Dr. Randall Seright
Senior Engineer, Research Group Head
Reservoir Sweep Improvement
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Randy Seright is a Senior Engineer and heads the Reservoir Sweep Improvement group at the Petroleum Recovery Research Center at New Mexico Tech. His research focuses on developing methods to prevent fluid channeling through reservoirs and to reduce excess water and gas production during oil recovery, especially using polymers and gels. He has extensive interests and experience in improving sweep efficiency during water flooding and chemical flooding. He holds a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from Montana State University (Bozeman) and a Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin (Madison). He worked for Exxon Production Research Company for eight years before joining the PRRC. He is a longtime member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and has been a registered professional engineer in Texas since 1983. He has provided a short course on Water Shutoff in 13 countries. He received the SPE/DOE IOR Pioneer award in 2008 for his work on using polymer and gels to improve oil recovery.
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Socorro, New Mexico 87801