Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Recovery

The chair is recognized as a leading center for education, training and research in petroleum production and geothermal engineering with strong ties to a wide range of industries.

We are committed to research programs that meet the requirements of an environmentally conscious and responsible energy recovery including natural gas, petroleum, geothermal energy and other unconventionals. The international and interdisciplinary team of the chair is constantly working on innovative solutions for the future.

Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Recovery

Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Recovery

DPE

Research

Geothermal Energy Recovery

Simulation and Production Data Management

Testing and Improving of Artificial Lift Systems

Ultrasound in Oil and Gas Industry

Faculty

Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.mont. Herbert Hofstätter - Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Recovery
Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.mont.
Herbert Hofstätter
Head of Chair, University Professor

Scientific Staff

Dipl.-Ing. Dr.mont. Rudolf Fruhwirth - Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Recovery
Dipl.-Ing. Dr.mont.
Rudolf Fruhwirth
Research Associate
Dipl.-Ing. Dr. mont. MBA Thomas Gäbler - Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Recovery
Dipl.-Ing. Dr. mont. MBA
Thomas Gäbler
Visiting Lecturer
Dipl.-Ing., Dipl.-Ing., MBA, PhD in Engineering Alexander Kolchin - Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Recovery
Dipl.-Ing., Dipl.-Ing., MBA, PhD in Engineering
Alexander Kolchin
Visiting Lecturer
Dipl.-Ing. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.mont. Clemens Langbauer - Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Recovery
Dipl.-Ing. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.mont.
Clemens Langbauer
Visiting Lecturer
Dipl.-Ing. Reinhard  Pongratz - Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Recovery
Dipl.-Ing.
Reinhard Pongratz
Visiting Lecturer
Dipl.-Ing. Thomas Spörker - Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Recovery
Dipl.-Ing.
Thomas Spörker
Visiting Lecturer

Staff

 Marlies Helbl - Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Recovery
Marlies Helbl
Office Manager
Ing. Andreas Öfler - Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Recovery
Ing.
Andreas Öfler
Technician