Equinor søker deltakere til «Summer Internship 2019 – Petroleum Technology»

Equinor is always looking to attract the best and most qualified talents. The world will need a lot more energy and lower emissions in the years to come, and we are determined to be part of the solution.

We’re Equinor, an international energy company with a proud history. Formerly Statoil, we are 20,000 committed colleagues developing oil, gas, wind and solar energy in more than 30 countries worldwide. We’re the largest operator in Norway, one of the world’s largest offshore operators, and a growing force in renewables. Driven by our Nordic urge to explore beyond the horizon, and our dedication to safety, equality and sustainability, we’re building a global business on our values and the energy needs of the future.

Equinor is always looking to attract the best and most qualified talents. The world will need a lot more energy and lower emissions in the years to come, and we are determined to be part of the solution. It will be a challenging task but we believe that with the right people, passion and curiosity, it is possible.

Equinor aims to secure long-term access to talents.  By offering summer interns valuable work experience, we believe we can contribute positively in developing talents to the future energy industry. We embrace diversity in terms of gender, age and culture. This summer intern programme is primarily targeted at students who are in their second year of their Bachelor’s studies up to and including their first year of Master’s degree. We offer an introduction to Equinor and the energy industry, aiming at accelerating your learning and development.

To ensure an efficient recruitment process, please be informed that you may apply for a maximum of three summer internship adverts. Please state your order of preference and priority regarding discipline and location in each application.

Petroleum technology (Petec) ensures that Equinor matures and manages its hydrocarbon resources in a profitable, competitive and safe manner. Petec covers all geology, geophysics, petrophysics, reservoir- and production technology activities during early phase, field development, production phase, abandonment, and portfolio transactions. Petec resources are also involved in technology development and implementation. This year we have our two core business areas recruiting from the disciplines referred to below:

Technology, Projects and Drilling (TPD) maintains a global responsibility for developing and implementing new technological solutions.

Development and Production Norway (DPN) maintains responsibility for running all operations on the Norwegian Continental Shelf to ensure safe and efficient operations.

Job Description

  • Disciplines under petroleum technology are:
  • Geology
  • Petrophysics
  • Geophysics
  • Reservoir Technology
  • Production Technology
  • Geo Operations
  • Our 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:
  • Digitalisation processes
  • Mathematical modelling and reservoir simulation
  • Log interpretation and rock properties
  • Geological modelling
  • Well operations
  • Database architecture and design
  • Production optimisation and prognoses
  • Seismic interpretation and reservoir simulation/monitoring
  • Data analytics
  • Automation

Relevant education:

  • Geology; Geophysics; Petrophysics; Reservoir technology; Production technology; Chemical engineering; Mathematics; Statistics; Physics or another scientific line of university study
  • Additional education in areas such as: Programming, Information technology, Logistics, Informatics, Economics and management


  • No more than 1 year of full time relevant experience (please note research under a PhD is not 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 English
  • International work and/or study experience is an advantage
  • Extracurricular activities and/or voluntary work is an advantage

Personal Qualities

  • Live our values and adhere to our safety expectations
  • High ethical standards
  • Good communication skills
  • Global mindset
  • Team player with the ability to work and deliver results in a diverse environment
  • Have a positive attitude to take on new challenges and adapt to dynamic environments
  • Ability to live by our safety and security expectations

We Offer

Our summer internships give you the opportunity to get valuable hands-on work experience in Equinor. Through the internship you get the chance to widen your professional network and develop yourself on a personal and professional level. Equinor offers competitive salary for the internship period. Equinor wants to ensure diversity in terms of gender, age and culture.

The selected candidates will be given the opportunity to engage with some of the world’s foremost technical environments and learn about Equinor and our industry. We provide an environment recognised for its equality and diversity, and we treat everyone with fairness, respect and dignity.

General Information

Make sure that we are able to give your application consideration. Please apply in English. Please attach your CV in English, as well as copies of your diplomas, certificates and grades in English or Norwegian (or another Scandinavian language). Applications submitted without such attachments will unfortunately not be evaluated. If you are in the process of completing a degree, please upload an official temporary transcript or other document describing subjects and grades completed to this point.

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

Our values are to be open, collaborative, courageous and caring. We believe in these qualities, which are essential for building an even stronger Equinor. If you can identify with them, you could be the one to strengthen our team next summer.

Our safety expectations: Safety is integrated in everything we do and are applicable to all – “I am safety” Accountable, visible and engaged.

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

Your exact assignment and location will be decided based on our business needs combined with your interest.