Whitacre College of Engineering, Department of Petroleum Engineering
Dr. Gorell's interests are in the areas of reservoir simulation and modeling. His received his PhD in Chemical Engineering from Stanford University in 1983. Prior to joining Texas Tech University he worked for RPS consulting, Halliburton Energy Systems, Landmark Graphics and Shell Development Company where he served in various capacities, including senior research engineer, geostatics and reservoir simulation product manager, simulation trainer and developer, business development manager, director of reservoir management software development, research fellow, chief technologist and subject matter expert for multi-disciplinary modeling group and vice president technology for subsurface consulting. Dr. Gorell's areas of interest for research, past and future, include reservoir simulation gridding and upscaling, history matching and uncertainty, modeling for production for unconventional resource plays and compositional simulation.