Professor Emeritus Steven Poston

Steven Poston is a professor emeritus at Texas A&M University with over 45 years of experience in the petroleum industry. His vast career includes reservoir engineering and decline curve analysis, teaching, and consulting in the US, Middle East, Africa, Latin America, and Russia.

Professor Poston is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and has served on numerous committees, including the committee on rewriting the seven-volume Petroleum Engineering Handbook. He co-authored many technical papers and presented over 41 at various university and technical meetings. He received his B.Sc. and M.E. degrees in Geological Engineering and his Ph.D. in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University.

Professor Poston enjoys working, teaching and remaining active in his chosen profession. His particular interests lie in the field of applying practical analysis methods to help quantify and enhance production and increase reserves by finding sweet spots, recommending alternate recovery methods and missed workover and drilling opportunities.