Summer Internship 2021 - Subsurface; Reservoir And Production Technology in Norway

at Equinor ASA
Location Norway
Date Posted November 29, 2020
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Summer Interns within Subsurface Reservoir and Production Technology will join the Petroleum technology (Petec) network in Equinor. Petec ensures that Equinor matures and manages its hydrocarbon resources in a profitable, competitive, safe and energy efficient manner. Petec covers all, reservoir- and production technology activities during exploration, early phase, field development, production phase, abandonment, and portfolio transactions. Petec resources are also involved in technology development and implementation.

Reservoir and Production Technology summer interns will work on multiple tasks throughout the business. Work tasks may vary according to your competence profile, assignment and business needs. You will be involved in exciting and challenging tasks relating to, but not limited to:

Digitalization processes
Mathematical modelling and reservoir simulation
Well operations
Database architecture and design
Production optimization and prognoses
Data analytics

New times requires new ways of working, and multidisciplinary teamwork and programming has increased focus in our daily work. The challenge for you will be to help develop Equinor in a changing energy landscape.

Your exact assignment will be decided based on our business needs combined with your field of expertise and your interests.

All students applying for an internship in Equinor must have the necessary work permit for the country in which, and at the time, they are applying for a position. The interns need to be located in the country where the internship takes place during its full duration.

No more than one year of relevant fulltime work experience (please note research under a PhD are not be considered relevant experience).Have completed at least 2 years of relevant bachelor studies by the time of the commencement of the internship and are currently enrolled in a relevant study programme.Fluent in EnglishInternational work and/or study experience preferredExtracurricular activities and/or voluntary work is an advantage

Relevant education:

Petroleum technology (reservoir and production technology)
Mathematics and physics
Computer Science
Mechanical Engineering
Electronics, cybernetics and automation
Chemical engineering
Other scientific line of university study

Personal QualitiesAbility to live by our safety and security expectationsHigh ethical standardsGood communication skillsGlobal mindset
Team player with the ability to work and deliver results in a diverse environmentHave a positive attitude to take on new challenges and adapt to dynamic environments

We Offer
Hands on experience

You’ll spend part of your internship working on tasks and projects within the discipline you’ve applied for, giving you first-hand experience of the strategy, processes and culture in your team. Your hiring manager will be your main point of contact but you’ll also be allocated a buddy who will provide additional support.

Multidiscipline project delivery

The remainder of your time will be spent working on a group project with other students from a variety of academic backgrounds. Supporting you on this project will be a subject matter expert who will act as a mentor and advisor to your task.

Learning and development

We’ll be delivering a series of learning sessions that provide an overview of our business and introduce you to some of the processes and methods we use at Equinor. These will include introductions to key areas of our strategy such as digitalisation, low carbon projects and our approach to safety and sustainability.

Protecting your well-being
We’re constantly developing our flexible working policy to meet the increasing demand for remote working, so you can be sure that your health and well-being will be a priority during your time with us. We also recognise that your summer internship is an opportunity to make connections that could last your entire career. That’s why we’ll be introducing many of opportunities to socialise virtually with your fellow interns.

You can find out more about the programme structure and hear from our 2020 virtual interns at our summer internship careers page – Find out more.

General Information
To ensure an efficient recruitment process, please be informed that you may apply for a maximum of three summer internship adverts.

Make sure that we are able to give your application consideration. Please make sure that when applying, you attach the following:
CV/ resume in EnglishCover letterTranscripts of records (or other documents describing subjects and grades) obtained to this point during your studies in English or Scandinavian language. If you are in the process of completing a degree, please upload an official temporary transcript.
Applications submitted without these attachments will unfortunately not be evaluated

All permanent and temporary hires will be screened against relevant sanctions lists to ensure compliance with sanctions law and increase security.

Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process.

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