Veli Volkan Üstün

Mr. Veli Volkan ÜSTÜN
Treasurer, SPE Turkey Section
Reservoir Engineer, Turkish Petroleum Corporation (TP)


Veli Volkan ÜSTÜN graduated from METU Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering Department in 2004 and started to work for TP Headquarters as a reservoir engineer(RE). In 2009 he promoted as Chief RE and in 2014 appointed as Head RE. He has been working in several projects including underground gas storage fields development, reservoir characterization and simulation, foreign country field tenders.

His interest areas are mainly naturally fractured reservoirs, enhanced oil recovery and underground gas storage. He also focuses on reservoir management – development andnumerical simulation of the brown fields.

Veli Volkan ÜSTÜN is a member of PMO (Chamber of Petroleum Engineers) and SPE (Society of Petroleum Engineers). He was the president of SPE Turkey Section between 2012 - 2014 and in the board since 2008.