Medhat (Med) M. Kamal, PhD

Medhat (Med) M. Kamal is an Emeritus Fellow with Chevron Energy Technology Company. An SPE Honrary Member, he has more than 40 years of industry experience in well testing, reservoir description, and production and reservoir engineering.

Kamal is the editor and lead author of SPE Monograph 23, Transient Well Testing, the most recent publication on this subject. He authored 35+ technical articles in SPE refereed journals and has served as a Technical Editor, Review Chairman and Executive Editor of JPT and SPE Reservoir Engineering and Evaluation journals.

Kamal is an SPE Distinguished Lecturer (1997-1998 and 2018-2019) and winner of many society awards, including the Cedric K. Ferguson Medal, the SPE Formation Evaluation Award, and the Texas Petroleum Engineer of the Year Award.

Kamal has served on and chaired multiple SPE committees, including the Test Book and Monograph Committees, the first SPE Board Committee on R&D and the first SPE R&D conference. He has served on the SPE Board of Directors as the Regional Director of the Western North America Region.

Kamal holds a PhD in Petroleum Engineering from Stanford University.

Dr. Kamal teaches the following course: