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 27, Issue 01

March  2012

Executive Summary

Decreasing Water Invasion Into Atoka Shale Using Nonmodified Silica Nanoparticles

Cai, Jihua, China University of Geosciences
Chenevert, Martin E., University of Texas at Austin
Sharma, Mukul M., University of Texas at Austin
Friedheim, James E., M-I Swaco
146979-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Reservoir Characterization Begins at First Contact With the Drill Bit

Shayegi, Sara, Shell
Kabir, C. Shah, Hess Corporation
If, Flemming, Hess Corporation
Christensen, Soren, Hess Corporation
Ken, Kosco, Hess Corporation
Casasus-Bribian, Jaime, Hess Corporation
Hasan, ABM K., Hess Corporation
Moos, Daniel, Dong E&P
159247-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Protect and Then Inject: Optimized Well Fluids Successfully Drill Depleted Reservoirs To Store Gas

Vickers, Stephen, Baker Hughes
Bruce, Stephen, Baker Hughes
Hutton, Alistair, Baker Hughes
Nunzi, Paolo, Eni
144798-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Drilling Automation: Presenting a Framework for Automated Operations

Breyholtz, Øyvind, IRIS
Nikolaou, Michael, University of Houston
158109-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Simplified Hydraulics Model Used for Intelligent Estimation of Downhole Pressure for a Managed-Pressure-Drilling Control System

Kaasa, Glenn-Ole, Statoil
Stamnes, Øyvind N., Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Aamo, Ole Morten, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Imsland, Lars S., Norwegian University of Science and Technology
143097-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Development of a Continuous Directional Coring System for Deep-Sea Drilling

Shinmoto, Yuichi, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
Miyazaki, Eigo, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
Wada, Kazuyasu, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
Yamao, Masaoki, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
140913-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Fracture and Fatigue of Polycrystalline-Diamond Compacts

Zacny, Kris, Honeybee Robotics
150001-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Reservoir-Navigation System and Drilling Technology Maximize Productivity and Drilling Performance in the Granite Wash, US Midcontinent

Janwadkar, Sandeep, Baker Hughes
Thomas, Mark, Baker Hughes
Privott, Steve, Baker Hughes
Tehan, Robert, Linn Energy
Carlson, Lisa, Linn Energy
Spear, Wade, Linn Energy
Setiadarma, Augustinus, Linn Energy
140073-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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First Downhole Application of Distributed Acoustic Sensing for Hydraulic-Fracturing Monitoring and Diagnostics

Molenaar, Menno M., Shell Canada
Hill, David, QinetiQ OptaSense
Webster, Paul, Shell Canada
Fidan, Erkan, Shell Canada
Birch, Bill, Shell International E&P
140561-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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A Technical and Economic Study of Completion Techniques in Five Emerging US Gas Shales: A Woodford Shale Example

Agrawal, Archna, Chevron
Wei, Yunan, C&C Reservoirs
Holditch, Stephen, Texas A&M University
135396-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Designing Multistage Frac Packs in the Lower Tertiary Formation--Cascade and Chinook Project

Haddad, Ziad, FOI Technologies
Smith, Michael B., NSI Technologies
De Moraes, Flavio Dias, Petrobras
140498-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Reduction of Perforating Gunshock Loads

Baumann, Carlos E., Schlumberger
Pesantes, Edison, Schlumberger
Guerra, Juan, Schlumberger
William, Awad, Schlumberger
Williams, Harvey, Schlumberger
143816-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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The Evolution of the Role of Openhole Packers in Advanced Horizontal Completions: From Novel Technology to a Critical Key to Success

Gavioli, Paolo, Baker Hughes
Vicario, Roberto, Baker Hughes
132846-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Chemical Modification of Biopolymers To Design Cement Slurries With Temperature-Activated Viscosification--A Laboratory Study

Reddy, B. Raghava, Halliburton
Patil, Rahul, Halliburton
Patil, Sandip, Halliburton
141005-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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