Ankush Singh

Senior Reservoir and Completions Engineer

Ankush Singh is a geoscientist with expertise in geomechanics and over 10 years of academic and industry experience.

Ankush received his Ph.D. in Geophysics from Stanford University in 2021. His thesis was focused on predicting variations of stress with depth and analyzing its impact on hydraulic fracture propagation and fault slip. He utilized physics-based modeling and machine learning for geomechanical applications in Unconventionals, Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS), and induced seismicity. Ankush also received a master’s degree in Geology from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay.   

Ankush also worked as a geoscientist at Shell for 6 years at various international locations including India, Russia, and New Zealand. His role was focused on performing geological modeling, uncertainty quantification and value of information analysis for global oil & gas fields. 

Outside of work, Ankush enjoys hiking, geological trips, and cooking. He is also a keen soccer follower and an avid Manchester United fan.

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Ankush's posts

Welcoming Dr. Thomas Finkbeiner to the team as a Senior Technical Advisor

ResFrac is honored to welcome Dr. Thomas Finkbeiner to the team as a Senior Technical Advisor. Having lived many years in the region and consulted with Saudi Aramco and others, Thomas brings valuable technical and regional expertise to the ResFrac team. We look forward to his contribution as we develop and penetrate the rapidly growing Middle East market.

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Notable papers from the 2024 SPE Hydraulic Fracturing Technology Conference

Last week wrapped another outstanding SPE Hydraulic Fracturing Technology Conference. Every year, I write a blog post highlighting notable HFTC papers. Here is this year’s edition! As in past years, this is not an attempt to pick the ‘best’ papers. It’s a selection of papers that I personally found insightful, based on my own interests and specialization.

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