Klaus Potsch is a retired Senior Expert from OMV. He serves as a consultant for Fluid Studies for EC&C.
In 32 years of his professional career he headed the team of Mathematics, Reservoir Engineering and finally High Pressure Technology in the Laboratory of Exploration and Production of OMV, the Austrian oil company. From 2009 to 2012 he was guest lecturer for "Reservoir Fluids and their Modeling" at the Mining University of Leoben, Austria.
Within SPE he held several positions in the Vienna Basin Section board and from 2003-2008 served on the International Board of SPE as the Regional Director for South, Central and Eastern Europe. In the season of 2014-2015 he was travelling as a Distinguished Lecturer for SPE.
Klaus is author of 25 publication in the field of Reservoir Fluid Behavior and EOR.
He holds a BSc and MSc in Physics, and a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University of Vienna, where he also worked as an Assistant Professor. During his years as a student he worked summer jobs with ABB in Switzerland. A a scholarship led him to Moscow Lomonosov State University for a whole academic year.