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Richard Hughes

Professional in Residence

Craft & Hawkins Department of Petroleum Engineering

Louisiana State University

3212C Patrick F. Taylor Hall

Baton Rouge, LA 70803

Phone: 225-578-6038 / Fax: 225-578-8433


Educational Background

  • B.S. Petroleum Engineering – New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, 1982
  • M.S. Petroleum Engineering – Stanford University, 1996
  • PhD Petroleum Engineering – Stanford University, 1999


Research Projects

  • Reservoir Engineering
  • Natural Gas Engineering
  • CO2 Enhanced Oil Recovery and Carbon Sequestration Research Projects: Evaluation and Enhancement of Carbon Dioxide Flooding Through Sweep Improvement – US DOE
  • Kinetics of Hydrate Formation and Dissociation – NETL
  • Southwest Partnership on Carbon Sequestration (Phase I) – US DOE
  • Production Data Analysis Applied to Tight Gas Reservoirs