Annual meeting of Orkustofnun


The annual meeting of Orkustofnun will be held next Friday from 14:00 - 17:00 in Nauthóll. Orkustofnun has invited two speakers from Norway, Øyvind Tuntland and Finn Carlsen from the Norwegian Petroleum Safety Authority. The presentations by the Norwegians will be given in English, but otherwise the language of the meeting will be Icelandic.

Program Schedule

14:00-14:15                         Music from students in the Iceland Academy of Arts.
14:15-14:30                         The Minister of Industries and Innovation: Mr. Steingrímur J. Sigfússon.
14:30-14:45                         The Director General: Dr. Guðni A. Jóhannesson.

            Geothermal Training programme at crossroads
            Ingvar Birgir Friðleifsson, Rector of the UNU GTP

            Ecological Fuel Use Forecast
            Ágústa S. Loftsdóttir, Manager - fuels and renewable energy

15:30- 15:45                        Coffee break
15:45- 16:30

            Capacity building for the supervision of oil exploration
            Øyvind Tuntland from the Petroleum Safety Authority

            The roadmap toward a secure field operation
            Finn Carlsen from the  Petroleum Safety Authority

16:30 – 17:00                       Refreshments.