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Exploration Revived 2021
Clarion Hotel Air, Utsolaarmen, Sola Norsk Petroleumsforening REGISTRATION IS OPEN:
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14. to 15. Sep 2021

Exploration Revived 2021

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Welcome to Exploration Revived 2021

14-15 September 2021 at Sola, Stavanger

Conference language: English

"You can save your seat already today"

The conference is set to be arranged as planned, but we will adapt the practical implementation in accordance with governmental advice and guidelines. In case of restrictions on the number of seats, participants are given priority according to the "first come, first served" principle.

Dear Fellow Explorationists

NPF and the conference committee is pleased to invite you to the “Exploration Revived” conference. The conference will take place at Clarion Hotel Air, Sola (Stavanger) the 14 – 15 September 2021.

The program committee is in the midst of finalising this year’s exciting program. The full program will be published 1st of June, so stay tuned for program updates! Over the two days, 14 different case studies will be presented, and there will be a core viewing Tuesday afternoon. Invited speakers from the industry and academia will cover different aspects of breaking new ground in Exploration, involving new or revived plays, new ways of integrating data, new technology and strategies.


The key element of this conference is NETWORKING. There will be plenty of time for delegates to meet your peers from the industry. Monday night will start with a social gathering. More info to come. During the conference there will be several networking opportunities, futhermore come join us for the aperitiff and conference dinner Tuesday evening.


Exploration Revived Award

The Exploration Revived Award 2021 will be announced during the conference dinner, Tuesday 14th September. The intention behind this award is to stimulate the exploration on the Norwegian shelf and it is awarded biennially at the NPF Exploration Revived Conference.

The award will be given to groups or companies who, over the preceding two years, have contributed to moving Exploration of the shelf forward by:

  • Testing new play concepts and/or exploration models
  • Testing high risk/ high potential targets
  • Contributing to geological breakthroughs
  • Exploring for upside potential in more mature areas with established play-types, supporting extended lifetime of producing field
  • Reducing exploration risk by developing and/or applying new techniques and technologies
  • Any other combination of ideas, technology and risk-taking resulting in revived exploration

The award is based on nominations from the exploration community in Norway and is decided by a committee appointed by the Exploration Revived conference organizing committee.
The prize consist of a lithographic print and a certificate/diploma.

The Exploration Revived Award 2021 Committee to be announced. 

Please send your nominations to Tonje Raknes, Project Please state the reason for your choice of nominated candidates. The deadline for nominations of candidates is August 13th, 2021.


We look forward to welcoming you to Sola, Stavanger September 2021!


For further information, please contact:

Norwegian Petroleum Society
Tonje Raknes, project manager



Monday 13. September


Ice-Breaker Monday Evening

Tuesday 14. September


Registration at Clarion Hotel Air


Welcome and introduction

Tina Rasmussen Olsen, INEOS E&P Norge AS and Chair conference programme committee

More details to come...

Wednesday 15. September

More details to come..

Practical information


Norwegian Petroleum Society (NPF)


Clarion Hotel Air, Utsolaarmen 16, 4055 NO-Sola, Norway


  • Tina Rasmussen Olsen, INEOS
  • Rikke Bruhn, Cairn Energy
  • Petter Frantzen, Norske Shell A/S
  • Torgeir Vinje, INPEX Norge AS
  • Olav Antonio Blaich, Aker BP
  • Idar Horstad, Lundin-Energy
  • Hege Susanne Blasternes, Vår Energi
  • Franziska Blystad, Norwegian Petroleum Directorate
  • Marit Johansen, Equinor

Conference fee:

NPF personal members  NOK 8.400,- plus 25% VAT
Non-NPF-members         NOK 10.400,- plus 25% VAT
Ice-breaker                      NOK 500,- plus 25% VAT
Dinner                             NOK 1.000,- plus 25% VAT

Payment can be done upon registration by credit card (Master Card/Visa) or invoice. If the invoice needs to be changed due to wrong or missing information there will added a fee of NOK 150 to the total amount. All international payments must be approved before the conference starts.

Special Offer!

Bring a colleague under 30 years of age for half price! Participant no. 2 or more under the age of 30 years from the same employer receives a 50% discount.

The conference fee includes:

  • Coffee/tea
  • Lunches
  • Abstract


Social arrangement Monday 13 September:

The day before conference starts, September 13th, we welcome you to an “Ice breaker” at 19.00.


Membership of the Norwegian Petroleum Society (NPF)

We offer conference participants to purchase membership of NPF together with registration and payment for the conference

  • 1 year membership for conference participants (NOK 1,000)


Please fill inn accomodation requirements in the registration form.


Cancellations must be received in writing by 30th August 2021, and will be subject to a cancellation fee NOK 2,000 unless a substitute delegate is offered. After this date, the full registration fee will apply, however, substitutions will still be accepted. Substitutions for registered delegates may be made at any time, but we would appreciate prior notification.

In case of cancellation of the conference by the Norwegian Petroleum Society, (NPF), the participant will be refunded the conference fee and/or the exhibition fee. Other expenses the participants may have are not refunded, and is not the responsibility of NPF.

Force majeure
Events beyond the control of the NPF – for example, but not limited to, extreme weather conditions, acts of war, terrorism, transportation shut-down (strikes or accidents), government regulation or advisory including travel warnings, serious illness or epidemics that makes it impossible to fulfill the obligations of conducting the conference entitle NPF to cancel the event without liability.

Conference paper:

Presentations from the conference will be available after end of conference. Delegates will be informed when available via e-mail.

Programme changes:

It is sometimes necessary to change timing of the programme. The conference organiser will not be liable for any such unavoidable changes.

For further information please contact:

Norwegian Petroleum Society
Tonje Raknes
Project Manager

Tel. +47 983 06 117