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Energy Exploration & Exploitation

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Petrology | Petrophysics | Power & Energy

eISSN: 20484054 | ISSN: 01445987 | Current volume: 42 | Current issue: 3 Frequency: Bi-monthly

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  • Gold open access – your article will be freely available to view online, immediately upon publication.
  • Articles received more than 295,000 full-text downloads in 2022.

Energy Exploration & Exploitation is a peer-reviewed, open access journal that focusses on the exploration, exploitation, use and economics of the world’s energy resources. For more information on the journal please visit the aims and scope tab.

This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

This journal changed it's publication mode from subscription to open access on August 15, 2016.

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Publication in the journal is subject to payment of an article processing charge (APC). The APC serves to support the journal and ensures that articles are freely accessible online in perpetuity under a Creative Commons licence.

The APC for this journal is 2000 USD.

The APC is payable when a manuscript is accepted after peer review, before it is published. The APC is also subject to taxes where applicable. Please see further details here.


Any correspondence, queries or additional requests for information on the manuscript submission process should be sent to the Energy, Exploration & Exploitation Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Yuzhuang Sun, at:

Energy Exploration & Exploitation is a peer-reviewed, open access journal that provides up-to-date, informative reviews and original articles on important issues in the exploration, exploitation, use and economics of the world’s energy resources.

Readers are able to keep abreast of advances and activities in many disciplines covering the full range of the energy industries. Contributions cover:

  • Crude and heavy oils, oil sands, shale oils and natural gas.
  • Coal and coal conversion to liquid and gas products.
  • Nuclear fuels, electricity and renewable energies.
  • Exploration and exploitation of fossil fuels and uranium.
  • Resource development, case histories of new fields, opportunities and prospects.
  • Reviews of energy company activities.
  • Environmental impact of exploration, development and use, together with waste management.
  • Periodical reviews of major energy topics.
  • Short communications, conference reports and literature reviews.

The journal utilizes a single-anonymized peer review process in which the reviewer’s name and information is withheld from the author.

Prof. Yuzhuang Sun Hebei University of Engineering, China
Associate Editors
Bassam Ali Autonomous University of Yucatan, Mexico
Jian Cao Nanjing University, China
Dameng Liu China University of Geosciences, China
Nathanael Ojong York University, Canada
Prof. Prakash Kumar Singh Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
Prof. Cunliang Zhao Hebei University of Engineering, China
Editorial Board
Esam Abd El-Gawad United Arab Emirates University, UAE
Sebnem Düzgün Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Christopher Jablonowski Shell, USA
Wolfgang Kalkreuth Univ. Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Irena Kostova Sofia University, Bulgaria
William Lamport Iv-AGA Texas, USA
Ian Lerche Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
Guiqiang Li University of Hull, UK
Zhijian Liu North China Electric Power University, China
Fritz Neuweiler Université Laval, Canada
Shenjun Qin Hebei University of Engineering, China
Hamed Sanei Geological Survey of Canada, Canada
Mazin Tamar-Agha Salahaddin University, Iraq
Seyed Mohammad Zamanzadeh University of Tehran, Iran
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