This book is a compilation of selected papers from the 5th International Petroleum and Petrochemical Technology Conference (IPPTC 2021). The work focuses on petroleum & petrochemical technologies and practical challenges in the field. It creates a platform to bridge the knowledge gap between China and the world. The conference not only provides a platform to exchanges experience but also promotes the development of scientific research in petroleum & petrochemical technologies. The book will benefit a broad readership, including industry experts, researchers, educators, senior engineers and managers.
About the Author
Jia'en Lin is a Professor at Xi'an Shiyou University. He holds a Ph.D. in Mechanics from Tsinghua University, an M.S. from China Petroleum University, Beijing and a B.S. from Southwestern Petroleum University, both in Petroleum Engineering. He worked as a visiting scholar at the University of Houston for one year during 2011-2012 and at the Heriot-Watt University for half a year in 1998. He also worked as a petroleum engineer at Xinjiang Petroleum Administration Bureau from 1983 to 1996.Prof. Lin has over 30 years experience with national oil-producing companies and universities. His research areas include reservoir description, reservoir engineering, well test analysis, reservoir information management, prediction of production performance, multi-phase fluid flows in porous media, and numerical simulation. He has published over 50 papers in journals and conference proceedings, and has led more than 30 research projects on reservoir monitoring and well test data interpretation, reservoir engineering, reservoir description and management for PetroChina, Sinopec and Cnooc in the last ten years. In addition, he is the founder of the Center for Reservoir Monitoring and Management at Xi'an Shiyou University.