Awards & Scholarships

Henry J. Ramey, Jr.

Henry J. Ramey, Jr. (SPE)

AIME Anthony F. Lucas Gold Medal* in 1983

For his contributions in the fields of thermal recovery of oil, reservoir engineering aspects of geothermal steam production, and interpretation of well pressure behavior.

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 and the Uren Award, the Carll Award. 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.