Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering (Oil and Gas Well Drilling Engineering)

Mao Sheng

Personal Profile

College of Petroleum Engineering


Associate Professor

Oil and Gas Well Drilling Engineering

Research Areas

Oil and Gas Well Fluid Mechanics and Engineering

Research Group Introduction

Our team focuses on Hydraulic Fracturing;Unconventional Shale Oil and Gas Well Drilling and Completion; High Pressure Waterjet Fracturing and Petroleum related Rock Mechanics


[1] Sheng M, Li G, Sutula D, et al. XFEM modeling of multistage hydraulic fracturing in anisotropic shale formations[J]. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 2018,162: 801-812.
[2] Tian, S., Sheng, M., Li, Z., Ge, H., & Li, G. (2017). Acoustic Emission Characteristics of Sedimentary Rocks Under High-Velocity Waterjet Impingement. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 50: 2758-2794.
Sheng, M., Tian, S., Cheng, Z., & Ge, H. (2019). Insights into the influence of fluid imbibition on dynamic mechanics of tight shale. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 173, 1031-1036.
[3] Mao Sheng, Tian, S., Zhang, B., & Ge, H. Frequency analysis of multi-sources acoustic emission from high-velocity waterjet rock drilling and its indicator to drilling efficiency. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 2019, 115, 137-144.
Mao Sheng, Zhipeng Xu, Pu Li, Shouceng Tian. (2019) “Slow-slip evolution of injection-induced shearing on granite fracture.” 53rd US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium, NewYork, United States, 23-26 June.