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Steffen Bakker (1991) is a researcher at the department of Industrial Economics and Technology Management (IØT). He has a MSc in Econometrics and Operations Research from the University of Groningen and a PhD in Industrial Economics and Technology Management from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).

His research interests focus around the application of operations research methods to energy-related problems. The Digital Economy project (DigEco), which is part of the NTNU Digital Transformation Initiative, is one of the main projects he is involved in.

His PhD work has been done as part of the ECOPA project (Economic Analysis of Coordinated Plug and Abandonment Operations), where the objective is to determine how the large costs of plug and abandonment (P&A) operations can be reduced by better planning and coordination of activities. Applied methods include vehicle routing, real options and stochastic programming. 

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  • Bakker, Steffen J.; Vrålstad, Torbjørn; Aarlott, Mats Mathisen; Øia, Thomas. (2018) Smart brønnplugging lønner seg. Dagens Næringsliv [Avis]. 2018-08-06.