Dr. Shengkai Duan ( 段胜楷 ): Senior Research Scientist for Reservoir Simulation Support Team at Chevron Energy Technology Company since 2009. Prior to this position, he worked over eight (8) years as a reservoir engineer at China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) in Shanghai. He has expertise in integrated modeling of reservoir simulation and production optimization, reservoir simulation, mechanisms of fluid flow in porous media, and well testing. He holds a BS degree from Xi’AnPetroleum Institute, China, a MS degree from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, and a PhD degree from Louisiana State University, all in petroleum engineering. He is an active member of CAPA, SPE, and COPA. He is Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Petroleum Science Research (JPSR).