Christian Michelsen Research  AS (CMR) - host institution

Energy research is a strategic area of research for CMR. CMR is the host for two new Centres for Environment -friendly Energy Research (CEERs) on safe CO2 storage and wind energy, SUCCESS and NORCOWE. CMRs interest in geothermal energy builds on expertise within instrumentation/monitoring, energy conversion, process technology, mechanical engineering, technical safety, advanced visualization of subsurface measurements, modeling and development of decision support systems. CMRs expertise is complimentary to the other partners in the centre and focused towards research and technology development to enable realisation and testing of specific concepts and solutions.



GCE NODE is a world-leading technology cluster serving the global energy and maritime industries. Comprised of 90 companies in Southern Norway, GCE NODE works to ensure that its participants retain their world-leading position and to explore how existing technology can be utilized in other markets.

GCE NODE has a strong focus on research, development and innovation and is involved in a series of projects aimed at reducing cost, improving performance and developing the new generation smarter equipment.



Greenstat AS is to develop and operate projects related to sustainable energy and technology, hereunder projects supporting the transition from fossil to renewable energy production and consumption, in addition to participating and investing in companies contributing fully or partly to this end.



Huisman, founded in 1929, is a worldwide operating company with extensive experience in the design and manufacturing of heavy construction equipment.

Our product range can be subdivided into six main categories: Cranes, Pipelay Equipment, Drilling Equipment, Winches, Vessel Designs and Special Projects. Products vary from stand-alone components to highly engineered integrated systems; from concept to installation and life time support.

Innovative Solutions
We are constantly working on new solutions and systems which we believe add value to the market’s existing technologies. These innovations are implemented into many of our products. As we have extensive operational experience with a wide variety of heavy construction equipment, we are able to use the best solutions for new products and projects. Our internal disciplines include Mechanical, Structural, Naval, Hydraulical, Electrical and Software Engineering.


International Research Institute of Stavanger (IRIS)

IRIS-International Research Institute of Stavanger – is a recognized independent research institute with focus on applied research within petroleum, environmental monitoring and renewable energy, amongst others. With our unique expertise in automated drilling and flow in porous media, we aim to be a leading player in research and development for exploration of deep geothermal energy.


Institute for Energy Technology (IFE)

IFE is an international research institute for energy and nuclear technology. IFE's mandate is to undertake research and development, on an ideal basis and for the benefit of society, within the energy and petroleum sector, and to carry out assignments in the field of nuclear technology for the nation. The Institute strives for a more climate friendly energy system based on renewable and CO2-free energy sources. IFE possesses first class expertise on corrosion, scaling and tracer technology through its numerous international contracts with petroleum industry which we wish to transfer to the geothermal sector. IFE has taken part as the only Nordic country in the Soultz and ENGINE projects financed by the EU providing expertise on corrosion and scaling. IFE represents Norway at the EXECO of IEA-GIA (Geothermal Implementation Agreement)



NORHARD GEO leading enterprise in developing and operating cost-effective and eco-friendly drilling and conveyance technology underground.



 NORSAR is a geo-scientific research institution  where geothermal energy is a natural and wanted current and future activity. From 2001 NORSAR has developed own competence on microseismic monitoring. This competence will be developed and expanded on for application to planning, development and operation of geothermal systems. NORSAR is one of several contributors to a new master program in energy and environment planned at Akershus University College.  





Rock Energy

Through cutting edge technology, and in balance with nature, we harness our planet´s inner warmth to deliver stable, local and independent energy to all.

Making the energy of our planet truly local: To heat, to power, to facilitate.

We deliver complete heating systems through the use of the inexhaustible source of energy that is stored beneath our feet.

We find future-oriented solutions that match our commitment to deliver our costumers an everlasting source of clean energy.




Statoil Petroleum AS

Statoil is an international energy company with operations in 37 countries. Building on 40 years of experience from oil and gas production on the Norwegian continental shelf Statoils  aim is to build upon their oil and gas core expertise, such as geology, drilling and reservoir management, to realise the potential of geothermal power. Statoil is focusing on both conventional and engineered geothermal development, and next generation technologies may provide a game-changing energy option for electricity production


Uni Research AS

Uni Research Ltd is a research company with more than 500 highly-qualified staff from 50 different nations. The company has an annual turnover of NOK 400 million and is organised in seven departments.  Each department is led by a research director. Uni Research carries out research and development in the fields of health, modelling, marine molecular biology, the environment, climate, energy and social sciences.


University of Bergen

Geothermal energy is a strategic area of research for the University of Bergen, which is built on strong expertise in geoscience, physics, and applied and computational mathematics. The University of Bergen participates in geothermal energy research projects, and several PhD and master's students are involved. 


University of Stavanger

The University of Stavanger, Norway, has 10.888 students and some 1372 faculty, administration and service staff.

The University of Stavanger is situated in the most attractive region in the country, with some 300 000 inhabitants. Stavanger is the oil and energy capital in Norway with a dynamic job market and exciting culture- and leisure activities. 'The interplay between the university and society and business is rich and diverse.



WELL ID was founded in 2015. The company was established to fill gaps in the well logging market by developing logging equipment utilizing modern electronics and sensors.
WELL ID has specialist competency in well logging, electronics, mechanical design, and business development.
Our superior logging equipment makes drilling cheaper, safer and increases each wells production. The equipment can be used in several types of wells, such as geothermal, oil& gas, tunnels, CO2 injectors etc..



Calendar/ Upcoming Events

5. februar 2019

GeoEnergi 2019 ...



18. 06. 2018

IEA Geothermal http://iea-gia.org/ har publisert et dokument om «Geoth...


18. 06. 2018

ETIP Deep geothermal har publisert et offentlig dokument “Vision of De...