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 02

Evaluation of Alternative Initial Responses to Kicks Taken During Managed-Pressure Drilling

Davoudi, Majid, Louisiana State University
Smith, John Rogers, Louisiana State University
Chirinos, José E., Louisiana State University
Patel, Bhavin M., Louisiana State University
128424-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2011
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Managed-Pressure Drilling: Using Model Predictive Control To Improve Pressure Control for During Dual-Gradient Drilling

Breyholtz, Øyvind, International Research Institute of Stavanger
Nygaard, Gerhard, International Research Institute of Stavanger
Nikolaou, Michael, University of Houston
124631-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2011
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Managing Circulation Losses in a Harsh Drilling Environment: Conventional Solution vs. CHCD Through a Risk Assessment

Masi, Silvia, Eni E&P Division
Molaschi, Claudio, Eni E&P Division
Zausa, Fabrizio, Eni E&P Division
Michelez, Jean, Kwantis
128225-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2011
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Cementing Solutions for Corrosive Well Environments

Brandl, Andreas, Baker Hughes
Cutler, Jennifer, Baker Hughes
Seholm, Amanda, Baker Hughes
Sansil, Michelle, Baker Hughes
Braun, Gerald, Baker Hughes
132228-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2011
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Design and Performance Evaluation of A Unique Deepwater Cement Slurry

Wang, Chengwen, China University of Petroleum
Wang, Ruihe, China University of Petroleum
Li, Huazhou, University of Regina
Bu, Yuhuan, China University of Petroleum
Zhou, Weidong, China University of Petroleum
130266-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2011
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Friction Pressure Performance of Commonly Used Viscous Gravel-Packing Fluids

Jain, Samyak, Schlumberger
Gadiyar, Bala, Schlumberger
Stamm, Bryan P., Schlumberger
Abad, Carlos, Schlumberger
Parlar, Mehmet, Schlumberger
Shah, Subhash, University of Oklahoma
134386-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2011
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Openhole Gravel-Pack Case Histories Using Alternative Fluid Displacement for Synthetic-Based Mud

Ripa, Giuseppe, Eni
Rossi, Massimo, Nigerian Agip Exploration
Staltari, Daniele, Nigerian Agip Exploration
Ilobi, Meshack, Allied Energy Corporation
Lawal, Tito, Allied Energy Corporation
Beldongar, Maye, Schlumberger
Douglas, Tekena, Schlumberger
Wassouf, Philip, Schlumberger
Jones, Andrew, M-I SWACO
Parlar, Mehmet, Schlumberger
134319-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2011
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Deepwater Frac-Pack Maximum Treating Pressure Limits, An Examination Using BottomHole Pressure Gauges

Lizak, Kenneth F., Shell International E&P
Hinnant, Charles, Shell International E&P
144029-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2011
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Expandable Completion Liners: A Comparison Of Performance With Other Completion Types In The Reg and Teguentour Fields, Algeria.

Mason, David L., BP
Benaichaoui, Farouk, Sonatrach
John, Huw,
Okwelegbe, Mark, BP
Moum, Terje, Statoil
Harneshaug, Tom, Statoil
Morgan, Quentin, Weatherford International
Jones, Colin, Weatherford International
Neumann, Juergen, Weatherford International
132692-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2011
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Metal Partitioning in Ilmenite- and Barite-Based Drill Cuttings on Seabed Sections in a Mesocosm Laboratory

Schaanning, Morten Thorne, Norwegian Institute for Water Research
Trannum, Hilde Cecilie, Norwegian Institute for Water Research
Pinturier, Laurence, Total
Rye, Henrik, SINTEF
126478-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2011
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Statistical Analysis of Safety Incidents and the Implications of Imperfect Reporting

Jablonowski, Christopher, University of Texas at Austin
134612-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2011
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Drilling Through Gas-Hydrate Sediments: Managing Wellbore-Stability Risks

Khabibullin, Tagir, Texas A&M University
Falcone, Gioia, Texas A&M University
Teodoriu, Catalin, Clausthal University of Technology
131332-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2011
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Real-Time Drilling Operations Centers: A History of Functionality and Organizational Purpose - The Second Generation

Booth, Jake, Booth Consulting LLC
126017-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2011
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Borehole-Quality Design and Practices To Maximize Drill-Rate Performance

Dupriest, Fred E., ExxonMobil Development Company
Elks, William C., ExxonMobil Development Company
Ottesen, Stienar, ExxonMobil Development Company
Pastusek, Paul E., ExxonMobil Development Company
Zook, Jason R., ExxonMobil Development Company
Aphale, Chinar R., ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company
134580-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2011
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