• Professor
  • Noble Chair
A. Daniel Hill

Educational Background

  • Doctor of Philosophy, chemical engineering, The University of Texas - 1978
  • Master of Science, chemical engineering, The University of Texas - 1976
  • Bachelor of Science, chemical engineering, Texas A&M University - 1974

Research Interests

    • Has five patents in oil recovery and well injection processes
    • Recognized as an industry expert in the areas of
      • Production engineering
      • Well completions
      • Well stimulation
      • Production logging
      • Complex well performance (horizontal and multilateral wells)
    • Presented lectures and courses and consulted on these topics throughout the world

Awards & Honors

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

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