Petroleum Exploration and Development

Petroleum Exploration and Development aims to provide contribution to the scientific and technological development of petroleum exploration and production and to promote the innovative ability of scholars and workers. The journal publishes, in both Chinese and English, original papers on all aspects of petroleum sciences, including petroleum geology, geophysics, geochemistry, exploration and development of oil and gas fields, reservoir engineering, reservoir protection and stimulation, oil storage and transportation, oil and gas chemistry, petroleum machinery, petroleum business administration and history of petroleum industry, etc.

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Petroleum Exploration and Development is a bimonthly journal sponsored by the Research Institute of Petroleum Exploration and Development (RIPED), PetroChina. In 2008, Elsevier started publishing the Journal on ScienceDirect, the online full text and bibliographic information resource. The purposes of Petroleum Exploration and Development are to advance the theory and technology of the exploration and production of petroleum resources as well as of petroleum engineering; to disseminate and communicate the up-to-date science and technology of petroleum; and to cover the latest theoretical and technological developments and research results in China and the world relating to petroleum geology, oil and gas field development, and petroleum engineering. The columns in the journal include: Petroleum Exploration, Oil and Gas Field Development, Petroleum Engineering, Comprehensive Research, Academic Discussion, etc.Petroleum Exploration and Development is covered by both SCI and EI and published worldwide in both Chinese and English. In the 2015 Journal Citation Reports (JCR), the Impact Factor of Petroleum Exploration and Development is 1.592, which is ranked first (Q1) among all the SCI journals in the category of Petroleum Engineering. 

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