Rajan N. Chokshi, PhD
Dr. Chokshi works as an artificial lift and production ‘Optimizer’ for Accutant Solutions, a consulting firm out of Houston, USA. He has over 30 years of work experience in petroleum and software industries. He has worked at ONGC of India, The University of Tulsa artificial lift projects, CEALC and ConnectShip (consulting and software firms) and Weatherford (a global service company) in a variety of roles from petroleum engineer, research engineer, software developer, project manager, trainer, senior consultant, and a senior business leader. He has worked on many petroleum and software projects globally in the areas of multi-phase flow, artificial lift, production optimization, well performance improvement and real-time production monitoring.
Dr. Chokshi has taught many courses and conducted workshops for practicing professionals around the globe in public and private forums. He has co-authored over fifteen SPE papers. He has led the development of a semester-long curriculum and taught for senior-level university students in artificial lift and production optimization at Texas Tech and Missuori S&T universities. He led and guided industry experts in developing digital content like animations, iPad app, iBooks and webinars. He has delivered several SPE webinars. Dr. Chokshi is an SPE Distinguished Lecturer (2015-2016 and 2018-2019) and he serves on the SPE global committees for training and for the production awards. He has co-chaired an SPE artificial lift workshop.
Dr. Chokshi teaches the following course:
- Artificial Lift and Production Optimization Solutions
- Artificial Lift and Real-Time Optimization for Unconventional Assets