As part of NTNU’s Faculty of Engineering, the department (IGP) has six research groups within geosciences and petroleum, focusing on:
- Engineering Geology and Rock Mechanics
- Mineral Production and HSE
- Reservoir Engineering and Petrophysics
- Well Construction and Production Systems
The department offers education at the BSc, MSc and Phd levels within all of its major research fields. IGP has extensive collaboration with other universities and research institutions, and with leading industry actors.
IGP’s activities contribute to research, development, and innovation within three of NTNU’s main strategic research areas – energy, sustainability, and oceans. With a staff comprising of over 200 people in scientific, technical, and administrative positions, the department is host for, and a partner in, a number of large national and international research projects. As part of the supporting structure for its activities, IGP is responsible for 14 laboratories, mechanical-, and electronic workshops.