CGER partners


Equinor is an international energy company with operations in 37 countries. Building on 40 years of experience from oil and gas production on the Norwegian continental shelf Equinor aim is to build upon their oil and gas core expertise, such as geology, drilling and reservoir management, to realise the potential of geothermal power. Equinor is focusing on both conventional and engineered geothermal development, and next generation technologies may provide a game-changing energy option for electricity production


GCE NODE is a world-leading technology cluster serving the global energy and maritime industries. Comprised of 90 companies in Southern Norway, GCE NODE works to ensure that its participants retain their world-leading position and to explore how existing technology can be utilized in other markets.

GCE NODE has a strong focus on research, development and innovation and is involved in a series of projects aimed at reducing cost, improving performance and developing the new generation smarter equipment.

 Geothermal Energy Nordic AS (GTML)

Geothermal Energy Nordic AS (GTML) is a renewable energy company. Our main business is to build, own and operate energy plants that provide renewable heat from deep energy wells to clients at competitive prices and with minimal use of land on the surface. The GTML team has extensive experience within geothermal energy, the oil and gas industry and the finance sector and has been involved in the first two deep-well energy systems in operation in the Nordics.


Greenstat AS is to develop and operate projects related to sustainable energy and technology, hereunder projects supporting the transition from fossil to renewable energy production and consumption, in addition to participating and investing in companies contributing fully or partly to this end.


Huisman, founded in 1929, is a worldwide operating company with extensive experience in the design and manufacturing of heavy construction equipment.

Our product range can be subdivided into six main categories: Cranes, Pipelay Equipment, Drilling Equipment, Winches, Vessel Designs and Special Projects. Products vary from stand-alone components to highly engineered integrated systems; from concept to installation and life time support.

Innovative Solutions
We are constantly working on new solutions and systems which we believe add value to the market's existing technologies. These innovations are implemented into many of our products. As we have extensive operational experience with a wide variety of heavy construction equipment, we are able to use the best solutions for new products and projects. Our internal disciplines include Mechanical, Structural, Naval, Hydraulical, Electrical and Software Engineering.

Institute for Energy Technology (IFE)

IFE is an international research institute for energy and nuclear technology. IFE's mandate is to undertake research and development, on an ideal basis and for the benefit of society, within the energy and petroleum sector, and to carry out assignments in the field of nuclear technology for the nation. The Institute strives for a more climate friendly energy system based on renewable and CO2-free energy sources. IFE possesses first class expertise on corrosion, scaling and tracer technology through its numerous international contracts with petroleum industry which we wish to transfer to the geothermal sector. IFE has taken part as the only Nordic country in the Soultz and ENGINE projects financed by the EU providing expertise on corrosion and scaling. IFE represents Norway at the EXECO of IEA-GIA (Geothermal Implementation Agreement)

NORCE Norwegian Research Centre AS

host institution

NORCE is a new and forward-looking research institute, with expertise in a wide range of fields and strong communities of knowledge. We deliver research and innovation in energy, technology, climate, the environment, health care and society. Our solutions address key challenges for society and contribute to value creation on the local, national and global levels. NORCE is one of Norway's largest independent research institutes, and has 700 employees, 1 500 projects, an annual turnover of NOK 890 million, and some 500 scientific publications per year. NORCE's main office is in Bergen, and the group has a strong presence in Haugesund, Stavanger, Kristiansand, Grimstad and Oslo.

Related to geothermal energy we have strong competence within Borehole Thermal Energy Storage (BTES), instrumentation and monitoring, energy conversion, process technology, automated drilling, flow in porous media, mechanical engineering, technical safety, advanced visualization of subsurface measurements, modeling and development of decision support systems among others.


NORHARD GEO leading enterprise in developing and operating cost-effective and eco-friendly drilling and conveyance technology underground.


NORSAR is a geo-scientific research institution where geothermal energy is a natural and wanted current and future activity. From 2001 NORSAR has developed own competence on microseismic monitoring. This competence will be developed and expanded on for application to planning, development and operation of geothermal systems. NORSAR is one of several contributors to a new master program in energy and environment planned at Akershus University College.



University of Bergen

Geothermal energy is a strategic area of research for the University of Bergen, which is built on strong expertise in geoscience, physics, and applied and computational mathematics. The University of Bergen participates in geothermal energy research projects, and several PhD and master's students are involved.

University of Stavanger

The University of Stavanger, Norway, has 10.888 students and some 1372 faculty, administration and service staff.

The University of Stavanger is situated in the most attractive region in the country, with some 300 000 inhabitants. Stavanger is the oil and energy capital in Norway with a dynamic job market and exciting culture- and leisure activities. 'The interplay between the university and society and business is rich and diverse.


WELL ID was founded in 2015. The company was established to fill gaps in the well logging market by developing logging equipment utilizing modern electronics and sensors.
WELL ID has specialist competency in well logging, electronics, mechanical design, and business development.
Our superior logging equipment makes drilling cheaper, safer and increases each wells production. The equipment can be used in several types of wells, such as geothermal, oil& gas, tunnels, CO2 injectors etc..