Background and activities


  • Leader, Equinor University Reservoir and Production Courses
  • Leader, Petroleum Technology Emerging talents, Equinor
  • Leader Capacity Building and Technology Transfer Statoil Tanzania AS
  • TPG4852 Expert in Teams <  >
  • Project Manager: Norne Benchmark Project, < > 
  • Senior Engineer, Reservoir Technology Statoil ASA
  • Leader: Training of Trainers (TOT)- A project funded by STATOIL Tanzania to Train Lecturers at the University of Dodoma in Tanzania.
  • Organizer: ANTHEI Summer school at the University of Dar es Salaam July Every year. (ANTHEI - Angolan, Norwegian and Tanzanian Higher Education Initiative.)
  • Guest Lecturer: University of Dar es Salaam and Universityof Dodoma March every year.

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

Part of book/report

  • Dadashpour, Mohsen; Rwechungura, Richard Wilfred; Kleppe, Jon. (2011) Fast Reservoir Parameter Estimation by Using Effect of Principal Components Sensitivities and Discrete Cosine Transform. SPE Reservoir Simulation Symposium 2011 : 21-23 February 2011, The Woodlands, Texas, USA.
  • Rwechungura, Richard Wilfred; Dadashpour, Mohsen; Kleppe, Jon. (2011) Advanced History Matching Techniques Reviewed. SPE Middle East Oil and Gas Show and Conference 2011.
  • Rwechungura, Richard Wilfred; Dadashpour, Mohsen; Kleppe, Jon. (2011) Application of Particle Swarm Optimization for Parameter Estimation Integrating Production and Time Lapse Seismic Data. SPE Enhanced Oil Recovery Conference.
  • Rwechungura, Richard Wilfred; Suwartadi, Eka; Dadashpour, Mohsen; Kleppe, Jon; Foss, Bjarne Anton. (2010) The Norne Field Case - A Unique Comparative Case Study. 2010 SPE Intelligent Energy Conference & Exhibition: Delivering Value - Creating Opportunities.


  • Rwechungura, Richard Wilfred; Kleppe, Jon. (2012) Fast Reservoir Characterization and Development of a Field Case Study with Real Production and 4D Seismic Data. Norges teknisk-naturvitenskapelige universitet. 2012. ISBN 978-82-471-3844-1. Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU (2012/267).