Haining Zhao

College of Safety and Ocean Engineering


Associate Professor (Deputy H.O.D of Offshore Oil and Gas Engineering)

Offshore Oil and Gas Engineering


Research Areas

  • High-pressure physical properties and phase state models of reservoir fluids

  • Numerical simulation of oil and gas reservoirs

  • Deep Water Flow Guarantee

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    Research Group Projects 

  • 2015.11-2018.12,Science Foundation of China University of Petroleum, Beijing (Grant No.2462015YJRC028), Experimental Investigation and Model Development of the Phase Behavior in CO2-Hydrocarbon-Brine System Under Reservoir Pressures and Temperatures, PI: H. Zhao

  • 2017.1-2019.12,National Science Foundation for Young Scientists of China (Grant No. 51604284), Multiphase Equilibrium Modeling and Stability Analysis for the CO2-Hydrocarbon-H2O System: The Effects of Water and Carbon Dioxide on Phase Behavior of Hydrocarbon System, PI: H. Zhao)

  • 2016.5-2016.12,SINOPEC East China Oil & Gas Co., Ltd. (Contract No. 34600297-16-ZC0607-0001), Huangqiao Oilfield High CO2 Content Wellstream Processing Technology, Participant) and reservoir geological modeling 


  1. Zhao, H., Fedkin, M., Dilmore, R. and Lvov, S. N. Carbon dioxide solubility in aqueous solutions of sodium chloride at geological conditions: Experimental results at 323.15, 373.15, 423.15K and 150 bar and modeling up to 573.15K and 2000 bar, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 2015, 149, 165-189. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2014.11.004

  2. Zhao, H., Dilmore, R. D., Allen, E., Hedges, S. W., Soong, Y. and Lvov, S. N. Measurement and modeling of CO2 solubility in natural and synthetic formation brines for CO2 sequestration, Environmental Science & Technology, 2015, 49, 1972-1980. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es505550a

  3. Zhao, H., Dilmore, R. and Lvov, S. N. Experimental studies and modeling of CO2 solubility in high temperature aqueous CaCl2, MgCl2, Na2SO4, and KCl solutions, AIChE Journal, 2015, 61, 2286-2297.http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/aic.14825

  4. Zhao, H. and Lvov, S. N. Phase behavior of the CO2–H2O system at temperatures of 273–623 K and pressures of 0.1–200 MPa using Peng-Robinson-Stryjek-Vera equation of state with a modified Wong-Sandler mixing rule: An extension to the CO2–CH4–H2O system, Fluid Phase Equilibria, 2016, 417, 96-108. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fluid.2016.02.027

  5. Zhao, H. Modeling vapor-liquid phase equilibria of methane-water and methane-carbon dioxide-water systems at 274K to 573K and 0.1 to 150 MPa using PRSV equation of state and Wong-Sandler mixing rule, Fluid Phase Equilibria, 2017, 447, 12-26. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fluid.2017.05.015

  6. Sengupta, A., Beck, J., Zhao, H., Schatz, R.S., Ziomek-Moroz, M. and Lvov, S.N. Corrosion Behavior of 13Cr Casing in Cement Synthetic Pore Solution, ECS Transactions, 2015, 66(17), 37-50.227th ECS Meeting, 24-28 May 2015, Chicago, Illinois, USA. http://dx.doi.org/10.1149/06617.0037ecst

  7. Zhao, H. Flash Calculation and Phase Stability Analysis of Reservoir Gas-Water System—Implication for Extracting Dissolved CH4 by CO2 Injection. SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Dubai, UAE, 26–28 September 2016 (SPE 181349 Full Presentation) http://dx.doi.org/10.2118/181349-MS


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