University Research: Innovations in EOR

Matt Balhoff, associate professor at the University of Texas Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering Department, shares the latest advances in his research on enhanced oil recovery.


Matt Balhoff is an associate professor at University of Texas Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering Department. He joined the university over a decade ago after graduating with a doctoral degree in chemical engineering from Louisiana State University. His research work focuses on enhanced oil recovery—the discipline for improving oil and gas recovery rates, making the process more efficient. In a Q&A for the university, Balhoff shares his latest innovations and challenges as well as the benefits of cross-disciplinary research.

Q: From a 30,000-ft view, what are the latest advances you have discovered on the enhanced oil recovery front?

Read the Q&A here.