• Professor
  • Noble Chair
A. Daniel Hill

Educational Background

  • PhD, chemical engineering, The University of Texas, Austin, Texas, 1978
  • MS, chemical engineering, The University of Texas, Austin, Texas, 1976
  • BS, chemical engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, 1974

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

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