Ian Walton

Senior Research Scientist

Phone: (801) 581-8497
Fax: (801) 585-3540
Email: iwalton@egi.utah.edu

Fluid Mechanics

Near-wellbore geomechanics

Mathematical Modeling

Rock-fluid interactions

Unconventional Gas Production

1972 PhD, Applied Mathematics, Manchester University, U.K.

1969 B.Sc. in Mathematics, University College, London, U.K.

Behrmann, L., Grove, B., Walton, I.C., Zhan, L., Graham, C., Atwood, D.C., Harvey, J.: “New Research Leads to Improved Prediction of Perforator Performance,” SPE 125020, 2009

Heiland, J., Grove, B, Harvey, J., Walton, I.C. and Martin, A: “New fundamental insights into perforation-induced formation damage,” SPE 122845, 2009.

Xu, W., Thiercelin, M., Walton, I.C : ‘ Characterization of Hydraulically-Induced Shale Fracture Network Using An Analytical/Semi-Analytical Model,” SPE 124697, 2009.

Grove, B., Heiland, J. and Walton, I.C.: “Geologic Materials’ Response to Shaped Charge Penetration,” Int. J. Impact Engineering, vol 35, pp 1563-1566, 2008.

Grove, B., Heiland, J., Walton, I.C. and Atwood, D.C..: “New Effective Stress Law for Predicting Perforation Depth at Downhole Conditions”, SPE 111778, 2008