New Internship: Petroleum Technology

Title:  Intern, Petroleum Technology

Hiring Company: Statoil

Company Description:  

Statoil is an international energy company with operations in 35 countries. Building on 40 years of experience from oil and gas production on the Norwegian continental shelf, we are committed to accommodating the world’s energy needs in a responsible manner, applying technology and creating innovative business solutions. We are headquartered in Norway with approx. 21,000 employees worldwide, and are listed on the New York and Oslo stock exchanges.

Development and Production Norway (DPN) is, an operator and partner on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS); responsible for managing the NCS resources in a safe, efficient and sustainable manner; to create value for our owners, suppliers and the people of Norway. Statoil has today a solid position on the NCS. The activity level has never been higher and our project portfolio has never been larger. We have fields of all sizes, from giants such as Troll, Statfjord and Gullfaks, to small fast-track projects tied to existing infrastructure. Statoil’s ambition is to ensure at least 60% recovery from the NCS. Our products are marketed and sold on the global market, and our production has made Norway one of the world’s leading oil and gas exporters. Our top priority is safe, efficient and sustainable operation to pursue our long-term profitable production from the NCS.

This summer internship is in Development and Production Norway (DPN) within New Fields Petroleum Technology, Early Phase. Main responsibility in Early Phase Development Petroleum Technology is to deliver the sub surface work, and mature resources from discoveries to field development plans.

Application Link:

Location: Harstad, Troms, Norway

Application Deadline:  No date specified (posted 5/21/16)


Review and QC of the basic dynamic input data (permeability, relative permeability, fluid PVT, faults etc.

Calibrate the reservoir model with the existing DST data

Implement the production/injection constraints in order to satisfy the safe injection criteria

Run sensitivities on internal baffles;

Screen alternative drainage strategies (change the number of production/injection wells, test gas injection etc.)

Our summer internships give you the opportunity to get valuable hands- on work experience in Statoil. Through the internship you get the chance to widen your professional network and develop yourself on a personal and professional level. Statoil offers competitive salary for the internship period according to the progress in your studies. Statoil wants to ensure diversity in terms of gender, age and culture.


By summer 2016 you have completed at last two year of relevant studies, and on track to graduate bachelor, master og PhD degree in 2017 or later

Petroleum Engineering background

Good understanding of the reservoir simulation models


  • Committed and independent
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Analytical and strategic mind-set
  • International mindset and the ability to work in a multicultural environment
  • High ethical standards
  • Contribute to a good working environment

How to apply:  

Apply on company website.

Contact Persons:
Remy Basquet +47 94826955
Thorvald Jakobsen +47 96236943

Make sure that we are able to give your application consideration: Please attach your CV in English, as well as copies of your diplomas, certificates and grades in English or Norwegian (or another Scandinavian language). Applications submitted without such attachments will unfortunately not be evaluated. If you are in the process of completing a degree, please upload an official temporary transcript or other document describing subjects and grades completed to this point.
Our values are to be courageous, open, hands-on and caring. We believe in these qualities, which are essential for building an even stronger Statoil. If you can identify with them, you could be the one to strengthen our team.
Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process.

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