november, 2020

19nov15:0017:00Deep Sea Minerals


Event Details

While there is a world-wide growing need for minerals, Norway is now getting ready for exploring the deep-water resources. For three consecutive years NPD has gathered data for the purpose of making an impact assessment study and evaluate the resource potential, and in 2023 we may see the first ever licensing round concerning the exploration for deep sea minerals. In a separate session in our conference NCS Exploration Strategy 2020, six distinguished scientists will give their view on crucial aspects of deep sea exploration and exploitation.

Invited speakers are:
Rolf B Pedersen, Professor at the University of Bergen
Ketil Hokstad, Specialist Geophysics at Equinor
Walter Sognnes, CEO at Loke Marine Minerals
Anette B M Tvedt, Co-Founder at ADEPTH Minerals
Steinar Ellefmo, Associate Professor at NTNU &
Harald Brekke, Project Coordinator at NPD

The session is moderated by Halfdan Carstens, Editor in Chief at GeoPublishing.


(Thursday) 15:00 - 17:00


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