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Special Projects

Group of Technology and Petroleum Engineering (GTEP)


Sergio A. B. da Fontoura, PhD

Since 1991, the Group of Technology and Petroleum Engineering works with the oil industry in research and development projects. The Group's mission is to develop, adapt and implement technology with the support of Geomechanics and Computational Mechanics in order to optimize Brazil's oil & gas resources.

Areas of research:
Studies in Carbonates and Evaporites;
Drilling Geomechanics;
Computational Geomechanics;
Fluid-Rock interaction Studies;
High performance computing;
Reservoir Geomechanics.

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