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  • Dr. Anthony Dinning Cbiol, MSB
  • Group Manager, Petroleum
  • Aquateam COWI AS, United Kingdom

Since maintaining his doctorate in 1995 Dr Dinning has built up 16 years of experience in dealing with biological control in oil, seawater injection and produced water systems.

The majority of this time has been directed to microbial control with respect to produced water re- injection, topsides systems, water injection, produced water, drains systems, pipeline protection and also to the reservoir, reservoir souring and souring mitigation techniques and strategies. Dr Dinning has a broad experience in process trouble shooting for produced water treatment systems over the last 10 years, including the assessment of environmental impact of discharges to sea and air. This knowledge base is also used in decommissioning projects and environmental impact assessments for decommissioning strategies and new field developments. Dr Dinning is currently leader of the Petroleum Group in Aquateam COWI.

  • Dr. Eilen Arctander Vik
  • Managing Director
  • Aquateam COWI AS, Norway

Managing director in Aquateam. Established Aquateam together with three colleagues from the Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA) in 1984. Eight years experience from R&D in NIVA, including 2 years as Research Manager for NIVA's drinking water research. One year appointment at the National Institute of Public Health to develop Guidelines for water treatment and drinking water distribution. One year appointment as manager for the National Research Council's (NRC) Environmental Pollution R&D section. Research Manager for NRC's Program for Industrial Environmental Technology with the responsibility of preparing The Norwegian R&D Strategy for Environmental Technology development. In Aquateam Offshore Industry Group Manager from 1990-2011 and assistant Managing director from 1995. Vik was responsible for developing and operating Aquateam's laboratory services in ecotoxicology and in environmental risk assessment and responsible for establishing and operating Aquateam's GLP laboratory for ecotoxicological testing from 1994-1998. Vik has been project manager for numerous international R&D initiatives and is presently project manager for a major Enhanced Oil Recovery Joint Industry Project.