Johan Petter Nystuen

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Phone +47 22856665
Mobile phone +47 90825141
Room U43C
Visiting address Sem Sælands vei 1 Geologibygningen 0371 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1047 Blindern 0316 OSLO

Academic Interests

  • Petroleum Geology
  • Reservoir Characterization
  • Sedimentology and Sequence Stratigraphy
  • Palaeoenvironment

Current Projects

  • Geological Reservoir Characterization:
    • Paralic sandstone bodies: Origin and Reservoir Characteristic
    • Geological reservoir characterization of alluvial deposits (NFR Petromax Project)
    • Processes and architecture of sand-rich submarine fan systems
  • Sequence stratigraphy, provenance and diagenesis of Cretaceous deep-marine sandstone bodies, Vøring Basin, Norwegian Sea (ESF Euromargin Project)



  • Teaching in general geology at the Agricultural University in Norway 1965-1987
  • Teaching in sedimentology and sequence stratigraphy at the University of Oslo 1978, 1992-93, 1995 -
  • Studies in basin formation and sedimentology, Precambrian to Recent, 1965-
  • Studies in Caledonian geology South Norway (1965-1988, 1999-)
  • Studies of igneous rocks in the Precambrian of East Norway and the Permian of the Oslo Region (1968-75)
  • Advisor and special advisor in exploration and reservoir geology, Saga Petroleum 1987-99. Leaded R&D projects in geological reservoir characterization, development of the sedimentological model of the Snorre oil field, North Sea, outcrop analogue study projects in Spain, California, Texas, Colorado, Utah (SAFARI program), deep-marine studies in the Vøring Basin and East-Greenland. Member of working group (Saga, Statoil, Norsk Regnesentral) for developing the modeling program FLUREMO for fluvial reservoirs (now the commercial IRAP-RMS)
  • Member of the Stratigraphic Committee of Norway 1983 – recent, chairman 1987-98, Editor of The Norwegian Stratigraphic Code (1986 and 1989)
  • Opponent at doctor dissertations, external examiner, reviewer, editor (Spec. Publ. NPF, NGF), excursion guide in Norway and USA, consultant in reservoir geology, environmental geology and engineering geology
  • Consultant for the oil industry in the North Sea


Tags: Geology, Sedimentology, Petroleum geology, Reservior geology, Sequence stratigraphy, Paleoenvironment
Published Dec. 10, 2013 7:55 PM - Last modified Sep. 20, 2021 3:34 PM