Academic Staff
Meiyu Guo

Dr. Guo Meiyu (郭美瑜博士)

Assistant Professor
Member of the Smart Society Lab

Unconventional gas development, Energy Policy, Environmental impact assessment, Environmental economics

AAB 1223
(852) 3411 6542
(852) 3411 5990


  • Ph.D., The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
  • M.Ec., Renmin University of China, China
  • B.Sc., Renmin University of China, China



  • Environmental Impact Assessment and Management
  • Environmental Law, Policy and Ethics
  • Green Industry and Business Management
  • Advanced Topics in Environmental Planning and Management
  • The Pearl River Delta: An Environmental Survey



  • Unconventional gas development
  • Energy Policy
  • Environmental impact assessment
  • Environmental economics



As a PI:
Jan 2018 – Dec 2020, Young Scientist Project, National Natural Science Foundation of China, “Methane emissions from shale gas development: monitoring, assessment and regulation”, No. 71704150


Sep 2017 – Aug 2019, Faculty Research Grant, Hong Kong Baptist University, “Water governance and pollution control for China’s shale gas development in Xinjiang”, FRG2/16-17/004

Guo, M.Y., and Wang, J. (2021). Environmental Impacts of Shale Gas Development in China: Assessment and Regulation. Springer Nature, ISBN 978-981-16-0489-8

Wang J., Lei C. and Guo M. (2020) Daily natural gas price forecasting by a weighted hybrid data-driven model. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2020.107240. [SCI, Q1, Impact factor: 2.886]

Shi, W.R., X.Z. Wang, M.Y. Guo, Y.H. Shi, A.G. Feng, Rui Liang and Arshad Raza. (2020) Water use for shale gas development in China’s Fuling Shale Gas Field. Journal of Cleaner Productionhttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.120680. [SCI, Q1, Impact factor: 6.395]

Wang J., Guo M., Liu M. and Wei X. (2020) Long-term outlook for global rare earth production. Resources Policyhttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.resourpol.2019.101569. [SSCI, Q1, Impact factor: 3.185]

Hu, Z., Zhou, Q., Chen, X., Chen, D., Li, J., Guo, M., Yin, G. and Duan, Z., (2019) Groundwater Depletion Estimated from GRACE: A Challenge of Sustainable Development in an Arid Region of Central Asia. Remote Sensing, 11(16). [SCI, Q1, Impact factor: 4.118]

Guo, M.Y., Y. Xu and Y. Q. D. Chen. (2019) Environmental enforcement and compliance in Pennsylvania’s Marcellus shale, Resources, Conservation & Recycling, 144, pp. 24-31. [SCI, Q1, Impact factor: 5.120]

Hu, Z.Y., X. Chen, D.L. Chen, J.F. Li, S. Wang, Q.M. Zhou, G. Yin and M.Y. Guo (2018) “Dry gets drier, wet gets wetter”: a case study over the arid regions of Central Asia. International Journal of Climatology, DOI: 10.1002/joc.5863 [SCI, Q1, Impact factor: 3.911]

Raza, A., Guo, M.Y., R. Gholami, R. Rezaee, V. Rasouli, M. Sarmadivaleh and A. Bhatti. (2018) Shale gas: A solution for energy crisis and lower CO2 emission in Pakistan, Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization and Environmental Effects, DOI: 10.1080/15567036.2018.1486486 [SCI, Impact factor: 0.6]

Guo, M.Y., and Xu, Y. (2018) Coal-to-liquids projects in China under water and carbon constraints, Energy Policy, 117, pp.58-65 [SCI, Q1, Impact factor: 4.880].

Guo, M.Y., and Xu, Y. (2018). Shale Gas Development and Environmental Governance in China. In The International Political Economy of Oil and Gas (pp. 225-239). Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. ISBN 978-3-319-62556-0

Raza, A., R. Gholami, Guo, M.Y., V. Rasouli, M. Sarmadivaleh, A. Bhatti and R. Rezaee. (2018) A review on natural gas potential of Pakistan for transition to a low-carbon future, Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization and Environmental Effects, accepted [SCI, Impact factor: 0.6]

Guo, M.Y., Y. Xu and Y. Q. D. Chen. (2017) Catching environmental noncompliance in shale gas development in China and the United States for better fuel switching. Resources, Conservation & Recycling, 121, pp.73-81.

Guo, M.Y., X. Lu, C.P. Nielsen, M.B. McElroy, W.R. Shi, Y.T. Chen and Y. Xu. (2016) Prospects for shale gas production in China: Implications for water demand. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 66, pp. 742-750.

Shi, W.R., Guo, M.Y., Zhang Z.S, Zhang C.M., Li A, Yuan S.Y., Ren Y. and Shi Y.H. (2015) Case Study on Adsorption and Desorption Gas Experiment Measurement of Shale Gas. Science Technology and Engineering, 15 (7), pp. 167-172 (in Chinese)

Guo, M.Y., Y. Xu and Y. Q. D. Chen. (2014). Fracking and Pollution: Can China Rescue its Environment in Time? Environmental Science & Technology, 42(2), pp. 891-892.

Li, X.T., Shi, W.R., Guo, M.Y., Li X., Zhao H.Y., Chen X., Ren Y. and Shi W.R. (2014) Characteristics of Marine Shale Gas Reservoirs in Jiaoshiba Area of Fuling Shale Gas Field, Journal of Oil and Gas Technology, 36 (11), pp. 11-15. (in Chinese)