Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Speaker: Matt Honarpour, Ph.D.
Dr. Honarpour is a Senior Engineering Advisor at Hess Corporation. Dr. Honarpour received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Missouri. He is currently a senior staff with ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company. Honarpour has served as a reservoir engineer, geoscientist, experimentalist, core analyst, project manager, team lead, and petroleum engineering professor over the past thirty years. He has worked on characterization and management of giant reservoirs in six continents. He has done extensive work on naturally fractured carbonates and consolidated/ unconsolidated sand including those from heavy oil, light oil, volatile oil, gas-condensate, and dry gas reservoirs. He chaired the API Quality Control subcommittee on core analysis and established a world-wide quality control program for Mobil. Honarpour has designed several novel apparatus for relative permeability and capillary pressure measurement. He was the 1988 Society of Core Analysts president and published the first SCANews for the society. Honarpour has authored several books and over 50 technical papers in the petroleum-related literature. Honarpour is a registered professional engineer.
- Location: UH Energy Research Park, Building 4, Room 110
- Sponsor: Petroleum Engineering