Eduardo Pereyra, Ph.D. - The University of Tulsa
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Eduardo Pereyra, Ph.D.

F.H. “Mick” Merelli/Coterra Energy Chair in Petroleum Engineering

Associate Director Fluid Flow Projects

Associate Director Horizontal Wells Artificial Lift Project


Eduardo Pereyra, Ph.D., is an associate professor at the McDougall School of Petroleum Engineering and associate director at the Fluid Flow Project ( and Horizontal Wells Artificial Lift Projects of The University of Tulsa ( Eduardo holds two B.E. degrees, one in mechanical engineering and one in system engineering, from the University of Los Andes, Merida, Venezuela. He received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Petroleum Engineering from The University of Tulsa. He started his career at the R&D center of the Venezuelan oil company PDVSA-Intevep. He also worked for Multiphase System Integration (MSI) and at Chevron’s Advanced Production Technology Unit as a Research Scientist Intern.

Pereyra’s research interests are multiphase flow and its application to transportation, flow assurance, artificial lift, multiphase measurements, and separation technologies.

Awards and honors

  • International Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Production and Operations Award, 2023
  • The University of Tulsa College of Engineering and Natural Sciences’ Kermit Brown Outstanding Teacher Award, 2022
  • The University of Tulsa College of Engineering and Natural Sciences’ Zelimir Schmidt Outstanding Researcher Award, 2021
  • SPE Midcontinent Regional Production and Operations Award, 2019
  • SPE Cedric K. Ferguson Certificate, 2015


  • Ph.D., Petroleum Engineering, The University of Tulsa, 2010
  • M.Sc., Petroleum Engineering, The University of Tulsa, 2005
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Los Andes, 2000

Research interests and areas of expertise

  • Multiphase flow
  • Flow assurance
  • Artificial lift
  • Separation
  • Multiphase metering