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

Yiqiang Li

Personal Profile

College of Petroleum Engineering


Researcher & PHD Supervisor

Oil and Gas Field Development Engineering


Research Areas

1. Theory and application of chemical flooding to improve recovery in high water-bearing reservoirs 2. Efficient development of complex oil and gas reservoirs and enhanced oil recovery technology

Research Projects

[1] 13th Five-Year Plan National Science and Technology Major Project: New Technology for Enhancing Oil Recovery in High-Water-bearing Oilfields- Identification and Characterization of Advantageous Permeability Channels and Control of Ineffective Circulation Technologies-Research on Microscopic Seepage Law in Late Stage of High Water Content, Sub-project Leader;
[2] 13th Five-Year National Science and Technology Major Project: New Technology for Efficient Development of Offshore Heavy Oil Oil - Chemical Oil Flooding Technology in Offshore Oilfield - Research on Microscopic Heterogeneous Phase Flooding Technology in Offshore Oilfield, Sub-project Leader;
[3] 12th Five-Year Plan National Science and Technology Major Project: Research on Elastic Displacement Boundary of Low Permeability Oilfield and Optimization and Adjustment Technology of Well Network in Late Development Stage, Sub-project Leader;
[4] National Science and Technology Support Program: Research on CO2 Geological Storage and Oil Flooding Safety Monitoring Technology, Project Leader;
[5] National Natural Science Foundation of China: Micro residual oil storage status and formation mechanism of ternary composite flooding, person in charge;
[6] National Natural Science Foundation of China: Research on residual oil distribution and initiation mechanism of binary composite flooding after poly-flooding, person in charge;
[7] Research on foam flooding mechanism of positive rhythm reservoir, Sinopec Project, Person in Charge;
[8] Research on oil flooding mechanism and reservoir engineering of air/nitrogen foam in low-permeability reservoirs, PETROChina Project, Person in Charge;
[9] Experimental study on physical simulation of air foam flooding in Gangdong Oilfield, PetroChina Project, Person in Charge;
[10] Research on pore structure and seepage mechanism of carbonate reservoir in Iran, Sinopec Project, Person in Charge;


[1] Optimization of polymer flooding design in conglomerate reservoirs. Journal of Petroleum Science & Engineering, 2017.(SCI收录)
[2] Comparison of Strong-Alkali and Weak-Alkali ASP-Flooding Field Tests in Daqing Oilfield. SPE Production & Operations, 2017. SPE-179661-PA. (SCI收录)
[3] ASP Flooding: Theory and Practice Progress in China. Journal of Chemistry,2017. (SCI 收录).
[4] Pore-scale investigation of residual oil displacement in surfactant–polymer flooding using nuclear magnetic resonance experiments. Petroleum Science, 2016,13: 91-99. (SCI收录)
[5] Fracture and vug characterization and carbonate rock type automatic classification using X-ray CT images. Journal of Petroleum Science & Engineering, 2017, 153:88-96.(SCI收录)
[6] Petrophysical Properties Analysis of a Carbonate Reservoir with Natural Fractures and Vugs using X-ray Computed Tomography. Journal of Natural Gas Science & Engineering, 2015, 28:215-225. (SCI收录) [7] The application of laser confocal methodin microscopic oil analysis. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 2014,120,50-60. (SCI收录)
[8] Characterization of Remaining Oil after Polymer Flooding by Laser Scanning Confocal Fluorescence Microscopy. Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology,2014,35(7),898-906.(SCI收录).
[9] A design method of optimising compatibility of polymer flooding system with reservoir, International Journal of Oil, Gas and Coal Technology. 2016,13 (2): 159 -169. (SCI收录)