Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications

Huang, H.; Babadagli, T.; Chen, X.; Li, H. Performance Comparison of Novel Chemical Agents for Mitigating Water-Blocking Problem in Tight Gas Sands. SPE Re. Eng. Form. Eval. In press.

Teng, B.; Li, H.; Yu, H. A Novel Analytical Fracture Permeability Model Dependent on Both Fracture Width and Proppant-Pack Properties. SPE J. In press.

Perkins, S.; Li, H. Elongated Bubble Centring in Horizontal Gas-liquid Slug Flow. Int. J. Multiphase Flow. 2020, 123: 103158.

Li. R.; Li, H. Robust Three-Phase Vapor–Liquid–Asphaltene Equilibrium Calculation Algorithm for Isothermal CO2 Flooding Applications. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2019, 58 (34): 15666-15680.

Li. R.; Li, H. A Modified Multiple-Mixing-Cell Algorithm for Minimum Miscibility Pressure Prediction with the Consideration of the Asphaltene-Precipitation Effect. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2019, 58 (33): 15332-15343.

Yi, S.; Babadagli, T.; Li, H. Catalytic-Effect Comparison between Nickel and Iron Oxide Nanoparticles during Aquathermolysis-Aided Cyclic Steam Stimulation. SPE Res. Eval. Eng. 2020, 23 (1): 282-291.

Huang, H.; Babadagli, T.; Li, H. Effect of Injection Parameters on Proppant Transport in Rough Vertical Fractures: An Experimental Analysis on Visual Models. J. Pet. Sci. Eng. 2019, 180: 380-395.

Xie, X.; Lu, H.; Deng, H.; Yang, H.; Teng, B.; Li, H. Characterization of Unique Natural Gas Flow in Fracture-Vuggy Carbonate Reservoir: A Case Study on Dengying Carbonate Reservoir in China. J. Pet. Sci. Eng. 2019, 182: 106243.

Hou, J.; Zhao, E.; Liu, Y.; Ji, Y.; Lu, N.; Liu, Y.; Li, H.; Bai, Y. Pressure-Transient Behavior in Class III Hydrate Reservoirs. Energy 2019, 170 (1): 391-402.

Teng, B.; Li, H. A Semi-Analytical Model for Characterizing the Fluid Transient Flow of Reoriented Refractures. J. Pet. Sci. Eng. 2019, 177: 921-940.

Li. R.; Li, H. Improved Three-Phase Equilibrium Calculation Algorithm for Water/Hydrocarbon Mixtures with a New Initialization Scheme. Fuel. 2019, 244 (15): 517-527.

Lu, C.; Jin, Z.; Li, H. A Two-phase Flash Algorithm with the Consideration of Capillary Pressure at Specified Mole Numbers, Volume and Temperature. Fluid Phase Equilibr. 2019, 485: 67-82.

Liu, Y.; Li, H.; Ma, X. Competitive Adsorption Behavior of Hydrocarbon(s)/CO2 Mixtures in a Double-nanopore System Using Molecular Simulations. Fuel. 2019, 252 (15): 612-621.

Zhao, Q.; Li, Z.; Wang, S.; Lai, F.; Li, H. Phase Behavior Measurements and Modeling for N2/CO2/Heavy-Oil Mixtures at Elevated Temperatures. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2019, 58 (1): 428-439.

Teng, B.; Li, H. A Semi-Analytical Model for Evaluating the Performance of a Refractured Vertical Well with an Orthogonal Refracture. SPE J. 2019, 24 (2): 891-911.

Sun, H.; Li, H. A New Three-Phase Flash Algorithm Considering Capillary Pressure in a Confined Space. Chem. Eng. Sci. 2019, 193: 346-363.

Teng, B.; Li, H. A Semi-Analytical Model for Characterizing the Pressure Transient Behavior of Partially-Penetrating Inclined Fractures with a Finite Conductivity. SPE J. 2019, 24 (2): 811-833.

Adriana Luis, A.; Deng, L.; Shao, L.; Li, H. Triaxial Behaviour and Image Analysis of Edmonton Clay Treated with Cement and Fly Ash. Const. Build. Mat. 2019, 197: 208-219.

Deng, H.; Xie, X.; Vij, C.; Pang, Y.; Li, H. Mineralogical Characteristics of Continental Shale: A Case Study in Yan-Chang #7 Formation, Ordos Basin. Aust. J. Earth Sci. 2018. 65 (6): 851-862.

Hu, L.; Li, H.; Ahmadloo, M. Determination of Dielectric Properties of Solvent/Oil-Sands System with Coaxial Probe Method. Can. J. Chem. Eng. 2018, 96: 2650-2660.

Liu, Y.; Jin, Z.; Li. H. Comparison of PR-EOS with Statistical Thermodynamic Approaches in Describing Phase Behavior of Hydrocarbons in Nanopores. SPE J. 2019, 23 (5): 1784-1797.

Deng, H.; Liu, Y.; Peng, X.; Zhao, S.; Zhou, W.; Li, H. Determination of Near-Wellbore Fracture-Network Effectiveness in Naturally Fractured Gas Reservoirs. J. Nat. Gas. Sci. Eng. 2018, 55: 52-63.

Deng, H.; Hu, X.; Huang, T.; Belmir, Z.; Bi, B.; Li, H. Pragmatic Approach for Identifying Effective Lacustrine Shale Payzones. J. Nat. Gas. Sci. Eng. 2018, 58: 201-215.

Teng, B.; Li, H. Pressure Transient Analysis of Finite-conductivity Horizontal Fractures by Use of a Semi-Analytical Approach. Transport Porous Media. 2018, 123 (2): 367-402.

Shi, J.; Li, H.; Pang, W. An Improved Volume Translation Strategy for PR EOS without Crossover Issue. Fluid Phase Equilibr. 2018, 470: 164-175.

Liu, Y.; Li, H.; Tian, Y.; Jin, Z.; Deng, H. Determination of Absolute Adsorption/Desorption Isotherms of CH4 and n-C4H10 on Shale from a Nano-Scale Perspective. Fuel. 2018, 218: 67-77.

Liu, Y.; Li, H.; Okuno, R. Phase Behavior of Fluid Mixtures in a Partially Confined Space. J. Pet. Sci. Eng. 2018, 160: 442-451.

Jang, H.W.; Yang, D.; Li, H. A Power-Law Mixing Rule for Predicting Apparent Diffusion Coefficients of Binary Gas Mixtures in Heavy Oil. J. Eng. Res. Tech. 2017, 140 (5): 052904

Pang, W.; Li, H. Application of Augmented Free-Water Rachford-Rice Algorithm to Water/Hydrocarbons Mixtures Considering the Dissolution of Methane in the Aqueous Phase. Fluid Phase Equilibr. 2018, 460: 75-84.

Teng, B.; Cheng, L.; Huang, S.; Li, H. Dynamic-Drainage Boundary Tracking and Production Forecast for Shale Gas Reservoirs with Fast Marching-Succession of Steady States Method. J. Eng. Res. Tech. 2018, 140 (3): 032913.

Li, R.; Li, H. A Robust Three-Phase Isenthalpic Flash Algorithm Based on Free-Water Assumption. J. Eng. Res. Tech. 2017, 140 (3): 032902.

Li, R.; Li, H. New Two-Phase and Three-Phase Rachford-Rice Algorithms Based on Free-Water Assumption. Can. J. Chem. Eng. 2018, 96 (1): 390-403.

Hu, L.; Li. H.; Babadagli, T.; Ahmadloo, M. A Semi-Analytical Model for Simulating the Combined Electromagnetic Heating and Solvent-Assisted Gravity Drainage. SPE J. 2018, 23 (4): 1248-1270.

Gao, H.; Wang, C.; Hu, L.; Li, H. Enhancing CO2 Flooding Efficiency by Chemical Flooding: A Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Study. Special Topics & Reviews Porous Media. 2018, 9 (2):145-154.

Wang, C.; Li, T.; Gao, H.; Zhao, J.; Li, H. Effect of Asphaltene Precipitation on CO2-Flooding Performance in Low-Permeability Sandstones: A Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Study. RSC Adv. 2017, 7: 38367-38376.

Pang, W.; Li, H. An Augmented Free-Water Three-Phase Flash Algorithm for CO2/Hydrocarbon/Water Mixtures. Fluid Phase Equilibr. 2017, 450: 86-98.

Yi, S.; Babadagli, T.; Li, H. Use of Nickel Nanoparticles for Promoting Aquathermolysis Reaction during Cyclic Steam Stimulation. SPE J. 2018, 23 (1): 145-156.

Gao, J.; Okuno, R.; Li, H. A Phase-Behavior Study for n-Hexane/Bitumen and n-Octane/Bitumen Mixtures. SPE J. 2018, 23 (1): 128-144.

Wang, D.; Niu, D.; Li, H. Predicting Waterflooding Performance in Low-Permeability Reservoirs with Linear Dynamical Systems. SPE J. 2017, 22 (5): 1596-1608.

Liu, Y.; Li, H.; Okuno, R. Measurements and Modeling of Interfacial Tension of CO2/CH4/Brine System at Reservoir Conditions. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2016, 55 (48): 12358-12375.

Wiliantoro, O.; Niu, D.; Li, H. Production Decline Analysis of Oil and Gas Resources with Robust Fit and Time Series Analysis. Int. J. Oil Gas Coal Tech. 2019, 20 (1): 1-30.

Li, H.; Sun, H.; Yang, D. Effective Diffusion Coefficients of Gas Mixture in Heavy Oil under Constant-Pressure Conditions. Heat Mass Transfer. 2017, 53 (5): 1527-1540.

Hu, L.; Li, H.; Babadagli, T.; Ahmadloo, M. Experimental Investigation of Combined Electromagnetic Heating and Solvent Assisted Gravity Drainage for Heavy Oil Recovery. J. Pet. Sci. Eng. 2017, 154: 589-601.

Gao, J.; Okuno, R.; Li, H. An Experimental Study of Multiphase Behavior for Bitumen/Solvent/Water Mixtures. SPE J. 2017, 22 (3): 783-798.

Shi, J.; Li, H. Criterion for Determining Crossover Phenomenon in Volume-Translated Equation of States. Fluid Phase Equilibr. 2016, 430: 1-12.

Deng, H.; Hu, X.; Li, H.; Luo, B.; Wang, W. Improved Pore-Structure Characterization in Shale Formations with FESEM Technique. J. Nat. Gas Sci. Eng. 2016, 35: 309-319.

Liu, Y.; Li, H. Application of Novel Hyper-branched Polymer Fracturing Fluid system in Low-Permeability Heavy Oil Reservoir. SPE Pro. Oper. 2016, 31 (4): 325-336.

Wang, C.; Li, H. Stability and Mobility of Foam Generated by Gas-Solvent/Surfactant Mixtures under Reservoir Conditions. J. Nat. Gas Sci. Eng. 2016, 34: 366-375.

Bu, Y.; Li, Z.; Wan, C.; Li, H. Determination of Optimal Density Difference for Improving Cement Displacement Efficiency in Deviated Wells. J. Nat. Gas Sci. Eng. 2016, 31: 119-128. 

Zhao, H.; Li, Y.; Cui, S.; Shang, G.; Reynolds, A.C.; Guo, Z.; Li, H. History Matching and Production Optimization of Water Flooding Based on a Data-Driven Interwell Numerical Simulation Model. J. Nat. Gas Sci. Eng. 2016, 31: 48-66. 

Zheng, S.; Li, H.; Sun, H.; Yang, D. Determination of Diffusion Coefficient for Alkane Solvent–CO2 Mixtures in Heavy Oil with Consideration of Swelling Effect. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2016, 55: 1533-1549.

Gao, H.; Li, H. Pore Structure Characterization, Permeability Evaluation and Enhanced Gas Recovery Techniques of Tight Gas Sandstones. J. Nat. Gas Sci. Eng. 2016, 28: 536-547. (Invited Article by Chief Editor)

Wang, Z.; Sun, B.; Sun, X.; Li, H.; Wang, J. Phase Transitions during Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Drilling. Greenh. Gas Sci. Tech. 2015, 5: 1-11.

Li, H.; Yang, D. Determination of Individual Diffusion Coefficients of Solvent/CO2 Mixture in Heavy Oil with Pressure-Decay Method. SPE J. 2016, 21 (1): 131-143.

Gao, H.; Liu, Y.; Zhang, Z.; Niu, B.; Li, H. Impact of Secondary and Tertiary Floods on Microscopic Residual Oil Distribution in Medium-to-High Permeability Cores with NMR Technique. Energy Fuels. 2015, 29 (8): 4721-4729.

Gao, H.; Li, H. Determination of Movable Fluid Percentage and Movable Fluid Porosity in Ultra-low Permeability Sandstone Using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Technique. J. Pet. Sci. Eng. 2015, 133: 258-267.

Sun, H.; Li, H.; Yang, D. Coupling Heat and Mass Transfer for a Gas Mixture-Heavy Oil System at High Pressures and Elevated Temperatures. Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer. 2014, 74: 173-184.

Yang, P.; Li, H.; Yang, D. Determination of Saturation Pressures and Swelling Factors of Solvent(s)–Heavy Oil Systems under Reservoir Conditions. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2014, 53 (5): 1965-1972.

Zheng, S.; Li, H.; Yang, D. Pressure Maintenance and Improving Oil Recovery with Immiscible CO2 Injection in Thin Heavy Oil Reservoirs. J. Pet. Sci. Eng. 2013, 112: 139-152.

Li, H.; Zheng, S.; Yang, D. Enhanced Swelling Effect and Viscosity Reduction of Solvents-CO2/Heavy Oil Systems. SPE J. 2013, 8 (4): 695-707.

Li, H.; Yang, D. Phase Behaviour of C3H8/n-C4H10/Heavy-Oil Systems at High Pressures and Elevated Temperatures. J. Can. Petro. Tech. 2013, 52 (1): 30-40.

Li, X.; Li H.; Yang, D. Determination of Multiphase Boundaries and Swelling Factors of Solvent(s)–CO2–Heavy Oil Systems at High Pressures and Elevated Temperatures. Energy Fuels 2013, 27 (3): 1293-1306.

Li, H.; Yang, D.; Li, X. Determination of Three-Phase Boundaries of Solvent(s)–CO2–Heavy Oil Systems under Reservoir Conditions. Energy Fuels 2013, 27 (1): 145-153.

Li, H.; Yang, D.; Tontiwachwuthikul, P. Experimental and Theoretical Determination of Equilibrium Interfacial Tension for the Solvent(s)-CO2-Heavy Oil Systems. Energy Fuels 2012, 26 (3): 1776-1786.

Li, H.; Qin, J.; Yang, D. An Improved CO2-Oil Minimum Miscibility Pressure Correlation for Live and Dead Crude Oils. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2012, 51 (8): 3516-3523.

Li, H.; Yang, D. Modified α Function for the Peng-Robinson Equation of State to Improve the Vapour Pressure Prediction of Non-hydrocarbon and Hydrocarbon Compounds. Energy Fuels 2011, 25 (1): 215-223.

Li, H.; Wang, R.; Yang, D.; Zhou, W.; Li, L. Determination of Rotary Cutting Depth on Steel Pipes with the Abrasive Water Jet Technique. J. Mech. Eng. Sci. 2011, 225 (7): 1626-1637.

Lin, A.; Shao, S.; Li, H.; Yang, D.; Kong, Y. Preparation and Characterization of a New Negatively Charged Polytetrafluoroethylene Membrane for Treating Oilfield Wastewater. J. Memb. Sci. 2011, 371 (1-2): 286-292.

Wang, C.; Wang, R.; Li, H.; Bu, Y.; Zhou, W. Design and Performance evaluation of a unique deepwater cement slurry. SPE Drill. Compl. 2011, 26 (2): 220-226.

Wang, R.; Zang, Y.; Zhang, R.; Bu, Y.; Li, H. Drillstring Failure Analysis and Its Prevention in Northeast Sichuan, China. Eng. Failure Anal. 2011, 18: 1233-1241.

Cai, B.; Liu, Y.; Li, H.; Liu, Z. Buckling Analysis of Composite Long Cylinders Using Probabilistic Finite Element Method. Mechanika. 2011, 17 (5): 467-473.

Conference Proceedings

Huang, H.; Babadagli, T.; Chen, X.; Li, H. Performance Comparison of Novel Chemical Agents for Mitigating Water-Blocking Problem in Tight Gas Sands. Paper SPE-199282, presented at the SPE International Conference and Exhibition on Formation Damage Control, 19-21 February, Lafayette, Louisiana, USA, Feb 19-21, 2020.

Sun, H.; Li, H. Thermodynamic Analysis of the Capillary Effect on the Vapor-Liquid Equilibrium in a Confined Nanopore. Paper GPS 19-408, presented at the Global Petroleum Show’s Technical Conference, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, June 9-11, 2019.

Huang, H.; Babadagli, T.; Chen, X.; Li, H. Performance Comparison of Novel Chemical Agents in Improving Oil Recovery from Tight Sands Through Spontaneous Imbibition. Paper SPE-193553, presented at the SPE International Conference on Oilfield Chemistry, Galveston, Texas, USA, April 8-9, 2019.

Hu, L.; Li, H.; Babadagli, T. Property Changes of Formation Rocks under Electromagnetic Heating: An Experimental Study. Paper SPE-191238, presented at the SPE Trinidad and Tobago Section Energy Resources Conference, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, June 25-26, 2018.

Huang, H.; Babadagli, T.; Li, H. Visual Analysis on the Effects of Fracture-Surface Characteristics and Rock Type on Proppant Transport in Vertical Fractures. Paper SPE 189892, presented at the SPE Hydraulic Fracturing Technology Conference in Woodlands, TX, USA, January 23-25, 2018.

Huang, H.; Babadagli, T.; Li, H. A Quantitative and Visual Experimental Study: Effect of Fracture Roughness on Proppant Transport in a Vertical Fracture. Paper SPE 187520, presented at the SPE Eastern Regional Meeting held in Lexington, KY, October 4-6, 2017.

Liu, Y.; Jin, Z.; Li. H. Comparison of PR-EOS with Statistical Thermodynamic Approaches in Describing Phase Behavior of Hydrocarbons in Nanopores. Paper SPE-187405 to be presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition in San Antonio, TX, USA, October 9-11, 2017.

Li, R.; Li, H. A Robust Three-phase Isenthalpic Flash Algorithm Based on Free-Water Assumption. Proceedings of the 36th International Conference on Ocean Offshore & Arctic Engineering OMAE2017, Trondheim, Norway, June 25-30, 2017.

Yi, S.; Babadagli, T.; Li, H. Use of Nickel Nanoparticles for Promoting Aquathermolysis Reaction during Cyclic Steam Stimulation. Paper IPTC-18876, presented at the 10th International Petroleum Technology Conference in Bangkok, Thailand, November 14-16, 2016.

Liu, Y.; Li, H.; Okuno, R. Phase Behavior of Fluid Mixtures in a Partially Confined Space. Paper SPE 181716, presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition in Dubai, UAE, September 26-28, 2016.

Hu, L.; Li, H.; Babadagli, T.; Ahmadloo, M. A New Semi-analytical Model for Simulating Combined Electromagnetic Heating and Solvent Assisted Gravity Drainage. Paper WHOC 16-165, presented at the World Heavy Oil Congress Calgary, Alberta, Canada, September 6-9, 2016.

Gao, J.; Okuno, R.; Li, H. An Experimental Study of Multiphase Behavior for Bitumen/Solvent/Water Mixtures. Paper SPE 180736, presented at the SPE heavy oil conference – Canada, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, June 7-9, 2016.

Hu, L.; Li, H.; Babadagli, T.; Ahmadloo, M. Experimental Investigation of Combined Electromagnetic Heating and Solvent Assisted Gravity Drainage for Heavy Oil Recovery. Paper SPE 180747, presented at the SPE heavy oil conference – Canada, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, June 7-9, 2016.

Farooqui, J.; Babadagli, T.; Li, H. Improvement of the Recovery Factor Using Nano-metal Particles at the Late Stages of Cyclic Steam Stimulation. Paper SPE 174478, presented at the SPE heavy oil conference – Canada, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, June 11-13, 2015.

Arshad, M.; Li, H. Multiphase Equilibria of Solvent-Steam-Bitumen System within SAGD Steam-Chamber Boundary. Paper SPE 171117, presented at the SPE heavy oil conference – Canada, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, June 11-13, 2015.

Liu, Y.; Li, H. Application of Novel Hyper-Branched Polymer Fracturing Fluid System in Low-Permeability Heavy Oil Reservoir. Paper SPE 174461, presented at the SPE heavy oil conference – Canada, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, June 11-13, 2015.

Bayarsaikhan, B.; Babadagli, T..; Li, H. Revisiting Scaling Criteria for Solvent-Assisted SAGD Based on Numerical Simulation. Paper WHOC15-262, presented at the World Heavy Oil Congress, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, March 24-26, 2015.

Menon, V.; Li, H.; Babadagli, T. Optimization of Solvent-Assisted SAGD Using Heuristic Algorithms. Paper WHOC15-205, presented at the World Heavy Oil Congress, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, March 24-26, 2015.

Wang, C.; Li, H. Foam Stability of Solvent/Surfactant/Heavy-Oil system under Reservoir Conditions. Paper SPE-171117, presented at the 2014 SPE International Heavy Oil Conference and Exhibition, Kuwait City, Kuwait, December 8-10, 2014.

Yang, P.; Li, H.; Yang, D. Phase Behaviour of CH4-C3H8-Heavy oil Systems Under Reservoir Conditions. Paper SPE 165502, Presented at the SPE Heavy Oil Conference – Canada, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, June 11-13, 2013.

Li, H.; Yang, D. Phase Behaviour of C3H8-n-C4H10-Heavy Oil Systems at High Pressures and Elevated Temperatures. Paper SPE 157744, presented at the SPE Heavy Oil Conference Canada, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, June 12-14, 2012.

Li, H.; Zheng, S.; Yang, D. Enhanced Swelling Effect and Viscosity Reduction of Solvents-CO2-Heavy Oil System. Paper SPE 150168, presented at the SPE Heavy Oil Conference and Exhibition, Kuwait city, Kuwait, December 12-14, 2011.

Zheng, S.; Li, H.; Yang, D. Pressure Maintenance and Improving Oil Recovery with CO2 Injection in Heavy Oil Reservoirs. Paper SPE 150169, presented at the SPE Heavy Oil Conference and Exhibition, Kuwait city, Kuwait, December 12-14, 2011.