A. Daniel Hill


Noble Chair


Office: RICH 1012
Phone: 979.845.2244
Email: danhill@tamu.edu

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Research Interests

Dr. Hill has five (5) patents in oil recovery and well injection processes, and is recognized as an industry expert in the areas of production engineering, well completions, well stimulation, production logging, and complex well performance (horizontal and multilateral wells). He has presented lectures and courses and consulted on these topics throughout the world.

Awards & Honors

  • SPE John Franklin Carll Award, 2014
  • Director for Academia, SPE Board of Directors, 2013
  • SPE Gulf Coast Regional Distinguished Achievement Award, 2013
  • SPE Pipeline Award, 2012
  • SPE Production and Operations Award, 2008


  • PhD, Ch.E., The University of Texas, Austin, Texas 1978
  • MS, Ch.E., The University of Texas, Austin, Texas 1976
  • BS, Ch.E., Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas 1974

Selected Publications

Hill, A.D. Production Logging: Theoretical and Interpretive Elements. SPE monograph.

Economides, M.J., Hill, A.D., Ehlig-Economides, C., and Zhu, D. 2013. Petroleum Production Systems, 1st and 2nd editions, Pearson Education, Inc. Westford, Massachusetts. ISBN-13: 978-0-13-703158-0

Hill, A.D., Zhu, D., and Economides, M.J. 2008. Multilateral Wells. Society of Petroleum Engineers