• Professor
  • Kelly L. '87 and William D. '87 Von Gonten, Jr. DVG Chair in Petroleum Engineering
John Lee

Educational Background

  • PhD, chemical engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, 1963
  • MS, chemical engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, 1961
  • BS, chemical engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, 1959

Awards & Honors

  • SPEE Honorary Life Member, 2017
  • Member, National Academy of Engineering
  • Recipient of SPE DeGolyer Distinguished Service Medal
  • Recipient of AIME/SPE Anthony F. Lucas Gold Medal
  • AIME/SPE Honorary Member

Selected Publications

  • Lee, W.J.: “Fluid Flow and Alternative Decline Models,” Chapter 6 in SPEE Monograph 4, J.P. Seidle, ed., Society of Petroleum Evaluation Engineers, Houston, TX, June 2016.
  • Lee, W.J., Rollins, J.B., and Spivey, J.P.: Pressure Transient Testing, Society of Petroleum Engineers, Richardson, TX, 2003
  • Lee, W.J. and Wattenbarger, R.A.: Gas Reservoir Engineering, Society of Petroleum Engineers, Richardson, TX, 1997.
  • Lee, W.J.: Well Testing, Society of Petroleum Engineers, Dallas (1982).
  • Lee, W.J. and Sidle, R.E.: “Gas Reserves Estimation in Resource Plays,” Paper SPE 130102, SPE Economics and Management, October 2010.