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Mr Longxun Tang, PhD Student in Petroleum Geology. B.E Resource Exploration Engineering/MSc Exploration Geophysics

Ph.D Student in the Department of Earth Sciences
Room number: Open Plan Area

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2014.02 - present: PhD student, Department of Earth Sciences, Durham University

2012.09-2013.09: MSc Exploration Geophysics, School of Geosciences, University of Edinburgh

2010.09-2012.06: Research fellow, School of Geosciences and Technology, Southwest Petroleum University, China

2006.09-2010.07: B.E Resource Exploration Engineering, School of Geosciences and Technology, Southwest Petroleum University, China

Conferences and courses

2015.03: Numerical Earth Science Modelling Short Course. NERC, Durham, UK

2014.12: The importance of Diagenesis in Exploration & Production. Presented by the FORCE Sedimentology and stratigraphy network. Stavanger, Norway.

2014.05: Reservoir Quality of Clastic and Carbonate Rocks: Analysis, Modelling and Prediction. The Geological Society. London, UK

Current research

PhD project: Reservoir Quality Evolution in Devonian Sandstone of the North Sea

Sponsor: EnQuest plc, UK

Society Service

2015.04-present: Vice President, CSSA Durham (Chinese Student & Scholar Association)

2014.02-2015.04: Founder and head of Sports Department, CSSA Durham

Research Groups

Department of Earth Sciences

Research Interests

  • Diagenesis
  • Petrography
  • Petroleum geology
  • Reservoir quality evolution
  • Sedimentology


Journal Article

  • Han yonggang,, Tang longxun, & Xiong chiyuan (2011). Chemistry-mass method for the technology of carbonate rock quantitative analysis and its application. Mud Logging Engineering 22(04): 16-19.
  • Jiang Biwu,, Cui Yong, Mu Xiangjing, Han Zhihua, Xia Yanxu, & Tang Longxun (2011). Factors affecting the productivity of fractured horizontal wells considering wellbore pressure loss. Natural Gas Industry 31(11): 66.
  • Wu Dakui, Dai Yong, Cheng Xubin, Zhu Xinwan, Ou Yangcheng, Xu Minghua, Zheng Shufen, & Tang Longxun (2011). Seismic identification methods for gas and water layers and their application. Natural Gas Industry 31(12): 54-58, 126, 127.