Jose Alberto Gamboa, Ph.D.

Jose Gamboa

Visiting InstructorStephenson Hall #2225
(918) 631-5487
jose-gamboablanco@utulsa.eduHome

Office Hours - Spring 2014

PE-3013 - Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, 10:30AM-12:00PM
PE-3043 - Tuesdays & Thursdays, 1:00PM-3:30PM
*All other times, please contact for appointment.

Course Syllabi - Spring 2014

Education and Degrees Earned

  • Ph.D.,  Petroleum Engineering, The University of Tulsa, Oklahoma, 2009
  • M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Universidad Simon Bolivar, Caracas, Venezuela, 2000
  • B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Universidad Metropolitana, Caracas, Venezuela, 1994

Areas of Academic Specialty

  • Drilling Engineering
  • Production Engineering

Areas of Research Focus

  • Artificial lift
  • Sand transport in pipelines
  • Multiphase flow modeling
  • Gas/Liquid Separation
  • Uncertainty and Probabilistic Analysis

Previous Teaching Experience

  • The University of Tulsa, Teaching Assistant, 2008
  • Universidad Metropolitana, Velezuela, Adjunct Professor, 1994-1997

Previous Relevant Work Experience

  • The University of Tulsa, Principal Investigator, TU Artificial Lift Projects (TUALP), 2011-Present
  • The University of Tulsa, Postdoctoral Research Associate, TU Artificial Lift Projects, 2011
  • Multiphase System Integration (MSI LLC), Technology Specialist and Manager, 2009-2011
  • Chevron, Summer Intern - Advanced Production Team, 2007
  • Venezuelan Institute of Petrolum Technology - Intevep, S.A., Lead Research Engineer, Artificial Lift for Heavy Oil, 2001-2003
  • Venezuelan Institute of Petrolum Technology - Intevep, S.A., Chief Operating Engineer, Experimental Oil Production Center Laboratory, 2001
  • Venezuelan Institute of Petrolum Technology - Intevep, S.A., Chief Project Engineer, Artificial Lift R&D, 2000
  • Venezuelan Institute of Petrolum Technology - Intevep, S.A., Research Engineer, Artificial Lift, 1995-1998

Professional Affiliations

  • Society of Petroleum Engineers
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Publications

  • Experimental Study of Two-Phase Pumping in a Progressing Cavity Pump Metal to Metal
    Gamboa, J., Olivet, A., SPE-77730, SPE Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition, San Antonio, Texas, 2002
  • Modeling a Double Piston Pump
    Becerra, O., Gamboa, J., Kenyery, F., SPE-78997-MS, SPE International Thermal Operations and Heavy Oil Symposium and International Horizontal Well Technology Conference, Alberta, Canada, 2002
  • New Approach for Modeling Progressive Cavity Pumps Performance
    Gamboa, J., Olivet, A., Espin, E., SPE-84137, SPE Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition, Denver, Colorado, 2003
  • New Approach for Modeling Progressive-Cavity-Pumps Performance
    Gamboa, J., Olivet, A., Espin, S., Journal of Petroleum Technology, Vol. 56, Number 5, May 2004
  • Review on ESP Surging Correlation and Models
    Gamboa, J., Prado, M., SPE-140937-PP, 2011 SPE Production and Operations Journal
  • Statistical Approach for PCP Standardizing
    SPE-137184-PP, SPE Progressing Cavity Pumps Conference
  • Understanding the Performance of Progressive Cavity Pump with Metallic Stator
    Gamboa, J., Olivet, A., 20th Pump Users, Houston, Texas, 2003
  • Visualization Study of the Performance Breakdown in the Two-Phase Performance of an Electrical Submersible Pump
    Gamboa, J., Prado, M., Pump User Symposium, 2010