Dr. Roland N. Horne is the Thomas Davies Barrow Professor of Earth Sciences at Stanford University, and Senior Fellow in the Precourt Institute for Energy. He was also formerly Chairman of the Petroleum Engineering Department from 1995 to 2006.
He holds BE, Ph.D. and DSc degrees from the University of Auckland, New Zealand, all in Engineering Science.
He is best known for his work in well test interpretation, production optimization, and analysis of fractured reservoirs.
He is an internationally-recognized expert in the area of well test analysis and has twice been an SPE Distinguished Lecturer on well-testing subjects.
Under him, more than 50 people have obtained Ph.D. degrees at Stanford University. Currently, Stanford University is recognized as one of the top schools in the world for the study of well test interpretation.
Prof. Horne has written more than 90 technical papers, is the author of the book Modern Well Test Analysis and co-author of the book Discrete Fracture Network Modeling of Hydraulic Stimulation. He is an SPE Honorary Member, and a member of the National Academy of Engineering in the USA.
Roland Horne is also recognized as an expert in geothermal resources. He received Geothermal Special Achievement Award from Geothermal Resources Council in 2015. He is the Technical Programme Chair of World Geothermal Congress 2020 in Reykjavik and a member of the GRC Board of Directors.
Dr. Horne will conduct a 5-day course – Modern Well Test Analysis – on August 26-30, 2019 in Singapore. This highly regarded course has been attended by thousands of oil and gas, as well as geothermal professionals in many countries for more than 20 years. If you want more information about the course, please contact LDI Training at firstname.lastname@example.org.