About the Author
Ying (Alice) Wu is currently the President of Sphere Technology Connection Ltd. (STC) in Calgary, Canada. From 1983 to 1999 she was an Assistant Professor and Researcher at Southwest Petroleum Institute (now Southwest Petroleum University, SWPU) in Sichuan, China. She received her MSc in Petroleum Engineering from the SWPU and her BSc in Petroleum Engineering from Daqing Petroleum University in Heilongjiang, China.
John J. Carroll, PhD, PEng is the Director, Geostorage Process Engineering for Gas Liquids Engineering, Ltd. in Calgary, Canada. Dr. Carroll holds bachelor and doctoral degrees in chemical engineering from the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, and is a registered professional engineer in the provinces of Alberta and New Brunswick in Canada. His fist book, Natural Gas Hydrates: A Guide for Engineers, is now in its second edition, and he is the author or co-author of 50 technical publications and about 40 technical presentations.
Yongle Hu is a Professor and Chief Engineer in the Research Institute of Petroleum Exploration and Development (RIPED) of the China National Petroleum Co. (CNPC) in China. The Research Institute of Petroleum Exploration and Development was established in 1958 and is one of the famous research institutes in China. It is the R&D center of CNPC and PetroChina Company Ltd. Mr. Hu has PhD degree in Oil and Gas Development and Reservoir Engineering. He graduated from RIPED and Northeast Petroleum University, Daqing, China. Mr. Hu has published many technical papers and holds a high reputation for his technical qualifications on unconventional oil and gas development and research.