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

Xinfang Ma

Personal Profile

College of Petroleum Engineering



Oil and Gas Field Development Engineering

Research Areas

Oil production engineering theory and technology; Low permeability oil and gas reservoir and unconventional oil and gas reservoir production enhancement and transformation technology.

Research Projects

[1] National Natural Science Foundation of China (above): Study on seepage mechanism of tight oil fracturing horizontal wells (51574255), Start/End: 2016.1-2019.

[2] Ministry of Science and Technology of the People's Republic of China (973 Project): Basic Theoretical Research on Shale Gas Reservoir Production Enhancement and Transformation (2013CB22804), Start/End Time: 2013.1-2017.12,

[3] Ministry of Science and Technology of the People's Republic of China (973 Project): Control mechanism of artificial seam formation and repeated fracturing transformation of tight reservoir (2015CB250903), start and end time: 2015.1-2019.1,

[4] Ministry of Science and Technology of the People's Republic of China (major project): Research and software research and development of tight oil reservoir transformation mechanism (2016ZX05046-004-1), start and end time: 2016.1-2018.12,

[5] Ministry of Science and Technology of the People's Republic of China (major project): Shale oil supercritical CO2 fracturing fluid system research and fracturing optimization design (2016ZX05049-006), start and end time: 2017.1-2020.12,

[6] Oil Production Engineering Research Institute of Daqing Oilfield Co., Ltd.: Study on volumetric fracturing seepage characteristics of deep tight sand conglomerate and medium mafic volcanic gas reservoirs, start and end time: 2017.12-2018.12

[7] Sinopec Key Laboratory of Shale Oil and Gas Exploration and Development: Research on post-compression backflow mechanism and optimization of backflow system in shale gas wells (G5800-16-ZS-KFZY007), Start/End: 2017.1-2017.12
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[1] 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. (Indexed by SCI)

[2] 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. (Indexed by SCI)

[3] 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. (Indexed by SCI)

[4] 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. (Indexed by SCI)

[5] MA Xinfang, LI Ning, YIN Congbin. Interpretation of shale hydraulic fracture propagation and acoustic emission: A case study of Longmaxi Shale of the Silurian Silurian Formation in Sichuan Basin. Petroleum Exploration and Development.2017,44(5):1-10.(Chinese and English, SCI).8. Ma Xinfang. Analytical method for optimization of hydraulic fracturing parameters[J]. Journal of China University of Petroleum, Natural Science Edition, 2011, 35(1):102-105. (EI)
[6] Ma Xinfang. Preliminary study and practice of research teaching method of "Oil Production Engineering"[J]. Education and Teaching Forum, 2013(4):95-97.

[7] MA Xinfang, GUO Ziyi, WANG Yi. Numerical simulation study on overall fracturing in Wu101 block of Qinghai Oilfield[J]. Science Technology and Engineering, 2014, 14(2):93-95.

[8] Zou Y, Ma X, Zhang S, et al. The Origins of Low‐Fracture Conductivity in Soft Shale Formations: An Experimental Study[J]. Energy Technology, 2015, 3(12): 1233-1242. (Indexed by SCI)