Jansen, J.D.


Jan-Dirk's current research interests are the use of systems and control theory for production optimization and reservoir management. Previously he worked for Shell International in research and operations. 


Numerical reservoir simulation, recovery optimization, production optimization, history matching, data assimilation, model-order reduction


Control and optimzation of sub-surface flow (Keynote speech at the SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 25 February - 1 March 2013)

Current projects

Smart wells and smart fields (Website)

Nodal Analysis

This web page provides supplementary material for the textbook “Nodal Analysis of Oil and Gas Production Systems” which is published by the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE).
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Jan-Dirk Jansen

Department Chair Geoscience & Engineering / Professor of Reservoir Systems and Control