Young Professionals - Hydraulic Fracturing Fundamentals




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Drawing on his extensive experience with and knowledge of the subject, Dr. Ali Daneshy will discuss the fundamentals of hydraulic fracturing. The lecture will cover why hydraulic fracturing is necessary for oil and gas recovery and explain the basic stress principles that dictate how fracturing occurs.  This presentation will cover some of the engineering principles that govern the initiation and extension of hydraulic fractures.  Dr. Daneshy will also speak about the role of fluid, sand, and various additives in the fracturing process. This is a great opportunity to become more familiar with hydraulic fracturing from a speaker who is considered an expert in the field.
Dr. Ali Daneshy has an MS in Mining Engineering from the University of Tehran, an MS in Mineral Engineering (Rock Mechanics) from the University of Minnesota, and a Ph.D. in Mining Engineering (Rock Mechanics) from the University of Missouri-Rolla. He has held various management positions in the areas of well stimulation, reservoir management, and software development, among others. As the Vice president of Integrated Technology Products at Halliburton from 1996-1998, he was responsible for integrating leading-edge technologies into the oil and gas industry.
Dr. Daneshy was the Director of the Petroleum Engineering Department at the University of Houston from 2004-2007, where he continues as an adjunct professor. Dr. Daneshy was an SPE distinguished lecturer from 2004-2005 and has received multiple awards from SPE, including the SPE Distinguished service Award for Contributions to Hydraulic Fracturing.
Dr. Daneshy is currently the President of Daneshy Consultants International Inc, a consulting company that specializes in well completion, hydraulic fracturing, geo-mechanics, intelligent completions, ICD applications and design, and water control. He is considered a leading expert in the field of hydraulic fracturing and an outstanding lecturer.

Location: Petroleum Club of Houston
800 Bell St.
Houston , TX 77002

Date: June 19, 2012, 11:30 a.m. - June 19, 2012, 1 p.m.