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 7, Issue 02

Rapid History Matching Using a Generalized Travel-Time Inversion Method

Wu, Zhan, Texas A&M U.
Datta-Gupta, Akhil, Texas A&M U.
78359-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2002
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Combining Global and Local Optimization Techniques for Automatic History Matching Production and Seismic Data

Mantica, S., ENI-Agip
Cominelli, A., ENI-Agip
Mantica, G., INFN-INFM, U. dell'Insubria
78353-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2002
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General Heterogeneous Radial and Linear Models for Well-Test Analysis

Levitan, M.M., BP plc
Crawford, G.E., BP plc
78598-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2002
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Streamline Tracing on Curvilinear Structured and Unstructured Grids

Prevost, Mathieu, Stanford U.
Edwards, Michael G., U. of Wales, Swansea
Blunt, Martin J., Imperial College
78663-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2002
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Modeling Flow in Geometrically Complex Reservoirs Using Hexahedral Multiblock Grids

Jenny, Patrick, ChevronTexaco E&P Technology Co.
Wolfsteiner, Christian, Stanford U.
Lee, Seong H., ChevronTexaco E&P Technology Co.
Durlofsky, Louis J., ChevronTexaco E&P Technology Co., Stanford U.
78673-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2002
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Productivity of Selectively Perforated Vertical Wells

Yildiz, Turhan, U. of Tulsa
78665-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2002
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Optimal Control Strategy and Experimental Investigation of Gas/Liquid Compact Separators

Wang, S., U. of Tulsa
Mohan, R., U. of Tulsa
Shoham, O., U. of Tulsa
Marrelli, J.D., ChevronTexaco E&P Technology Co.
Kouba, G.E., ChevronTexaco E&P Technology Co.
78270-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2002
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A Shear Dilation Stimulation Model for Production Enhancement From Naturally Fractured Reservoirs

Hossain, M.M., U. of New South Wales
Rahman, M.K., U. of New South Wales
Rahman, S.S., U. of New South Wales
78355-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2002
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Differential Scanning Calorimetry: A New Technique To Characterize Hydrate Formation in Drilling Muds

Dalmazzone, Didier, ENSTA
Dalmazzone, Christine, Institut Fran├žais du Petrole
Herzhaft, Benjamin, Institut Fran├žais du Petrole
78597-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2002
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Mobility of Foam in Heterogeneous Media: Flow Parallel and Perpendicular to Stratification

Dicksen, Tanzil, Rice U.
Hirasaki, George J., Rice U.
Miller, Clarence A., Rice U.
78601-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2002
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Effect of Depletion Rate on Gas Mobility and Solution Gas Drive in Heavy Oil

Kumar, R., U. of Calgary
Pooladi-Darvish, M., U. of Calgary
Okazawa, T., Imperial Oil Resources
78438-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2002
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The Effect of Heat Transfer Between Nearby Layers on the Volume of the Steam Zones

Prats, Michael, Michael Prats and Assocs. Inc.
71869-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2002
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