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 03

Applying Fractional-Flow Theory Under the Loss of Miscibility

Ghanbarnezhad, Rouzbeh, University of Texas at Austin
Lake, Larry W., University of Texas at Austin
129966-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Block Model for Growth of Steam-Heated Zone in Oil-Bearing Naturally Fractured Carbonate Reservoirs

Closmann, Philip J., Consultant
158236-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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A Basis for Automated Control of Steam Trap Subcool in SAGD

Gotawala, Dharmeshkumar R., University of Calgary
Gates, Ian D., University of Calgary
159170-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Effect of Methane Co-Injection in SAGD--Analytical and Simulation Study

Sharma, Jyotsna, University of Calgary
Moore, R. Gordon, University of Calgary
Mehta, Sudarshan A., University of Calgary
148917-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Simulation of the Effect of Pressure and Solution Gas on Oil Recovery From Surfactant/Polymer Floods

Roshanfekr, Meghdad, University of Texas at Austin
Johns, Russell T., Pennsylvania State University at University Park
Pope, Gary, University of Texas at Austin
Britton, Larry, University of Texas at Austin
Linnemeyer, Harold, University of Texas at Austin
Britton, Christopher, University of Texas at Austin
Vyssotski, Alexander, University of Texas at Austin
125095-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Determining Shale Permeability to Gas by Simultaneous Analysis of Various Pressure Tests

Civan, Faruk, University of Oklahoma
Rai, Chandra S., University of Oklahoma
Sondergeld, Carl H., University of Oklahoma
144253-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Deconvolution of Pressure and Rate Data From Gas Reservoirs With Significant Pressure Depletion

Levitan, Michael M., BP plc
Wilson, Mike R., Well-Test Solutions
134261-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Estimating the Specific Productivity Index in Horizontal Wells From Distributed-Pressure Measurements Using an Adjoint-Based Minimization Algorithm

Farshbaf Zinati, Farzad, Delft University of Technology
Jansen, Jan-Dirk, Delft University of Technology
Luthi, Stefan M., Delft University of Technology
135223-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Injection Profiling During Limited-Entry Fracturing Using Distributed-Temperature-Sensor Data

Hoang, Hai Nam, PetroVietnam
Mahadevan, Jagannathan, Chevron
Lopez, Henry, Shell Exploration and Production Company
140442-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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An Alternative to Streamlines for Flow Diagnostics on Structured and Unstructured Grids

Shahvali, Mohammad, Stanford University
Mallison, Bradley, Chevron Energy Technology Company
Wei, Kaihong, Chevron Energy Technology Company
Gross, Herve, Chevron Energy Technology Company
146446-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Accurate Cell-Centered Discretizations for Modeling Multiphase Flow in Porous Media on General Hexahedral and Simplicial Grids

Wheeler, Mary F., University of Texas
Xue, Guangri, University of Texas
Yotov, Ivan, University of Pittsburgh
141534-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Enhanced-Velocity-Multiblock Method for Coupled Flow and Reactive-Species Transport Through Porous Media: Applications to Bioremediation and Carbon Sequestration

Thomas, Sunil G., Chevron
Wheeler, Mary F., University of Texas at Austin
141824-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Aquifer Management To Accelerate CO2 Dissolution and Trapping

Anchliya, Abhishek, Chevron
Ehlig-Economides, Christine A., Texas A & M University
Jafarpour, Behnam, University of Southern California
126688-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Modeling and Simulation of Nitrate Injection for Reservoir-Souring Remediation

Haghshenas, Mehdi, University of Texas at Austin
Sepehrnoori, Kamy, University of Texas at Austin
Bryant, Steven L., University of Texas at Austin
Farhadinia, Mohammad, University of Texas at Austin
141590-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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A Multiscale Workflow for History Matching in Structured and Unstructured Grid Geometries

Bhark, Eric, Texas A&M University
Rey, Alvaro, Texas A&M University
Datta-Gupta, Akhil, Texas A&M University
Jafarpour, Behnam, Texas A&M University
141764-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Robust Constrained Optimization of Short- and Long-Term Net Present Value for Closed-Loop Reservoir Management

Chen, Chaohui, The University of Tulsa
Li, Gaoming, The University of Tulsa
Reynolds, Albert, The University of Tulsa
141314-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Bayesian Optimization Algorithm Applied to Uncertainty Quantification

Abdollahzadeh, Asaad, Heriot-Watt University
Reynolds, Alan, Heriot-Watt University
Christie, Michael, Herit-Watt University
Corne, David W., Heriot-Watt University
Davies, Brian J., BP
Williams, Glyn J.J., BP
143290-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Sequential Quadratic Programming for Solving Constrained Production Optimization--Case Study From Brugge Field

Dehdari, Vahid, University of Alberta
Oliver, Dean S., Uni Research
141589-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Acidizing-Induced Damage in Sandstone Injector Wells: Laboratory Testing and a Case History

Al-Mohammad, Abdullah, Saudi Aramco
Al-Khaldi, Mohammed H., Saudi Aramco
Al-Mutairi, Saleh Haif, Saudi Aramco
Al-Zahrani, Ali, Saudi Aramco
144007-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Fluid Injection Experiments in 2D Porous Media

Huang, Haiying, Georgia Institute of Technology
Zhang, Fengshou, Georgia Institute of Technology
Callahan, Patrick, Georgia Institute of Technology
Ayoub, Joseph A., Schlumberger
140502-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Hole-Cleaning Performance of Gasified Drilling Fluids in Horizontal Well Sections

Ozbayoglu, Evren M., University of Tulsa
Ettehadi Osgouei, Reza, Middle East Technical University
Ozbayoglu, Murat A., TOBB Economy & Technology University
Yuksel, Ertan H., TOBB Economy & Technology University
131378-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Novel Drag-Reducing Agents for Fracturing Treatments Based on Polyacrylamide Containing Weak Labile Links in the Polymer Backbone

Kot, Emilia, Imperial College London
Saini, Rajesh, Halliburton
Norman, Lewis R., Halliburton
Bismarck, Alexander, Imperial College London
141257-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Stability Analysis of Pipe With Connectors in Horizontal Wells

Gao, Guohua, Shell
Di, Qinfeng, Shanghai University
Miska, Stefan, University of Tulsa
Wang, Wenchang, Shanghai University
146959-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Development of a Transient Mechanistic Two-Phase Flow Model for Wellbores

Shirdel, Mahdy, University of Texas at Austin
Sepehrnoori, Kamy, University of Texas at Austin
142224-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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