April 1, 2014: Hale, 270
Hydraulic Fracturing: Where Does the Research Lead Us?

 

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Norm Warpinski is a Halliburton Fellow at Pinnacle – A Halliburton Service in Houston, Texas, where he works on the development of new tools and analyses for hydraulic fracture mapping, reservoir monitoring, hydraulic fracture design and analysis, and integrated monitoring solutions for reservoir development. He joined Pinnacle in 2005 after previously working as a Senior Scientist at Sandia National Laboratories from 1977 to 2005 on various projects in oil and gas, geothermal, carbon sequestration, waste repositories, and other geomechanics issues. He received his MS and PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana in 1973 and 1977, respectively, after receiving a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology in 1971.