Dimitrios Hatzignatiou, PhD

Dimitrios G. Hatzignatiou is Professor in Petroleum Engineering at University of Houston. He holds a PhD degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Tulsa, and has over 30 years of combined academic and industry experience having taught at four universities, worked in various technical and management positions with a major service company, and consulted with the oil & gas and energy industries. He joined the Petroleum Engineering faculty at University of Houston in 2016 after serving for twelve years as Chief Technical Director and Center of Oil Recovery (COREC) Professor in Norway. He has developed and managed several applied and research projects related to Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage (CCUS) and Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) both in Europe and USA. He was a European Association of Engineers and Geoscientists (EAGE) CCS lecturer, and served as chairman of the 2015 EAGE International Workshop on CCS. He was a board member of the European Network of Excellence on the Geological Storage of CO2 (CO2GeoNet), and Norway representative on the European Network for Research in Geo-Energy (ENeRG). Dr. Hatzignatiou has organized and served on several SPE Technical Committees, is an Associate Editor of the SPE Reservoir Engineering journals, and is serving as reviewer in numerous scientific journals. He is a Chartered Engineer (CEng) and a European Engineer (EURING).

Dr. Hatzignatiou teaches the following course: