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Shuiquan Li

Shuiquan Li - Research Scientist
Reservoir Modeler

Shuiquan Li, grew up in Sichuan province, southwest of China.  After earning a Bachelor and Master degree in petroleum engineering from Southwest Petroleum University (SWPU),  Shuiquan joined  the department of  petroleum engineering of SWPU as a lecture in 1988. Shuiquan teached drilling engineering courses and did researches in deviated well and horizontal well drillings.  After 1996, Shuiquan had focused his research on reservoir fluid flows coupling with geomechanics in fractured reservoirs for 5 years, and developed a simulator of three phase fluid flow through deformable formations with dual porosity and dual permeability by using finite element method (FEM). Shuiquan developed algorithms of the fractured reservoir permeability upscaling based on dynamic fluid flow with finite boundary element method and domain parameter upscaling methods. In 2000, Shuiquan jointed Wave Propagation Lab (WPL) of Peking University, worked on the seismic anisotropy in fractured reservoirs, stress effects on seismic velocities and reservoir permeability in fractured reservoirs. In 2003 Shuiquan joined E&P Tech. Inc. (The predecessor of both LandOcean Energy Service Co. Ltd and GeoReservoir Research Inc. currently) as a research scientist where his research topics include streamline simulations of multiphase fluid flow, Geomechanics applications related to fractures, edge detections by using seismic data, seismic signal processing, seismic attributes algorithms , rock property inverse, effective permeability response in fractured reservoirs, well logs analysis, and seismic interpretations in carbonate reservoirs, Karst reservoirs, reservoir morphology detections. Before jointed University of Wyoming in 2007, Shuiquan spend one year in Ciudad Del Carmen of Mexico, and worked on seismic delineation of Cantarell reservoir. Before jointed EORI from 2008 to 2011, as a researcher in geology & geophysics department of University of Wyoming, Shuiquan worked on geological models and compositional simulations in Green River basin of Wyoming for CO2 sequestrations in the Nugget sandstone.

In 2011, Shuiquan joined EORI as a reservoir modeler. His area of interest includes seismic interpretations of reservoirs, geological model buildings with integrated data and reservoir simulations, reservoir engineering, petrophysical analysis.

 

EDUCATION

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Geology & Geophysics Department of University of Wyoming. Laramie, Wyoming, USA
Postdoctoral researcher, Geology Department of Peking University, China
PhD --Engineering Mechanics, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.
MS---Petroleum Engineering, Southwest Petroleum Institute, China.
BS ---Petroleum Engineering, Southwest Petroleum Institute, China

SKILLS

  • Extensive knowledge and strong research ability in Geomechanics, Reservoir Engineering, Geophysics and Rock physics, very good at mathematics and numeric algorithm and calculations.
  • Strong knowledge and skills for static geology modeling and dynamic reservoir simulation with 7-year experience of using Petrel and Eclipse.
  • 7-year college teaching, research and industrial application in drilling engineering.
  • Very strong passionate about the research and application in reservoir engineering and, geomechanics and geophysics.

 

PUBLICATION (journal papers)

  • Shuiquan Li, Morteza Akbarabadi, Ye Zhang, Mohammad Piri, An integrated site characterization-to-optimization study for commercial-scale carbon dioxide storage. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. Vol.44, P74-87, 2016.
  • Shuiquan Li, Ye Zhang, Model complexity in carbon sequestration:  A design of experiment and response surface uncertainty analysis. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, Vol.22, P123-138, 2014.
  • Shuiquan Li, Ye Zhang, Xu Zhang, and Chungan Du, Geological Modeling and Fluid Flow Simulation of Acid Gas Storage, Nugget Sandstone, Moxa Arch, Wyoming. AAPG Bulletin, V.96, No.4 (April 2012), P 635-664.
  • Shuiquan Li, Ye Zhang, Xu Zhang, A study of conceptual model uncertainty in large-scale CO2 storage simulation. Water Resources Research. 47, W05534,doi:10.1029/2010WR009707, 2011
  • Shuiquan Li, Bingye Xu, Flow through fissured reservoir with deformable media. Journal of Computation Mechanics, No.2, 2001.
  • Shuiquan Li, Bingye Xu, Theory model of fluid flow through deformable dual porosity media. Journal of Hydrodynamics. Vol. 16, No.4, 2001
  • Shuiquan Li, Bingye Xu, Flow through fissured media with dual porosity and non-linear flow behavior. T Quarterly of Mechanics, Vol.21, No.1, 2000.
  • Shuiquan Li, Bingye Xu, Non-linear dual-porosity behaviors of naturally fractured reservoirs. Journal of Rock Mechanics & Engineering, Vol.19, No.4, 2000.
  • Shuiquan Li, Bingye Xu, Mathematical model of oil-water two-phase flow and solid-deformation coupling for fractures reservoir. Natural Gas Industry. Vol. 19, No.4, 1999.
  • Shuiquan Li, Tahe Shi, The behaviors of BHA and the effect on the trajectory of horizontal well, Journal of Natural Gas Industry, No.1, 1994.
  • Shuiquan Li, Tahe Shi, Analyses the bottom hole assembly behaviors with finite element method and optimization method, Journal of Natural Gas Industry, No.2, 1993.

 

Oral Presentations:

  1.  Geological modeling and fluid flow simulation of acid gas storage, Nugget sandstone, Moxa Arch, Wyoming. 2012 GSA Annual meeting & exposition, Nov. 4-7, Charlotte, North Carolina,USA.
  2. A study of conceptual model uncertainty in large-scale CO2 storage simulation. 2012 GSA Annual meeting & exposition, Nov. 4-7, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.
  3. Optimal complexity in reservoir modeling of an eolian sandstone for carbon sequestration simulation. 2012 GSA Annual meeting & exposition, Nov. 4-7, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.
  4. A Study of conceptual model uncertainty in large-scale CO2 simulation in deep saline aquifer. 2nd CFSF Workshop, Sept. 27-29, 2011. Laramie, Wyoming.
  5. Optimal complexity in reservoir modeling of an eolian sandstone for carbon sequestration simulation. 2nd CFSF Workshop, Sept. 27-29, 2011. Laramie, Wyoming.

 

Conference Posters:

  • Shuiquan Li, Ye Zhang, Xu Zhang, A Study of conceptual Model Uncertainty in Large-Scale CO2 Storage Simulation. 2011 AGU Annual Meeting, December 2011, San Francisco, California, UAS.
  • Shuiquan Li, Ye Zhang, Xu Zhang, Optimal Complexity in Reservoir Modeling of An Eolian Sandstone for Carbon Sequestration. 2011 AGU Annual Meeting, December 2011, San Francisco, California, UAS.
  • Shuiquan Li, Ye Zhang, Xu Zhang, Large Scale CO2 Storage Modeling in Western Wyoming: A Study with Multiple Conceptual Models. Flow & Transport In Permeabl Media, Golden Research Conference. July 11-16, 2010. Bates College, Lewiston, ME.
  • Shuiquan Li, Ye Zhang (2009), Geological Modeling and Fluid Flow Simulation of Acid Gas Storage, Nugget Sandstone, Moxa Arch, Wyoming. 2009 AGU Annual Meeting, 14-18 December 2009, San Francisco, California, USA.
  • Shuiquan Li, Ye Zhang (2009), CO2 Storage Estimation for the Nugget Sandstone,Moxa Arch,Wyoming, USA. Eight Annual Carbon Capture & Sequestration Conference, May 4-7, 2009. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania,USA.

 

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