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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. 

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Volume 21, Issue 04

Design and Demonstration of New Single-Well Tracer Test for Viscous Chemical Enhanced-Oil-Recovery Fluids

Fortenberry, Robert, Ultimate EOR Services
Suniga, Pearson, Ultimate EOR Services
Delshad, Mojdeh, Ultimate EORServices
Singh, Bharat, Kuwait Oil Company
AlKaaoud, Hassan A., Kuwait Oil Company
Carlisle, Charlie T., Chemical Tracers Incorporated
Pope, Gary A., University of Texas at Austin
178914-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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A Four-Phase Chemical/Gas Model in an Implicit-Pressure/Explicit-Concentration Reservoir Simulator

Lashgari, Hamid R., University of Texas at Austin
Sepehrnoori, Kamy, University of Texas at Austin
Delshad, Mojdeh, University of Texas at Austin
173250-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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An Equation-of-State Model To Predict Surfactant/Oil/Brine-Phase Behavior

Ghosh, Soumyadeep, Pennsylvania State University
Johns, Russell T., Pennsylvania State University
170927-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Foams With Wettability-Altering Capabilities for Oil-Wet Carbonates: A Synergistic Approach

Singh, Robin, University of Texas at Austin
Mohanty, Kishore K., University of Texas at Austin
175027-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Experimental Study of Foam Generation, Sweep Efficiency, and Flow in a Fracture Network

Fernø, Martin A., University of Bergen
Gauteplass, Jarand, University of Bergen
Pancharoen, Monrawee, Stanford University
Haugen, Åsmund, University of Bergen
Graue, Arne, University of Bergen
Kovscek, Anthony R., Stanford University
Hirasaki, George, Rice University
170840-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Mobility of Ethomeen C12 and Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Foam at High Temperature/High Salinity and in Carbonate Cores

Cui, Leyu, Rice University
Ma, Kun, Rice University
Puerto, Maura, Rice University
Abdala, Ahmed A., Petroleum Institute at Abu Dhabi
Tanakov, Ivan, Rice University
Lu, Lucas J., Rice University and Petroleum Institute at Abu Dhabi
Chen, Yunshen, University of Texas at Austin
Elhag, Amro, University of Texas at Austin
Johnston, Keith P., University of Texas at Austin
Biswal, Sibani L., Rice University
Hirasaki, George, Rice University
179726-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Mixtures of Anionic/Cationic Surfactants: A New Approach for Enhanced Oil Recovery in Low-Salinity, High-Temperature Sandstone Reservoir

Li, Yingcheng, Sinopec Shanghai Research Institute of Petrochemical Technology
Zhang, Weidong, Sinopec Shanghai Research Institute of Petrochemical Technology
Kong, Bailing, Sinopec Henan Oil Field Company
Puerto, Maura, Rice University
Bao, Xinning, Sinopec Shanghai Research Institute of Petrochemical Technology
Sha, Ou, Sinopec Shanghai Research Institute of Petrochemical Technology
Shen, Zhiqin, Sinopec Shanghai Research Institute of Petrochemical Technology
Yang, Yiqing, Sinopec Shanghai Research Institute of Petrochemical Technology
Liu, Yanhua, Sinopec Henan Oil Field Company
Gu, Songyuan, Sinopec Shanghai Research Institute of Petrochemical Technology
Miller, Clarence, Rice University
Hirasaki, George J., Rice University
169051-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Mechanistic Simulation of Polymer Injectivity in Field Tests

Lotfollahi, Mohammad, University of Texas at Austin
Farajzadeh, Rouhi, Shell Global Solutions International; Delft University of Technology
Delshad, Mojdeh, University of Texas at Austin
Al-Abri, Al-Khalil, Petroleum Development Oman
Wassing, Bart M., Petroleum Development Oman
Al-Mjeni, Rifaat, Petroleum Development Oman
Awan, Kamran, Petroleum Development Oman
Bedrikovetsky, Pavel, University of Adelaide
174665-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Applying the Multilevel Monte Carlo Method for Heterogeneity-Induced Uncertainty Quantification of Surfactant/Polymer Flooding

Alkhatib, A., Saudi Aramco
Babaei, M., University of Manchester
172635-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Insights From Ion Adsorption and Contact-Angle Alteration at Mineral Surfaces for Low-Salinity Waterflooding

Mugele, Frieder, University of Twente
Siretanu, Igor, University of Twente
Kumar, Naveen, University of Twente
Bera, Bijoy, University of Twente
Wang, Lei, University of Twente
de Ruiter, Riëlle, University of Twente
Maestro, Aramando, University of Twente
Duits, Michel, University of Twente
van den Ende, Dirk, University of Twente
Collins, Ian, BP
169143-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Impact of Brine Composition on Calcite Wettability: A Sensitivity Study

AlShaikh, Murtdha, Saudi Aramco
Mahadevan, Jagannathan, Pamban Research Corporation
172187-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Osmosis as Mechanism for Low-Salinity Enhanced Oil Recovery

Sandengen, Kristian, Statoil
Kristoffersen, Anders, Statoil
Melhuus, Karen, Statoil
Jøsang, Leif O., CerPoTech
179741-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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An Experimental Investigation of Viscous-Oil Recovery Efficiency as a Function of Voidage-Replacement Ratio

Kim, Tae Wook, Stanford University
Vittoratos, E., BP
Kovscek, Anthony R., Stanford University
174032-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Early-Time 1D Analysis of Shale-Oil and -Gas Flow

Bajwa, Ali I., Imperial College London
Blunt, Martin J., Imperial College London
179742-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Detecting Fracture Growth Out of Zone by Use of Temperature Analysis

Ribeiro, Priscila M., Stanford University and Petrobras
Horne, Roland N., Stanford University
170746-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Physical Mechanisms Related to Microseismic-Depletion-Delineation Field Tests With Application to Reservoir Surveillance

Norbeck, Jack H., Stanford University
Horne, Roland N., Stanford University
178926-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Observations of Tensile Fracturing of Anisotropic Rocks

Mighani, Saied, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sondergeld, Carl H., University of Oklahoma
Rai, Chandra S., University of Oklahoma
2014-1934272-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Fully Coupled Hydromechanical Simulation of Hydraulic Fracturing in 3D Discrete-Fracture Networks

McClure, Mark W., University of Texas at Austin
Babazadeh, Mohsen, University of Texas at Austin
Shiozawa, Sogo, University of Texas at Austin
Huang, Jian, Weatherford International
173354-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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The Fracture-Compliance Method for Picking Closure Pressure From Diagnostic Fracture-Injection Tests

McClure, Mark W., University of Texas at Austin
Jung, Hojung, University of Texas at Austin
Cramer, Dave D., ConocoPhillips
Sharma, Mukul M., University of Texas at Austin
179725-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Recent Advances in Viscoelastic Surfactants for Improved Production From Hydrocarbon Reservoirs

Hull, Katherine L., Aramco Research Center
Sayed, Mohammed, Aramco Research Center
Al-Muntasheri, Ghaithan A., Aramco Research Center and Saudi Aramco
173776-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Recycling Fracturing Flowback Water for Use in Hydraulic Fracturing: Influence of Organic Matter on Stability of Carboxyl-Methyl-Cellulose-Based Fracturing Fluids

Esmaeilirad, Nasim, Colorado State University
Terry, Clay, Halliburton
Kennedy, Herron, Halliburton
Prior, Adam, Noble Energy
Carlson, Kenneth, Colorado State University
179723-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Parallel-Simulator Framework for Multipermeability Modeling With Discrete Fractures for Unconventional and Tight Gas Reservoirs

Fung, Larry S. K., Saudi Aramco
Du, Shouhong, Saudi Aramco
179728-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Development of a Trilinear-Flow Model for Carbon Sequestration in Depleted Shale

Chen, Zhiming, China University of Petroleum, Beijing
Liao, Xinwei, China University of Petroleum, Beijing
Zhao, Xiaoliang, China University of Petroleum, Beijing
Dou, Xiangji, China University of Petroleum, Beijing
Zhu, Langtao, China University of Petroleum, Beijing
176153-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Proxy-Based Work Flow for a Priori Evaluation of Data-Acquisition Programs

He, Jincong, Chevron Energy Technology Company
Xie, Jiang, Chevron Energy Technology Company
Sarma, Pallav, Chevron Energy Technology Company
Wen, Xian-Huan, Chevron Energy Technology Company
Chen, Wen H., Chevron Energy Technology Company
Kamath, Jairam, Chevron Energy Technology Company
173229-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Integrated Work Flow of Preserving Facies Realism in History Matching: Application to the Brugge Field

Chang, Yuqing, International Research Institute of Stavanger
Stordal, Andreas S., International Research Institute of Stavanger
Valestrand, Randi, International Research Institute of Stavanger
179732-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Optimization of Lattice Boltzmann Simulation With Graphics-Processing-Unit Parallel Computing and the Application in Reservoir Characterization

Chen, Cheng, Virginia Tech
Wang, Zheng, Rice University
Majeti, Deepak, Rice University
Vrvilo, Nick, Rice University
Warburton, Timothy, Virginia Tech
Sarkar, Vivek, Rice University
Li, Gang, Anadarko Petroleum
179733-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Directional-Permeability Assessment in Formations With Complex Pore Geometry With a New Nuclear-Magnetic- Resonance-Based Permeability Model

Chi, Lu, Texas A&M University
Heidari, Zoya, University of Texas at Austin
179734-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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An Improved Complex Image Theory for Fast Resistivity Modeling and Its Application to Geosteering

Chen, Jiefu, University of Houston; Weatherford International
Wang, Jing, Weatherford International
Yu, Yao, CGGVeritas
170661-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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A 3D Transient Model for the Multiphase Flow in a Progressing-Cavity Pump

de Azevedo, Victor W. F., Federal Rural University of Semiarid, Brazil
de Lima, João A., Federal University of Paraíba, Brazil
Paladino, Emilio E., Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil
178924-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Effects of Perforated Flow Tube on the Flow Field of a Blowout Well

Hajidavalloo, Ebrahim, Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz
Alidadi Dehkohneh, Saeed, Islamic Azad University, Mahshahr Branch
179730-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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