Call for Paper: Special Issue on Advance in Unconventional Oil & Gas Reservoir Characterization & Production [InterPore 2020]

This special issue seeks high quality submissions, and the potential topics related to Advance in Unconventional Oil & Gas Reservoir Characterization & Production include, but are not limited to:


1. Advanced in geological and geophysical characterization of unconventional reservoirs, including petrophysics and formation evaluation of unconventional resources, multi-discipline data integration, etc.

2. Fundamental theories and transport phenomenon of unconventional oil and gas through multi-scale porous media.

3. Advanced simulation and analytical modelling of fluid dynamics in unconventional reservoir, including computational fluid dynamics, Lattice-Boltzmann method, continuum or discrete scheme, and pore-scale models etc.

4. Advance in unconventional oil and gas hydraulic fracturing theory and technology, i.e., multiphysics modeling of hydraulic fracturing in porous media, complex fracture characterization, fractured well performance and evaluation of reservoir stimulation, in disciplines of solid mechanics, fluid mechanics and thermodynamics.

5. Material science and nanotechnology applications in unconventional resources, i.e., chemical enhanced oil/gas recovery, fracturing & producing fluids rheology alteration, in disciplines of petroleum engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering etc.

6. Advances in well drilling, completion techniques, and other equipment technology application in unconventional oil and gas industry, include intelligent completion system, bottom hole sensor and measurement technology, information transmission technology.

7. Analytics and the Digital Oilfield. "Big Data" applications to unconventional reservoirs, data mining, modeling and data analytics of unconventional production.

8. Case studies, review articles and field applications related to introducing new theories, new methods, new materials, and new equipment into modern science and technology of unconventional resources development.

Keywords: Geological and geophysical characterization, transport phenomenon, modelling of fluid dynamics, hydraulic fracturing theory and technology, material science and nanotechnology, analytics and the Digital Oilfield


Deadline for submission: August 15, 2020  

Publication: December 15, 2020

Lead Guest Editor

Zhang Qi, China University of Geoscience, Wuhan, China


Co-Guest Editors

Jinachao Cai, China University of Geoscience, Wuhan, China

Wanjing Luo, China University of Geoscience, Beijing, China

Jianjun Zhu, China University of Petroleum, Beijing, China

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