Abhishek Gaurav

Reservoir Engineer

Texas Standard Oil

Abhishek Gaurav is a Petroleum Engineer specializing in Shale reservoir development. He obtained his Masters (with thesis) in Petroleum Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin. His research work focused on hydraulic fracturing optimization utilizing state-of-the-art technologies. He has four publications and expects to finish a fifth one at the next SPE Fracturing conference. His work has been cited by various independent researchers 20 times to date.

Abhishek started his professional career with a global geo-science company - CGG. He worked extensively in exploration and reservoir geo-sciences assisting oil and gas companies in delineating the sweet-spots and subsequent reservoir development. After his experience at CGG, he took up a Petroleum Engineering role at Microseismic Inc. where he consulted shale-focused oil and gas companies in optimizing well placement and fracture design. He is in the process of a patent application with Microseismic Inc. which incorporates microseismic data in quantifying fracture complexity. Abhishek has recently joined Texas Standard Oil LLC as a Petroleum Engineer.

Abhishek is an active SPE member. He participates and volunteers in various SPE sponsored programs. He is passionate about health and leads a wellness program for young professionals incorporating fitness activities.

Abhishek Gaurav


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