Theory and technology of oil production engineering; production increase and transformation technology of low permeability oil and gas reservoir and unconventional oil and gas reservoir.
Introduction of Teacher
 National Natural Science Foundation of China (surface project): Study on the seepage flow mechanism of tight oil fracturing horizontal wells (51574255), start and end time: 2016.1-2019.1, person in charge
 Ministry of Science and Technology of the People's Republic of China (973 Project): Basic Theoretical Research on Production Enhancement and Transformation of Shale Gas Reservoirs (2013CB22804), Start and End: 2013.1-2017.12, Principal Investigator
 Ministry of Science and Technology of the People's Republic of China (973 Project): Control Mechanism of Artificial Fracture Network Formation and Repeated Fracturing Transformation of Dense Reservoirs (2015CB250903), Start and End Time: 2015.1-2019.1, Principal Investigator
 Ministry of Science and Technology of the People's Republic of China (major project): Research on the mechanism of tight oil reservoir transformation and software research and development (2016ZX05046-004-1), start and end time: 2016.1-2018.12, thematic leader
 Ministry of Science and Technology of the People's Republic of China (major project): Research on supercritical CO2 fracturing fluid system of shale oil and optimization design of fracturing (2016ZX05049-006), start and end time: 2017.1-2020.12, thematic leader
 Oil Production Engineering Research Institute of Daqing Oilfield Co., Ltd.: Study on the characteristics of volumetric fracturing seepage in deep tight sand conglomerates and medium-based volcanic rocks, start and end time: 2017.12-2018.12, principal investigator
 X. Ma. The Effects of Immobile Water on Hydraulic Fracturing Design Taking Into Account Non-Darcy Flow[J]. Petroleum Science & Technology, 2013, 32(32):297-306. (SCI收录)
 Ma Xingfang, Zou Y, Li N, et al. Experimental study on the mechanism of hydraulic fracture growth in a glutenite reservoir[J]. Journal of Structural Geology, 97(2017): 37-47. (SCI收录)
 Xinfang MA, Zou Tong,Zou Yushi. Experimental and numerical study of hydraulic fracture geometry in shale formations with complex geologic conditions. Journal of Structural Geology, 98(2017): 53-66. (SCI收录)
 Xinfang Ma, J. Mou, H. Lin, et al. Lattice Boltzmann Simulation of Wormhole Propagation in Carbonate Acidizing[J]. Journal of Energy Resources Technology[J]. 2017, 139(7):1-10. (SCI收录).
 Xinfang Ma. The Effects of Non-Darcy Flow on Hydraulic Fracturing Optimization Design[J]. Advances in Petroleum Exploration & Development, 2011, 1(1) ：59-65.
 Xinfang Ma, Xiaoying Li. Parameters Optimization of Stimulated Reservoir Volume of Fractured Horizontal Wells in Tight Gas Reservoirs. International Journal of Latest Research in Science and Technology, 2015,4(5):136-140