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Research interests

- Assisted Seismic History Matching,

- Optimisation : Non-gradient Method based

- Proxy models


2017 to present - Research Fellow (Research Assistant Professor) at Institute of Petroleum Engineering, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK


2014 to present - Theme Leader & Research Associate at Institute of Petroleum Engineering, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK


2012 to 2013 - Research Engineer at the Departement of Applied Mathematics, IFP Energies Nouvelles, Rueil-Malmaison, France.


2010 to 2012 - Research Associate at the Department of Fluids Mechanics at the Schlumberger Cambridge Research, Cambridge, UK.


 2007 to 2010 - PhD - Speciality : Modelling in environmental science, at Bordeaux University, Title of dissertation : “Numerical study of biogenic species into porous media variably saturated in inter-tidal area, Truc vert beach applications

Roles & Responsibilities

Theme Leader within ETLP group, in charge of the module 3 (updating the reservoir), supervision of the PhD students and development of the research thematics. More information here : rchassagne.weebly.com

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Research Output 2012 2018

Seismic history matching uncertainty with weighted objective functions

Zhang, Q., Chassagne, R. & MacBeth, C., 3 Sep 2018, 16th European Conference on the Mathematics of Oil Recovery. EAGE Publishing BV

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

seismic data

Constraining the history match using 4D seismic data: how far can we go?

MacBeth, C. & Chassagne, R., 12 Jun 2017

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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Seismic assisted history matching using binary maps

Obidegwu, D., Chassagne, R. & MacBeth, C., Jun 2017, In : Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering. 42, p. 69–84 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
seismic data

Seismic History Matching Using a Fast-Track Simulator to Seismic Proxy

Geng, C., MacBeth, C. & Chassagne, R., 2017, SPE Europec featured at 79th EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2018. Society of Petroleum Engineers , SPE-185822-MS

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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A fast-track simulator to seismic proxy for quantitative 4D seismic analysis

MacBeth, C., Geng, C. & Chassagne, R., 2016, In : SEG Technical Program Expanded Abstracts. 35, p. 5537-5541 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

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Flow of fluids
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