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

Zhiming Chen

Personal Profile

College of Chemical Engineering and Environment



Oil and Gas Field Development Engineering

Research Areas

Seepage theory and application of oil and gas reservoirs, development of unconventional oil and gas reservoirs

Research Group Introduction

I am delighted to work with students who have interests in well testing, numerical simulation, or fracture evaluations.


[1] Chen Z, Liao X, Zhao X, et al. A Finite-Conductivity Horizontal-Well Model for Pressure-Transient Analysis in Multiple-Fractured Horizontal Wells[J]. SPE Journal, 2017, SCI/EI
[2] Chen Z, Liao X, Zhao X, et al. A semianalytical approach for obtaining type curves of multiple-fractured horizontal wells with secondary-fracture networks[J]. SPE Journal, 2016, SCI/EI
[3] Chen Z, Liao X, Zhao X, et al. Development of a Trilinear-Flow Model for Carbon Sequestration in Depleted Shale[J]. SPE Journal, 2016, SCI/EI
[4] Chen, Z., Liao, X., Sepehrnoori, et al. A Semi-Analytical Model for Pressure Transient Analysis of Fractured Wells in Unconventional Plays with Arbitrarily Distributed Fracture Networks. SPE ATCE, 2017
[5] Chen, Z., Liao, X., & Zhao, X. (2019). A practical methodology for production-data analysis of single-phase unconventional wells with complex fracture geometry. SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering, 22(02), 458-476.