BRU21: NTNU’s Research and Innovation Program in Digital and Automation Solutions for the Oil and Gas Industry. We mobilize multidisciplinary expertise across NTNU and, in cooperation with industrial partners, produce research results for novel technological and organizational solutions. The program consists of over 30 PhD and PostDoc projects supported by NTNU and 9 Oil and Gas and Technology companies. …read more
Video newsletters: In this series of newsletters we present BRU21 projects and selected results in the form of short videos covering each of the 6 program areas.
BRU21 program area: Reservoir Management and Production Optimization
Developing smart methods for planning, developing and operating offshore fields to ensure high economic value, performance and honoring multiple constraints.
BRU21 aims at developing novel automated tools to increase data analysis efficiency in the exploration workflows through modern computational methods, e.g. machine learning and artificial intelligence, combined with cross-disciplinary subsurface expertise…read more
Project result: An improved method for optimal gas-lift allocation using automatic well testing
Ensuring a smooth transition, maximizing total oil rate and guaranteeing constraints are met at all times
BRU21 Project: Production optimization strategies for offshore production systems with water processing constraints
How to best operate produced water injection systems subject to multiple limitations
BRU21 Project: A hybrid data-driven and mechanistic model for production optimization in the oil and gas industry
Combining mechanistic modeling, AI and process data to better predict fluid expansion across a production choke