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Home 9 Training 9 SCA Instructors 9 Rajan N. Chokshi, PhD

Dr. Rajan Chokshi brings over 35 years of expertise in artificial lift, real-time production optimization, software development, and management.

He is currently engaged in projects related to artificial lift optimization, multi-phase flow calculations, failure prediction, virtual flow meter development, emission reduction, and competency management. Chokshi has a varied employment background in the oil and gas industry, working for different types of companies including national oil companies, major corporations, independent companies, service providers, and technology firms. He has collaborated on over fifteen papers for the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), holds three patents, and has conducted many webinars and training courses for SPE.

In addition to conducting professional workshops globally, he has taught courses at various prestigious universities, including Texas Tech, Missouri S&T, the University of Southern California, and the University of Houston. He has been recognized twice as a distinguished lecturer by SPE and generously dedicates his time to reviewing technical papers, actively contributing to various SPE technical committees, and serving on the Board of Directors for the Artificial Lift Research and Development Council (ALRDC).

Dr. Chokshi holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s in chemical engineering from the Gujarat University and IIT-Kanpur, India, and a Ph.D. in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Tulsa, USA.