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

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Acid Fracturing in Shales: Effect of Dilute Acid on Properties and Pore Structure of Shale

Wu, Weiwei, University of Texas at Austin
Sharma, Mukul M., University of Texas at Austin
173390-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Analysis and Quantification of Wellbore Tortuosity

Bang, Jon, Gyrodata Inc.
Jegbefume, Onyemelem, Gyrodata inc.
Ledroz, Adrián, Gyrodata Inc.
Weston, John, Gyrodata Inc.
Thompson, Jay, SandRidge Energy
173103-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Application of a Novel Hyperbranched-Polymer Fracturing-Fluid System in a Low-Permeability Heavy-Oil Reservoir

Liu, Yueliang, University of Alberta
Li, Huazhou Andy, University of Alberta
174461-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Completion Optimization Under Constraints: An Eagle Ford Shale Case Study

Okeahialam, Ikenna, Penn Virginia Corporation
Yang, Mei, Weatherford
Shinde, Dnyaneshwar B., Weatherford
Sahai, Vivek, Weatherford
Araque-Martinez, Aura, Weatherford
Rai, Rakesh, Weatherford
174057-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Diagnosis of Production Performance After Multistage Fracture Stimulation in Horizontal Wells by Downhole Temperature Measurements

Cui, Jingyuan, Texas A&M University
Zhu, Ding, Texas A&M University
Jin, Minquan, Shell Exploration and Production Company
170874-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2015
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An Enhanced Model for the Design of Tapered Sucker-Rod Strings

Takacs, Gabor, University of Miskolc
Gajda, Mihály, University of Miskolc
170588-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Evidence of the Gelation Acceleration Mechanism of HPAM Gel With Ammonium Salt at Ultralow Temperature by SEM Study

Jia, Hu, State Key Laboratory of Oil and Gas Reservoir Geology and Exploitation, Southwest Petroleum University
Ren, Qiang, State Key Laboratory of Oil and Gas Reservoir Geology and Exploitation, Southwest Petroleum University
179737-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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A General Method for the Selection of an Optimum Choke-Management Strategy

Karantinos, Emmanouil, University of Texas at Austin
Sharma, Mukul M., University of Texas at Austin
Ayoub, Joseph A., Schlumberger
Parlar, Mehmet, Schlumberger
Chanpura, Rajesh A., Schlumberger
174196-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Investigation of Critical Sand-Deposition Velocity in Horizontal Gas/Liquid Stratified Flow

Ibarra, Roberto, Imperial College London
Mohan, Ram S., University of Tulsa
Shoham, Ovadia, University of Tulsa
168209-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Investigation of the Conditions Required for Improved Oil Recovery by an Earthquake

Uetani, Takaaki, INPEX Corporation
Matsuoka, Toshifumi, Kyoto University
Honda, Hiromi, Kyoto University
168137-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Laboratory Testing of Environmentally Friendly Sodium Silicate Systems for Water Management Through Conformance Control

Hatzignatiou, Dimitrios G., University of Stavanger; International Research Institute of Stavanger
Askarinezhad, Reza, University of Stavanger
Giske, Nils H., International Research Institute of Stavanger
Stavland, Arne, International Research Institute of Stavanger
173853-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Measurement and Correlation of Solubility and Physical Properties for Gas-Saturated Athabasca Bitument

Nourozieh, Hossein, University of Calgary
Kariznovi, Mohammad, University of Calgary
Abedi, Jalal, University of Calgary
176016-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2015
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Mechanical-Damage Characterization in Proppant Packs by Use of Acoustic Measurements

Aderibigbe, Aderonke A., Texas A&M University
Chen Valdes, Clotilde, Texas A&M University
Heidari, Zoya, University of Texas at Austin
Fuss-Dezelic, Tihana, Saint-Gobain Proppants
181763-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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NMR as a Characterization Tool for Wormholes

Mahmoud, Mohamed, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals
Al-Duailej, Yaser, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals
Al-Khaldi, Mohammed, Saudi Aramco
Kwak, Hyung, Saudi Aramco
Shebatalhamd, Abdullah, Saudi Aramco
Al-Yami, Ibrahim, Saudi Aramco
171699-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Numerical Analysis for Promoting Uniform Development of Simultaneous Multiple-Fracture Propagation in Horizontal Wells

Wu, Kan, Texas A&M University
Olson, Jon, University of Texas at Austin
Balhoff, Matthew T., University of Texas at Austin
Yu, Wei, Texas A&M University
174869-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Numerical Investigation of Complex Hydraulic-Fracture Development in Naturally Fractured Reservoirs

Wu, Kan, University of Texas at Austin
Olson, Jon E., University of Texas At Austin
173326-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Operational Challenges and Monitoring of a Polymer Pilot, Matzen Field, Austria

Lueftenegger, Markus, OMV
Kadnar, Rainer, OMV
Puls, Christoph, OMV
Clemens, Torsten, OMV
174350-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Optimum Fracture Conductivity for Naturally Fractured Shale and Tight Reservoirs

Gu, Ming, University of Texas at Austin
Kulkarni, Pandurang, Statoil
Rafiee, Mehdi, Statoil
Ivarrud, Endre, Statoil
Mohanty, Kishore, University of Texas at Austin
171648-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2015
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Overcoming Environmental and Technical Challenges for Well Cementing: A Global Perspective

Johnson, Carl R., Schlumberger
Shindgikar, Nikhil Dilip, Schulumberger
Beurel, Muriel Martin, Schlumberger
172792-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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A Pragmatic Approach To Understanding Liquid Loading in Gas Wells

Riza, M. Feldy, Texas A&M University
Hasan, A. Rashid, Texas A&M University
Kabir, C. Shah, Hess Corporation
170583-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2015
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Predicted and Observed Evolution of Produced-Brine Compositions and Implications for Scale Management

Hu, Yisheng, Heriot-Watt University
Mackay, Eric, Heriot-Watt University
Ishkov, Oleg, Heriot-Watt University
Strachan, Alistair, Baker Hughes (now with Nalco Champion)
169765-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Prediction of Maximum Possible Liquid Rates Produced From Plunger Lift by Use of a Rigorous Modeling Approach

Kamari, Arash, University of KwaZulu-Natal
Bahadori, Alireza, Southern Cross University
Mohammadi, Amir H., University of KwaZulu-Natal
180912-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Proppant-Conveyor Automation System With Cascade Control in Hydraulic Fracturing

Chen, Zheng, Baker Hughes
Naizer, Brent, Baker Hughes
Kang, Yongnam, Baker Hughes
181762-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Safety Considerations for High-Pressure Air Injection Into Light-Oil Reservoirs and Performance of the Holt Sand Unit Project

Fassihi, M. Reza,
Moore, R. Gordon, University of Calgary
Mehta, Sudarshan A., University of Calgary
Ursenbach, Matthew G,
169168-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2015
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Supramolecular Fluid of Associative Polymer and Viscoelastic Surfactant for Hydraulic Fracturing

Yang, Jiang, Xi'an Petroleum University and RIPED-Langfang, PetroChina
Cui, Weixiang, RIPED-Langfang, PetroChina
Guan, Baoshan, RIPED-Langfang, PetroChina
Lu, Yongjun, RIPED-Langfang, PetroChina
Qiu, Xiaohui, RIPED-Langfang, PetroChina
Yang, Zhanwei, RIPED-Langfang, PetroChina
Qin, Wenlong, Xi'an Petroleum University
175762-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Use of a CO2-Hybrid Fracturing Design To Enhance Production From Unpropped-Fracture Networks

Ribeiro, Lionel H., Statoil
Li, Huina, Statoil
Bryant, Jason E., Statoil
173380-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Use of Hydrochloric Acid To Remove Filter-Cake Damage From Preformed Particle Gel During Conformance-Control Treatments

Imqam, Abdulmohsin, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Bai, Baojun, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Wei, Mingzhen, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Elue, Hilary, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Muhammed, Farag A., Missouri University of Science and Technology
172352-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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The Use of PPCA in Scale-Inhibitor Precipitation Squeezes: Solubility, Inhibition Efficiency, and Molecular-Weight Effects

Farooqui, Nazia M., Heriot-Watt University
Sorbie, Ken S., Heriot-Watt University
169792-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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