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In the fields of Geosciences, IFP Energies nouvelles (IFPEN) develops methods and software solutions aimed at improving the exploration and recovery techniques associated with oil and gas as well as the geological storage of CO2.

Scientific skills

  • Geology
  • Sedimentology
  • Oil system and reservoir modeling
  • Seismic reservoir characterization
  • Seismic and geochemical monitoring
  • Physics and physical chemistry of flows in porous media
  • Petrophysics
  • Modeling and simulation of dynamic reservoir behavior
  • Uncertainties
  • Enhanced oil recovery


Research themes

With its globally recognized expertise, IFPEN is involved in major international and European research projects.
The research work of the Geosciences Division is conducted within the framework of the following strategic priorities:





IFPEN contributes to the dissemination of scientific and technical knowledge by making its research results accessible to the broadest possible professional audience worldwide.
 Articles, conferences, reference works: IFPEN promotes its research results via a dynamic scientific communication policy.
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Les Rencontres Scientifiques d'IFP Energies nouvelles

LOWPERM 2015 served as a platform for exchange and interaction between research and industry players
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