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PE Distinguished Seminar Series: Well Interference Mitigation and Parent/Child Optimized Development
October 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Director of Technology for Halliburton
Bio: Dr. Muthukumarappan “Kumar” Ramurthy is the Director of Technology for Halliburton covering North America Land. He joined Halliburton in 1998 as a field engineer; has about 20 years of conventional and unconventional reservoir and stimulation engineering experience with Halliburton. He has three patents, authored several SPE conference and journal papers and is a co-author of “Coalbed Methane-Principles and Practices” a CBM book published in 2008. Also as co-author, he taught the course “Unconventional Reservoir Stimulation: CBM and Shales” to the oil and gas industry in the USA, Canada, India, Indonesia, Columbia and Australia. He also co-authored a chapter on Refracs in the SPE Hydraulic Fracturing Monograph to be officially published at the upcoming 2019 SPE ATCE.
Dr. Ramurthy has served in several SPE technical committees and served as a technical editor for the SPE Production & Operations and SPE Reservoir Engineering Journals. Dr. Ramurthy received his Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from India, M. S. in Petroleum Engineering from Mississippi State University and his doctorate in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Wyoming.