Badrul Mohamed Jan, SPE, is a researcher and lecturer attached to the Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Malaya, Malaysia. He holds BS, MS, and PhD degrees in petroleum engineering from the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology. Jan’s research areas and interest include the development of superlightweight completion fluid for underbalanced perforation, ultralow-interfacial-tension microemulsion for enhanced oil recovery, and conversion of palm-oil-mill effluent to superclean fuel for diesel replacement. He has authored or coauthored numerous technical-conference and journal papers. Jan was the deputy director of the University of Malaya Center of Innovation and Commercialization.