Torstein E. L. Hjelle

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This thesis examines collaborative work practices within a large international oil and gas company (OGC). The work is founded on the introduction of a new standardised and integrated collaboration infrastructure based on Microsoft SharePoint technology, which was intended to improve knowledge sharing across both disciplinary and geographical boundaries(More)
Introducing new collaboration tools in an organization is difficult and will most often cause sideeffects and unforeseen concequences. In this paper we use the concept of Common Information Spaces (CIS) to analyze how information is shared within a large organization. We draw on findings from a large, international oil and gas company to analyze the the(More)
Oil and gas production involve potential danger to human lives, environment and economy. Everyday decisions and actions can lead to catastrophes. Production engineers are a group of people responsible for getting oil and gas from the subsurface reservoir to a processing plant. In order to do this in an efficient and safe manner the engineers require a set(More)
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