Author: Ronny Setså

Ronny SetsåRonny Setså is the editor of geoforskning.no and geo365.no.

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The potato fields of the deep sea

The potato fields of the deep sea

They are known as polymetallic nodules, manganese nodules or simply manganese tubers. The names give you an idea of the shape and metal content. Ma [...]
A boost for deep sea research

A boost for deep sea research

"Marine mineral resources have been proven in the Norwegian Sea, including metals that may be important for electrification, and which several industr [...]
Timely and crucial

Timely and crucial

A three year, 18 million NOK funded research project will build important in-demand competence regarding the environmental aspects of deep sea mining [...]
The next Frontier: Metals in the Deep Sea

The next Frontier: Metals in the Deep Sea

The conference NCS Exploration – Deep Sea Minerals is being held on October 20-21, and early bird tickets are now available. [...]
Deep Sea Mining may be Imminent

Deep Sea Mining may be Imminent

Norway is in an excellent position to become a leader in the exploration for deep sea minerals. The search for deep sea minerals is strongly inspir [...]
Greater Castberg: Seismic challenges in the High North

Greater Castberg: Seismic challenges in the High North

"We are hoping for many discoveries in the Greater Castberg area in the years to come", said Hossein Mehdi Zadeh, Principal Geophysicist at Equinor du [...]
90 per cent success rate

90 per cent success rate

"For the so-called Class A wells, we have had an approximately 90 per cent success rate on our predictions", said Øyvind Sylta, Managing Director at M [...]
Nominate your favourite!

Nominate your favourite!

We seek candidates worthy of this year's Exploration Innovation Prize. The winner will be announced during the NCS Exploration conference in May. [...]
The importance of structured data

The importance of structured data

Barely 5% of available seismic data is utilized and geoscientists and engineers reportedly spend more than 50% of their time searching and assembling [...]
How Shell is redesigning the work of explorationists

How Shell is redesigning the work of explorationists

Shell’s new digital venture is experimenting with new ways for explorers to work remotely and crowd-sourcing expertise. [...]
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