Tim Coburn, PhD

Tim Coburn, PhD
Professor of Energy and Operations Management
College of Business
Energy Economics, Policy and Commerce
Finance, Operations Management and International Business
918-631-3123 Helmerich Hall Room 208

Education

PhD – Oklahoma State University MS – Oklahoma State University BS – Abilene Christian University

Bio

Dr. Tim Coburn is Professor of Energy & Operations Management in the School of Energy Economics, Policy and Commerce within the Collins College of Business at The University of Tulsa. He previously served as Director of the School as well as all graduate programs. Prior to joining The University of Tulsa, Dr. Coburn held the Mesa Petroleum Professorship in Statistics and Management Science at Abilene Christian University, where he also served in various administrative and management roles. Dr. Coburn has a long history of involvement in the energy industry. He previously worked for Phillips Petroleum (Bartlesville, Denver, Seattle), Marathon Oil (Denver, Houston), and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (Golden Colorado); and he also completed professional internships/sabbaticals and related work assignments in the mathematical geology group of the Kansas Geological Survey, the eastern energy division of the US Geological Survey, and the energy and environmental resources group at Sandia National Laboratory, and the Daniels College of Business at The University of Denver. Dr. Coburn’s career includes managerial, operational, and technical assignments in the upstream, midstream, and downstream oil and gas sectors, as well as in alternative fuels and renewable energy. He has served as an industry consultant for many years and is actively engaged in a number of industry professional organizations.

Research Interests

Statistical estimation of remaining unconventional oil and gas resources, energy analytics and data management, energy applications of quantitative decision making, infrastructure and asset management in the energy space, Energy logistics and transportation issues, energy risk modeling

Teaching Interests

Analytics and data management, quantitative decision analysis, management of energy operations, logistics & supply chain, asset management, risk modeling, energy policy & economics

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Attanasi, Emil, Timothy Coburn, and Bo Ran-McDonald. “Statistical Detection of Flow Regime Changes in Horizontal Hydraulically Fractured Bakken Oil Wells.” Natural Resources Research 28 (2019): 14. Print.

  • Farhar, Barbara et al. “A Field Study of Human Factors and Vehicle Performance Associated with PHEV Adaptation.” Energy Policy 93 (2016): 265–277. Print.

  • Coburn, Timothy et al. “Empirical Methods for Detecting Regional Trends and Other Spatial Expressions in Antrim Shale Gas Productivity, with Implications for Improving Resource Projections Using Local Nonparametric Estimation Techniques.” Natural Resources Research 21 (2012): 1–21. Print.

  • AttanasiE., and CoburnT. Evaluation of Procedures for Prediction of Unconventional Gas in the Presence of Geologic Trends. Vol. 18, Natural Resources Research, 2009, pp. 153-71.
  • CoburnT., McKennaS., and SaitoH. Strip Sampling to Estimate Object Abundance in Homogeneous and Non-Homogeneous Poisson Fields: A Simulation Study of the Effects of Changing Transect Width and Number. Vol. 41, Mathematical Geosciences, 2009, pp. 51-70.
  • FarharB. A New Market Paradigm for Zero-Energy Homes: A Comparative Case Study. Vol. 50, Environment: Science & Policy for Sustainable Development, 2008, pp. 18-32.
  • AttanasiE., CoburnT., and FreemanP. Economic Decision-Making and the Application of Nonparametric Prediction Models. Vol. 11, SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering, 2008, pp. 1089-96.
  • AttanasiE., CoburnT., and FreemanP. Prediction of Resource Volumes at Untested Locations Using Simple Local Prediction Models. Vol. 15, Natural Resources Research, 2007, pp. 223-39.
  • AttanasiE. A Bootstrap Approach to Computing Uncertainty in Inferred Oil and Gas Reserve Estimates. Natural Resources Research. Vol. 13, Natural Resources Research, 2004, pp. 45-52.
  • PalmerC., DennenK., CoburnT., and FinkelmanR. Characterization of Turkish Coals: A Nationwide Perspective. Vol. 60, International Journal of Coal Geology, 2004, pp. 85-115.
  • SaitoH. Geostatistical Interpolation of Object Intensities Collected from Multiple Finite Transects. Vol. 19, Stochastic Environmental Research & Risk Assessment, 2004, pp. 71-85.
  • CoburnT. Mixed-Model Statistical Analysis of Fuel, Equipment, Mileage, and Driving Schedule Effects on Particulate Matter Emissions from Heavy Diesel-Powered Vehicles. Vol. 54, Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association (1995), 2004, pp. 1151-61.
  • CoburnT. Assessing Spiritual Development in Business Students: Lessons Learned and a Suggested Process. Vol. 3, Growth: The Journal of the Association for Christians in Student Development, 2003, pp. 36-54.
  • CoburnT. Introduction: Special Issue on Statistical Analysis and Modeling of Automotive Emissions. Vol. 3, Journal of Transportation and Statistics, 2000, p. ii-vii.
  • CoburnT. Statistical Analysis of on-Road Particulate Matter Emissions from Diesel Vehicles. Vol. 12, Inhalation Toxicology, 2000, pp. 23-33.
  • CoburnT. Introduction: Special Issue on Energy Supply and Demand, and Their Relationship to the Transportation Sector. Vol. 7, Nonrenewable Resources, 1998, p. 93.
  • CoburnT. Question & Answer Session from “Energy Supply and Demand: Policy Issues for the Next Millennium, Part I. Vol. 7, Nonrenewable Resources, 1998, pp. 143-8.
  • CoburnT. Reduction in Vehicle Emissions Attributable to Alternative Transportation Fuels and Its Prospective Impact on Air Quality and Public Health. Vol. 13, Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 1998, pp. 395-0.
  • CoburnT., and ScheunemeyerJ. When Are We Really Going to Run Out of Oil & Gas?—statistical, Political, Economic, and Geoscientific Issues. Vol. 23, Mathematical Geology, 1991, pp. 403-42.
  • MorrisR., JordanH., LuceW., CoburnT., and MaxwellC. Prevalence of Gastrointestinal Parasitism in Oklahoma Swine. Vol. 45, American Journal of Veterinary Research, 1984, pp. 2421-3.
  • BarnesG., and CoburnT. Identification and Treatment of Bromides and Trihalomethanes in the Potable Waters from the Pearl River, Jackson, MS. Journal of the Mississippi Academy of Science, 1983.
  • EricsonS., LoganJ., KaffineD., and CoburnT. Managing the Electricity-Gas Interface: Current Environment and Emerging Solutions. Natural Gas & Electricity.
  • CoburnT. Well Predictive Performance of Play-Wide and Subarea Random Forest Models for Bakken Productivity. Journal of Petroleum Science & Engineering.

Conference Proceedings

  • Coburn, Timothy et al. “Vehicle Charging Behavior and Feedback in a Smart-Grid Environment.” Proceedings of the World Renewable Energy Forum. Ed. C. Fellows. American Solar Energy Society, 2012. 7. Print.

  • CoburnT., and FarharB. “A Comparative Market and Utility Analysis of New High-Performance Homes in San Diego”. Proceedings of the 36th National Solar Energy Conference (Solar 2007), American Solar Energy Society, 2007.
  • CoburnT., AttanasiE., and FreemanP. “Economic Decision-Making and the Application of Nonparametric Prediction Models”. Proceedings of the 2007 Hydrocarbon Economics and Evaluation Symposium, Society of Petroleum Engineers, 2007.
  • CoburnT., FarharB., and PratschL. “Comparative Analysis of Utility Consumption and Costs of Near-ZEHs and Comparison Homes in California”. Proceedings of the 2006 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, Amerian Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, 2006, pp. 2.70-8.
  • CoburnT., SaitoH., and McKennaS. “Geostatistical Noise Filtering of Geophysical Images: Application to Unexploded Ordinance (UXO Sites.”. Geostatistics Banff, Proceedings of the 7th International Geostatistics Congress, Springer, 2005, pp. 921-98.
  • CoburnT., FarharB., and MurphyM. Comparative Analysis of Homebuyer Response to New Zero Energy Homes. ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, Asilomar, American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, 8.48-8.60 (also NREL/CP-550-37190), 2004.
  • CoburnT., SaitoH., and McKennaS. Geostatistical Noise Filtering of Geophysical Images: Application to Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) Sites. Proceedings of the 7th International Geostatistics Congress (O. Leuangthong and C.V. Deutsch, Eds.): Springer, 2004, pp. 921-8.
  • FarharB., MurphyM., and CoburnT. “Large Production Home Builder Experience With Zero Energy Homes”. Proceedings of the 2004 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buidings, American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, 2004, pp. 8.98-8.109.
  • FarharB., CoburnT., and CollinsN. “Market Response to New Zero Energy Homes in San Diego, California”. Proceedings of the 2002 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, 2002, pp. 8.41-54.
  • LeTavecC., UihleinJ., VertinK., ChatterjeeS., HallstromK., WayneS., ClarkN., GautamM., ThompsonG., LyonsD., ChandlerK., and CoburnT. Year-Long Evaluation of Trucks and Buses Equipped With Passive Diesel Particulate Filters. SAE Technical Paper Series: Society of Automotive Engineers of AIME, World Congress, Paper 2002-01-0433, 2002.
  • CoburnT., ClarkN., BoyceJ., XieW., GautamM., LyonsD., VertinK., and LeTavecC. Class 8 Trucks Operating on Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel With Particulate Filter Systems: Regulated Emissions. SAE Technical Paper Series: Society of Automotive Engineers of AIME, Fall Fuels & Lubricants Meeting, Paper 2000-01-2815, 2000.
  • CoburnT., and FarharB. Some Recent Research on the Markets for Residential Renewable Energy. Proceedings of the 2000 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings: American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, 2000, pp. 8.93 – 8.108.
  • CoburnT., WinebrakeJ., KellyK., and DeatonM. Statistical Analysis of Emissions and Deterioration Rates from in-Use, High Mileage CNG and Gasoline Ford Crown Victoria Taxi Cabs. SAE Technical Paper Series: Society of Automotive Engineers of AIME, International Spring Fuels & Lubricants Meeting, Paris, Paper 2000-01-FL170, 2000.
  • CoburnT., KellyK., and BaileyB. Analysis of High-Altitude Light – and Heavy-Duty Vehicle Diesel Particulate Emissions and Some Implications for Public Health. Proceedings, 3rd Colloquium on Particulate Matter and Human Health R. Phalen and Y. Bell, eds., 1999, pp. 4-19 to 4.
  • CoburnT., YarusJ., WinnR., and SrivastavaR. An Application of Geostatistical Simulation Techniques to Petroleum Reservoir Characterization. Proceedings of the Section on Statistics and the Environment: American Statistical Association, 1998, pp. 124-9.
  • CoburnT., EudyL., KellyK., and BaileyB. In-Use Emissions Test Results from E85 and M85 Light-Duty Vehicles in the U.S. Federal Fleet. Proceedings, 12th International Symposium on Alternative Fuels (Q. Shu, ed.), September 21-24, Beijing, China Tsinghua University Press, 1998, pp. 357-62.
  • CoburnT., YarusJ., and MayJ. A Case Study in Geostatistical Modeling for Petroleum Reservoir Description. Proceedings, 2nd International Symposium on Spatial Accuracy Assessment in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences (H.T. Mowrer, R.L. Czaplewski and R. H. Hamre, eds) USDA Forest Service, General Technical Report RM-GTR-277, 1996, pp. 4-15.
  • CoburnT., and WhalenM. Comparison of the Self-Response and Telephone Inquiry Methods of Opinion Research in Assessing Overall Performance and Consumer Preference for Alternative Fuel Vehicles in the U.S. Federal Fleet. Vol. Vol. II, Proceedings, Section on Survey Research Methods, American Statistical Association, 1996, pp. 1060-5.
  • CoburnT., KellyK., BaileyB., ClarkW., and EudyL. Federal Test Procedure Emissions Test Results from Ethanol Variable-Fuel Vehicle Chevrolet Luminas. SAE Technical Paper Series: Society of automotive Engineers of AIME, International Spring Fuels & Lubricants Meeting, SAE 961092, 1996, pp. 249-68.
  • CoburnT., KellyK., BaileyB., ClarkW., and EudyL. FTP Emissions Test Results from Flexible-Fuel Methanol Dodge Spirits and Ford Econoline Vans. SAE Technical Paper Series: Society of automotive Engineers of AIME, International Spring Fuels & Lubricants Meeting, SAE 961090, 1996, pp. 207-31.
  • CoburnT., KellyK., BaileyB., EudyL., and LissiukP. NREL Light-Duty Vehicle Program Emissions Results. Proceedings, World Car Conference ’96: University of California, Riverside, Center for Environmental Research & Technology 96WCC032, 1996, pp. 413-22.
  • CoburnT., KellyK., and BaileyB. Reduction in Vehicle Emissions Attributable to Alternative Transportation Fuels and Its Prospective Impact on Air Quality and Public Health. Proceedings of the 2nd Colloquium on Particulate Air Pollution and Human Health (J. Lee and R. Phalen, eds.) The University of Utah, Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational & Environmental Health, 1996, pp. 4-70 to 4.
  • CoburnT., KellyK., BaileyB., ClarkW., and EudyL. Round 1 Emissions Test Results from Compressed Natural Gas Vans and Gasoline Controls Operating in the U.S. Federal Fleet. SAE Technical Paper Series: Society of automotive Engineers of AIME, International Spring Fuels & Lubricants Meeting, SAE 961091, 1996, pp. 233-48.
  • CoburnT., KellyK., BaileyB., EudyL., LissiukP., and ClarkW. Emissions from Alternative Fuel Light Duty Vehicles in the US Federal Fleet. Proceedings of the 1995 Windsor Workshop on Alternative Fuels. U.S. Department of Energy, DPE/GO-100095-235, DE95013132, 1995, pp. 65-82.
  • CoburnT. “Fitting Lines to Petrophysical Data Using Alternative Regressions”. Proceedings of the 1982 DOE Statistical Symposium, US Department of Energy / EG & G Idaho, 1983, pp. 193-12.
  • WhalenM. “Some Personal Reflections on the Training of Industrial Statisticians”. Proceedings of the Statistical Education Section, American Statistical Association, American Statistical Association, 1981, pp. 82-87.
  • CoburnT., and WardeW. “A Sample Survey Design to Estimate the Means of Two Overlapping Subpopulations”. Proceedings of the Survey Research Methods Section, American Statistical Association, American Statistical Association, 1980, pp. 188-93.
  • CoburnT., and BairdJ. “A Sample Survey to Evaluate Dietary Habits and Adequacy of Diet Among School Children in Oklahoma”. Proceedings of the Social Statistics Section, American Statistical Association, American Statistical Association, 1980, pp. 344-9.
  • CoburnT., and HatfieldG. “Integrated Quality Control Sample Surveys in the Federal Welfare System”. Proceedings of the Social Statistics Section, American Statistical Association, American Statistical Association, 1978, pp. 100-4.
  • ClarkW. “Integrated Sampling — What It Is, What It isn’t, and what’s Its Status”. Proceedings of the 17th Annual Workshop on Welfare Research and Statistics, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Social Security Administration, 1977, pp. 170-9.

Books

  • CoburnT., YarusJ., and ChambersR. Stochastic Modeling and Geostatistics, Vol. 2. American Association of Petroleum Geologists, 2006, p. 409.
  • CoburnT., and YarusJ. Geographic Information Systems in Petroleum Exploration and Development. American Association of Petroleum Geologists, 2000, p. 315.

Book Chapters

  • CoburnT. “Oil and Gas Infrastructure”. Oxford Encyclopedia of Energy Politics, Oxford, 2019.
  • Attanasi, Emil et al. “A Further Investigation of Local Nonparametric Estimation Techniques in Shale Gas Resource Assessment.” Mathematics of Planet Earth: Proceedings of the 15th Annual Conference of the International Association for Mathematical Geosciences . Ed. C. Guardiola-Albert E. Pardo-Iguizquiza et al. Springer Verlag, 2014. 621–624. Print.

  • CoburnT., McKennaS., and SaitoH. “Strip Transect Sampling to Estimate Object Abundance in Homogeneous and Non-Homogeneous Poisson Fields: A Simulation Study of the Effects of Changing Transect Width and Number”. Progress in Geomathematics, Springer, 2008, pp. 333-51.
  • CoburnT., CorbettP., Datta-GuptaA., KelkarM., OliverD., and WhiteC. “A Virtual Conversation on the Impact of Geostatistics in Petroleum, Production, and Reservoir Engineering”. Stochastic Modeling and Geostatistics: Principles, Methods, and Case Studies, Vol. 2, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, 2006, pp. 23-33.
  • CoburnT., YarusJ., and ChambersR. “Geostatistics and Stochastic Modeling: Bridging into the 21st Century”. Stochastic Modeling and Geostatistics—Principles, Methods, and Case Studies, Vol. 2, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, 2006, pp. 3-9.
  • CoburnT., and HaileyM. “Churches of Christ”. Pulpit and Politics, Baylor University Press, 2004, pp. 113-25.
  • FarharB., and CoburnT. “Energy Policy”. Polling America: Encyclopedia of Public Opinion, Greenwood, 2004, pp. 183-94.
  • CoburnT., and FarharB. “Public Reaction to Renewable Energy Systems”. Encyclopedia of Energy, Elsevier, 2004, pp. 207-22.
  • AttanasiE., and CoburnT. “Uncertainty and Inferred Reserve Estimates—the 1995 National Assessment”. Geologic, Engineering, and Assessment Studies of Reserve Growth, US Geological Survey, 2004.
  • CoburnT. “John W. Harbaugh’s Contributions to the Evolution of Stochastic Analysis and Modeling in Geology”. Geologic Modeling and Simulation: Sedimentary Systems, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001, pp. 15-44.
  • CoburnT., CoburnT., and YarusJ. “A Conversation With Petroleum Information”. Geographic Information Systems in Petroleum Exploration and Development, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, 2000, pp. 49-60.
  • YarkaP., and CoburnT. “Bibliographic Resources for GIS in Petroleum Exploration and Development”. Geographic Information Systems in Petroleum Exploration and Development, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, 2000, pp. 281-92.
  • YarusJ., and CoburnT. “Geographic Information Systems in Petroleum Exploration and Development: An Introductory Essay”. Geographic Information Systems in Petroleum Exploration and Development, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, 2000, pp. 3-6.
  • CoburnT., and YarusJ. “GIS and Geostatistics: A Marriage of Technologies”. Geographic Information Systems in Petroleum Exploration and Development., American Association of Petroleum Geologists, 2000, pp. 295-8.
  • CoburnT. “On the Implementation of GIS for Petroleum Exploration and Development: Issues and Perspectives”. Geographic Information Systems in Petroleum Exploration and Development, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, 2000, pp. 61-67.
  • CoburnT. “Reflections on the Proliferation of Geostatistics in Petroleum Exploration and Development”. Stochastic Modeling and Geostatistics: Principles, Methods, and Case Studies, Vol. 1, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, 1995, pp. 21-33.
  • CoburnT. “Regression and Correlation”. Development Geology Reference Manual., American Association of Petroleum Geologists, 1993, pp. 343-4.
  • CoburnT., and ShawB. “Statistics Overview”. Development Geology Reference Manual, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, 1993, pp. 339-42.
  • WardeW. “Sample Design and Selection”. Nutrition Education–A Needs Assessment for Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University, 1979.

Working Papers

  • CoburnT. Quantitative and Computer Applicaitons for Petroleum Exploration: An Assessment of Current Technology and Technology Needs. Marathon Oil Company, 1989.

Technical Reports

  • CoburnT. A Review of Spatial Statistical Approaches for Estimating Undiscovered Unconventional Gas Resources. U.S. Geological Survey, Denver Federal Center, 2009.
  • FarharB., and CoburnT. A New Market Paradigm for Zero-Energy Homes: The Comparative San Diego Case Study, Vols. 1 & 2 (with appendices). Vol. 1 & 2, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, 2006, p. 762 (in 2 volumes.
  • CoburnT., RobertsB., ArnoldW., and McKennaS. Spatial Analysis of Hypocenter to Fault Relationships for Determining Fault Process Zone Width in Japan. Vol. SAND2004-4899, Sandia National Laboratory, 2005, p. 231 p.
  • CoburnT., RobertsB., ArnoldW., and McKennaS. Discrete Feature Mapping: Methodology and Application to Active Faults in Japan. Sandia National Laboratory, 2004.
  • CoburnT. EC-Diesel Technology Validation Program: Analysis of Round 2 Emissions, Fuel Economy, and Energy Consumption Data for Ralph’s Grocery Class 8 Trucks. National Renewable Energy Laboratory, 2002.
  • CoburnT. Analysis of Heavy-Duty Vehicle Emissions Using the JMP Statistical Software: A Case Study. National Renewable Energy Laboratory, 2000.
  • CoburnT. EC-Diesel Technology Validation Program: Analysis of Round 1 Emissions, Fuel Economy, and Energy Consumption Data for Ralph’s Grocery Class 8 Trucks. National Renewable Energy Laboratory, 2000.
  • CoburnT., and FarharB. Market Assessment of Residential Grid-Tied PV Systems in Colorado. National Renewable Energy Laboratory, NREL/TP-550-25383, 2000, p. 229 p.
  • CoburnT., and FarharB. Market Assessment of Residential Grid-Tied PV Systems in Colorado: Executive Summary. National Renewable Energy Laboratory, NREL/TP-550-28872, 2000, p. 18 p.
  • CoburnT., and FarharB. Colorado Homeowner Preferences on Energy and Environmental Policy. National Renewable Energy Laboratory, NREL/TP-550-25285, 1999, p. 34 p.
  • CoburnT., KellyK., and EudyL. Light-Duty Alternative Fuel Vehicles: Federal Test Procedure Emissions Results. National Renewable Energy Laboratory, NREL/TP-550-25818, 1999, p. 108 p.
  • CoburnT., WhalenM., and EudyL. Perspectives on AFVs: State and Local Government Fleet Driver Survey. National Renewable Energy Laboratory, NREL/TP-540-25929, 1999.
  • CoburnT., WhalenM., and EudyL. Perspectives on AFVs: State and Local Government Fleet Manager Survey. National Renewable Energy Laboratory, NREL/TP-540-22720, 1999, p. 45 p.
  • CoburnT., KellyK., and PaasM. A Guide to Emissions Certification Procedures for Alternative Fuel Aftermarket Conversions. National Renewable Energy Laboratory, NREL/TP-540-22757, 1998, p. 61 p.
  • CoburnT. Statistical Analysis of Particulate Matter Emissions from Light-Duty and Heavy-Duty Diesel Vehicles (a Report on Behalf of the Colorado Office of Energy Conservation, Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment, and the Northern Front Range Air Quality Study). National Renewable Energy Laboratory, 1998.
  • CoburnT., and WhalenM. Perspectives on AFVs: 1996 Federal Fleet Driver Survey. National Renewable Energy Laboratory, NREL/TP-540-22721, 1997, p. 73 p.
  • CoburnT., and WhalenM. Perspectives on AFVs: 1996 Federal Fleet Manager Survey. National Renewable Energy Laboratory, NREL/TP-540-22720, 1997, p. 32 p.
  • CoburnT., KellyK., BaileyB., ClarkW., EudyL., and LissiukP. Alternative Fuel Vehicles: The Emerging Emissions Picture (interim results). National Renewable Energy Laboratory, NREL/BR-425-21498, 1996, p. 16 p.
  • CoburnT. Fifth Annual Report to Congress, Federal Alternative Motor Fuels Programs. US Department of Energy, Office of Transportation Technologies, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, DOE/GO-10096-240, 1996, p. 95 p.
  • RomeroR., and CoburnT. SIBERIA Users Manual: A Guide to Retrieving and Processing Information from the Database of Western Siberia Oil Fields. Marathon OIl Company, 1994.
  • RomeroR., and CoburnT. NRG user’s Manual: A Guide to Retrieving and Processing Information from NRG Associates Significant Oil and Gas Filed of the US Database. Marathon Oil Company, 1993.
  • CoburnT. Re-Evaluation of the Statistical Analysis of Data from Two Soil Gas Surveys in Tunisia. Marathon Oil Company, 1992.
  • HurleyN., and CoburnT. PETROCON: User Documentation for the Petroconsultants International Database. Marathon Oil Company, 1991.
  • CoburnT. Quantitative and Computerized Approaches to Stratigraphic Correlation: A Compendium of Literature. Marathon Oil Company, 1991.
  • BrzozowskiJ., CoburnT., GirouxR., and RognerudW. A Proposal for an Exploration and Production Technical Data Management System. Marathon Oil Company, 1988.
  • CoburnT. A Review of the Application of Multiple Regression in Well Logging, Petrophysics, and Formation Evaluation. Marathon Oil Company, 1986.
  • MuellerF., and CoburnT. Formation of PRC Odor Panel for K-Resin Evaluation. Phillips Petroleum Company, Petroleum Technology Center, 1981.

Research Reports

  • Coburn, Timothy, and Bo Ran-McDonald. Investigation of Statistical Approaches for Estimating/Predicting Ultimate Recovery in Hydraulically Fractured Horizontal Bakken Oil Wells to Facilitate Economic Assessment of Unconventional Resources. 2017. Print.

  • CoburnT. Report on Results of Workers Compensation and Nonsubscriber Survey. Texas Association of Businesses an Chambers of Commerce, 2000.
  • CoburnT. Report on Results: Worker’s Compensation and Nonsubscriber Survey. Texas Association of Businesses and Chambers of Commerce, 2000.
  • CoburnT. The Multivariate Nature of Climate Indicators from the GISP2 Ice Core: Last Glacial Maximum-Holocene Transition. Kansas Geological Survey, 1999.
  • CoburnT. Procedure to Estimate the Number of Employees Stationed on TDY More Than 60 Days (travel Folder Sampling Plan) – Senator Cohen Request. Technical Memorandum. U.S. Small Business Administration, Denver Finance Centter, 1994.
  • MasonR., TaylorH., and CoburnT. Report on Conclusions of Statistical Review Meeting for AMFA Fleet Data Collecction Effort. National Renewable Energy Laboratory / Southwest Research, 1994.
  • CoburnT. Review of API Bulletin D14 (Predicting Reservoir Efficiency). Marathon Oil Company, 1993.
  • CoburnT. Review of the Small Business Administration’s Proposed Quality Control Survey Plan. US Small Business Administration, 1992.
  • BarnesG., DhillonB., HumeA., and CoburnT. The Identification and Treatment of Bromides and Trihalomethanes in Potable Water from the Pearl River at Jackson, MS: Evaluation of Toxicity on Species Diversity (Periphyton) in Micdrocosms. Vol. 2nd Quarter, Water Resources Research Institute, Mississippi State University, 1981.
  • DenmanC., MorrisonR., PeckR., ReevesH., MedlynG., JordanJ., and WagnerD. 1979 Performance Test of Hybrid Sorghums and Corn in Oklahoma. Vol. Report P-792, Oklahoma State University, Agriculture Experiment Station, 1980.
  • CoburnT., and WardeW. Estimation Associated With Sample Surveys of Overlapping Subpopulations. Oklahoma State University, 1980.
  • EbroL., MorrisJ., WagnerD., and CoburnT. Palatability of Forage-Fed and Grain-Fed Beef: Two Cuts of Steaks Maintained under Two Different Storage Treatments. Oklahoma State University, Agriculture Experiment Station, 1980.
  • WardeW. The Present State of University Extension. Oklahoma State University, 1978.
  • CoburnT. Guidelines for Monitoring Integrated Sampling and QC Operations. US Department of Agriculture, Food & Nutrition Service, 1977.
  • ClarkW. State of Integrated Sampling. US Department of Agriculture, Food & Nutrition Service, 1977.
  • HopkinsM., and CoburnT. Oklahoma State Universitiy Extension Pilot Project: Broadening and Achieving More Effecctive and Active Involvement of People in Progoroam Development. Oklahoma State University, 1975.

Newsletters

Book Reviews

  • CoburnT. Practical Geostatsitics 2000 Series, Case Studies (I. Clark and W.V. Harper, 2008). Vol. 52, Technometrics, 2010, pp. 367-.
  • CoburnT. Local Models for Spatial Analysis (C. Lloyd, 2007). Vol. 40, Mathematical Geology, 2008, pp. 921-3.
  • CoburnT. Sampling for Natural Resource Monitoring (J. De Gruijter, Et al., 2006). Vol. 40, Mathematical Geology, 2008, pp. 349-51.
  • CoburnT. Hierarchical Modeling and Analysis for Spatial Data (S. Banerjee, B. Carlin, and A. Gelfand, 2004). Vol. 39, Mathematical Geology, 2007, pp. 261-2.
  • CoburnT. “Environmental Soil-Landscape Modeling: Geographic Information Technologies and Pedometrics (S. Grunwald, 2006)”. Mathematical Geosciences, Vol. 38, International Association for Mathematical Geosciences, 2006, pp. 901-2.
  • CoburnT. “Statistical Methods for Spatial Data Analysis (O. Schabenberger and C.A. Gotway, 2005)”. Mathematical Geosciences, Vol. 38, International Association for Mathematical Geosciences, 2006, pp. 511-3.
  • CoburnT. Geostatistics, With Applications in Earch Sciences (D. D. Sarma, 2002). Vol. 36, Mathematical Geology, 2004, pp. 987-9.
  • CoburnT. Statistical and Econometric Methods for Transportation Data Analysis (S. P. Washington, M. G. Karlaftis, and F.L. Mannering, 2003). Vol. 46, Technometrics, 2004, pp. 492-3.
  • CoburnT. Annotated Readings in the History of Statistics (H. A. David and A. W. F. Edwards, 2000). Vol. 19, Journal of Official Statistics, 2003, pp. 200-3.
  • CoburnT. Spatial Statistics for Remote Sensing (A. Stein, F. Van Der Meer, and B. Gorte, 1999). Vol. 35, Mathematical Geology, 2003, pp. 105-9.
  • CoburnT. GIS and Multicriteria Decision Analysis (J. Malczewski, 1999). Vol. 26, Computers & Geosciences, 2002.
  • CoburnT. Practical Geostatistics: Modeling and Spatial Analysis (S. W. Houlding, 2000). Vol. 44, Technometrics, 2002, pp. 83-84.
  • CoburnT. Geographic Information Systems: An Introduction, 2nd Ed. (T. Bernhardsen, 1999). Vol. 26, Computers & Geosciences, 2000, pp. 853-4.
  • CoburnT. Geographical Informations Systems, 2nd Ed (P.A. Longley, M.F. Goodchild, D. J. Maguire and D. W. Rhind, 1999). Vol. 26, Computers & Geosciences, 2000, pp. 353-4.
  • CoburnT. Geostatistics for Natural Resources Evaluation (P. Goovaerts, 1997). Vol. 42, Technometrics, 2000, pp. 437-8.
  • CoburnT. Spatial Data Analysis by Example, V. 2 (G. J. G. Upton and B. Fingleton, 1989). Vol. 33, Technometrics, 1991, p. 119.
  • CoburnT. Evaluation of Uncertainties and Risks in Geology (G. Bardossy and J. Fodor, 2004). Mathematical Geology.

Other

  • MillsF., and CoburnT. Development, Implementation and Assessment of an Experimental Economics Active Learning Classroom Module. Vol. 50, North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) Journal, 2006, p. 72.

Courses Taught

  • Energy Policy and Sustainability
  • Seminar in SAS
  • Energy Analytics and the Digital Energy Enterprise
  • Seminar in Energy Business
  • Analytical Tools for Energy Business Management
  • Residency Seminar I
  • Perspectives in Energy Business

Professional Affiliations

  • Sigma Xi
  • Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics
  • American Statistical Association
  • Institute for Mathematical Statistics
  • International Association of Mathematical Geoscientists
  • American Society for Quality
  • Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences
  • American Association of Petroleum Geologists
  • Air & Waste Management Association
  • Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners
  • US Association of Energy Economists
  • Society of Petroleum Engineers
  • Oklahoma Independent Producers Association
  • Society of Exploration Geophysicists
  • Acquisitions, Divestitures, and Mergers Energy Network
  • Association of Energy Engineers
  • Natural Gas & Energy Association of Oklahoma

Awards & Honors

  • Individual Achievement Award
  • Who’s Who in Frontier Science & Technology
  • Congressional Science Fellowship (Finalist)
  • Who’s Who in the West
  • Who’s Who in Science & Engineering
  • Who’s Who in Business
  • Dean’s Scholarship Award
  • Beta Gamma Sigma Business Honor Society
  • Helmerich Graduate Teaching Award
  • Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award