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 18, Issue 06

Partially Separated Metamodels With Evolution Strategies for Well-Placement Optimization

Bouzarkouna, Zyed, IFP Energies Nouvelles
Ding, Didier Y., IFP Energies Nouvelles
Auger, Anne, INRIA
143292-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2013
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Maximization of a Dynamic Quadratic Interpolation Model for Production Optimization

Zhao, Hui, Yangtze University
Chen, Chaohui, University of Tulsa
Do, Sy, University of Tulsa
Oliveira, Diego, University of Tulsa
Li, Gaoming, University of Tulsa
Reynolds, Albert, University of Tulsa
141317-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2013
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An Integrated Approach To Design Completions for Horizontal Wells for Unconventional Reservoirs

Jain, Rachna, ExxonMobil Production Company
Syal, Shivani, ExxonMobil Production Company
Long, Ted A., ExxonMobil Production Company
Wattenbarger, Robert C., ExxonMobil Production Company
Kosik, Ivan J., Esso Australia, Pty. Ltd.
147120-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2013
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Facies Proportions From the Inference of Nonlinear Conditional Beta-Field Parameters

Khan, K. Daniel, Saudi Aramco
Vargas-Guzman, Jose A., Saudi Aramco
163147-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2013
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The Role of Geomechanical Observation in Continuous Updating of Thermal-Recovery Simulations With the Ensemble Kalman Filter

Azad, Ali, Shell Canada
Chalaturnyk, Richard, University of Alberta
146898-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2013
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A Two-Level Strategy to Realize Life-Cycle Production Optimization in an Operational Setting

van Essen, Gijs, Delft University of Technology
Van den Hof, Paul, Eindhoven University of Technology
Jansen, Jan-Dirk, Delft University of Technology
149736-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2013
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Application of Operator-Splitting Technique in Numerical Simulation of Gas-Hydrate Reservoirs

Shahbazi, Amir, Computer Modelling Group Ltd.
Pooladi-Darvish, Mehran, Fekete Associates Inc. (Acquired by IHS)
141032-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2013
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Manufacturing Method of Large-Scale Fractured Porous Media for Experimental Reservoir Simulation

Liu, Yuetian, China University of Petroleum
Ding, Zupeng, China University of Petroleum
Ao, Kun, China University of Petroleum
Zhang, Yong, China University of Petroleum
Wei, Jun, China University of Petroleum
163108-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2013
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An Efficient Implicit-Pressure/Explicit-Saturation-Method-Based Shifting-Matrix Algorithm To Simulate Two-Phase, Immiscible Flow in Porous Media With Application to CO2 Sequestration in the Subsurface…

Salama, Amgad, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Sun, Shuyu, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
El-Amin, Mohamed, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
163140-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2013
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Control of Numerical Dispersion in Streamline-Based Simulations of Augmented Waterflooding

AlSofi, Abdulkareem M., Imperial College London
Blunt, Martin J., Imperial College London
129658-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2013
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Tie-Line-Based K-Value Method for Compositional Simulation

Rannou, Guillaume, Stanford University
Voskov, Denis, Stanford University
Tchelepi, Hamdi A., Stanford University
167257-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2013
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Rigorous Coupling of Geomechanics and Multiphase Flow with Strong Capillarity

Kim, Jihoon, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Tchelepi, Hamdi A., Stanford University
Juanes, Ruben, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
141268-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2013
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A Negative-Flash Tie-Simplex Approach for Multiphase Reservoir Simulation

Iranshahr, Alireza, Stanford University
Voskov, Denis, Stanford University
Tchelepi, Hamdi A., Stanford University
141896-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2013
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Three-Phase Compositional Modeling with Capillarity in Heterogeneous and Fractured Media

Moortgat, Joachim B., Reservoir Engineering Research Institute
Firoozabadi, Abbas, Reservoir Engineering Research Institute
159777-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2013
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Transient-Nonisothermal-Multiphase-Wellbore-Model Development With Phase Change and Its Application to Producer Wells

Mao, Deming, Shell Exploration and Production Company
Harvey, Albert, Shell Exploration and Production Company
146318-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2013
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Understanding the Steam-Hammer Mechanism in Steam-Assisted-Gravity-Drainage Wells

Irani, Mazda, RPS Energy
165456-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2013
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Understanding the Convection Heat-Transfer Mechanism in Steam-Assisted-Gravity-Drainage Process

Irani, Mazda, RPS Energy
Gates, Ian D., University of Calgary
167258-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2013
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Fuel Formation and Conversion During In-Situ Combustion of Crude Oil

Hascakir, Berna, Texas A&M University
Ross, Cindy, Stanford University
Castanier, Louis M., Stanford University
Kovscek, Anthony, Stanford University
146867-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2013
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