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Large-scale Programme for Petroleum Research (PETROMAKS2)

Deadline Announcement
13:00 CET
NOK 30 million for research on groundbreaking technology for the petroleum industry Choose


A list with the project titles of all applications under processing will be published on the Research Council website.

In connection with the application review, the project summary may be forwarded to potential referees when asking whether they can assess the grant application. The project title and project summary should therefore not disclose sensitive information.

A preliminary version of the revised work programme for the PETROMAKS 2 programme was published on 10 May 2017 (Norwegian only). This work programme will form the basis for this year’s calls for proposals.


The primary objective of the PETROMAKS 2 programme is to generate new knowledge and technology to facilitate the optimal utilisation of Norwegian petroleum resources and enhance the competitiveness of the Norwegian Continental Shelf compared with other petroleum provinces in relation to costs, greenhouse gas emissions and the environment.

Projects with funding

At present, these projects have received funding from the PETROMAKS2-programme. The overview provides access to summaries and other key information on all the projects under the programme. (The overview may contain information in Norwegian.)


This programme/activity normally accepts grant applications from:

Trade and industry, research institutes, universities and university colleges.

Overall budget:

The programme has an annual budget of approximately NOK 297 million.