SPE Drilling & Completion


SPE Drilling & Completion features papers covering horizontal and directional drilling, drilling fluids, bit technology, sand control, perforating, cementing, well control, completions, and drilling operations. 

SPE Drilling & Completion is the successor publication to SPE Drilling Engineering.

Volume 26, Issue 01

Executive Summary
  Curtis Cheatham, Weatherford International

Breakthrough in 22-in.-Hole Drilling in Kuwait Deep Wells

Al-Saeedi, Mohammed J., Kuwait Oil Company
Sounderrajan, Mahesh, Kuwait Oil Company
Al-Ajmi, Hadi S., Kuwait Oil Company
Al Enezi, Dakhil R., Kuwait Oil Company
Mckinnell, David C., Total Kuwait
114635-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2011
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Design Methodology and Operational Practices Eliminate Differential Sticking

Dupriest, Fred E., ExxonMobil Development Company
Elks, William C., ExxonMobil Development Company
Ottesen, Steinar, ExxonMobil Development Company
128129-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2011
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Magnus: Utilization of Conductor Sharing Wellhead Technology To Access Additional Hydrocarbons With a Slot-Constrained Platform

Hicks, Simon, BP Exploration
Moore, Angela, BP Exploration
Honey, Mark, BP Exploration
Farmer, Ian Robert, Schlumberger
Smart, Barry, Gyrodata
Ekseth, Roger, Gyrodata
Brown, Dave, Cameron
124233-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2011
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How To Prevent Loss of Zonal Isolation Through a Comprehensive Analysis of Microannulus Formation

Bois, Axel-Pierre, CurisTec
Garnier, Andre, Total S.A.
Rodot, Francois, Total S.A.
Sain-Marc, Jeremie, Total Indonesia
Aimard, Nicolas, Total S.A.
124719-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2011
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Integrating Learning Curves in Probabilistic Well-Construction Estimates

Jablonowski, Christopher, University of Texas at Austin
Ettehadtavakkol, Amin, University of Texas at Austin
Ogunyomi, Babafemi, University of Texas at Austin
Srour, Issam, University of Beirut
125472-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2011
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A Study of the Effects of Colloidal Gas Aphron Composition on Pore Blocking

Bjorndalen, Nancy, University of Alberta
Alvarez, Jose, Alberta Research Council
Jossy, Eddie, Alberta Research Council
Kuru, Ergun, University of Alberta
121417-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2011
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Salinity-Based Pump-and-Dump Strategy for Drilling Salt With Supersaturated Fluids

Akers, Thomas J., ExxonMobil Development Company
128405-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2011
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The Influence of Data Quality on Workflows and Decision-Making in Well Delivery

Sawaryn, Steven J., BP Exploration
Whiteley, Nick, BP Exploration
Deady, Andrew, BP Exploration
Borresen, Alexander, BP Exploration
Gibson, Nick, Kongsberg Intellifield
128418-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2011
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Automation of Mud-Pump Management: Application to Drilling Operations in the North Sea

Cayeux, Eric, International Research Institute of Stavanger
Daireaux, Benoît, International Research Institute of Stavanger
Dvergsnes, Erik, International Research Institute of Stavanger
128285-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2011
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Partition Perforation Optimization for Horizontal Wells Based on Genetic Algorithms

Wang, Zhiming, China University of Petroleum
Wei, Jianguang, China University of Petroleum
Jin, Hui, China University of Petroleum
119833-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2011
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Effective Perforating and Gravel Placement: Key to Low-Skin, Sand-Free Production in Gravel Packs

Jain, Samyak, Schlumberger
Tibbles, Raymond J., Schlumberger
Munro, Jock, Schlumberger
Suppiah, Rajeswary, Petronas Carigali
Safiin, Norhisham, Petronas Carigali
140735-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2011
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Modeling Horizontal-Completion Deformations in a Deepwater Unconsolidated-Sand Reservoir

Hilbert, Lawrence B., Exponent Incorporated
Saraf, Vijay K., Exponent Incorporated
Birbiglia, Donna K.J., Sarawak Shell Berhad
Shumilak, Edward E., Shell International E&P
Hindriks, Kees C.O.H., Shell E&P Americas
Schutjens, Peter M., Shell UK Limited
Klever, Frans, Shell International E&P
124350-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2011
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A Review of Screen Selection for Standalone Applications and a New Methodology

Chanpura, Rajesh A., Schlumberger
Hodge, Richard M., ConocoPhillips
Andrews, Jamie S., Statoil AS
Toffanin, Ezio P., Schlumberger
Moen, Terje, Schlumberger
Parlar, Mehmet, Schlumberger
127931-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2011
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Hybrid Bits Offer Distinct Advantages in Selected Roller-Cone and PDC-Bit Applications

Pessier, Rudolf, Baker Hughes
Damschen, Michael, Baker Hughes
128741-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2011
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