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  No.19 Beitucheng West Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100029, China

Education and Appointments:
  • 07/2014-02/2019 Postdoc in Petroleum Geology
    Organization: Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
    Collaboration supervisor: Prof. Xiaorong Luo
    Research Topic: Multiscale Characterizations of Carbonate Fracture-vuggy Reservoirs in Tarim Basin
  • 09/2008-06/2014 PhD in Petroleum Geology
    University: China University of Petroleum (East China)
    Supervisor: Prof. Qiang Jin
    Dissertation: Investigation on structure and fill model of carbonate paleokarst reservoirs in Tahe Oilfield
  • 09/2004-07/2008 Bachelor in Applied Geophysics
    University: China University of Petroleum (East China)
    Courses: Well Logging Method Principle and Integrated Interpretation, Seismic Exploration Principle, Sedimentary, Structure Geology, Petroleum Geology, Advances in Petroleum Geology

Research Interests:

I developed a geological-geophysical comprehensive workflow from Microscopic, Macroscopic to Megascopic scales for reservoir characterization, which involves Rock Typing, Electrofacies, Seismic Facies, Reservoir 3D Modeling and Genetic Analysis. This procedure successfully characterized the deeply buried carbonate reservoirs in Tarim Basin and turned out to be an effective integrated solution for strong heterogeneity reservoirs.

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Supported Projects:
  1. The Types of Fills in Carbonate Fractured-Cavity Reservoir and Property Evaluation, China Postdoctoral Foundation Funded Project Project Leader 9/2015-12/2017
  2. Quantitative Characterization and Evaluation of Carbonate Fractured-cavity Carrier Properties,Chinese National Natural Science Foundation Project Leader 1/2016-12/2018
  3. Formation Mechanisms and Models of Carbonate Fracture-Cavity Reservoir Units, China National Basic Research Program (973 Program) Mainstay Researcher 1/2011~12/2015
  4. Distribution Patterns and Accumulation Mechanism of Deep-Buried Hydrocarbons in Tarim Basin, China National Basic Research Program (973 Program) Mainstay Researcher 1/2011~12/2015
  5. Key Exploitation Technology of Complex Fracture Carbonate Reservoirs, China National Key Projects Mainstay Researcher 1/2011-12/2012

Selected Publication:
  1. Di Qingyun, Tian Fei*, Suo Yanhui, et al., Linkage of deep lithospheric structures to intraplate earthquakes: A perspective from multi-source and multi-scale geophysical data in the South China Block. Earth-Science Reviews, 2021, 214: 1-23.
  2. Zheng Wenhao, Tian Fei*, Di Qingyun, et al., Electrofacies classification of deeply buried carbonate strata using machine learning methods: A case study on ordovician paleokarst reservoirs in Tarim Basin. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 2021, 123: 1-13.
  3. Gao Bole, Tian Fei*, Pan Renfang, et al., Hydrothermal Dolomite Paleokarst Reservoir Development in Wolonghe Gasfield, Sichuan Basin, Revealed by Seismic Characterization. Water, 2020, 12(2): 579.
  4. Tian Fei, Wang Zhongxing, Cheng Fuqi, et al., Three-Dimensional Geophysical Characterization of Deeply Buried Paleokarst System in the Tahe Oilfield, Tarim Basin, China. Water, 2019, 11(5): 1045.
  5. Shan Xiaocai, Tian Fei*, Cheng Fuqi, et al., Spectral Decomposition and a Waveform Cluster to Characterize Strongly Heterogeneous Paleokarst Reservoirs in the Tarim Basin, China. Water, 2019, 11(2): 256.
  6. Tian Fei, Di Qingyun, Jin Qiang, et al. Multiscale geological-geophysical characterization of the epigenic origin and deeply buried paleokarst system in Tahe Oilfield, Tarim Basin. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 2019, 102:16-32.
  7. Tian Fei, Luo Xiaorong, Zhang Wang. Integrated geological-geophysical characterizations of deeply buried fractured-vuggy carbonate reservoirs in Ordovician strata, Tarim Basin. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 2019, 99:292-309.
  8. Tian Fei, Wang, Weimin, Liu Naigui, et al.. Rock-Type Definition and Pore Characterization of Tight Carbonate Rocks Based on Thin Sections and MICP and NMR Experiments. Applied Magnetic Resonance, 2018, 49: 631-652.
  9. Lu Xinbian, Wang Yan, Tian Fei*, et al., New insights into the carbonate karstic fault system and reservoir formation. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 2017, 86:587-605.
  10. Tian Fei, Lu Xinbian, Zheng Songqing, et al. Structure and Filling Characteristics of Paleokarst Reservoirs in the Northern Tarim Basin, Revealed by Outcrop, Core and Borehole Images. Open Geosciences, 2017, 9:112-124.
  11. Tian Fei, Jin Qiang, Lu Xinbian, et al. Multi-layered Ordovician paleokarst reservoir detection and spatial delineation A case study in the Tahe Oilfield, Tarim Basin, Western China. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 2016, 69:53-73.
  12. Tian Fei, Yang Jianting, Cheng Ming et al. Geometry, Kinematics and Dynamical Characteristics of a Low-Order Compound Transfer Zone and Its Reservoir Formation Model: A Case Study from the Dongying Anticline of Bohai Bay Basin. Open Geosciences, 2016, 8:612-629.
  13. Tian Fei, Jin Qiang, Wang Duan-ping, et al. Characteristics of Low-Order Accommodation Zone and Its Reservoir Formation Model in Xin 183 Block, Dongying Sag, Eastern China. International Journal of Oil, Gas and Coal Technology, 2015, 9(4):359-378.
  14. Tian Fei, Jin Qiang, Wang Duanping, et al. Fault Accommodation Zones and Their Controling Effects on Hydrocarbon Distribution in Yong 8 Fault Block,Dongying Sag[J]. Geological Journal of China Universities, 2012, 18(2):358-364.
  15. Tian Fei, Jin Qiang. Identification of small fractured-vuggy reservoirs and their filling through log interpretation in Tahe Oilfield. Oil & Gas Geology. 2012, 33(6): 900-908.
  16. Tian Fei, Jin Qiang, Wang Duan-ping, et al. The Ying 26 fault accommodation zone and its control effects on hydrocarbon distribution in Dongying sag. Geology in China, 2013, 40(4): 1550-1158.
  17. Jin Qiang, Tian Fei. Investigation of Fracture-Cavity Constructions of Ordovician Karst Reservoirs in the Tahe Oilfield, Tarim Basin, Western China. Journal of China University of Petroleum (Edition of Natural Science). 2013, 37(5): 15-21.
  18. Jin Qiang, Tian Fei, Zhang Hongfang, et al. Comprehensive evaluation of fracture-cave units in karst carbonates in Tahe Oilfield,Tarim Basin. Petroleum Geology & Experiment, 2015, 37(3):272-279. (in Chinese with English Abstract)
  19. Jin Qiang, Tian Fei, Lu Xinbian, et al. Characteristics of collapse breccias filling in caves of runoff zone in the Ordovician karst in Tahe oilfield, Tarim Basin. Oil & Gas Geology, 2015(5):729-735.
  20. Jin Qiang, Kan Xun, Tian Fei. Comprehensive evaluation of fracture-cave units in karst carbonates in Tahe Oilfield, Tarim Basin. Acta Petrolei Sinica, 2015, 36(07):791-798.
  21. Jin Qiang, Kang Xun, Tian Fei, et al. Sedimentary and geochemical characteristics of sandstones and mudstones deposited in surface rivers and subsurface rivers in Ordovician karsted carbonates,Tahe Oilfield. Journal of China University of Petroleum (Edition of Natural Science), 2015, 39(6): 1-10.
  22. Jin Qiang, Cheng Fuqi, Tian Fei. Identification of fracture-vug complex from karsted carbonates and its significance in petroleum geology. Journal of China University of Petroleum (Edition of Natural Science), 2017, 41(3): 49-55.
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