Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering (Oil and Gas Field Development Engineering)

Chuanfeng Zhao

Personal Profile

The Unconventional Petroleum Research Institute


Research associate

Oil and Gas Field Development Engineering

Research Areas

Theory and Application of Oil and Gas Flow through Porous Medium
Oil and Gas Field Development Theory and System Engineering
Theory and Technology of Unconventional Oil and Gas Production

Research Group Introduction

Our ongoing research Topics are listed below.
Geological engineering integration;M
Fluid-solid-thermal coupling and seepage mechanism of deformed porous media;
Phase states of high temperature and high pressure fluids.
Additional admissions requirements for interested candidates: Strong logical thinking ability, good at grasping core issues, Prior knowledge in CFD is an added advantage


[1] Chuan Feng Zhao ,Grading Limit Determination for Channeling Paths and Particle Size Calculation for Plugging Agents,Petroleum Science and Technology,2011,29(5):506-513.
[2] Chuan Feng Zhao ,Sizing Conformance Control Treatment Based on Law of Gel Transportation Through Porous Media,Advances in Natural Science,2010,3(1):1-11.
[3] Chuanfeng Zhao,Employing Forced Distribution to Determine Permeability Limits between Ranking Levels of Petroleum Reservoir Layers, 2010 International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Software Engineering (CiSE 2010), 2010.
[4] Chuanfeng Zhao and Xiansong Zhang,Numerical simulation on sensitivity of gel treatment performance to physical and chemical properties, Resources, Environment and Engineering. Aug 2014 , 253 -258.