SPE Production & Operations

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


Volume 24, Issue 02

Applied Ultrasonic Technology in Wellbore-Leak Detection and Case Histories in Alaska North Slope Wells

Johns, Joel E., TecWel
Blount, Curtis G., ConocoPhillips
Dethlefs, Jerald C., ConocoPhillips
Julian, Jennifer Y., BP Exploration
Loveland, Mary J., ConocoPhillips
McConnell, Marie L., ConocoPhillips
Schwartz, Guy L., ConocoPhillips
102815-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2009
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A Breakthrough Technology for Maximizing Water Injectivity and Asset Integrity

Horsup, David, Nalco Co.
108675-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2009
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Predictions of Two-Phase Critical-Flow Boundary and Mass-Flow Rate Across Chokes

Alsafran, Eissa M., Kuwait University
Kelkar, Mohan G., University of Tulsa
109243-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2009
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Multiphase Non-Darcy Flow in Proppant Packs

Barree, Robert D., Barree & Associates
Conway, Michael, Stim-Lab, Inc.
109561-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2009
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A Robust Steady-State Model for Flowing-Fluid Temperature in Complex Wells

Hasan, A. Rashid, University of Minnesota-Duluth
Kabir, C. Shah, Hess Corp.
Wang, Xiaowei, Baker Hughes
109765-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2009
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Horizontal Wells in Tight Gas Sands--A Method for Risk Management To Maximize Success

Baihly, Jason D., Schlumberger
Grant, Dee, Schlumberger
Fan, Li, Schlumberger
Bodwadkar, Suhas V., Schlumberger
110067-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2009
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Development of World-Class Oil Production and Water Injection Rate and High Ultimate-Recovery Wells in Deepwater Turbidites--Bonga Example

Inikori, Solomon O., Shell E&P Technology
Coxe, Bert, Shell E&P Technology
Ageh, Ebenezer, Shell Nigeria E&P
Van der Bok, Jaap W., Shell Nigeria E&P
110360-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2009
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On the Influence of Viscosity on ESP Performance

Amaral, Gilmar, Petrobras
Estevam, Valdir, Petrobras
Franca, Fernando A., State University of Campinas
110661-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2009
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Evidence of a Horizontal Hydraulic Fracture From Stress Rotations Across a Thrust Fault

Maxwell, Shawn C., Schlumberger
Zimmer, Ulrich, Pinnacle Technologies
Gusek, Ronald W., Trican Well Service
Quirk, David J., Pinnacle Technologies
110696-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2009
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Acid Fracturing of Gas Wells by Use of an Acid Precursor in the Form of Solid Beads: Lessons Learned From First Field Application

Nasr-El-Din, Hisham A., Texas A&M University
Al-Zahrani, Ali A., Saudi Aramco
Garzon, Francisco O., Saudi Aramco
Giraldo, C.A. Franco, Saudi Aramco
Al-Hakami, Ibrahim M., Saudi Aramco
Al-Marri, Hamad M., Saudi Aramco
110895-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2009
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Fracture Impact of Yield Stress and Fracture-Face Damage on Production With a Three-Phase 2D Model

Barati, Reza, University of Kansas
Hutchins, Richard D., Schlumberger
Friedel, Torsten, Schlumberger
Ayoub, Joseph A., Schlumberger
Dessinges, Marie-Noelle, Schlumberger
England, Kevin W., Schlumberger
111457-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2009
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Optimizing Downhole Fluid Production of Sucker-Rod Pumps With Variable Motor Speed

Palka, Krzysztof, PumpWell Solutions Ltd
Czyz, Jaroslaw, PumpWell Solutions Ltd
113186-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2009
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Design and Life-Cycle Considerations for Unconventional Reservoir Wells

Miskimins, Jennifer L., Colorado School of Mines
114170-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2009
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Verification of Asphaltene-Instability-Trend (ASIST) Predictions for Low-Molecular-Weight Alkanes

Creek, Jefferson Louis, Chevron ETC
Wang, Jianxin, Chevron ETC
Buckley, Jill S., New Mexico Tech
125203-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2009
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