PhD Studentship in Design - The Intelligent Well systems Technology group, UK

The Intelligent Well systems Technology group is looking for one or more PhD students to work in the area of modelling and evaluation of advanced downhole hardware used in hydrocarbon production.

The studentship is available to UK/EU/Overseas candidates. It includes fees and an appropriate stipend.

The Institute is committed to equality of opportunity. The successful candidate will be involved in development of methodologies for the:

  • Design, Control using real-time, downhole data, Optimisation and Economic justification of intelligent wells.


  • Applicants will typically already be in possession of a MSc. degree in Petroleum Engineering or have obtained extensive experience in reservoir engineering and simulation, well construction, completion and production.
  • Consideration will also be given to applicants with alternative experience.

  • Suitable Petroleum Engineering training course can be provided as required.

    To apply please send as soon as possible your CV, academic records and a completed application form to:

    Ms Anne Mathers
    Email: anne.mathers[at]

    Closing Date for Applications: 15th March

    All other enquires should be sent to:

    Dr David Davies
    Email: david.davies[at]

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