Regulatory Framework

Professor Tina Hunter
Regulation of Well Integrity, Regulation of Exploration and Development

Dr Aylwin Pillai
Environmental regulation; Nature conservation; Renewable energy

 

Property Rights

Professor Tina Hunter
Land Access Frameworks and Regulation

Professor Roderick Paisley
Onshore and offshore land law

 

Hydraulic Fracturing

Dr Lateef Akanji
Hydraulic fracturing; Production optimisation; Drilling fluid characterisation

Professor Howard Chandler
Mechanics of solids

Professor Tina Hunter
Regulation of  Hydraulic Fracturing

Professor Andrew Hurst

Dr Christine Sands
Models for petroleum engineering and reservoir engineering

 

Shale Oil/Shale Gas

Dr Lateef Akanji
Hydraulic fracturing; Production optimisation; Drilling fluid characterisation

Professor James Anderson
Surface chemistry and catalysis; Carbon capture; Rock-fluid interactions

Dr Stephen Bowden
Petroleum geology; Organic geochemistry; Geology

Professor Adrian Hartley
Exploration for, and the exploitation of, hydrocarbon reservoirs; Clastic sedimentology and sequence stratigraphy; Stratigraphic development of clastic sedimentary successions in Large Igneous Provinces

Professor Andrew Hurst

Professor John Parnell
Geochemistry; Geofluids; Organic materials; Diagenesis; Bitumens

Dr Amer Syed
Viscoelastic behaviour of aqueous polymeric solutions; Thermoporoelasticity of igneous and sedimentary rocks; Stress dependent permeability in soft rocks (eg. coal,shale); Adsorption in porous media

 

Tar Sands

Professor Howard Chandler
Mechanics of solids

Professor John Parnell
Geochemistry; Geofluids; Organic materials; Diagenesis; Bitumens

Dr Christine Sands
Models for petroleum engineering and reservoir engineering

 

Tight Gas Sands

Dr Lateef Akanji
Hydraulic fracturing; Production optimisation; Drilling fluid characterisation

Professor Adrian Hartley
Exploration for, and the exploitation of, hydrocarbon reservoirs; Clastic sedimentology and sequence stratigraphy; Stratigraphic development of clastic sedimentary successions in Large Igneous Provinces

Professor Andrew Hurst

 

Flow Assurance and Maximising Recovery

Dr Lateef Akanji
Hydraulic fracturing; Production optimisation; Drilling fluid characterisation

Professor James Anderson
Surface chemistry and catalysis; Carbon capture; Rock-fluid interactions

Dr Stephen Bowden
Petroleum geology; Organic geochemistry; Geology