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 02

Heavy-Oil Recovery by In-Situ Emulsion Formation

Kumar, Rahul, The University of Texas at Austin
Dao, Eric, The University of Texas at Austin
Mohanty, Kishore, The University of Texas at Austin
129914-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Shear Stability of EOR Polymers

Zaitoun, Alain, Poweltec
Makakou, Patrick, Poweltec
Blin, Nicolas, Poweltec
Al-Maamari, Rashid S., Sultan Qaboos University
Al-Hashmi, Abdul-Aziz Rashid, Sultan Qaboos University
Abdel-Goad, Mahmoud, Sultan Qaboos University
141113-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Can Formation Relative Permeabilities Rule Out a Foam EOR Process?

Ashoori, Elham, Delft University of Technology
Rossen, William R., Delft University of Technology
134906-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Effect of Live Crude on Alkaline/Surfactant Polymer Formulations: Implications for Final Formulation Design

Southwick, Jeffrey G., Shell International Exploration & Production
Svec, Yi, Shell International Exploration & Production
Chilek, Greg, Shell International Exploration & Production
Shahin, Gordon T., Shell International Exploration & Production
135357-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Scale Prediction for Oil and Gas Production

Kan, Amy, Rice University
Tomson, Mason, Rice University
132237-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Scale Prediction and Inhibition for Oil and Gas Production at High Temperature/High Pressure

Fan, Chunfang, Rice University
Kan, Amy, Rice University
Zhang, Ping, Rice University
Lu, Haiping, Rice University
Work, Sarah, Rice University
Yu, Jie, Rice University
Tomson, Mason, Rice University
130690-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Potential for Measurement of Corrosion-Inhibitor-Micelle Presence as an Indicator of Optimum Dose

Mackenzie, Cameron, LUX Assure
Rowley-Williams, Catherine, LUX Assure
Achour, Mohsen, ConocoPhillips Company
Blumer, David, ConocoPhillips Company
Joosten, Mike W., ConocoPhillips Company
Rowe, Max, University of Aberdeen
130285-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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An Improved Adjoint-Sensitivity Computation for Multiphase Flow Using Wavelets

Awotunde, Abeeb A., KFUPM
Horne, Roland, Stanford University
133866-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Combining the Ensemble Kalman Filter With Markov-Chain Monte Carlo for Improved History Matching and Uncertainty Characterization

Emerick, Alexandre A., The University of Tulsa
Reynolds, Albert C., The University of Tulsa
141336-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Determination of Active Constraints in a Network

Watts, James W., Halliburton
Fleming, Graham C., Halliburton
Lu, Qin, Halliburton
118877-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Quantifying the Impact of Permeability Heterogeneity on Secondary-Recovery Performance

Rashid, Bilal, Imperial College
Muggeridge, Ann, Imperial College
Bal, Astor-Lonice, BP
Williams, Glyn J.J., BP
135125-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Sequential Coupling of Geochemical Reactions With Reservoir Simulations for Waterflood and EOR Studies

Wei, Lingli, Shell International Exploration & Production B.V.
138037-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Numerical Studies on Two-Way Coupled Fluid Flow and Geomechanics in Hydrate Deposits

Kim, Jihoon, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Moridis, George, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Yang, Daegil, Texas A&M University
Rutqvist, Jonny, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
141304-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Negative Saturation Approach for Compositional Flow Simulations of Mixed CO2/Water Injection Into Geothermal Reservoirs Including Phase Appearance and Disappearance

Salimi, Hamidreza, Delft University of Technology
Wolf, Karl-Heinz, Delft University of Technology
Bruining, Johannes, Delft University of Technology
142924-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Two-Stage Algebraic Multiscale Linear Solver for Highly Heterogeneous Reservoir Models

Zhou, Hui, ConocoPhillips Subsurface Technology
Tchelepi, Hamdi A., Stanford University
141473-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Parameters of Matrix/Fracture Immiscible-Fluids Transfer Obtained by Modeling of Core Tests

Civan, Faruk, University of Oklahoma
Rasmussen, Maurice L., University of Oklahoma
104028-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Finite Horizontal Well Crossing a Natural Fracture Normally

Prats, Michael, Michael Prats & Associates Inc.
Raghavan, Rajagopal, Phillips Petroleum (Ret.)
153382-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Accurate Modeling of Faults by Multipoint, Mimetic, and Mixed Methods

Nilsen, Halvor M., SINTEF ICT
Natvig, Josten R., SINTEF ICT
Lie, Knut-Andreas, SINTEF ICT
149690-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Field-Scale Modeling of Tracer Injection in Naturally Fractured Reservoirs Using the Random-Walk Particle-Tracking Simulation

Stalgorova, Ekaterina, University of Alberta
Babadagli, Tayfun, University of Alberta
144547-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Drift-Velocity Closure Relationships for Slug Two-Phase High-Viscosity Oil Flow in Pipes

Jeyachandra, B.C., University of Tulsa
Gokcal, B., University of Tulsa
Al-Sarkhi, Abdelsalam, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
Sarica, Cem, University of Tulsa
Sharma, A., University of Tulsa
151616-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Experimental and Analytical Investigation of the Cool-Down Behavior of an Insulated Pipe Assembly Under Subsea Conditions

Rivas-Cardona, Alberto, Texas A&M University
Marotta, Egidio, FMC Technologies
Whitsitt, Elizabeth, FMC Technologies
149692-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Liquid Entrainment in Annular Gas/Liquid Flow in Inclined Pipes

Magrini, K.L., Southwestern Energy
Sarica, Cem, University of Tulsa
Al-Sarkhi, Abdelsalam, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
Zhang, Hong-Quan, University of Tulsa
134765-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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2D Analytical Solution of Ideal Perforation Flow

Li, Baoyan, Baker Hughes
Sun, Datong, Baker Hughes
Gladkikh, Mikhail, Baker Hughes
Wu, Jianghui, Baker Hughes
128021-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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