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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Anisotropic Dispersion and Upscaling for Miscible Displacement

Adepoju, Olaoluwa O., The University of Texas at Austin
Lake, Larry W., The University of Texas at Austin
Johns, Russell T., Pennsylvania State University
166390-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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The Application of Flow Diagnostics for Reservoir Management

Møyner, Olav, SINTEF
Krogstad, Stein, SINTEF ICT
Lie, Knut-Andreas, SINTEF
171557-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Application of Multiple-Mixing-Cell Method to Improve Speed and Robustness of Compositional Simulation

Rezaveisi, Mohsen, The University of Texas at Austin
Johns, Russell T., Pennsylvania State University
Sepehrnoori, Kamy, The University of Texas at Austin
169063-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2015
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Assessing the Biotreatability of Produced Water From a Qatari Gas Field

Janson, Arnold, ConocoPhillips
Santos, Ana, ConocoPhillips
Katebah, Mary, ConocoPhillips
Hussain, Altaf, ConocoPhillips
Minier-Matar, Joel, ConocoPhillips
Judd, Simon, Cranfield University
Adham, Samer, ConocoPhillips
173188-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Buckling Analysis of Tubular Strings in Horizontal Wells

Huang, Wenjun, China University of Petroleum, Beijing
Gao, Deli, China University of Petroleum, Beijing
Liu, Fengwu, China University of Petroleum, Beijing
171551-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Comparison of Reduced and Conventional Two-Phase Flash Calculations

Gorucu, Seyhan Emre, The Pennsylvania State University
Johns, Russell T., The Pennsylvania State University
163577-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Crosswell Magnetic Sensing of Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles for Subsurface Applications

Rahmani, Amir Reza, University of Texas at Austin
Bryant, Steven, University of Texas at Austin
Huh, Chun, University of Texas at Austin
Athey, Alex Edward, University of Texas at Austin
Ahmadian, Mohsen, University of Texas at Austin
Chen, Jiuping, Schlumberger EMI Technology Center
Wilt, Michael, Schlumberger EMI Technology Center
166140-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Depth of Investigation and Depletion in Unconventional Reservoirs With Fast-Marching Methods

Xie, Jiang, Chevron
Yang, Changdong, Texas A&M University
Gupta, Neha, Texas A&M University
King, Michael, Texas A&M University
Datta-Gupta, Akhil, Texas A&M University
154532-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2015
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Development of a Novel Method To Evaluate Well Integrity During CO2 Underground Storage

Bai, Mingxing, Northeast Petroleum University
Song, Kaoping, Northeast Petroleum University
Reinicke, Kurt, Clausthal University of Technology
Li, Yang, Northeast Petroleum University
Sun, Jianpeng, Northeast Petroleum University
173000-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Development of a Tool to Assess Hydrate-Plug-Formation Risk in Oil-Dominant Pipelines

Aman, Zachary, The University of Western Australia
Zerpa, Luis E., Colorado School of Mines
Koh, Carolyn A., Colorado School of Mines
Sum, Amadeu K., Colorado School of Mines
174083-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2015
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Dynamic Modeling of Channel Formation During Fluid Injection Into Unconsolidated Formations

Ameen, Siyamak, Louisiana State University
Dahi Taleghani, Arash, Louisiana State University
173891-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Effect of Dissolved Iron and Oxygen on Stability of Hydrolyzed Polyacrylamide Polymers

Seright, Randall, New Mexico Tech
Skjevrak, Ingun, Statoil ASA
169030-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2015
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Effect of Temperature on the Gas/Oil Relative Permeability of Orinoco Belt Foamy Oil

Li, Songyan, China University of Petroleum
Li, Zhaomin, China University of Petroleum
174089-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2015
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Effects of Hardness and Cosurfactant on Phase Behavior of Alcohol-Free Alkyl Propoxylated Sulfate Systems

Puerto, Maura, Rice University
Hirasaki, George, Rice University
Miller, Clarence A., Rice University
Reznik, Carmen, Shell Global Solutions
Dubey, Sheila Teresa, Shell Global Solutions
Barnes, Julian R., Shell Global Solutions
van Kuijk, Sjoerd Reindert, Shell Global Solutions
169096-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2015
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An Efficient Multiscale Method for the Simulation of In-situ Conversion Processes

Li, Hangyu, Stanford University
Vink, Jeroen C., Shell International Exploration and Production Inc.
Alpak, Faruk O., Shell International Exploration and Production Inc.
172498-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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An Efficient Optimization Work Flow for Field-Scale In-Situ Upgrading Developments

Gao, Guohua, Shell Global Solutions US Inc.
Vink, Jeroen, Shell Global Solutions US Inc.
Alpak, Faruk Omer, Shell International E&P Inc.
Mo, Weijian, Shell (China) P&T Limited
2014-1885283-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2015
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An Entrained-Droplet Model for Prediction of Minimum Flow Rate for the Continuous Removal of Liquids from Gas Wells

Wang, Zhibin, State Key Laboratory of Oil and Gas Reservoir Geology and Exploitation Engineering at Southwest Petroleum University
Bai, Huifang, State Key Laboratory of Oil and Gas Reservoir Geology and Exploitation Engineering at Southwest Petroleum University
Zhu, Suyang, State Key Laboratory of Oil and Gas Reservoir Geology and Exploitation Engineering at Southwest Petroleum University
Zhong, Haiquan, State Key Laboratory of Oil and Gas Reservoir Geology and Exploitation Engineering at Southwest Petroleum University
Li, Yingchuan, State Key Laboratory of Oil and Gas Reservoir Geology and Exploitation Engineering at Southwest Petroleum University
174077-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2015
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Experimental Study of the Fracture and Matrix Effects on Free-Fall Gravity Drainage With Micromodels

Bahari Moghaddam, Mehdi, University of Tehran
Rasaei, Mohammad Reza, University of Tehran
171555-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Experimental Study on the Compressibility of Gelled Crude Oil

Liu, Gang, China University of Petroleum
Chen, Lei, China University of Petroleum
Zhang, Guozhong, China University of Petroleum
Chen, Zhongliang, China University of Petroleum
Hao, Yingpeng, China University of Petroleum
Dong, Pingsheng, China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering Corporation
Liu, Junfeng, SINOPEC
170244-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Experiments and Simulations of Local Upstream Gas Accumulation Giving Unstable Production in a Flowline/Riser System

Kjeldby, Tor Kindsbekken, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Nydal, Ole Jørgen, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
172997-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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The First Visualization of Acid Treatments on Carbonates With 3D Nuclear-Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Krebs, Manuel, Clausthal University of Technology
Lungwitz, Bernhard, Schlumberger
Souza, Andre, Schlumberger
Pepin, Alexandre, Schlumberger
Montoya, Sandra, Schlumberger
Schlicht, Peter, Schlumberger
Boyd, Austin, Schlumberger
Vidoto, Edson, University of Sao Paulo
Polli, Roberson, University of Sao Paulo
Bonagamba, Tito, University of Sao Paulo
168198-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Foams Stabilized by In-Situ Surface-Activated Nanoparticles in Bulk and Porous Media

Singh, Robin, University of Texas at Austin
Mohanty, Kishore K., University of Texas at Austin
170942-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2015
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Frontal-Stability Analysis of Surfactant Floods

Tavassoli, Shayan, The University of Texas at Austin
Pope, Gary, University of Texas at Austin
Sepehrnoori, Kamy, U of Texas
169118-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Gelation of a Water-Shutoff Gel at High Pressure and High Temperature: Rheological Investigation

Elkarsani, Khalid Saad, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
Al-Muntasheri, Ghaithan A., Saudi Aramco
Sultan, Abdullah S, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
Hussein, Ibnelwaleed A., King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
173185-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Geochemical Interpretation of Low-Salinity-Water Injection in Carbonate Oil Reservoirs

Al-Shalabi, Emad Walid, The University of Texas at Austin
Sepehrnoori, Kamy, The University of Texas at Austin
Pope, Gary, The University of Texas at Austin
169101-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2015
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Geomechanics of Lost-Circulation Events and Wellbore-Strengthening Operations

Mehrabian, Amin, Halliburton
Jamison, Dale E., Halliburton
Teodorescu, Sorin Gabriel, Halliburton
174088-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2015
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History Matching Heterogeneous Coreflood of CO2/Brine by Use of Compositional Reservoir Simulator and Geostatistical Approach

Kong, Xianhui, University of Texas at Austin
Delshad, Mojdeh, University of Texas at Austin
Wheeler, Mary F., University of Texas at Austin
163625-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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History Matching of Electromagnetically Heated Reservoirs Incorporating Full-Wavefield Seismic and Electromagnetic imaging

Katterbauer, Klemens, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Hoteit, Ibrahim, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Sun, Shuyu, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
173896-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2015
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Imaging-Based Characterization of Calcite-Filled Fractures and Porosity in Shales

Vega, Bolivia, Stanford University
Ross, Cynthia M., Stanford University
Kovscek, Anthony R., Stanford University
2014-1922521-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2015
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Increasing Lubricity of Downhole Fluids for Coiled-Tubing Operations

Livescu, Silviu, Baker Hughes
Craig, Steven, Baker Hughes
168298-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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An Integrated Petrophysics and Geomechanics Approach for Fracability Evaluation in Shale Reservoirs

Jin, Xiaochun, BP America
Shah, Subhash, University of Oklahoma
Roegiers, Jean-Claude, University of Oklahoma
Zhang, Bo, Michigan Technological University
168589-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2015
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Integration of Shale-Gas-Production Data and Microseismic for Fracture and Reservoir Properties With the Fast Marching Method

Xie, Jiang, Texas A&M University
Yang, Changdong, Texas A&M University
Gupta, Neha, Texas A&M University
King, Michael J., Texas A&M University
Datta-Gupta, Akhil, Texas A&M University
161357-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Interference Fracturing: Nonuniform Distributions of Perforation Clusters That Promote Simultaneous Growth of Multiple Hydraulic Fractures

Peirce, Anthony, University of British Columbia
Bunger, Andrew, University of Pittsburgh
172500-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Investigation of Guided-Particle Transport for Noninvasive Healing of Damaged Piping Systems by Use of Electro-Magneto-Mechanical Methods

Mukherjee, Debanjan, University of California, Berkeley
Zaky, Zeyd, University of California, Berkeley
Zohdi, Tareq I., University of California, Berkeley
Salama, Amgad, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Sun, Shuyu, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
169639-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2015
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Investigation of Nanoparticle Adsorption During Transport in Porous Media

Zhang, Tiantian, The University of Texas at Austin
Murphy, Michael J., The University of Texas at Austin
Yu, Haiyang, The University of Texas at Austin
Bagaria, Hitesh G., The University of Texas at Austin
Yoon, Ki Youl, The University of Texas at Austin
Nielson, Bethany M., The University of Texas at Austin
Bielawski, Christopher W., The University of Texas at Austin
Johnston, Keith P., The University of Texas at Austin
Huh, Chun, The University of Texas at Austin
Bryant, Steven L., The University of Texas at Austin
166346-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Laboratory-Scale-Model Testing of Well Stimulation by Use of Mechanical-Impulse Hydraulic Fracturing

Frash, Luke Philip, Colorado School of Mines
Gutierrez, Marte, Colorado School of Mines
Hampton, Jesse, Colorado School of Mines
173186-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Modeling Techniques for Foam Flow in Porous Media

Ma, Kun, Total
Ren, Guangwei, Total
Mateen, Khalid, Total
Morel, Danielle, Total
Cordelier, Philippe, Total
169104-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2015
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Modeling the Properties of H2S/CO2/Salt/Water Systems in Wide Ranges of Temperature and Pressure

Springer, Ronald D., OLI Systems Incorporated
Wang, Peiming, OLI Systems Incorporated
Anderko, Andrzej, OLI Systems Incorporated
173902-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2015
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A New Concept of Wellbore-Boundary Condition for Modeling Liquid Loading in Gas Wells

Limpasurat, Akkharachai, Texas A&M University
Valko, Peter P, Texas A&M University
Falcone, Gioia, Clausthal University of Technology
166199-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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New Mathematical Models for Calculating Proppant Embedment and Fracture Conductivity

Li, Kewen, Stanford University
Gao, Yuanping,
Lv, Youchang, Institute of Energy & Chemical Industry
Wang, Man, Institute of Energy & Chemical Industry
155954-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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A New Method To Interpret Fracturing Pressure -- Application to Frac Pack

Pirayesh, Elias, Texas Tech University
Soliman, Mohamed Y, Texas Tech University
Rafiee, Mehdi, Texas Tech University
Jamali, Ali, Texas Tech University
166132-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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A Novel, Field-Representative Enhanced-Oil-Recovery Coreflood Method

Gupta, Robin, ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company
Lu, Pengbo, ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company
Glotzbach, Rodney, ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company
Hehmeyer, Owen, ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company
169088-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2015
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A Novel Method To Model Low-Salinity-Water Injection in Carbonate Oil Reservoirs

Al-Shalabi, Emad Walid, The University of Texas at Austin
Sepehrnoori, Kamy, The University of Texas at Austin
Delshad, Mojdeh, The University of Texas at Austin
Pope, Gary, The University of Texas at Austin
169674-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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A Novel Pore-Scale Thermal-Fracture-Acidizing Model With Heterogeneous Rock Properties

Lyons, John, Texas A&M University
Nasrabadi, Hadi, Texas A&M University
Nasr-El-Din, Hisham A., Texas A&M University
167158-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2015
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A Novel Water-Injectivity Model and Experimental Validation With CT-Scanned Corefloods

Yerramilli, Ramesh Chandra, The University of Texas at Austin
Zitha, Pacelli L.J., Delft University of Technology
Yerramilli, Sanjay Surya, The University of Texas at Austin
Bedrikovetsky, Pavel, The University of Adelaide
165194-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Optimization of Fluorinated Wettability Modifiers for Gas/Condensate Carbonate Reservoirs

Fahimpour, Jalal, Heriot-Watt University
Jamiolahmady, Mahmoud, Heriot-Watt University
154522-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2015
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Optimization of Well Trajectory Under Uncertainty for Proactive Geosteering

Chen, Yan, IRIS
Lorentzen, Rolf Johan, IRIS
Vefring, Erlend H, IRIS
172497-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Optimizing Carbon Sequestration With the Capacitance/Resistance Model

Tao, Qing, The University of Texas at Austin
Bryant, Steven L., The University of Texas at Austin
174076-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2015
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Performance Evaluation of a Horizontal Well With Multiple Fractures by Use of a Slab-Source Function

Yang, Daoyong, University of Regina and Chenglin Hi-Tech Industry Company
Zhang, Feng, University of Regina
Styles, John A, Pilgrim Energy
Gao, Junmin, Chenglin Hi-Tech Industry Company
173184-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Predicting the Performance of the Acid-Stimulation Treatments in Carbonate Reservoirs With Nondestructive Tracer Tests

Zakaria, Ahmed S, Texas A&M University
Nasr-El-Din, Hisham A., Texas A&M University
Ziauddin, Murtaza, Schlumberger
174084-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2015
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Prediction of Gas-Pulsation Frequency To Reduce Slug Length in Gas/Liquid Horizontal-Pipe Flow

Kadri, Usama, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
172996-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Preformed-Particle-Gel Extrusion Through Open Conduits During Conformance-Control Treatments

Imqam, Abdulmohsin, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Bai, Baojun, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Al Ramadan, Mustafa, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Wei, Mingzhen, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Delshad, Mojdeh, The University of Texas at Austin
Sepehrnoori, Kamy, The University of Texas at Austin
169107-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Pressure-Transient Analysis of Multiwing Fractures Connected to a Vertical Wellbore

Luo, Wanjing, China University of Geosciences (Beijing)
Tang, Changfu, Anhui Bureau of Coal Geological Exploration
171556-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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A Pseudobubblepoint Model and its Simulation for Foamy Oil in Porous Media

Chen, Zhangxing (John), University of Calgary
Sun, Jian, University of Calgary
Wang, Ruihe, China National Oil and Gas Exploration and Development Corporation
Wu, Xiaodong, Petroleum University of China, Beijing
172345-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Quasiglobal Multiphase Upscaling of Reservoir Models with Nonlocal Stratigraphic Heterogeneities

Alpak, Faruk Omer, Shell International Exploration and Production Inc.
170245-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Robust Isenthalpic Flash for Multiphase Water/Hydrocarbon Mixtures

Zhu, Di, University of Alberta
Okuno, Ryosuke, University of Alberta
170092-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2015
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Simplified Explicit Flow Equations for Herschel-Bulkley Fluids in Couette-Poiseuille Flow--For Real-Time Surge and Swab Modeling in Drilling

Gjerstad, Kristian, Teknova AS and University of Stavanger
Time, Rune W., University of Stavanger
170246-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Simultaneous Multifracture Treatments: Fully Coupled Fluid Flow and Fracture Mechanics for Horizontal Wells

Wu, Kan, University of Texas at Austin
Olson, Jon E., University of Texas At Austin
167626-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Stimulated-Rock Characteristics and Behavior in Multistage Hydraulic-Fracturing Treatment

Lin, Avi, Halliburton
Ma, Jianfu, Halliburton
167716-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2015
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Systematic Study of Barite Nucleation and Inhibition With Various Polymeric Scale Inhibitors by Novel Laser Apparatus

Yan, Chao, Rice University
Kan, Amy, Rice University
Zhang, Fangfu, Rice University
Liu, Ya, Rice University
Tomson, Ross C, Brine Chemistry Solutions
Tomson, Mason, Rice University
169787-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Temporal Evolution of the Geometrical and Transport Properties of a Fracture/Proppant System Under Increasing Effective Stress

Chen, Cheng, Halliburton
Martysevich, Vladimir, Halliburton
O'Connell, Pete, Halliburton
Hu, Dandan, Halliburton
Matzar, Luis, Halliburton
171572-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2015
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Use of Cosolvents To Improve Alkaline/Polymer Flooding

Fortenberry, Robert, University of Texas at Austin
Kim, Do Hoon, University of Texas at Austin
Nizamidin, Nabijan, University of Texas at Austin
Adkins, Stephanie, University of Texas at Austin
Arachchilage, Gayani W. P. Pinnawala, University of Texas at Austin
Koh, Hee Song, University of Texas at Austin
Weerasooriya, Upali, University of Texas at Austin
Pope, Gary A., University of Texas at Austin
166478-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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Viscosity Measurement and Modeling for Mixtures of Athabasca Bitumen/n-Pentane at Temperatures up to 200°C

Nourozieh, Hossein, University of Calgary
Kariznovi, Mohammad, University of Calgary
Abedi, Jalal, University of Calgary
170252-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2014
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