Energy Exploration & Development


Contact Information

David Ferrill, Ph.D.
(210) 522-6082
dferrill@swri.org

Alan Morris, Ph.D.
(210) 522-6743
amorris@swri.org

To provide innovative solutions for exploration and production problems in geologically complex settings, Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) applies its extensive field, laboratory, and modeling expertise.

Energy Exploration Facilities

Our unique laboratories are supported by state-of-the-art computer modeling and visualization technologies. These technologies provide integrated, multidisciplinary problem-solving capabilities for a broad range of services to the oil and gas industry.

Energy Exploration and Development Services

SwRI has the staff, expertise, and facilities to offer complete, independent services and to augment your in-house corporate capabilities in these and related areas:

Related Terminology

energy exploration problems  •  energy development  •  oil and gas industry  •  structural geology  •  geomechanics  •  reservoir engineering  •  physical analog modeling  •  geochemistry  •  fluid flow


Benefiting government, industry and the public through innovative science and technology
Southwest Research Institute® (SwRI®), headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, is a multidisciplinary, independent, nonprofit, applied engineering and physical sciences research and development organization with 10 technical divisions.

04/15/14