andersens veg 15, PTS I*L314

Background and activities


  • Professor in Petroleum Engineering, NTNU 1981-
  • Center Director SFI IO, 2007-
  • Department Head ca 20 yrs
  • Dean of Earth Sciences 1990-96
  • Visiting Professor, Stanford University, 1988-89
  • Visiting Researcher, Elf, 1996-97
  • Research Manager, Saudi Arabia, 1978-81
  • Research Manager, IKU, 1974-78
  • Ph.D. Petroleum Engineering, Texas A&M, 1974
  • M.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, SDSMT, 1971
  • B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, SDSMT, 1970

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications


  • Dadashpour, Mohsen; Kleppe, Jon; Landrø, Martin. (2006) Non-linear Inversion for Estimating Reservoir Parameters from Time-Lapse Seismic Data, paper presented at Advances in geophysics and reservoir engineering for data integration and uncertainty assessment. 2006. ISBN 0000000000.
  • Aasen, Jan Ole; Aasen, J.O.; Berg, E; Berg, E.; Buller, A.T.; Hjelmeland, O.; Holt, Rune Martin; Kleppe, Jon; Torsæter, Ole. (1994) North Sea Oil & Gas Reservoirs - III. Kluwer Academic Publishers. 1994. ISBN 0-7923-2304-1.
  • Uleberg, Knut G.; Kleppe, Jon. (1993) Dual-porosity, dual-permeability formulation for fractured reservoir simulation : annual report 1993. 1993. RUTH-rapport.
  • Skjæveland, Svein M.; Kleppe, Jon. (1992) SPOR monograph: Recent advances in improved oil recovery methods for North Sea sandstone reservoirs. 1992. ISBN 82-7257-340-7. YA.