Professor Richard Hughes
Professor in Residence
Louisiana State University, Craft & Hawkins Department of Petroleum Engineering
Dr. Richard G. Hughes is a Professional-in-Residence and the Campanile Charities Professor of Petroleum Engineering at Louisiana State University. He earned a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology and held various production, reservoir and IT positions with Tenneco Oil Company, Dwights EnergyData and Amerada Hess. He then obtained his M.S. and Ph.D. in Petroleum Engineering from Stanford University prior to joining the University of Oklahoma as an Assistant Professor and has been at LSU since 2005. His research interests include utilizing CO2 for EOR and carbon sequestration, modeling of multiphase flow in porous media, rock fractures and pipes, reservoir surveillance, production data analysis, and geothermal and unconventional field reservoir engineering.