Current Role at Stanford


Senior Research Scientist in the Department of Energy Resources Engineering

Professional Interests


Adjoint gradient-based framework for hydrocarbon field development, solution of production optimization and history matching problems.

All Publications


  • Gradient-based production optimization with simulation-based economic constraints Volkov, O., Bellout, M. C. SPRINGER. 2017: 1385–1402
  • Near-Infrared Imaging for Spatial Mapping of Organic Content in Petroleum Source Rocks Computational Geosciences Volkov, O. 2017; 21 (5-6): 1385–1402
  • Joint optimization of economic project life and well controls SPEJ Shirangi, M. G., Volkov, O., Durlofsky, L. J. 2017
  • Joint optimization of economic project life and well controls SPE RSC Conference Shirangi, M. G., Volkov, O., Durlofsky, L. SPE 182642. 2017
  • Effect of time stepping strategy on adjoint-based production optimization COMPUTATIONAL GEOSCIENCES Volkov, O., Voskov, D. V. 2016; 20 (3): 707-722
  • Comprehensive framework for gradient-based optimization in closed-loop reservoir management COMPUTATIONAL GEOSCIENCES Bukshtynov, V., Volkov, O., Durlofsky, L. J., Aziz, K. 2015; 19 (4): 877-897