Dr. Xincheng Wan is a Reservoir Engineer at the EERC, where his work involves solving advanced challenges in unconventional reservoirs such as analysis of production mechanisms, diagnosis of production problems, hydraulic fracturing with different fluids, CO2/gas enhanced oil recovery, high-volume gas storage, advanced reservoir monitoring techniques, and application of artificial intelligence/machine learning algorithms in unconventional reservoirs. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Petroleum Engineering from UND, an M.S. degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Southern California, and a Bachelor of Engineering in Petroleum Engineering from China University of Petroleum, East China.
Xincheng’s principal areas of interest and expertise include geomechanics, hydraulic fracturing, and refracturing and reservoir simulation for unconventional reservoirs. He is the author and coauthor of several important peer-reviewed and conference papers.
In 2019, Xincheng began working at the EERC as a student while he was earning his Ph.D. at UND. He is interested in his new role because it gives him the opportunity to work on different projects related to the oil and gas industry and grow his knowledge in reservoir simulation and field work.
Xincheng is from China and grew up near Jianghan oil field. He likes cooking, hiking, and playing basketball.