Raymond Levey, Ph.D.

Director & Research Professor

Certified Petroleum Geologist & Licensed Geologist – Texas & Utah

Phone: (801) 585-3826
Fax: (801) 585-3540
Email: rlevey@egi.utah.edu

Unconventional Resource Assessment

Petroleum Systems Analysis

Sequence Stratigraphy and Sedimentology

Regional & Basin Experience

  • North America

  • South America

  • Global Overviews

1981 Ph.D. in Geology, University of South Carolina

1977 M.Sc. in Geology, University of South Carolina

1974 B.A. in Geology, State University of New York, College at Fredonia

Memberships

  • Utah Geologic Association

  • AAPG Certified Petroleum Geologist AAPG No.3867

  • State of Texas Geoscientist License No. 2711

  • State of Utah – Professional Geologist License 5234452-2250

Member, Research Committee, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, 1994 to 2000

Chairman, Field Trip Committee, American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Meeting, Houston, Texas, 1988

Founding member of Texas Oil and Gas Forum 1996.

SEPM Vice Chairman for 2003 AAPG/SEPM Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah

Chairman, Audio-Visual and Speakers Assistance Committee, Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies, Austin, Texas, 1994.

Session Co-convenor, SEPM/AAPG: Depositional Systems from Reservoirs to Basins, American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, 1999.

U.S. Department of Energy Secretary – Secretary of Energy Unconventional Resources Technology Advisory Committee (URTAC) – 2007

Session Co-convenor, SEG/AAPG: 3-D and Time-Lapse Reservoir Characterization, American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1998

Lead scientific delegation to Tripoli, Libya to assist U.S. Department of State to evaluate re-deployment opportunities for Libyan weapons scientists to energy industry – 2005

Levey, R. A., and Sippel, M. A., 1997, Determination of Well Spacing for Maximum Efficiency in Fluvial Gas Reservoirs Using Geostatistical Evaluation and Forward Stochastic Modeling: Proceedings SPE annual meeting 1997 San Antonio, Texas SPE paper 38915

Levey, R. A., 2002, Research Institutes — Answering Industry’s Call for Applied Research Applications; American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Meeting, Session: The Future of Petroleum R&D; Houston, Texas.

Levey, R. A., Tyler, Noel, Hardage, B. A., Carr, D. L., Ruthven, C. L., Lancaster, David, Elphick, Robert, and Ballard, J. R., 1994, Secondary natural gas recovery: targeted technology applications for infield reserve growth in Mid-continent sandstone: In Focus Tight Gas Sands, v. 10, no. 1, p. 39 42.

Levey, R. A., Smith, P., Deo, M.D., Keiter, R., Lemmon, M., 2007, North American Unconventional Oil Resources: Electronic Access to Technical, Legal, Environmental and Economic Issues — American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Meeting, Session: Alternative Energy Resources: Promises and Pitfalls; Long Beach, California.