Fred Dupriest

Professor of Engineering Practice


Office: RICH 501C
Phone: 979.862.1138

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Research Interests

  • Drilling performance workflows
  • Drilling mechanics theory and practices
  • Lost circulation theory and practices
  • Stuck pipe avoidance
  • Borehole quality management practices
  • Advanced well control practices

Awards & Honors

  • 2016 SPE Distinguished Member
  • 2015 Tony Krepp Memorial Award for Excellence in ERD engineering
  • 2014 College of Engineering Instructional Faculty Teaching Award
  • 2013 SPE Drilling Engineering Award
  • 2012 AADE Drilling Fluids Hall of Fame

Selected Publications

Duffadar, R.D. Dupriest, F.E., Zeilinger, S.C. 2013. Practical Guide to Lost Returns Treatment Selection Based on a Holistic Model of the State of the Near Wellbore Stresses. Paper SPE 163481 presented at the 2013 SPE / IADC Drilling Conference and Exhibition, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 5-7 March.