SPE Journal

SPE Journal includes fundamental research papers on all aspects of engineering for oil and gas exploration and production. SPE Journal covers the theories and emerging concepts that will become the new technologies of tomorrow.  Recent issues have included articles covering reservoir characterization, multiphase flow, drilling dynamics, well architecture, gas well deliverability, numerical simulation, and CO2 sequestration. 


Volume 13, Issue 04

History Matching Using the Ensemble Kalman Filter on a North Sea Field Case

Haugen, Vibeke Eilwn J., StatoilHydro
Naevdal, Geir, Intl Research Inst of Stavanger
Natvik, Lars-Joergen, Statoil ASA
Evensen, Geir, StatoilHydro
Berg, Aina M., IRIS
Flornes, Kristin M., IRIS
102430-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2008
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Adjoint-Based Well-Placement Optimization Under Production Constraints

Zandvliet, Maarten, Shell International Ltd.
Handels, Martijn, D&M Schlumberger
van Essen, Gijs, Delft U. of Technology
Brouwer, Roald, Shell Intl. E&P BV
Jansen, Jan-Dirk, Delft U. of Technology
105797-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2008
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Ensemble-Level Upscaling for Efficient Estimation of Fine-Scale Production Statistics

Chen, Yuguang, Chevron ETC
Durlofsky, Louis J., Stanford University
106086-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2008
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Consistent Downscaling of Seismic Inversion Thicknesses to Cornerpoint Flow Models

Kalla, Subhash, Louisiana State University
White, Christopher D., Louisiana State University
Gunning, James, CSIRO Petroleum
Glinsky, Michael, BHP Petroleum
103268-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2008
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Tracing Streamlines on Unstructured Grids From Finite Volume Discretizations

Matringe, Sebastien F., Chevron ETC
Juanes, Ruben, Massachusetts Inst. of Tech.
Tchelepi, Hamdi A., Stanford University
103295-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2008
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Sweep Efficiency of Miscible Floods in a High-Pressure Quarter-Five-Spot Model

Lewis, Edward J., U. of Houston
Dao, Eric, U. of Houston
Mohanty, Kishore K., U. of Houston
102764-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2008
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Parallel Unstructured-Solver Methods for Simulation of Complex Giant Reservoirs

Fung, Larry S.K., Saudi Aramco
Dogru, Ali H., Saudi Aramco
106237-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2008
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Buoyancy-Dominated Multiphase Flow and Its Effect on Geological Sequestration of CO2

Bryant, Steven L., U. of Texas at Austin
Lakshminarasimhan, Srivatsan, U. of Texas at Austin
Pope, Gary A., U. of Texas at Austin
99938-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2008
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Capillary Pressure and Wettability Behavior of CO2 Sequestration in Coal at Elevated Pressures

Plug, Willem-Jan, Horizon Energy Partners
Mazumder, Saikat, Shell International B.V.
Bruining, Johannes, Delft U. of Technology
108161-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2008
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Mobilization of Entrapped Organic Fluids by Elastic Waves and Vibrations

Iassonov, Pavel, Iowa State U.
Beresnev, Igor, Iowa State U.
104315-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2008
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Performance of Drainage Experiments With Orinoco Belt Heavy Oil in a Long Laboratory Core in Simulated Reservoir Conditions

Wang, Ruihe, China U. of Petroleum
Chen, Zhangxin, Southern Methodist U.
Qin, Jishun, China National Oil and Gas Exploration and Development Corporation
Zhao, Ming, China National Petroleum Corporation
104377-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2008
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Cyclic Mechanical and Fatigue Properties for Oil-Country-Tubular-Goods Materials

Kaiser, Trent M.V., Noetic Engineering Inc.
Yung, Victor Y.B., Noetic Engineering Inc.
Bacon, Russ M., Imperial Oil Resources Ltd.
97775-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2008
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