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Matt Johnson|Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute

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Areas of Experience:

Field Geology-Geomorphology, Geochemistry & Paleontology topics

Lab preparation of soils and rocks for thin section and geochemical analysis

Preformed laboratory experiments for the development of new techniques for oil recovery

Database entry, management, and analysis

Basic analysis of geology and engineering data

Digitizing well logs


Matt Johnson - Research Scientist, Asst.
Reservoir Characterization

Matt conducts reservoir characterization of Paleozoic Aeolian Facies with emphasis placed on Structural Geology, Sedimentology/Stratigraphy processes to develop a detailed 3D static geologic model. His current research interest for EORI include Laramide developed petroleum systems in the Big Horn Basin, Residual Oil Zones, and fracturing of the Tensleep Sandstone.


B.S. Geology- University of Wyoming

Professional Experience:

Lab Technician
Field Technician
Undergraduate Research Assistant
Staff member, University of Wyoming Geology & Geophysics Department
Sales Clerk, University of Wyoming Bookstore

Selected Publications:

Fryberger, S.G., Jones, N., and Johnson, M.B., 2014. Field Guide to the Minnelusa Formation-Ranch A and Newcastle Area, Wyoming and South Dakota. Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute, University of Wyoming.

Enhance Oil Recovery Institute
University of Wyoming

1000 E. University Ave.  Dept 4068
Laramie, WY 82071

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