Enhanced Oil Recovery

Tapping the newest technology to refine the process of oil extraction using gas, thermal and chemical injection techniques. We partner with global industry leaders in the Particle Gel Conformance Control Industrial Consortium, a research effort created in 2014 and recently renewed for a second, three-year term.

Meet the experts

Shari Dunn-Norman

Associate Professor
Petroleum Engineering

Research Interests

Hydraulic fracturing, well completions, well integrity, artificial lift and production engineering

Andreas Eckert

Associate Professor
Petroleum Engineering

Research Interests

Numerical simulation of buckle folding, numerical simulation of rock fabric evolution, fracture initiation, salt tectonics, deformation bands, and wellbore and reservoir geomechanics

Ivan Guardiola

Associate Professor
Engineering Management & Systems Engineering

Research Interests

Applied statistics and probability models, pattern recognition, prediction and forecasting, optimization, data science, and systems engineering analysis and tools

Jonathan Obrist Farner

Assistant Professor
Geology and Geophysics

Research Interests

Basin margin evolution, petroleum geology and Guatemalan geology

Mingzhen Wei

Assistant Professor
Petroleum Engineering

Research Interests

Reservoir simulation and advanced EOR data analysis and screening