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Organization of VISTA

The VISTA-programme is led by the VISTA board, with representatives from both The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters and Statoil. Tor Ulleberg, Vice President, Statoil is the chair of the VISTA board in 2017.

VISTA is administered by a coordinator from The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters and Statoil's program manager. Each research area is led by a scientific committee consisting of a division head from Statoil and a board member from The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.

VISTA board 2017:
Tor Ulleberg, Vice President, Statoil (Chair)
Tor Grande, Professor of Materials Chemistry, NTNU (01.01.2013 - 31.12.2018)
Elisabeth Alve, Professor in Micropaleontology, University of Oslo (01.01.2013 - 31.12.2018)
Anders Elverhøi, Professor in Geology, University of Oslo (01.01.2013 - 31.12.2018)
Alex Hansen, Professor of Physics, NTNU (18.04.2016 - 31.12.2018)
Jon Kleppe, Professor of Petroleum Engineering, NTNU (01.05.2015 - 31.12.2017)
Ole M. Sejersted, Professor in Medicine, University of Oslo (01.01.2015 - 31.12.2016)
Lise Øvreås, Professor of Marine Microbiology, University of Bergen (01.05.2015 - 31.12.2017)
Roger Sollie, Project manager, Statoil

Program management:

Dag Schanke, program manager, Statoil
Håkon Sandbakken, VISTA coordinator, DNVA. Phone: 454 03 077
Richard Kvile, accountant, DNVA

From left: Bård Krokan, Leif Lømo, Elisabeth Alve, Cecilie Evjen, Jon Kleppe, Dag Schanke, Anders Elverhøi and Ole M. Sejersted. Photo: Eirik F. BaardsenFrom left: Bård Krokan (former chair), Leif Lømo (former board member), Elisabeth Alve, Cecilie Evjen (former coordinator), Jon Kleppe, Dag Schanke, Anders Elverhøi and Ole M. Sejersted. Photo: Eirik F. Baardsen

Research areas

Exploration:
Kjell Sunde, Division head, Statoil. E-mail: kjesu@statoil.com
Elisabeth Alve, UIO
Anders Elverhøi, UIO

Improved recovery:
Stein Børre Torp , Division head, Statoil. E-mail: sbto@statoil.com
Alex Hansen, NTNU

Environment:
Christian Collin Hansen, Division head, Statoil. E-mail: chrc@statoil.com
Lise Øvreås, UiB

Future development and operations:
Kjetil Skaugset, Division head, Statoil. E-mail: kjska@statoil.com
Tor Grande, NTNU
Jon Kleppe, NTNU

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