Lê Thị Huyền


Last Updated on: January 2, 2024

Name: Le Thi Huyen
Rank: Lecturer
Department: Petroleum Engineering Department
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Telephone: (254)3738.879
Fax: (254) 3.733579
Research Interests: Oil & gas decommissioning, Mine restoration, Energy & Sustainability, HSE
Address: Petroleum Engineering Department, Petrovietnam University, 762 Cach Mang Thang Tam street, Long Toan Ward, Ba Ria City, Vietnam




Degree Field Institution Year
PhD Environmental Management & Development University of Dundee, Scotland, the UK 2018
MA Environmental Management & Development Australian National University, Australia 2011
MA English Hanoi National University, Vietnam 2009
BA English Haiphong University, Vietnam 2007


Rank Month-Year
Lecturer May, 2021 - Present
Assistant Lecturer Feb, 2012 – Apr, 2021

Own Thesis

Title Type Institution Year
Exploring the governance of post-mining restoration in Scotland in the demise of the opencast coal industry and finding the way forward PhD University of Dundee, Scotland, the UK 2014 - 2018


Name Country Membership Year/Period
Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Scotland, the UK Member 2014 - 2015

Experiences (Academic)

Institution Designation Year/Period
PetroVietnam University Lecturer May, 2021 - Present
PetroVietnam University Assistant Lecturer Feb, 2012 – Apr, 2021
University of Dundee PhD student 2014-2018

Experiences (non-Academic)

Organization Designation Year/Period
Haiphong Water Supply Company Project Officer 12/09/2005-21/01/2007 & 12/09/2011-12/02/2012
PÖYRY ENVIRONMENT ÖY Project Assistant 22/01/2007-15/06/2009


Institution Course No. Course Name Type Level Times Last Time
PetroVietnam University   Field Decommissioning Academic Undergraduate 3 2019-Present
PetroVietnam University   Energy & Sustainability Academic Undergraduate 5 2019-Present
PetroVietnam University   Health, Safety & Environment Academic Undergraduate 4 2020-Present
PetroVietnam University   English Academic Undergraduate 1-6 2012-Jan, 2021
PetroVietnam University   Environmental Issues in Petroleum Industry Academic Graduate 2 2020-Present
PetroVietnam University   Scientific Research Methods Academic Graduate 1 2023-Present

Honors and Awards

Name Details Year
“Best teaching session” in the PVU Excellent Lecturer Contest   2022
Rector’s Certificate of Merits   2021, 2022, 2023
Emulative soldier at the grassroots level   2020
Competition on understanding of Ho Chi Minh ideology, Haiphong University 3rd prize 2004
Best English Language Student Contest, Haiphong University 2nd prize 2003
Best English Language Student Contest, Haiphong University 3rd prize 2002
Best English Language Student Contest, Haiphong University 1st prize 2001


No. Information
1 International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Green Technology 2023. Jointly held by University of Science – VNUHCM, Universiti Malaysia, Universiti Tenaga Nasional and Centre for Vehicular Technology. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. 10-13 December 2023.
2 Joint 7th Annual IIES Science and Policy Workshop and International Conference on Environment, Earth Science and Sustainability (ICES). Jointly held by Ho Chi Minh University of Technology and International Institute for Environmental Studies. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. 24-25 October 2022.
3 3rd International Conference on the Decommissioning of Offshore & Subsea Structures. Held by ASRANet. Aberdeen, Scotland, UK and online. 21-22 February 2022.


No. Information
1 Le, HT, Leow, JS, Kang, HS, Lin, TI & Yaakob, OB 2024, ‘NORM waste management in Vietnam’s oil and gas industry: lessons from Malaysia’, Journal of Hazardous, Toxic & Radioactive Waste. vol. 28, no. 1. DOI: https://ascelibrary.org/doi/10.1061/JHTRBP.HZENG-1283.
2 Le, HT, Punurai, W, Yubonmhat, K, Yuliati, E, Leow, JS, Kang, HS, Amelia, S, Yaakob, OB, Zawawi, NAW, Wang, J & Le, SV 2024, ‘Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material waste management in the ASEAN oil and gas industry: a review’, Journal of Hazardous, Toxic & Radioactive Waste, vol. 28, no. 1. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/JHTRBP.HZENG-1247.
3 Leow, JS, Leow, JS, Kang, HS, Yaakob, O, Punurai, W, Amelia, S & Le, HT 2023, ‘Technical     preparedness in Southeast Asia region for onshore dismantling of offshore structures: Gaps and opportunities’, Ocean Systems Engineering, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 79-95. DOI: https://doi.org/10.12989/ose.2023.13.1.079.
4 Le, HT, Punurai, W, Zawawi, NAW, Yaakob, OB, Nguyen, NTP, Le, TT, Nguyen, KV, Amelia, S, Kamarudin, NA, Kang, HS & Le, SV 2023, ‘A review of mercury waste management in the ASEAN oil and gas industry’, Journal of Hazardous, Toxic & Radioactive Waste, vol. 27, no. 1. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)HZ.2153-5515.0000737.
5 Le, HT, Liao, JX & Spray, CJ 2021, ‘Decommissioning planning of offshore oil and gas fields in Vietnam: what can be learnt from mine closure planning in Scotland?’, International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 162-174. (Open Access, DOI: https://doi.org/10.32479/ijeep.11196)
6 Le, HT 2021, ‘Comparative analysis of financial assurance instruments for offshore oil             decommissioning and mine restoration’, PetroVietnam Journal, vol. 6, pp. 43-54. (Open Access, DOI: https://doi.org/10.47800/PVJ.2021.06-04)
7 Le, HT 2020, ‘So sánh các cơ chế bảo đảm tài chính cho công tác thu dọn mỏ dầu khí ngoài khơi và phục hồi môi trường mỏ khoáng sản’, PetroVietnam Journal, vol. 11, pp. 56-65. (Open Access, DOI:https://doi.org/10.47800/PVJ.2020.11-05)

Thesis Supervision

Thesis Title Type Role Year
Research on methods for handling used solar panels Student’s Research Project Advisor 2023
Reconfiguration methods for PV array topology optimization of Project X, Vietnam BSc Advisor 2022
A data-driven approach for making offshore oil and gas decommissioning decisions BSc Advisor 2022
Methods and techniques for offshore waste management in decommissioning of X field, Vietnam BSc Advisor 2022
Evaluating the light absorption capacity of solar cells and optimizing costs for Project X, Vietnam BSc Advisor 2022
Methods for testing EVA cross-linking rate in solar panels BSc Advisor 2022
Geothermal drilling technologies and possible applications in Vietnam BSc Advisor 2021
Master field development plan and decommissioning options of X oil field, Vietnam BSc Advisor 2021

Research Projects

Code No. Title Institution Position Year
SEELOS1920\1\111 Safe and Sustainable Decommissioning of Offshore Structures Taking into Consideration the Peculiarities of the ASEAN & South Asia Regions 9 universities/institutes and corporations in ASEAN and South Asia regions Team Leader of WP 2; PVU Co-Team Leader 2020-2024
GV2213 Research on NORM waste management during the petroleum exploration, production and decommissioning in Vietnam. Financer: PVU PetroVietnam University Principal Investigator 2022-2023
GV1903 Comparative analysis of closure planning of mines and decommissioning planning of offshore oil and gas fields: policy lessons PetroVietnam University Principal Investigator 2019-2020
01/DIEN/DHDK/2018/KHCN Evaluation of water consumption and methods for improving water consumption efficiency in PVN’s thermal power plants PetroVietnam University Member 2018-2019

Professional Development Activities

Designation Details Year/Period
PVN training, Vietnam Vietnam’s legal framework and Petrovietnam (PVN) internal documents on Health, Safety and Environment and Climate Change 2023
PVN training, Vietnam Vietnam’s legal framework on Climate Change 2022
PVN training, Vietnam Vietnam’s legal framework on Environmental Protection 2022
PVU training, Vietnam Decommissioning in Oil and Gas Industry 2021
PVU training, Vietnam Process Safety Management 2020
PVU training, Vietnam Critical Thinking 2020
PVU training, Vietnam Vietnam’s Labour Law 2019 2020
PVU training, Vietnam Intermediate Management and Leadership 2020
PVU training, Vietnam Intellectual Property 2019
PVU training, Vietnam Document Management 2019
UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, the Netherlands Solid Waste Management 2013

Software Skills

Type Description
NVivo Qualitative Data Analysis Sofware
Stata Software for Statistics and Data Science