• Professor of Engineering Practice
Marcelo Laprea-Bigott

Educational Background

  • Doctor of philosophy, petroleum engineering, Texas A&M University
  • Master of Science, petroleum engineering, Texas A&M University
  • Bachelor of Science, petroleum engineering, Universidad de Zulia, Venezuela

Research Interests

    • Pressure and rate transient well analysis
    • Reservoir engineering and production optimization
    • Unconventional reservoirs and heavy oil recovery methods

Industry Experience

  • • Schlumberger Advisor
    • Director of Curriculum Reservoir Engineering and Unconventional Reservoirs
    • Visiting Adjunct Professor and Advisor to the Texas A&M’s Energy Engineering Institute
    • President of S.A. Holditch-Venezuela and the Venezuela Business Development Manager for Holditch Reservoir Technologies

Certifications & Memberships

  • Distinguished Membership, Society of Petroleum Engineers - 2020

Awards & Honors

  • Advisor Award, Schlumberger - 2014