September 11, 2019

Wellbarrier’s Tore Fjågesund Wins SPE Technology Award

Company Announcement

Congratulations to Wellbarrier’s Managing Director Tore Fjågesund, who received the Society of Petroleum Engineers’ (SPE) Regional Completions Optimization and Technology Award for the North Sea Region in 2019.

Tore Fjågesund, pictured above, with his SPE technical award, which was presented to him in Stavanger on September 11, 2019.

SPE’s Technical Awards recognize significant achievements or contributions to the advancement of petroleum engineering in the area of the technical discipline.

The recipients' contributions to the technology stand out sharply and help to advance the discipline.

Tore is a well integrity expert who, through SPE and other activities, employs his strong technical knowledge and experience to help the oil and gas industry reduce risk.

He co-authored two revisions of NORSOK D-010: Well Integrity in Drilling and Well Operations, a globally recognized well integrity standard.

He dedicated 20+ years of well barrier and well integrity experience, to develop the Wellbarrier Illustration Tool, a digital solution with over 3000 users in 45 countries.

The regional awards are presented at region and section meetings.

The announcement of SPE's award recipients was published in JPT online in July 2019.