Larry Lake (engineer)

Larry W. Lake is currently W. A. "Monty" Moncrief Centennial Chair in petroleum engineering at the University of Texas at Austin.[1] He has served on the faculty of the Petroleum and Geosystems Department since 1978. He obtained a B.S.E. from Arizona State University and a Ph.D. from Rice University, both in chemical engineering.[2] He is a world famous expert in reservoir engineering, geochemistry, fluid flow in porous media and enhanced oil recovery. Larry Lake is a member of the National Academy of Engineering.[1][2] He is married to Carole.

He is also co-author of the textbook A Generalized Approach to Primary Hydrocarbon Recovery which he requires his students to buy for $180.00[1]


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