Skip Navigation

More research on reservoir modeling technology still needed, expert says

Published Feb 10, 2010

The growth of the reservoir simulation industry has resulted in essential and rewarding collaborations between industry and academia, said Dr. Khalid Aziz, a leading expert in the field.

The Stanford University professor spoke Monday at Texas A&M at Qatar as the third speaker in the Distinguished Lecture Series. "Reservoir simulation has become an integral and exciting area of research for petroleum engineering, especially," Aziz said. “Advances made in the past 50 years have vastly optimized development of fields and their operations. Much of this development has been at the academic level and it is interesting to see how academic institutions can impact new areas of the industry using research to improve technology and create more effective oil and gas models." More than 100 guests attended the third installment of the series as Aziz addressed industry professionals, students and faculty and discussed the evolution of reservoir simulation technology from an academic curiosity 50 years ago into the innovative and vibrant industry it is today. For information contact Rola Abou Ghaida: