Schubert named SPE Distinguished Member

Dr. Jerome Schubert, associate professor and the Larry A. Cress '76 Faculty Fellow in the Harold VanceSchubert Department of Petroleum Engineering, has been named a Distinguished Member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE).

Schubert earned B.S., M.Eng. and Ph.D. degrees in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M and has more than 30 years in the petroleum industry with Pennzoil Co., Enron Oil and Gas, the University of Houston-Victoria Petroleum Training institute and Texas A&M. He joined the Texas A&M Engineering faculty as a lecturer in 1994, and was promoted to assistant professor in 2004 and to associate professor with tenure in 2010.

Schubert’s main research areas include deepwater drilling, dual gradient drilling, managed pressure drilling and well control. Schubert is a co-author of the textbook, Managed Pressure Drilling, and an author of more than 40 technical papers. He has been a committee member for several SPE and International Association of Drilling Contractors committees, conferences and events, and a technical editor for SPE Drilling and Completions. He serves as faculty advisor for the Pi Epsilon Tau and the American Association of Drilling Engineers student section.