|Phone:||(+47) 51 87 54 12|
|Research group:||Improved Oil Recovery|
Lars Kollbotn holds a Master of Science degree in petroleum engineering from the Rogaland Regional College (now University of Stavanger). He started his career as a reservoir engineer with the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate in 1976. In 1980 he joined Exxon where he worked until 1986. From 1986 to 1996 he was employed by Fina/Petrofina where his was mainly engaged in reservoir engineering activities related to the development of the chalk reservoirs in Ekofisk region. Since 1996 he has worked as a petroleum engineering consultant, mainly focusing on reservoir engineering work related to reservoir modelling, history matching and field development. He is currently employed by the International Research Institute of Stavanger (IRIS) where he focuses on new oil recovery technologies.