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About Us

Avasthi & Associates, Inc. (A&A), founded in 1990, is a worldwide energy consulting company headquartered in Houston, Texas, U.S.A. that provides full-service multi-discipline integrated state-of-the-art energy consulting, and customized training, services to the worldwide oil & gas industry for onshore and offshore, conventional and unconventional/shale, oil, gas, gas-condensate, heavy and extra heavy (HXH) oil field asset evaluation, development and optimization (to maximize oil & gas recovery and project profitability).

 

Our Motto

Assign your company's most challenging projects to A&A, and let A&A Consulting Team of high-level and seasoned consultants find the most appropriate solutions for you!

 

Our Values

For over 25 years, we have built our worldwide reputation by providing practical solutions to complex problems, while adhering to the most rigorous standards of honesty and integrity, and delivering to our clients the highest quality of most innovative services with credibility, impartiality, fairness, objectivity, and equity.

We expect our officers, employees, consultants and instructors to maintain highest standard of professional and personal conduct.

 

Our History

Dr. S. M. (Sam) Avasthi, P.E., an engineering alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Imperial College London, and Texas A&M University, and a licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.), after working for 20 years with major global integrated energy producing and consulting companies, founded Avasthi & Associates, Inc. in 1990 to provide state-of-the-art energy consulting and customized training services to the worldwide oil & gas industry at the most reasonable cost. He now serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and Director of Engineering and EOR/IOR, at Avasthi & Associates, Inc.

 

Dr. J. M. (Jay) Avasthi, a geosciences and engineering alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), the University of Minnesota, and the University of Wisconsin, after working for 24 years with Chevron Corporation, joined Avasthi & Associates, Inc. in 2003 as Director of Geoservices (Geomechanics, Geosciences, and CO2 Geosequestration). He now serves as President and Chief Operating Officer (COO), and Director of Geoservices and Unconventional/ Shale Resources Evaluation, Development and Optimization at Avasthi & Associates, Inc.

 

Our Mission

Our mission is to continue to provide full-service integrated state-of-the-art energy consulting, and customized training, services to the worldwide oil & gas industry in our areas of technical expertise [including, but not limited to, EOR/IOR (waterflood optimization, COEOR, thermal EOR, chemical EOR), reservoir engineering and simulation/ dynamic modeling, Integrated Asset Modeling (IAM), geosciences/ static modeling, CO2 geosequestration, fracturing/ stimulation, and facilities)] for development and optimization of conventional oil, gas, gas-condensate, heavy and extra heavy (HXH) oil field assets, as well as unconventional/ shale resources, of our clients, around the world.

 

Our Vision

  • To leverage our high-level and seasoned consultants’ knowledge and extensive oil & gas industry EOR/IOR project experience (working on major CO2 enhanced oil recovery (EOR) projects in West Texas, on major steamflood EOR projects in California, and on major thermal EOR projects in Canada) to help our clients, around the world, with all aspects of their EOR/IOR projects, as well as to help industries and governments, around the world, on all aspects of their CO2 geosequestration / Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage (CCUS) projects. 
  • To leverage our high-level and seasoned consultants’ knowledge and extensive worldwide oil & gas industry geomechanics, fracturing and stimulation, and reservoir engineering and simulation, project experience to help our clients, around the world, with all aspects of their unconvetional resources (shale gas and tight oil fields) evaluation, development and optimization (to maximize oil & gas recovery and project profitability).

     

Certification

Avasthi & Associates, Inc., incorporated in the State of Texas, the United States of America, is certified to provide engineering services by the State of Texas Board of Professional Engineers.

We Add Value: On-land or Offshore, New or Mature, Conventional or Unconventional/ Shale

Avasthi & Associates, Inc. (A&A), popularly known around the world as Avasthi Consulting, or A&A Consulting, looks at all aspects of an E&P asset, from subsurface to well planning; from production prediction to facilities scenarios and economics.

We add value by helping oil & gas field asset teams:

  • Mitigate risk:

     Integrate uncertainty, risk factors and business objectives into the field development or optimization workflow.
  • Maximize production rates and reserves:

     Optimize conventional oil, gas, gas-condensate, and heavy oil field assets, as well as uncoventional/ shale resources, to maximize oil and gas production rates and reserves.

Our Strength: Our High-level and Seasoned Consultants

The strength of A&A Consulting lies in the expertise, specialized skills, and worldwide oil & gas industry experience of its high-level and seasoned consultants, and its expertise in putting together multi-discilplinary project teams of its high-level and seasoned consultants for working on its clients’ major projects, around the world, and to complete those projects, to the satisfaction of its clients, in a timely manner.

Most of our 100 plus consultants have spent their entire careers in the worldwide oil & gas industry. On average, each of our high-level and seasoned consultant has 20 to 40-plus years of experience in designing and implementing major projects around the world. 

A&A Consulting provides:

  • Vast Experience:

     We have extensive experience in evaluation, development and optimization of conventional oil, gas, gas-condensate, and heavy oil fields, as well as unconventional/ shale resources, around the world.
  • Cutting Edge Technology:

     Each of our consultants has mastery in using state-of-the-art technology and software in their areas of technical expertise.
  • Accuracy and Integrity:

     We interpret clients' data accurately and honestly. We stand by the accuracy and integrity of our work and we will defend our conclusions in a court of law, if necessary.
  • Confidentiality:

     Our clients have complete trust and confidence that their information, data, and project details will be held in the highest confidentiality.
  • Language Skills:

     All our consultants are fluent in English, and many have translation and interpretation skills in Spanish, Portuguese, French, Russian, or other languages. 

Consulting services that we provide around the world 

Engineering Services

▪   Reservoir Engineering, Simulation, Characterization,  Evaluation, Economics and Risk Analysis

▪   Production Engineering

▪   Facilities Engineering

▪   Integrated Asset Modeling (IAM)

▪   Drilling Engineering

EOR (Enhanced Oil Recovery) Services

▪   Gas (CO2 / N2 / Hydrocarbon Gas) EOR

▪   Thermal EOR

▪   Chemical EOR

▪   Field pilot-testing of EOR schemes

Geoservices

▪   Geomechanics / Fracturing

▪   Geosciences (Geological, Geophysical, Petrophysical, Geochemical)

▪   CO2 Geosequestration / Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage (CCUS)

Unconventional Resources Evaluation, Development and Optimization Services

▪   Shale Gas / Tight Gas

▪   Shale Oil / Tight Oil

▪   Coal-bed Methane (CBM)

▪   Underground Coal Gasification (UCG)

▪   Gas-to-Liquid (GTL)

Training services that we provide around the world 

Customized Courses and Workshops 

Customized to meet the needs of our clients and conducted at their offices, around the world, whenever mutually convenient.  

Public Courses

Several seasoned consultants of A&A Consulting team, along with other oil & gas industry veterans, volunteer their time and effort to develop and teach public courses, under the auspicious of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), for the benefit of SPE members, and non-members, around the world, wherever and whenever requested by the SPE. These public courses are listed on SPE.org.

Additional services that we provide around the world 

Management Consulting

Research & Analysis

Litigation Support/Expert Testimony

Search, Recruitment & Placement

Our Clients

In over 25-year history of our providing state-of-the-art consulting, and customized training, services to global integrated oil & gas companies, independent oil & gas producing companies, CO2 producing and transporting/ pipelining companies, and national oil companies, as well as to financial/ investment companies, around the world, we have build our reputation by adhering to the most rigorous standards of honesty and integrity, and delivering to our clients the highest quality of most innovative services with impartiality, fairness, objectivity and equity. For a list of our clients and recent projects, please contact us.

Our Availability

We are available to provide state-of-the-art consulting, customized training and additional services, listed above and described in detail in the subsequent sections of this website, either at our offices or at our clients' offices around the world.

For a free, confidential consultation contact us at +1-281-359-2674, or click here to send us an e-mail.

 

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