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 17, Issue 01

Surfactant Systems for EOR in High-Temperature, High-Salinity Environments

Puerto, Maura, Rice University
Hirasaki, George J., Rice University
Miller, Clarence A., Rice University
Barnes, Julian R., Shell Global Solutions International BV
129675-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Optimal Well Placement Under Uncertainty Using a Retrospective Optimization Framework

Wang, Honggang, Stanford University
Echeverría-Ciaurri, David, Stanford University
Durlofsky, Louis, Stanford University
Cominelli, Alberto, Eni
141950-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Localization of Ensemble-Based Control-Setting Updates for Production Optimization

Chen, Yan, IRIS
Oliver, Dean Stuart, Uni CIPR
125042-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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History Matching Channelized Reservoirs Using the Ensemble Kalman Filter

Lorentzen, Rolf J., IRIS
Flornes, Kristin M., IRIS
Nævdal, Geir, IRIS
143188-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Improved Uncertainty Quantification in the Ensemble Kalman Filter Using Statistical Model-Selection Techniques

Sætrom, Jon, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Hove, Joakim, Statoil Research Centre
Skjervheim, Jan-Arild, Statoil Research Centre
Vabø, Jon Gustav, Statoil Research Centre
145192-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Gravimetric Monitoring of Water Influx Into a Gas Reservoir: A Numerical Study Based on the Ensemble Kalman Filter

Glegola, Marcin A., Delft University of Technology
Ditmar, Pavel, Delft University of Technology
Hanea, Remus G., TNO
Vossepoel, Femke C., Shell International E&P
Arts, Rob, TNO
Klees, Roland, Delft University of Technology
149578-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Ultrahigh-Temperature/Ultrahigh-Pressure Scale Control for Deepwater Oil and Gas Production

Fan, Chunfang, Rice University
Shi, Wei, Rice University
Zhang, Ping, Rice University
Lu, Haiping, Rice University
Zhang, Nan, Rice University
Work, Sarah, Rice University
Al-Saiari, Hamad, Rice University
Kan, Amy, Rice University
Tomson, Mason, Rice University
141349-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Phase Stability and Inhibition of Calcium Sulfate in the System NaCl/Monoethylene Glycol/H2O

Lu, Haiping, Rice University
Kan, Amy, Rice University
Zhang, Ping, Rice University
Yu, Jie, Rice University
Fan, Chunfang, Rice University
Work, Sarah, Rice University
Tomson, Mason B., Rice University
130697-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Multiscale Finite-Volume Formulation for Saturation Equations

Zhou, Hui, ConocoPhilips
Lee, Seong H., Chevron Energy Technology Company
Tchelepi, Hamdi A., Stanford University
119183-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Investigation of Pore-Scale Mixed Wettability

Kumar, Munish, Digitalcore and the Australian National University
Fogden, Andrew, Australian National University
Senden, Tim, Australian National University
Knackstedt, Mark A., Digitalcore, the Australian National University
129974-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Modeling and Simulation of Flow Field Around a Blowout Well

Hajidavalloo, Ebrahim, Shahid Chamran University
Omidian, Parham, Shahid Chamran University
149777-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Shale Gas-in-Place Calculations Part I: New Pore-Scale Considerations

Ambrose, Raymond J., Devon Energy
Hartman, Robert C., Weatherford Labs
Diaz-Campos, Mery, University of Oklahoma
Akkutlu, I. Yucel, University of Oklahoma
Sondergeld, Carl H., University of Oklahoma
131772-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Production Analysis of Tight-Gas and Shale-Gas Reservoirs Using the Dynamic-Slippage Concept

Clarkson, Christopher R., University of Calgary
Nobakht, Morteza, Fekete Associates
Kaviani, Danial, University of Calgary
Ertekin, Turgay, Pennsylvania State University
144317-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Modeling High-Viscosity Oil/Water Cocurrent Flows in Horizontal and Vertical Pipes

Zhang, Hong-Quan, University of Tulsa
Vuong, Duc H., PVEP Corp.
Sarica, Cem, University of Tulsa
135099-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Gas-Well Liquid Loading Probed With Advanced Instrumentation

Alamu, Mhunir B., Floxpat Petroleum & Energy Services
153724-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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A Comprehensive Model of High-Rate Matrix-Acid Stimulation for Long Horizontal Wells in Carbonate Reservoirs: Part I--Scaling Up Core-Level Acid Wormholing to Field Treatments

Furui, Kenji, ConocoPhillips
Burton, Robert C., ConocoPhillips
Burkhead, David W., ConocoPhillips
Abdelmalek, Nabeel A., ConocoPhillips
Hill, Alfred D., Texas A&M University
Zhu, Ding, Texas A&M University
Nozaki, Manabu, Texas A&M University
134265-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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A Comprehensive Model of High-Rate Matrix-Acid Stimulation for Long Horizontal Wells in Carbonate Reservoirs: Part II--Wellbore/Reservoir Coupled-Flow Modeling and Field Application

Furui, Kenji, ConocoPhillips
Burton, Robert C., ConocoPhillips
Burkhead, David W., ConocoPhillips
Abdelmalek, Nabeel A., ConocoPhillips
Hill, Alfred D., Texas A&M University
Zhu, Ding, Texas A&M University
Nozaki, Manabu, Texas A&M University
155497-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Parameters Affecting the Interaction Among Closely Spaced Hydraulic Fractures

Bunger, Andrew P., CSIRO Earth Science and Resource Engineering
Zhang, Xi, CSIRO Earth Science and Resource Engineering
Jeffrey, Robert G., CSIRO Earth Science and Resource Engineering
140426-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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A New Deconvolution Technique Based on Pressure-Derivative Data for Pressure-Transient-Test Interpretation

Onur, Mustafa, Istanbul Technical University
Kuchuk, Fikri J., Schlumberger
134315-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Waterflooding Performance in Inclined Communicating Stratified Reservoirs

El-khatib, Noaman A.F., Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS
126344-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Water Mixing During Waterflood Oil Recovery: The Effect of Initial Water Saturation

Graue, Arne, University of Bergen
Fernø, Martin A., University of Bergen
Moe, Robert W., University of Bergen
Baldwin, Bernard A., Green Country Petrophysics
Needham, Riley, ConocoPhillips
149577-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Spontaneous Potentials in Hydrocarbon Reservoirs During Waterflooding: Application to Water-Front Monitoring

Jackson, Matthew D., Imperial College London
Gulamali, Murtaza Y., Imperial College London
Leinov, Eli, Imperial College London
Saunders, Jonathan H., Imperial College London
Vinogradov, Jan, Imperial College London
135146-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Non-Darcy Porous-Media Flow According to the Barree and Conway Model: Laboratory and Numerical-Modeling Studies

Lai, Bitao, Colorado School of Mines
Miskimins, Jennifer L., Colorado School of Mines
Wu, Yu-Shu, Colorado School of Mines
122611-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Production-Induced Stress Change in and Above a Reservoir Pierced by Two Salt Domes: A Geomechanical Model and Its Applications

Schutjens, Peter M.T.M., Shell International Exploration and Production BV
Snippe, Jeroen R., Shell International Exploration and Production BV
Mahani, Hassan, Shell International Exploration and Production BV
Turner, Jane, Shell International Exploration and Production BV
Ita, Joel, Shell International Exploration and Production BV
Mossop, Antony P., Shell International Exploration and Production BV
131590-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Dynamic Data Integration and Quantification of Prediction Uncertainty Using Statistical-Moment Equations

Likanapaisal, Pipat, Stanford University
Li, Liyong, Chevron Energy Technology Co.
Tchelepi, Hamdi A., Stanford University
119138-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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