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. 


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An Adaptive Hierarchical Multiscale Algorithm for Estimation of Optimal Well Controls

Oliveira, Diego F., University of Tulsa
Reynolds, Albert, University of Tulsa
163645-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Analytical Solutions for Gas Displacements with Bifurcating Phase Behavior

Khorsandi, Saeid, Pennsylvania State University
Ahmadi, Kaveh, BP
Johns, Russell T., Pennsylvania State University
166487-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Applying Method of Characteristics to Determine Pressure Distribution in 1D Shale-Gas Samples

Ghanbarnezhad Moghanloo, Rouzbeh, University of Oklahoma
Javadpour, Farzam, University of Texas at Austin
168218-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2013
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A Complete Petrophysical-Evaluation Method for Tight Formations From Drill Cuttings Only in the Absence of Well Logs

Ortega, Camilo, University of Calgary
Aguilera, Roberto, University of Calgary
161875-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2013
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A Computational-Fluid-Dynamics-Based Eulerian-Granular Approach for Characterization of Sand Erosion in Multiphase-Flow Systems

Lu, Yaojun, FMC Technologies Incorporated
Agrawal, Madhusuden, Ansys
159921-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2013
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Constraints on Simultaneous Growth of Hydraulic Fractures from Multiple Perforation Clusters in Horizontal Wells

Bunger, Andrew, University of Pittsburgh
Jeffrey, Robert G., CSIRO
Zhang, Xi, CSIRO
163860-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2013
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Development of an Analytical Injectivity Model for Non-Newtonian Polymer Solutions

Li, Zhitao, University of Texas at Austin
Delshad, Mojdeh, University of Texas at Austin
163672-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Dynamic Ranking of Multiple Realizations By Use of the Fast-Marching Method

Sharifi, Mohammad, Amirkabir University of Technology
Kelkar, Mohan, University of Tulsa Center for Reservoir Studies
Bahar, Asnul, Kelkar and Associates
Slettebo, Tormod, Kelkar and Associates
169900-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Effect of Concentration on HPAM Retention in Porous Media

Zhang, Guoyin, gyzhang@nmt.edu
Seright, Randall, New Mexico Tech
166265-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Effect of Elemental-Sulfur Deposition on the Rock Petrophysical Properties in Sour-Gas Reservoirs

Mahmoud, Mohamed, KFUPM
164440-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2013
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Efficient and Accurate Global Sensitivity Analysis for Reservoir Simulations By Use of Probabilistic Collocation Method

Dai, Cheng, Peking University
Li, Heng, Peking University
Zhang, Dongxiao, Peking University
167609-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2013
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Efficient Displacement of Heavy Oil by Use of Three Hydrocarbon Phases

Okuno, Ryosuke, University of Alberta
Xu, Zhongguo, University of Alberta
165470-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Empirical Prediction of Carbon-Steel Degradation Rates on an Offshore Oil and Gas Facility: Predicting CO2 Erosion-Corrosion Pipeline Failures Before They Occur

Barker, Richard J., University of Leeds
Hu, Xinming, Wood Group Integrity Management
Neville, Anne, University of Leeds
Cushnaghan, Susan, Shell U.K. Limited
163143-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2013
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An Estimate of the Near-Term Electricity-Generation Potential of Coproduced Water From Active Oil and Gas Wells

Augustine, Chad, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Falkenstern, David M., National Renewable Energy Laboratory
163142-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2013
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Estimation of Mutual Information and Conditional Entropy for Surveillance Optimization

Le, Duc H., University of Tulsa
Reynolds, Albert C., University of Tulsa
163638-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Evaluation of Induced Thermal Pressurization in Clearwater Shale Caprock in Electromagnetic Steam-Assisted Gravity-Drainage Projects

Ghannadi, Sahar, University of Alberta
Irani, Mazda, RPS Energy
Chalaturnyk, Richard, University of Alberta
156876-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2013
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Evaluation of Well Performance for the Slot-Drill Completion in Low- and Ultralow-Permeability Oil and Gas Reservoirs

Odunowo, Tioluwanimi O., Texas A&M University
Moridis, George J., Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory/Texas A&M University
Blasingame, Thomas A, Texas A&M University
Olorode, Olufemi M., Afren Resources/Texas A&M University
Freeman, Craig M., Hilcorp Energy Company
164547-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Fast Simulation of Polymer Injection in Heavy-Oil Reservoirs on the Basis of Topological Sorting and Sequential Splitting

Lie, Knut-Andreas, SINTEF ICT
Nilsen, Halvor Møll, SINTEF ICT
Rasmussen, Atgeirr Flø, SINTEF ICT
Raynaud, Xavier, SINTEF ICT
163599-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Gas-Rate Forecasting in Boundary-Dominated Flow: Constant-Bottomhole-Pressure Decline Analysis by Use of Rescaled Exponential Models

Zhang, Miao, Pennsylvania State University
Ayala, Luis, Pennsylvania State University
168217-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2013
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Generalized Field-Development Optimization With Derivative-Free Procedures

Isebor, Obiajulu J., BP
Echeverría Ciaurri, David, IBM
Durlofsky, Louis J., Stanford University
163631-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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A Generalized Framework Model for the Simulation of Gas Production in Unconventional Gas Reservoirs

Wu, Yu-Shu, Colorado School of Mines
Li, Jianfang, Research Institute of Petroleum Exploration and Development
Ding, Didier, IFP Energies Nouvelles
Wang, Cong, Colorado School of Mines
Di, Yuan, Peking University
163609-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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History Matching of Channelized Reservoirs With Vector-Based Level-Set Parameterization

Ping, Jing, Peking University
Zhang, Dongxiao, Peking University
169898-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Hybrid Parameterization for Robust History Matching

M. Khaninezhad, Mohammadreza,
Jafarpour, Behnam,
146934-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2013
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The Initial Startup Wave Velocity in Isothermal Pipeline With Compressible Gelled Crude Oil

Zhang, Guozhong, China University of Petroleum
Xiao, Wentao, China University of Petroleum
Liu, Gang, China University of Petroleum
Lan, Hao, Petrochina Pipeline R&D Center
163050-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2013
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Investigation of the Critical Velocity Required for a Gravity-Stable Surfactant Flood

Tavassoli, Shayan, University of Texas at Austin
Lu, Jun, University of Texas at Austin
Pope, Gary A., University of Texas at Austin
Sepehrnoori, Kamy, University of Texas at Austin
163624-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Laboratory Characterization of Gel Filter Cake and Development of Nonoxidizing Gel Breakers for Zirconium-Crosslinked Fracturing Fluids

Reddy, B. Raghava, Halliburton Energy Services Group
164116-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2013
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Laplace-Transform Finite-Difference and Quasistationary Solution Method for Water-Injection/Falloff Tests

Habte, Azeb D., Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS
Onur, Mustafa, Istanbul Technical University
168221-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2013
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Liquid Screen: A Novel Method To Produce an In-Situ Gravel Pack

Ikem, Vivian O., Imperial College London
Menner, Angelika, Imperial College London
Bismarck, Alexander, Imperial College London
Norman, Lewis R., Halliburton
141256-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2013
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Mass Transfer on Multiphase Transitions in Low-Temperature Carbon Dioxide Floods

Okuno, Ryosuke, University of Alberta
Xu, Zhongguo, University of Alberta
166345-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Multiparadigm Parallel Acceleration for Reservoir Simulation

Fung, Larry Siu-Kuen, Saudi Aramco
Sindi, Mohamad, Saudi Aramco
Dogru, Ali H., Saudi Aramco
163591-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2013
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The Multiscale Finite-Volume Method on Stratigraphic Grids

Møyner, Olav, SINTEF
Lie, Knut-Andreas, SINTEF
163649-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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New Analytical Model for Predicting the Unstable Zone Around the Borehole

Heidarian, Mohamad, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman
Jalalifar, Hossein, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman
Schaffie, Mahin, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman
Jafari, Saeed, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman
169899-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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A New Coal Permeability Prediction Method Based on Experiment and Dimension Analysis

Wang, Zhiming, China University of Petroleum
Yang, Gang, China University of Petroleum
Zhang, Jian, China United Coalbed Methane Co., Ltd
162940-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2013
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A New Foam Model in Pipes for Drilling and Fracturing Application

Edrisi, Ali, Louisiana State University
Kam, Seung I., Louisiana State University
162709-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2013
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Novel High-Efficiency Boron Crosslinkers for Low-Polymer-Loading Fracturing Fluids

Legemah, Magnus, Baker Hughes
Sun, Hong, Baker Hughes
Guerin, Michael, Baker Hughes
Qu, Qi, Baker Hughes
164118-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Novel Large-Hydrophobe Alkoxy Carboxylate Surfactants for Enhanced Oil Recovery

Lu, Jun, Ultimate EOR Services
Britton, Christopher, Ultimate EOR Services
Solairaj, Sriram, ConocoPhillips
Liyanage, Pathma J., University of Texas at Austin
Kim, Do Hoon, Chevron
Adkins, Stephanie, Ultimate EOR Services
Arachchilage, Gayani W. P. Pinnawala, University of Texas at Austin
Weerasooriya, Upali, University of Texas at Austin
Pope, Gary A., University of Texas at Austin
154261-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Novel Method for Characterizing Single-Phase Polymer Flooding

Li, Kewen, Stanford University
Sun, Wenjie, Peking University
Li, Fen, Sinopec
Qu, Yantao, Sinopec
Yang, Yaozhong, Sinopec
152988-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2013
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Optic Imaging of Two-Phase-Flow Behavior in 1D Nanoscale Channels

Wu, Qihua, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Bai, Baojun, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Ma, Yinfa, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Ok, Jeong Tae, Colorado School of Mines
Yin, Xiaolong, Colorado School of Mines
Neeves, Keith, Colorado School of Mines
164549-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Optimization of Injection/Extraction Rates for Surface-Dissolution Process

Tao, Qing, University of Texas at Austin
Bryant, Steven, University of Texas at Austin
167256-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2013
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Preconditioning for Efficiently Applying Algebraic Multigrid in Fully Implicit Reservoir Simulations

Gries, Sebastian, Fraunhofer Institute for Algorithms and Scientific Computing (SCAI)
Stüben, Klaus, Fraunhofer Institute for Algorithms and Scientific Computing (SCAI)
Brown, Geoffrey L., Computer Modelling Group Limited
Chen, Dingjun, Computer Modelling Group Limited
Collinns, David A., Computer Modelling Group Limited
163608-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Prediction of Stimulated Reservoir Volume and Optimization of Fracturing in Tight Gas and Shale With a Fully Elasto-Plastic Coupled Geomechanical Model

Nassir, Mohammad, Taurus Reservoir Solutions Limited
Settari, Antonin, Taurus Reservoir Solutions Limited
Wan, Richard G., University of Calgary
163814-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Pressure Evolution and Production Performance of Waterflooding in n-Heptane-Saturated Fired Berea Cores

Rezaei, Nima, Reservoir Engineering Research Institute
Firoozabadi, Abbas, Reservoir Engineering Research Institute
167264-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Properties of a Natural Fracture and its Skins from Reservoir Well Tests

Prats, Michael, Michael Prats & Associates Inc.
Raghavan, Rajagopal, Phillips Petroleum (Ret.)
167262-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2013
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Proppant Placement Using Alternate-Slug Fracturing

Malhotra, Sahil, University of Texas at Austintin
Lehman, Eric R., University of Texas at Austin
Sharma, Mukul M., University of Texas at Austin
163851-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Rapid Updating of Stochastic Models by Use of an Ensemble-Filter Approach

Tavakoli, Reza, University of Texas at Austin
Srinivasan, Sanjay, University of Texas at Austin
Wheeler, Mary F., University of Texas at Austin
163673-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2013
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Reduced-Order Modeling for Compositional Simulation by Use of Trajectory Piecewise Linearization

He, Jincong, Stanford University
Durlofsky, Louis J., Stanford University
163634-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Second-Order Gas-Permeability Correlation of Shale During Slip Flow

Niu, Cong, University of Science and Technology of China
Hao, You-zhi, University of Science and Technologies of China
Li, Daolun, University of Science and Technologies of China
Lu, Detang, University of Science and Technologies of China
168226-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Shale-Drape Modeling for the Geologically Consistent Simulation of Clastic Reservoirs

Alpak, Faruk O., Shell International Exploration and Production Inc.
van der Vlugt, Frans F., Shell International Exploration and Production Inc.
169820-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Sorption Study of ?-AlO(OH) Nanoparticle-Crosslinked Polymeric Scale Inhibitors and Their Improved Squeeze Performance in Porous Media

Yan, Chao, Rice University
Kan, Amy T., Rice University
Wang, Wei, Rice University
Yan, Fei, Rice University
Wang, Lu, Rice University
Tomson, Mason B., Rice University
164086-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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The Stability of a Pipe Stand Racked in a Derrick, Part 1—Foundation

Sawaryn, Steven J., BP
163484-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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The Stability of a Pipe Stand Racked in a Derrick, Part 2—A General Pipe-Stand Model

Sawaryn, Steven J., BP
Pattillo, Phillip D., Clover Global Solutions
163535-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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State of the Art of Artificial Intelligence and Predictive Analytics in the E&P Industry: A Technology Survey

Bravo, César E., Halliburton
Saputelli, Luigi, Frontender Corporation
Rivas, Francklin, Universidad de los Andes
Pérez, Anna G., Universidad de los Andes
De Guzmán, Neil, Intelligent Agent Corp
Nickolaou, Michael, University of Houston
Zangl, Georg, Fractured Reservoir Dynamics
Mohaghegh, Shahab Dean, West Virginia University
Nunez, Gustavo, Schlumberger
150314-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2013
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Strategies for Petroleum Exploration on the Basis of Bayesian Networks: A Case Study

Martinelli, Gabriele, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Eidsvik, Jo, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Hokstad, Ketil, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Hauge, Ragnar, Norwegian Computing Center
159722-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2013
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Thermal Reactivation of Microfractures and its Potential Impact on Hydraulic-Fracture Efficiency

Dahi Taleghani, Arash, Louisiana State University
Ahmadi, Milad, Louisiana State University
Wang, Wei, Louisiana State University
Olson, Jon E., University of Texas At Austin
163872-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Unconstrained Voronoi Grids for Densely Spaced Complex Wells in Full-Field Reservoir Simulation

Fung, Larry S.-K., Saudi Aramco
Ding, Xiang Y., Saudi Aramco
Dogru, Ali H., Saudi Aramco
163648-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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