Who deserves the Improved Recovery Award?


This year’s award features a new design.

22/02/2024 For the twentieth time, companies are invited to nominate candidates for what will now be known as the Improved Recovery Award.

Nominate your candidate

The deadline for nominations is 15 April. The award will be presented during ONS in August.

"We encourage the companies, academia and others to nominate innovative work for the Improved Recovery Award 2024", says Anders Soltvedt, head of the jury and discipline coordinator, reservoir technology in the Norwegian Offshore Directorate. He adds that "improved recovery from the fields is more important than ever. To succeed in this pursuit, technological development is crucial."

The Improved Recovery Award is replacing what was formerly known as the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate’s IOR award. Read more about previous winners here.

Would like your suggestions

The Norwegian Offshore Directorate wants suggestions for award candidates from mature projects, which contributes to improved recovery, where:

  • new or established technology is used in a new way
  • smarter work methods and processes have been implemented
  • we see a willingness to take risks, boldness and daring
  • excellent research has been applied
  • energy-efficient improved recovery is achieved

Read more about improved recovery


Nominate your candidate


Head of jury Anders Soltvedt and assistant director Arne Jacobsen, postboks@sodir.no

Updated: 21/03/2024

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