Muhammad Imran, P. Eng., Ph.D., is manager of the Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) Field Development Business Unit, Energy Division, at the Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC). He has led many projects, including innovative proofs of concept; development and optimization of medium and heavy oil EOR processes; lab scale equipment design; and physical, fluid flow, and wormhole modelling. His major areas of expertise are vapour extraction (Vapex), solvent vapour extraction (SVX), thermal SVX (TSVX), heavy oil waterflooding, steam-assisted gravity drainage (SAGD), and steam–surfactant processes. He has track record of research success with multiple publications in engineering journals and presentations at conferences. He has a Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering from Ryerson University, Toronto.