Imperial College London


Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Earth Science & Engineering

Chair in Petroleum Engineering



+44 (0)20 7594 7379a.muggeridge Website




4.51Royal School of MinesSouth Kensington Campus






  • TOTAL Professor in Reservoir Physics and EOR, Imperial College, 2011-
  • Reader in Reservoir Physics, Imperial College, 2010-2001
  • Senior Lecturer in Petroleum Engineering, Imperial College  2002-2010
  • Governors' Lecturer in Petroleum Engineering, Imperial College  1995-2002
  • Software Consultant, SSI(UK) Ltd.  1991-1995
  • Research Reservoir Engineer, BP Research Centre, Sunbury  1986-1991
  • D.Phil., Atmospheric Physics, Oxford  1983-1986
  • B.Sc. (Hons), Physics, Imperial College  1980-1983

Recent Measures of Esteem

Other Significant Activities

Imperial College Faculty of Engineering Ambassador for Women

Departmental Athena SWAN coordinator.

Reviewer for Transport in Porous Media, SPEJ, Experiments in Fluids,

Expert reviewer for Norwegian Research Council and King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals

External examiner for MSc Oil and Gas, University of Aberdeen


Improving oil recovery in oil and gas reservoirs through the development of better recovery processes, better understanding of the impact of geological heterogeneity and uncertainty and better numerical modelling of those processes.  My research uses a combination of experimental, mathematical and numerical approaches.



Attar A, Muggeridge A, 2018, Low salinity water injection: Impact of physical diffusion, an aquifer and geological heterogeneity on slug size, Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, Vol:166, ISSN:0920-4105, Pages:1055-1070


Muggeridge AH, Alshawaf M, Krevor S, Experimental Investigation of Cross-flow in Stratified Reservoirs During Polymer Flooding, SPE IMproved Oil Recovery Conference

Lei Q, Xie Z, Pavlidis D, et al., The shape and motion of gas bubbles in a liquid flowing through a thin annulus, 70th Annual Meeting of American Physical Society Division of Fluid Dynamics, American Physical Society, ISSN:0003-0503

Muggeridge AH, Smalley PCC, Dalland M, et al., Screening for EOR and Estimating Potential Incremental Oil Recovery on the Norwegian Continental Shelf, SPE Improved Oil Recovery Conference

Xiao D, fang F, pain C, et al., Non-intrusive Reduced Order Modelling of Waterflooding in Geologically Heterogeneous Reservoirs, ECMOR XV - 15th European Conference on the Mathematics of Oil Recovery

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