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2018
21 JUN

Recipe for deep ocean oil pipelines

The laboratories of National Oilwell Varco subject steel and advanced plastics to mistreatment to ensure that the finished pipes are up to the task of transporting oil...

Energy production Energy efficiency Fossil fuels Polymers
04 JAN

Milestone for artificial intelligence within control of oil and gas production

Collaboration between researchers and industry should increase production and prevent human errors, for example in handling of water in oil production in the North Sea...

Energy Fossil fuels Energy production Geology Mapping and surveying Raw materials and raw materials exploitation Chemistry Ships and offshore constructions Robot technology and automation
03 JAN

New research programme launched

The portfolio of research projects has been extended significantly in Danish Hydrocarbon Research and Technology Centre (DHRTC). This is due to the start-up of research...

Energy Fossil fuels Energy production Geology Mapping and surveying Raw materials and raw materials exploitation Chemistry
2017
DTU Energy PhD Symposium 2017
24 NOV

Industry impressed by high standard at PhD Symposium

DTU Energy held its annual PhD symposium with industrial participation at DTU Lyngby Campus, where PhD students could discuss their research with scientists, engineers...

Energy Fuel cells Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production Energy systems Fossil fuels Solar energy Electrochemistry Micro and nanotechnology
26 OCT

Collaborating towards smarter oil recovery

Researchers at DHRTC are working in close collaboration across disciplines and institutions towards a better understanding of water flooding of oil reservoirs in the search...

Energy Fossil fuels Energy production Geology Mapping and surveying Raw materials and raw materials exploitation Chemistry Ships and offshore constructions
17 OCT

Meet the Researcher

Fractures in rock happen on a subseismic scale, making it physically impossible to image them directly. That is just part of what Jesper Dramsch faces when doing his PhD...

Energy Fossil fuels Energy production Geology Mapping and surveying Raw materials and raw materials exploitation Chemistry
11 OCT

Deadline for submitting research proposals

1 December 2017 is the next deadline for submitting your research proposals to Danish Hydrocarbon Research and Technology Centre. The projects that are accepted will receive...

Energy Fossil fuels Energy production Geology Mapping and surveying Raw materials and raw materials exploitation Chemistry Ships and offshore constructions
28 SEP

Researchers acquire common data storage methodology

The Danish Hydrocarbon Research and Technology Centre is participating in a pilot project to store and share research data using electronic lab notebooks.

Information technology Energy Fossil fuels Energy production Geology Mapping and surveying Raw materials and raw materials exploitation Chemistry
16 AUG

30 Years with Horizontal Wells in the North Sea

2017 is the year where we celebrate 30 years with horizontal wells in the Danish North Sea. A game changer for the Danish oil production that has provided better access...

Energy Fossil fuels Energy production Geology Mapping and surveying Raw materials and raw materials exploitation Chemistry Ships and offshore constructions
DTU Energy took part in the International Jamboree 2017
28 JUL

DTU Energy took part in the Jamboree Denmark 2017

DTU Energy took part in the International Jamboree Denmark 2017, the largest jamboree in Denmark, where 36.000 Danish and international scouts and guides met this week...

Energy Bioenergy Fuel cells Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy systems Fossil fuels Solar energy Wind energy Electrochemistry
03 JUL

Registration for the DHRTC Technology Conference 2017 is open

Two days of debate and the possibility to further develop ideas for better oil and gas recovery is at hand. Register now and be sure get a seat when the DHRTC Technology...

Energy Fossil fuels Energy production Geology Mapping and surveying Raw materials and raw materials exploitation Chemistry Ships and offshore constructions
27 MAR

How fast does water move if you inject gas and soapy water into a porous medium...

Using a medical CT scanner, researchers from Danish Hydrocarbon Research and Technology Centre and TU Delft have investigated the effect of presence of soap (surfactant...

Energy Fossil fuels Energy production Geology Mapping and surveying Raw materials and raw materials exploitation Chemistry
19 JAN

Electrocatalysis can advance green transition

Renewable energy is providing an increasing share of the energy supply, but to ensure the green transition continues, it must also be able to furnish us with the fuels...

Catalysis Micro and nanotechnology Metals and alloys Nanoparticles Fuel cells Energy storage Fossil fuels Solar energy Wind energy
12 JAN

Six new models for oil recovery

Two years after the Center for Oil and Gas — DTU was established, six models have been identified to demonstrate how a greater proportion of Denmark’s oil and gas can...

Energy Fossil fuels
2016
07 DEC

First new labs ready to use in building 375 at DTU

The overarching purpose of DHRTC is to identify new technological and conceptual solutions that boost oil and gas recovery from the Danish North Sea. In that light, it...

Energy Fossil fuels Energy production Geology Mapping and surveying Raw materials and raw materials exploitation Chemistry Ships and offshore constructions
08 NOV

Stefano cools sensitive electronics to a refreshing 175°C working environment...

Stefano Soprani from DTU Energy has successfully defended his Industrial PhD thesis "Active Cooling of a Down Hole Well Tractor”.

Energy Electrochemistry Fossil fuels
14 OCT

Better water management will make oil extraction more efficient in the future

New development partnership will minimize human error in the management of the constantly increasing volume of water processed on platforms in the Danish part of the North...

Robot technology and automation Electrotechnology Energy efficiency Energy production Ships and offshore constructions Fossil fuels
13 SEP

DTU e-conference saves the atmosphere large amounts of CO2

Researchers can save the atmosphere huge amounts of CO 2 and lots of resources and money on top if they start participating in electronic conferences instead of travelling...

Solar energy Fossil fuels
11 AUG

New research centre can create breakthroughs in fossil fuel alternatives

A grant of DKK 150 million from VILLUM FONDEN will enable a group of the world’s leading researchers to seek new energy, fuel and chemical alternatives to replace oil...

Solar energy Fossil fuels Energy production Energy storage Climate adaption
07 JUL

PetroPhase 2016 held in Helsingør

PetroPhase 2016 - The 17th International Conference on Petroleum Phase Behavior and Fouling was held in Helsingør from Sunday the 19 th June to Thursday the 23...

Energy production Fossil fuels Energy
03 MAY

Presentation awards for research on in-situ burning of oil

A PhD student and a Master’s student from DTU have recently won 1st places in presentation awards for their research in in-situ burning of oil. One of the awards was won...

Waste management Fossil fuels Raw materials and raw materials exploitation Polar research Fire prevention technology and safety Environmental chemistry
13 APR

Waste heat from ship engines can be used for electricity production

In industry, there are many sources of low-temperature heat—heat which is often found in connection with waste products such as the hot exhaust gases from a ship’s combustion...

Energy Energy production Energy systems Fossil fuels Construction and mechanics Combustion engines Ships and offshore constructions
11 MAR

The cities can become fossil-free, if they think 'smart'

Cities are major energy consumers and thus also CO 2 emitters. However, it is precisely the many different urban infrastructures and energy units that may be the key...

Electronics Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Fossil fuels Energy production Energy systems IT systems Climate adaption CO2 separation and CO2 storage
12 FEB

Anniversary grant from VILLUM FONDEN for a new centre for developing sustainable...

With a huge grant of DKK 150 million (€20 million), VILLUM FONDEN supports the establishment of a new, ambitious research centre at DTU. The centre will conduct research...

Physics Energy Fuel cells Electricity supply Energy storage Fossil fuels Solar energy
27 JAN

New sensor detects faults before they happen

A completely new optical and highly sensitive sensor that can withstand extreme environments.

Wind energy Optics Hardware and components Fossil fuels Sensors Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
2015
03 AUG

Hard-wearing sensor defying soot and heat

A new method for monitoring ships' NO x emissions offers shipping companies environmental documentation. 

Fossil fuels Energy efficiency Data analysis Environmental chemistry Sensors Micro and nanotechnology Air pollution
03 MAR

New results in ChemSusChem from CSC

Associate Professor Anders Riisager, Senior Researcher Saravana Shunmugavel  and PhD Mayra Melian-Rodriguez from DTU Chemistry have just published an article on excellent...

Bioenergy Fossil fuels
11 FEB

Join us for the workshop “Manufacturing Green Fuels from Renewable Energy”

The Department of Energy Conversion and Storage at DTU hereby invites to the workshop “Manufacturing Green Fuels from Renewable Energy”.

Energy Bioenergy Fuel cells Energy production Fossil fuels Electrochemistry Energy storage
2014
22 DEC

DTU-researchers in Nature Materials: New way to improve the long-term stability...

A research group at DTU Energy at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) has demonstrated a way to eliminate a major obstacle to using solid oxide electrochemical cells...

Energy Fuel cells Energy storage Energy production Fossil fuels Solar energy Wind energy
Foto: Søren Svendsen
20 MAY

DTU wins European Championship in green driving

DTU Roadrunners took first place in the Shell Eco Marathon on Sunday afternoon with their bioethanol-powered car called Dynamo, covering an impressive 599 km on the equivalent...

Construction and mechanics Combustion engines Engineering Electrotechnology Electronics Energy Energy efficiency Fossil fuels Energy production Climate change
2013
16 SEP

New national research centre to boost oil and gas research

New knowledge and new technology are required to increase the extraction of oil and gas from existing North Sea fields. This challenge is now being taken up by a new national...

Energy Fossil fuels Raw materials and raw materials exploitation