Dr. Cathrine Ringstad (F) is senior adviser in Applied Geoscience at SINTEF. She has extensive research and industry experience within geophysics and rock mechanics, and long, well proven skills in management and dissemination of multi-disciplinary projects. Dr. Ringstad has been involved in CO2 storage activities the last five years. This includes leading the upgrade and revitalisation of Svelvik CO2 Field Laboratory, an ECCSEL infrastructure designed for developing and improving monitoring techniques for geological CO2 storage. She is currently the operational manager of the test site and SINTEFs contact person for CO2 storage.
SINTEF is a broad, multidisciplinary research organisation with international top-level expertise in the fields of technology, the natural sciences, medicine and the social sciences. For more than 70 years, SINTEF has developed solutions and innovations for both society and clients all over the world. The concept of capture, transport and geological storage of CO2 to mitigate greenhouse gas emission was born at SINTEF and the organisation has performed research and development within this topic since 1985.