Rafael Sandrea is President of IPC Petroleum Consultants, Inc., a Tulsa based international petroleum consulting firm which specializes in oil and gas reserves appraisals and risk analysis for international upstream petroleum investments. He is very active giving seminars, workshops and speaking on the themes of reserves and oil & gas supply, around the world.
Dr. Sandrea is a life-member of the SPE, member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the forthcoming Petroleum Encyclopedia, of the Board of The Open Petroleum Engineering Journal and of the UN Ad Hoc Group of Experts on Fossil Resources. He has published over 30 technical papers, a dozen within the last five years. His latest publications cover areas such as risk analysis for international upstream petroleum investments, appraisal of global oil and gas reserves, development of algorithms for estimating the production capacity of new oil and gas fields, for estimating the reserves of mature oil & gas fields, global offshore oil reserves potential, assessment of global oil and gas resources and their potential for enhanced oil recovery – EOR. Together with Dr. Ralph Nielsen, he has published the book: “Dynamics of Petroleum Reservoirs under Gas Injection”, Gulf Publishing.
His latest research reports: “An In-Depth View of Future World Oil & Gas Supply – A Production Capacity Model” – 2011, and “Comprehensive Assessment of World Crude Oil Supply through 2030” which was just launched in March 2012. These reports are available through PennEnergy’s Oil & Gas Journal Research Center: www.PennEnergyResaerch.com. Search for “crude oil supply”. Some of his articles have been featured in CNN Money and Petroleum World.com. They are available on IPC’s website: www.ipc66.com.
The Saga of EOR
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Wednesday, April 18, 2012