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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 04

Multiscale Gas Transport in Shales With Local Kerogen Heterogeneities

Akkutlu, I. Yucel, Texas A&M University
Fathi, Ebrahim, West Virginia University
146422-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Sand on Demand: A Laboratory Investigation on Improving Productivity in Horizontal Wells Under Heavy-Oil Primary Production--Part II

Meza-Díaz, Brigida Inmaculada, Alberta Innovates - Technology Futures
Sawatzky, Ron, Alberta Innovates - Technology Futures
Kuru, Ergun, University of Alberta
133500-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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The Modification of the Dykstra-Parsons Method for Inclined Stratified Reservoirs

El-Khatib, Noaman A.F., Universiti Teknologi Petronas
140960-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Computation of Productivity Index With Capillary Pressure Included and Its Application in Interpreting Production Data From Low-Permeability Oil Reservoirs

Li, Kewen, China University of Geosciences
Chen, Zengwei, Peking University
146648-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Simulation of Drilling Fluid Filtrate Invasion Near an Observation Well

Chassagne, Romain L., Schlumberger Cambridge Research
Hammond, Paul, Schlumberger Cambridge Research
154014-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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A Multiscale Adaptive Local-Global Method for Modeling Flow in Stratigraphically Complex Reservoirs

Alpak, Faruk O., Shell International Exploration and Production Inc.
Pal, Mayur, Shell International Exploration and Production B.V.
Lie, Knut-Andreas, SINTEF
140403-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Accurate and Efficient Simulation of Multiphase Flow in a Heterogeneous Reservoir With Error Estimate and Control in the Multiscale Finite-Volume Framework

Hajibeygi, Hadi, ETH Zurich
Lee, Seong Hee, Chevron Energy Technology Company
Lunati, Ivan, University of Lausanne
141954-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Accurate Resolution of Near-Well Effects in Upscaled Models Using Flow-Based Unstructured Local Grid Refinement

Karimi-Fard, Mohammad, Stanford University
Durlofsky, Louis, Stanford University
141675-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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General Strategy for Stability Testing and Phase-Split Calculation in Two and Three Phases

Li, Zhidong, RERI
Firoozabadi, Abbas, RERI
129844-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Static and Dynamic Estimates of CO2-Storage Capacity in Two Saline Formations in the UK

Jin, Min, Heriot-Watt University
Pickup, Gillian, Heriot-Watt University
Mackay, Eric, Heriot-Watt University
Todd, Adrian, Heriot-Watt University
Sohrabi, Mehran, Heriot-Watt University
Monaghan, Alison, British Geological Survey
Naylor, Mark, University of Edinburgh
131609-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Impact of Hydrolysis at High Temperatures on the Apparent Viscosity of Carboxybetaine Viscoelastic Surfactant-Based Acid: Experimental and Molecular Dynamics Simulation Studies

Yu, Meng, Texas A&M University
Mu, Yan, South China University of Technology
Wang, Guanqun, Texas A&M University
Nasr-El-Din, Hisham A., Texas A&M University
142264-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Simulation of Flow and Dispersion on Pore-Space Images

Mostaghimi, Peyman, Imperial College London
Bijeljic, Branko, Imperial College London
Blunt, Martin, Imperial College London
135261-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Experiments and Analysis of Multiscale Viscous Fingering During Forced Imbibition

Sharma, Jyotsna, Chevron ETC
Inwood, Sarah B., Electric Power Research Institute
Kovscek, Anthony, Stanford University
143946-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Nanoparticle and Microparticle Flow in Porous and Fractured Media--An Experimental Study

Alaskar, Mohammed N., Stanford University
Ames, Morgan F., Stanford University
Connor, Steve T., Stanford University
Liu, Chong, Stanford University
Cui, Yi, Stanford University
Li, Kewen, Stanford University
Horne, Roland N., Stanford University
146752-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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CO2-Soluble, Nonionic, Water-Soluble Surfactants That Stabilize CO2-in-Brine Foams

Xing, Dazun, University of Pittsburgh
Wei, Bing, University of Pittsburgh
McLendon, William J., University of Pittsburgh
Enick, Robert M., University of Pittsburgh
McNulty, Samuel, University of Pittsburgh
Trickett, Kieran, University of Bristol
Mohamed, Azmi, University of Bristol
Cummings, Stephen, University of Bristol
Eastoe, Julian, University of Bristol
Rogers, Sarah, ISIS Facility Science and Technology Facilities Council
Crandall, Dustin, URS Washington Division
Tennant, Bryan, URS Washington Division
McLendon, Thomas, US Department of Energy National Energy Technology Laboratory
Romanov, Vyacheslav, US Department of Energy National Energy Technology Laboratory
Soong, Yee, US Department of Energy National Energy Technology Laboratory
129907-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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A Novel Alkaline/Surfactant/Foam Enhanced Oil Recovery Process

Guo, Hua, Delft University of Technology
Zitha, Pacelli L.J., Delft University of Technology
Faber, Rien, Shell Globle Solutions
Buijse, Marten, Shell Globle Solutions
145043-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Flow of Hydrophobically Modified Water-Soluble Polymers in Porous Media: Controlled Resistance Factors vs. Flow-Induced Gelation in the Semidilute Regime

Dupuis, Guillaume, Poweltec
Rousseau, David, IFP Energies nouvelles
Tabary, René, IFP Energies nouvelles
Grassl, Bruno, IPREM-EPCP
140779-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Wettability Alteration and Foam Mobility Control in a Layered, 2D Heterogeneous Sandpack

Li, Robert F., Rice University
Hirasaki, George, Rice University
Miller, Clarence A., Rice University
Masalmeh, Shehadeh K., Shell Technology Oman
141462-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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A New Method To Model Relative Permeability in Compositional Simulators To Avoid Discontinuous Changes Caused by Phase-I…

Yuan, Chengwu, University of Texas at Austin
Pope, Gary, University of Texas at Austin
142093-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Multiple Foam States and Long-Distance Foam Propagation in Porous Media

Ashoori, Elham, Delft University of Technology
Marchesin, Dan, Instituto Nacional de Mathemática Pura e Aplicada
Rossen, William, Delft University of Technology
154024-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Monitoring of SAGD Steam-Chamber Conformance by Using White-Noise-Reflection Processes

Leskiw, Chris, University of Calgary
Gates, Ian D., University of Calgary
137750-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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An Investigation Into Optimal Solvent Use and the Nature of Vapor/Liquid Interface in Solvent-Aided SAGD Process With a Semianalytical Approach

Gupta, Subodh C., Cenovus Energy
Gittins, Simon, Cenovus Energy
146671-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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History Matching Time-Lapse Surface-Gravity and Well-Pressure Data With Ensemble Smoother for Estimating Gasfield Aquifer Support--A 3D…

Glegola, Marcin A., Delft University of Technology
Ditmar, Pavel, Delft University of Technology
Hanea, Remus, TNO
Eiken, Ola, Statoil
Vossepoel, Femke C., Shell International Exploration and Production B.V.
Arts, Rob, TNO
Klees, Roland, Delft University of Technology
161483-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Gas Recovery From Tight Sands: Impact of Capillarity

Le, Duc H., Chevron Corporation
Hoang, Hai N., Chevron Corporation
Mahadevan, Jagannathan, Chevron Corporation
119585-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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Mechanical Interaction of Multiple Fractures--Exploring Impacts of the Selection of the Spacing/Number of Perforation Clusters on Horizontal Shale-Gas Wells

Cheng, Yueming, West Virginia University
125769-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2012
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