SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering

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SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering covers a wide range of topics, including reservoir characterization, geology and geophysics, core analysis, well logging, well testing, reservoir management, EOR, fluid mechanics, performance prediction, and reservoir simulation.

SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering is the successor publication to SPE Reservoir Engineering and SPE Formation Evaluation, which were combined.
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3D Reconstruction of Porous Media From a 2D Section and Comparisons of Transport and Elastic Properties

Elahi Naraghi, Morteza, The University of Texas at Austin
Spikes, Kyle, The University of Texas at Austin
Srinivasan, Sanjay, Pennsylvania State University
180489-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Analytical Modeling of Linear Flow in Pressure-Sensitive Formations

Tabatabaie, S. Hamed, IHS
Pooladi-Darvish, Mehran, Futech Energy Corporation
Mattar, Louis, IHS
Tavallali, Mohammad, IHS
181755-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Approximate Bayesian Computation for Probabilistic Decline-Curve Analysis in Unconventional Reservoirs

Paryani, Mohit, University of Alaska Fairbanks
Awoleke, Obadare Olusegun, University of Alaska Fairbanks
Ahmadi, Mohabbat, University of Alaska Fairbanks
Hanks, Catherine, University of Alaska Fairbanks
Barry, Ronald, University of Alaska Fairbanks
183650-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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A Case Study on Miscible and Immiscible Gas-Injection Pilots in a Middle East Carbonate Reservoir in an Offshore Environment

Kumar, Jitendra, TOTAL
Agrawal, Pawan, ADMA-OPCO
Draoui, Elyes, ADMA-OPCO
181758-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Compositional Mechanisms in Steam-Assisted Gravity Drainage and Expanding-Solvent Steam-Assisted Gravity Drainage With Consideration of Water Solubility in Oil

Venkatramani, Arun Venkat, University of Alberta
Okuno, Ryosuke, The University of Texas at Austin
180737-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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A Comprehensive Model for Simulation of Gas Transport in Shale Formation With Complex Hydraulic-Fracture Geometry

Yu, Wei, Texas A&M University
Wu, Kan, Texas A&M University
Sepehrnoori, Kamy, U of Texas
Xu, Wenyue, Schlumberger
178747-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Data Analysis for Polymer Flooding That Is Based on a Comprehensive Database

Saleh, Laila, Missouri S&T
Wei, Mingzhen, Missouri S&T
Zhang, Yandong, Missouri Univ. of Science
Bai, Baojun, Missouri U of Science and Tech
169093-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Dependence of Shale Permeability on Pressure

Wheaton, Richard James, University of Portsmouth
183629-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Discrete-Fracture Modeling of Complex Hydraulic-Fracture Geometries in Reservoir Simulators

Xu, Yifei, The University of Texas at Austin
de Araujo Cavalcante Filho, Jose Sergio, Petrobras
Yu, Wei, Texas A&M University
Sepehrnoori, Kamy, U of Texas
183647-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Early-Time Analysis of Tracers for Use in Enhanced-Oil-Recovery Flood Optimization

Shook, G. Michael, Mike Shook & Associates
Sharma, Abhinav,
Pope, Gary, University of Texas at Austin
169109-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Effect of Fracture Roughness, Shear Displacement, Fluid Type, and Proppant on the Conductivity of a Single Fracture: A Visual and Quantitative Analysis

Raimbay, Aigerim, University of Alberta
Babadagli, Tayfun, University of Alberta
Kuru, Ergun, University of Alberta
Develi, Kayhan, Istanbul Technical University
171577-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Effect of Heterogeneity on Fluid-Injectivity Loss During Water-Alternating-Gas Injection in the Scurry Area Canyon Reef Operators Committee Unit

Saneifar, Mehrnoosh, Texas A&M University
Heidari, Zoya, The University of Texas at Austin
Linroth, Mark, Kinder Morgan
Purba, Sonia Arumdati, The University of Texas at Austin
175064-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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The Effect of Polymer Rheology and Induced Fracturing on Injectivity and Pressure-Transient Behavior

Ma, Yiwei, The University of Texas at Austin
McClure, Mark, The University of Texas at Austin
184389-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Effect of Viscosity on Oil Production by Cocurrent and Countercurrent Imbibition From Cores With Two Ends Open

Meng, Qingbang, China University of Petroleum, Beijing
Liu, Huiqing, China University of Petroleum
Wang, Jing, China University of Petroleum
183635-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Estimates of Stress-Dependent Properties in Tight Reservoirs: Their Use With Core and Drill-Cuttings Data

Lopez, Bruno A., University of Calgary
Piedrahita, Jaime, University of Calgary
Aguilera, Roberto, University of Calgary
177189-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Ethane-Based Enhanced Oil Recovery: An Innovative and Profitable Enhanced-Oil-Recovery Opportunity for a Low-Price Environment

McGuire, Patrick Lee, International Reservoir Technologies
Okuno, Ryosuke, The University of Texas at Austin
Gould, Thomas L, International Reservoir Technologies
Lake, Larry Wayne, The University of Texas at Austin
179565-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Experimental Analysis of Optimal Thermodynamic Conditions for Heavy-Oil/Bitumen Recovery Considering Effective Solvent Retrieval

Moreno-Arciniegas, Laura,
Babadagli, Tayfun, University of Alberta
181756-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Experimental and Numerical Study of Enhanced Condensate Recovery by Gas Injection in Shale Gas-Condensate Reservoirs

Meng, Xingbang, Texas Tech University
Sheng, James J., Texas Tech University
Yu, Yang, Texas Tech University
183645-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Harmonic-Pulse Testing for Non-Darcy-Effects Identification

Salina Borello, Eloisa, Politecnico di Torino
Fokker, Peter A., TNO Built Env and Geosciences
Viberti, Dario, Politecnico di Torino
Espinoza, Rosa Virginia, Stogit
Verga, Francesca, Politecnico di Torino
183649-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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High-Temperature Solvent Injection for Heavy-Oil Recovery From Oil Sands: Determination of Optimal Application Conditions Through Genetic Algorithm

Leyva-Gomez, Hector, University of Alberta
Babadagli, Tayfun, University of Alberta
183638-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Laboratory Investigations To Determine the Effect of Connate-Water Composition on Low-Salinity Waterflooding in Sandstone Reservoirs

Shehata, Ahmed M., Texas A&M University
Nasr-El-Din, Hisham A., Texas A&M University
171690-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Long-Time Diversion in Surfactant-Alternating-Gas Foam Enhanced Oil Recovery From a Field Test

Rossen, William, Delft University of Technology
Ocampo, Alonso, Equion Energia
Restrepo, Alejandro, EQUION ENERGIA LTD
Cifuentes, Harold, EQUION ENERGIA LTD
Marin, Jefferson, EQUION ENERGIA LTD
170809-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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A Material-Balance Equation for Stress-Sensitive Shale-Gas-Condensate Reservoirs

Orozco Ibarra, Daniel Ricardo, University of Calgary
Aguilera, Roberto, University of Calgary
177260-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Maximizing the Value of Unconventional Reservoirs by Choosing the Optimal Appraisal Strategy

Willigers, Bart J. A., BG Group
Bratvold, Reidar B., University of Stavanger
Bickel, J. Eric, The University of Texas at Austin
179960-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Microfluidic PVT–Saturation Pressure and Phase-Volume Measurement of Black Oils

Molla, Shahnawaz, Schlumberger
Mostowfi, Farshid, Schlumberger
170910-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Microscopic Fractal-Dimension Study of Rate and Viscosity Changes on Displacement Pattern by Use of 2D Glass Micromodel

Razmavar, Iraj, Institute of Petroleum Engineering
Mahmoudi Alami, Fatemeh, School of Modern Technology
Rasaei, Mohammad Reza, University of Tehran
Nadafpour, Mohammad, Institute of Petroleum Engineering
181752-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Microseismic Closure Window Characterizes Hydraulic-Fracture Geometry Better

Liu, Songxia, Texas A&M University
Valkó, Peter P., Texas A&M University
McKetta, Steven, Southwestern Energy Company
Liu, Xiaoda, Texas A&M University
179116-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Modeling and Upscaling Unstable Water and Polymer Floods: Dynamic Characterization of the Effective Viscous Fingering

Luo, Haishan, University of Texas at Austin
Mohanty, Kishore, U. of Texas at Austin
Delshad, Mojdeh, University of Texas at Austin
179648-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Multiphase Linear Flow in Tight Oil Reservoirs

Tabatabaie, S. Hamed, IHS
Pooladi-Darvish, Mehran, SPE
180932-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Near-Wellbore and Reservoir Effects in In-Situ Combustion

Rodriguez Chavez, Mario Luis, OMV E&P
Glatz, Guenther, Stanford University
Clemens, Torsten, OMV Exploration/Production Ltd
Kovscek, Anthony, Stanford University
174351-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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A New Method for the Estimation of Lost Gas During the Measurement of the Gas Content of Coal

Lu, Meng, CSIRO
Pan, Zhejun, CSIRO
Connell, Luke D., CSIRO
Lu, Ye, Monash University
176976-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Nonlocal Diffusion in Fractured Rocks

Raghavan, R., R. Raghavan, Inc.
Chen, C., Kappa Engineering
DaCunha, J. J., Pioneer Natural Resources
184404-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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A Numerical Study of Thermal-Hydraulic-Mechanical Simulation With Application of Thermal Recovery in Fractured Shale-Gas Reservoirs

Wang, HanYi, The University of Texas at Austin
183637-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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A Petrophysical Dual-Porosity Model for Evaluation of Secondary Mineralization and Tortuosity in Naturally Fractured Reservoirs

Piedrahita, Jaime, University of Calgary
Aguilera, Roberto, University of Calgary
180242-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Physical and Numerical Simulations of Subsurface Upgrading by Use of Solvent Deasphalting in a Heavy-Crude-Oil Reservoir

Ovalles, Cesar, Chevron ETC
Rogel, Estrella, Chevron ETC
Alboudwarej, Hussein, Chevron ETC
Inouye, Art T., Chevron ETC
Benson, Ian P., Chevron ETC
Vaca, Pedro, Acceleware Ltd
183636-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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A Practical Approach to History Matching Premature Water Breakthrough in Waterflood Reservoir Simulation: Method and Case Studies in South Belridge Diatomite Waterflood

Yang, Zhengming Z, Aera Energy LLC
Urdaneta, Alfredo, Aera Energy LLC
174006-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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A Practical Methodology For Integration of 4D Seismic in Steam-Assisted-Gravity-Drainage Reservoir Characterization

Hadavand, Mostafa, University of Alberta
Deutsch, Clayton Vernon, University of Alberta
184390-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Prediction of Resistivity Index by Use of Neural Networks With Different Combinations of Wireline Logs and Minimal Core Data

Sbiga, Hassan M., Libyan Petroleum Institute
Potter, David Keith, University of Alberta
181751-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Producing-Gas/Oil-Ratio Behavior of Multifractured Horizontal Wells in Tight Oil Reservoirs

Jones, R. Steven Jr., Newfield Exploration Company
184397-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Pseudokinetic Model for Field-Scale Simulation of In-Situ Combustion

Mercado, Diana Patricia, State University of Campinas
Trevisan, Osvair V., University of Campinas
181760-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Rate Decline, Power Laws, and Subdiffusion in Fractured Rocks

Raghavan, Rajagopal, Phillips Petroleum (Retd.)
Chen, Chih, Kappa
180223-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Residual-Oil Zone: Paleo-Oil Characterization and Fundamental Analysis

Aleidan, Ahmed Abdulaziz, Saudi Aramco
Kwak, Hyung, Saudi Aramco
Muller, Hendrik, Saudi Aramco
Zhou, Xianmin, Saudi Aramco
179545-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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A Review and Extension of Existing Consistency Tests for PVT Data From a Laboratory

Potsch, Klaus, EC&C
Toplack, Paul, OMV E&P
Gumpenberger, Thomas, OMV E&P
183640-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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The Role of Individual and Combined Ions in Waterflooding Carbonate Reservoirs: Electrokinetic Study

Alotaibi, Mohammed B., Saudi Aramco
Yousef, Ali, Aramco
177983-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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The Role of Sandstone Mineralogy and Rock Quality in the Performance of Low-Salinity Waterflooding

Shehata, Ahmed M., Texas A&M University
Nasr-El-Din, Hisham A., Texas A&M University
181754-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Semianalytical Modeling of Steam/Solvent Gravity Drainage of Heavy Oil and Bitumen: Unsteady-State Model With Curved Interface

Rabiei Faradonbeh, Moosa, University of Calgary
Harding, Thomas G., Nexen Energy ULC
Abedi, Jalal, University of Calgary
170123-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Significance of Time-Lapsed Hydrocarbon Saturations From Pulsed-Neutron-Capture (PNC) Logs and the Impact of Borehole-Environment Parameters on PNC-Derived Saturations

Ali, Arfan,
Small, Simon,
Singh, Kamaljeet,
Martin, Andrew John, Schlumberger Cambridge Research
180194-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Simulation of the Impact of Fracturing-Fluid-Induced Formation Damage in Shale Gas Reservoirs

Farah, Nicolas, IFP Energies nouvelles
Ding, Didier-Yu, IFP Energies nouvelles
Wu, Yu-Shu, Colorado School of Mines
173264-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Single-Well Chemical-Tracer Modeling of Low-Salinity-Water Injection in Carbonates

Al-Shalabi, Emad Walid, University of Texas at Austin
Luo, Haishan, University of Texas at Austin
Delshad, Mojdeh, University of Texas at Austin
Sepehrnoori, Kamy, U of Texas
173994-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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A Stochastic Approach for Optimal Sequencing of Appraisal Wells

El Souki, Omar A., American University of Beirut
Saad, George A., American University of Beirut
183644-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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A Structured Mobility-Based Methodology for Quantification of Net-Pay Cutoff in Petroleum Reservoirs

Saboorian-Jooybari, Hadi, National Iranian South Oil Company
183643-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Transient Response in Arbitrary-Shaped Composite Reservoirs

Idorenyin, Etim Hope, University of Regina
Shirif, Ezeddin, University of Regina
184387-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Vapor-Phase Combustion in Accelerating Rate Calorimetry for Air-Injection Enhanced-Oil-Recovery Processes

Bhattacharya, Sayantan, University of Calgary
Mallory, Donald G., University of Calgary
Moore, R. Gordon, University of Calgary
Ursenbach, Matthew G., University of Calgary
Mehta, Sudarshan A., University of Calgary
180451-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Water Coning, Water, and CO2 Injection in Heavy-Oil Fractured Reservoirs

Moortgat, Joachim B, The Ohio State University
Firoozabadi, Abbas, Reservoir Engr. Research Inst.
183648-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Waterflood Direction and Front Characterization With Four-Step Work Flow: A Case Study in Changqing Oil field, China

He, Youwei, China University of Petroleum, Beijing
Cheng, Shiqing, China University of Petroleum, Beijing
Li, Lei, China University of Petroleum, Beijing
Mu, Guoquan, Research Institute of Petroleum Exploration and Development, Changqing Oilfield
Zhang, Tiantian, The University of Texas at Austin
Xu, Hainan, China University of Petroleum, Beijing
Qin, Jiazheng, China University of Petroleum, Beijing
Yu, Haiyang, China University of Petroleum Beijing
178053-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Wettability Alteration and Spontaneous Imbibition in Unconventional Liquid Reservoirs by Surfactant Additives

Alvarez, Johannes Orlando, Texas A&M University
Schechter, David S., Texas A&M
177057-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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Wettability Alteration of Heavy-Oil-Bitumen-Containing Carbonates by Use of Solvents, High-pH Solutions, and Nano/Ionic Liquids

Cao, Nahai, University of Alberta
Mohammed, Mohammed Almojtaba, University of Alberta
Babadagli, Tayfun, University of Alberta
183646-PA SPE Journal Paper - 2016
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