Dr. Bin Yuan holds his B.S. and M.S. degrees in petroleum engineering from China University of Petroleum (East China), and his Ph.D. degree at the University of Oklahoma, USA. Yuan has previously worked as a reservoir engineer intern at GE Oil & Gas Technology Centre. In 2016, he founded his start-up company, Coven Energy, to provide oil/gas technology and consulting service.
His research interests are formation damage coupled with EOR processes, advanced production data analysis and simulation in shale gas & oil, carbon dioxide (CO2) sequestration, and gas flooding. Yuan has published more than 35 papers related to those topics. Yuan is the member of several professional organizations, including Society of Petroleum Engineering (SPE) and European Association of Geoscientists & Engineer (EAGE).
He currently serves as executive editor for both Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering (JNGSE) and Journal of Shenzhen University at Science and Engineering. He also serves as technical editor and reviewer for several professional journals, including Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, SPE Journal, Journal of Energy Resource Technology, and Geological Journal etc. He is now the president of Oklahoma China Petroleum Association, and also serve as the board member of China University of Petroleum Overseas Alumni.