The objective of the Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering is to bridge the gap between the engineering, the geology and the science of petroleum and natural gas by publishing explicitly written articles intelligible to scientists and engineers working in any field of petroleum engineering, natural gas engineering and petroleum (natural gas) geology. An attempt is made in all issues to balance the subject matter and to appeal to a broad readership.

The Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering covers the fields of petroleum (and natural gas) exploration, production and flow in its broadest possible sense. Topics include: origin and accumulation of petroleum and natural gas; petroleum geochemistry; reservoir engineering; reservoir simulation; rock mechanics; petrophysics; pore-level phenomena; well logging, testing and evaluation; mathematical modelling; enhanced oil and gas recovery; petroleum geology; compaction/diagenesis; petroleum economics; drilling and drilling fluids; thermodynamics and phase behavior; fluid mechanics; multi-phase flow in porous media; production engineering; formation evaluation; exploration methods; CO2 Sequestration in geological formations/sub-surface; management and development of unconventional resources such as heavy oil and bitumen, tight oil and liquid rich shales.

Papers will be published with the minimum of publication delay. Research articles, case histories, field process reports, short communications, book reviews, symposia proceedings and review articles are accepted. Generally, review articles on some topic of special current interest will be published.

Editorial board

Editor-in-Chief

  • Vural Sander Suicmez PhD
    Quantum Reservoir Impact LLC, Houston, TX

Executive Editors

  • Tahar Aïfa
    Rennes 1 University, Rennes, France
  • Subhash C. Ayirala
    Saudi Arabian Oil Co, Al Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
  • Nancy Chen
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
  • Rouhi Farajzadeh
    TU Delft, Delft, Netherlands
  • Silviu Livescu
    Baker Hughes Canada Co, Calgary, Canada

Editorial Assistant

  • Siavash Kahrobaei
    Shell Global Solutions International BV, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Associate Editors

  • Eissa Al-Safran
    Kuwait University College of Engineering and Petroleum, Kuwait, Kuwait
  • Emad Al-Shalabi
    Khalifa University of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Abdulkareem AlSofi
    Saudi Arabian Oil Co, Al Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
  • Luis Americo Calcada
    Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Muhammad Arif
    Khalifa University of Science and Technology Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Vincent Artus
    Kappa North America Inc, Houston, Texas, United States
  • Abeeb Awotunde
    King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Al Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
  • Attila Aydemir
    Turkish Petroleum Corporation, Ankara, Turkey
  • Muhammad Ayub
    Saudi Arabian Oil Co, Al Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
  • Baojun Bai
    Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, Missouri, United States
  • Edo Boek
    Queen Mary University of London, London, United Kingdom
  • Sara Borazjani
    The University of Adelaide, Australian School of Petroleum Engineering and Energy Resources, Adelaide, Australia
  • Bailian Chen
    Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States
  • Luca Chiapponi
    University of Parma Department of Engineering and Architecture, Parma, Italy
  • Ramin Dabirian
    The University of Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
  • Younas Dadmohammadi
    Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States
  • Hassan Dehghanpour
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • Yannis E. Dimakopoulos
    University of Patras Department of Chemical Engineering, Patras, Greece
  • Yannong Dong
    Equinor USA, Houston, Texas, United States
  • Li-Yun Fu
    China University of Petroleum Huadong - Qingdao Campus, Qingdao, China
  • Ridha Gharbi
    Kuwait Oil Company, Ahmadi, Kuwait
  • Yasin Hajizadeh
    Microsoft Research, Redmond, Washington, United States
  • Yanhui Han
    Aramco Services Company, Houston, Texas, United States
  • Berna Hascakir
    Texas A&M University College Station, College Station, Texas, United States
  • Ehsan Heidaryan
    University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Xiaodong Hu
    China University of Petroleum Beijing Unconventional Natural Gas Institute, Chang Ping Qu, China
  • Stefan Iglauer
    Edith Cowan University, Department of Petroleum Engineering, Joondalup, Australia
  • Hui Jin
    BP America Inc Naperville, Naperville, Illinois, United States
  • Ali Kadkhodaie
    University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Barry Katz
    Chevron Inc, Houston, Texas, United States
  • Jin Lai
    China University of Petroleum Beijing College of Geosciences, Beijing, China
  • Juliana Leung
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • Sandro Longo
    University of Parma, Parma, Italy
  • Jun Lu
    The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States
  • Hassan Mahani
    Shell Global Solutions International BV, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Kristian Mogensen
    Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, United Arab Emirates
  • Peyman Mostaghimi
    University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Vahid Niasar
    The University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Mustafa Onur
    The University of Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
  • Evren Ozbayoglu
    The University of Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
  • Chet Ozgen
    NITEC LLC, Denver, Colorado, United States
  • Ranjith Pathegama Gamage
    Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
  • Masa Prodanovic
    The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States
  • Tina Puntervold
    University of Stavanger, Stavanger, Norway
  • Bo Ren
    The University of Texas at Austin Bureau of Economic Geology, Austin, Texas, United States
  • Ray (Zhenhua) Rui
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
  • Robello Samuel
    Halliburton Co, Houston, Texas, United States
  • Ajay Singh
    Halliburton Energy Services Inc, Houston, Texas, United States
  • Theis Ivan Sølling
    King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Al Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
  • Junichi Sugiura
    Schlumberger, Aberdeen, UK
  • Hanaa Al Sulaimani
    Petroleum Development Oman, Muscat, Oman
  • Hewei Tang
    Rice University Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Houston, Texas, United States
  • Jizhou Tang
    Harvard University John A Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
  • Catalin Teodoriu
    University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, United States
  • Japan Trivedi
    University of Alberta Faculty of Engineering, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • Mikhail Varfolomeev
    Kazan Federal University, Kazan, Russian Federation
  • Hua Wang
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
  • QINGWANG YUAN
    TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY, Lubbock, Texas, United States
  • Wei Yan
    Technical University of Denmark, Kgs Lyngby, Denmark
  • Changdong Yang
    Chevron USA Inc Briarpark, Houston, Texas, United States
  • Calvin Yao
    BHP Petroleum Inc, Houston, Texas, United States
  • Meng Yu
    Shell Upstream Americas, Houston, Texas, United States
  • Wei Yu
    The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States
  • Bin Yuan
    China University of Petroleum, School of Petroleum Engineering, Qingdao, China
  • Mehdi Zeidouni
    Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
  • Jon Jincai Zhang
    Sinopec Tech Houston, Houston, Texas, United States
  • Haiyan Zhu
    Southwest Petroleum University, China

Editorial Board

  • Rosalind Archer
    The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Lichi Deng PhD
    Quantum Reservoir Impact LLC, Houston, Texas, United States
  • Birol Dindoruk PhD Petroleum Engineering and Mathematics
    Shell Technology Center Houston, Houston, Texas, United States
  • Derek Elsworth PhD
    The Pennsylvania State University Department of Geosciences, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Reem Freij-Ayoub
    CSIRO Mineral Resources North Ryde, North Ryde, Australia
  • Namit Jaiswal
    Shell International Exploration and Production Houston, Houston, Texas, United States
  • Xudong Jing
    Shell Upstream Americas, Houston, Texas, United States
  • Mark Kaiser
    Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
  • Mustafa Versan Kok
    Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
  • Fikri Kuchuk PhD
    Study and Production Schlumberger SA, Clamart, France
  • Niels Lindeloff
    Maersk Oil and Gas A S, København, Denmark
  • Stephen Marinello
    Shell Exploration and Production Co, Houston, Texas, United States
  • Kishore Mohanty
    The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States
  • Malcolm Pitts
    Surtek Inc, Golden, Colorado, United States
  • M. R. Riazi PhD
    Kuwait University, Kuwait, Kuwait
  • James Sheng
    TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY, Lubbock, Texas, United States
  • Erling Stenby
    Technical University of Denmark Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Kgs Lyngby, Denmark
  • Kan Wu
    Texas A&M University College Station, College Station, Texas, United States
  • Tao Yang
    Equinor ASA, Stavanger, Norway
  • Yongfei Yang
    China University of Petroleum Huadong - Qingdao Campus, Qingdao, China
  • Fengde Zhou
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia