SPE Production & Operations

SPE Production & Operations includes papers on production operations, artificial lift, downhole equipment, formation damage control, multiphase flow, workovers, and stimulation. 


Volume 23, Issue 02

Workovers in Sour Environments: How Do We Avoid Coiled Tubing (CT) Failures?

Nasr-El-Din, Hisham A., Texas A&M University
Metcalf, Arthur S., BJ Services Company
87622-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2008
View rights & permissions

Eliminating Multiple Interventions Using a Single Rig-Up Coiled-Tubing Solution

Santhana, Kumar, Petroleum Development Oman
Van Gisbergen, Stan J., Petroleum Development Oman
Harris, Jeremy, Petroleum Development Oman
Ferdiansyah, Erik, Petroleum Development Oman
Brady, Mark E., Qatar Shell GTL
Al-Harthy, Salah, Schlumberger
Pandey, Arum, Schlumberger Oilfield Services
94125-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2008
View rights & permissions

Modeling Nonisothermal Rapid Multiphase Flow in Wells Under Nonequilibrium Conditions

Michel, Guillermo, U. of Oklahoma
Civan, Faruk, U. of Oklahoma
102231-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2008
View rights & permissions

Awakening an Old Field—A Case Study of a Refracturing Program in the Greater Green River Basin

Shaefer, Mark T., BJ Services Company
101026-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2008
View rights & permissions

Comparative Study of Flowback Analysis Using Polymer Concentrations and Fracturing-Fluid Tracer Methods: A Field Study

Asadi, Mahmoud, ProTechnics
Woodroof, Robert A., ProTechnics
Himes, Ronald E., Stim-Lab
101614-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2008
View rights & permissions

Consideration for Future Stimulation Options Is Vital in Deciding Horizontal Well Drilling and Completion Schemes for Production Optimization

Surjaatmadja, Jim B., Halliburton Energy Services Group
McDaniel, Billy W., Halliburton
Case, Leonard, Halliburton
East, Loyd E., Halliburton Energy Services Group
Pyecroft, James F., Halliburton
103774-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2008
View rights & permissions

Effect of Formation Modulus Contrast on Hydraulic Fracture Height Containment

Gu, Hongren, Schlumberger
Siebrits, Eduard, Schlumberger
103822-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2008
View rights & permissions

High-Viscosity-Yield Acid Systems for High-Temperature Stimulation

Welton, Thomas D., Halliburton
Van Domelen, Mary S., Halliburton Energy Services Group
98237-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2008
View rights & permissions

Fracture Acidizing: What Role Does Formation Softening Play in Production Response?

Nasr-El-Din, Hisham A., Texas A&M University
Al-Driweesh, Saad M., Saudi Aramco
Metcalf, Arthur S., BJ Services Company
Chesson, John B., BJ Services Intl. Thailand Ltd.
103344-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2008
View rights & permissions

Low Sulfate Seawater Injection for Barium Sulfate Scale Control: A Life-of-Field Solution to a Complex Challenge

Jordan, Myles M., Nalco Co.
Collins, Ian R., BP Exploration
Mackay, Eric J., Heriot-Watt U.
98096-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2008
View rights & permissions

Formation Damage Through Asphaltene Precipitation Resulting From CO2 Gas Injection in Iranian Carbonate Reservoirs

Kalantari-Dahaghi, AmirMasoud, Petroleum U. of Tech Iran
Gholami, Vida, West Virginia University
Moghadasi, Jamshid, Petroleum U. of Tech Iran
Abdi, R., Norwegian University of Science and Technology
99631-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2008
View rights & permissions

Inhibitor Performance on Corrosion and Erosion/Corrosion Under Turbulent Flow With Sand and CO2—An AC Impedance Study

Neville, Anne, U. of Leeds
Wang, Chun, U. of Leeds
100441-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2008
View rights & permissions

Quantification of Uncertainties for Drilling-Induced Formation Damage

Ding, Yu, Institut Francais du Petrole
Renard, Gerard, Institut Francais du Petrole
Herzhaft, Benjamin, Institut Francais du Petrole
100959-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2008
View rights & permissions

The Relative Importance of Wellbore Pressure Drop and Formation Damage in Horizontal Wells

Hill, Alfred Daniel, Texas A&M University
Zhu, Ding, Texas A&M University
100207-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2008
View rights & permissions

A Rigorous Composite-Inflow-Performance Relationship Model for Multilateral Wells

Guo, Boyun, U. of Louisiana at Lafayette
Ghalambor, Ali, U. of Louisiana at Lafayette
Ling, Kegang, U. of Louisiana at Lafayette
100923-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2008
View rights & permissions

Field-Development Case Study: Production Optimization Through Continuous Multidisciplinary Reservoir and Production Monitoring

Ruiz, Hector, Schlumberger
Poettmann, Phillip M., Schlumberger
Kruchkova, Tatyana V., Sibneft
Igoshkin, Vladimir, Geoseis
Edelman, Inna, Sibneft JSC
Kalita, Nicholas, BG Group plc
Voicu, Bogdan, Schlumberger
103987-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2008
View rights & permissions

Analysis of Possible Applications of Dual ESPs—A Reservoir-Engineering Perspective

Davies, David R., Heriot-Watt U.
Narayanasamy, Rajarajan, BP Exploration
Kristensen, Brian D., StatoilHydro
Somerville, James M., Heriot-Watt U.
99878-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2008
View rights & permissions

On Instability in Gas Lift Wells and Schemes for Stabilization by Automatic Control

Eikrem, Gisle O., StatoilHydro
Aamo, Ole M., Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Foss, Bjarne A., Norwegian University of Science and Technology
101502-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2008
View rights & permissions

Well Integrity Operations at Prudhoe Bay, Alaska

Anders, Joseph L., BP Exploration Alaska Inc.
Rossberg, Robert S., BP Exploration Alaska Inc.
Dube, Anna T., BP Exploration Alaska Inc.
Engel, Harold R., BP Alaska Exploration Inc.
Andrews, David, BP Exploration
102524-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2008
View rights & permissions

Performance Appraisals of Gas/Oil Separation Plants

Kokal, Sunil L., Saudi Aramco
Ghamdi, Abdullah, Saudi Aramco
102854-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2008
View rights & permissions