Henry J. Ramey, Jr. (Deceased 1993)

In recognition of significant technical advances to thermal technology; and for technical contribution in the fields of fluid mechanics, secondary recovery, well testing, and geothermal energy; for service to the petroleum engineering professional as a director of the Society of Petroleum Engineers; and for his guidance work with petroleum engineering students.

AIME Honorary Membership in 1985

Henry J. Ramey, Jr.,  is Keleen and Carlton Beal Professor of Petroleum Engineering at Stanford University. He .holds a B.S. and Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University. Before joining Stanford in 1965, Dr. Ramey was Professor Df Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University, and worked for Mobil Oil Corporation for twelve years . He is the author of more than two hundred publications and patents.

A past chairman of the Golden Gate Section, Dr. Ramey has served as chairman of several SPE national committees. He served on the SPE board in 1973-1976, and was Distinguished Lectrer in 1967-1968 and Distinguished Lecturer Emeritus in 1983. Dr. Ramey has received numerous awards including the Ferguson Medal, the Uren Award, the Carll Award and the AIME Anthony F. Lucas Gold Medal. He is an Honorary Member of AIME and SPE, and was named a Distinguished Member of SPE in 1983. A member of the National Academy of Engineering, Dr. Ramey has served as Director of several National Research Council energy and mineral boards. He is a consultant to many gas, oil, and utility companies. and domestic and international federal agencies.