SPE Journal

Vol. 21 // No. 4          August 2016


Enhanced Oil Recovery



1075–1085        178914         Design and Demonstration of New Single-Well Tracer Test for Viscous Chemical Enhanced-
                                            Oil- Recovery Fluids
                                            R. Fortenberry, P. Suniga, M. Delshad, B. Singh, H. A. AlKaaoud, C. T. Carlisle,  and G. A. Pope

1086–1105        173250         A Four-Phase Chemical/Gas Model in an Implicit-Pressure/Explicit-Concentration Reservoir 
                                            Simulator
                                           H. R. Lashgari, K.Sepehrnoori, and M. Delshad 

1106–1125        170927         An Equation-of-State Model To Predict Surfactant/Oil/Brine-Phase Behavior
                                           S. Ghosh and R. T. Johns

1126–1139        175027         Foams With Wettability-Altering Capabilities for Oil-Wet Carbonates: A Synergistic Approach
                                           R. Singh and K. K. Mohanty

1140–1150        170840         Experimental Study of Foam Generation, Sweep Efficiency, and Flow in a Fracture Network
                                           M. A. Fernø, J. Gauteplass, M. Pancharoen, A. Haugen, A. Graue, A. R. Kovscek, and G. Hirasaki

1151–1163        179726         Mobility of Ethomeen C12 and Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Foam at High Temperature/High Salinity 
                                           and in Carbonate Cores
                                           L. Cui, K. Ma, M. Puerto, A. A. Abdala, I. Tanakov, L. J. Lu, Y. Chen, A. Elhag, K. P. Johnston, S. 
                                           L. Biswal, and G. Hirasaki

1164–1177        169051          Mixtures of Anionic/Cationic Surfactants: A New Approach for Enhanced Oil Recovery in 
                                            Low- Salinity, High-Temperature Sandstone Reservoir
                                           Y. Li, W. Zhang, B. Kong, M. Puerto, X. Bao, O. Sha, Z. Shen, Y. Yang, Y. Liu, S. Gu, C. Miller, and 
                                           G. J. Hirasaki

1178–1191        174665         Mechanistic Simulation of Polymer Injectivity in Field Tests
                                           M. Lotfollahi, R. Farajzadeh, M. Delshad, A.-K. Al-Abri, B. M Wassing, R. Al-Mjeni, K. Awan, and P. 
                                           Bedrikovetsky

1192–1203        172635         Applying the Multilevel Monte Carlo Method for Heterogeneity-Induced Uncertainty 
                                           Quantification of Surfactant/Polymer Flooding
                                           A. Alkhatib and M. Babaei

1204–1213        169143         Insights From Ion Adsorption and Contact-Angle Alteration at Mineral Surfaces for Low-
                                           Salinity Waterflooding
                                           F. Mugele, I. Siretanu, N. Kumar, B. Bera, L. Wang, R. de Ruiter, A. Maestro, M. Duits, D. van den 
                                           Ende, and I. Collins

1214–1226        172187         Impact of Brine Composition on Calcite Wettability: A Sensitivity Study
                                           M. AlShaikh and J. Mahadevan

1227–1235        179741         Osmosis as Mechanism for Low-Salinity Enhanced Oil Recovery
                                           K. Sandengen, A. Kristoffersen, K. Melhuus, and L. O. Jøsang

1236–1253        174032         An Experimental Investigation of Viscous-Oil Recovery Efficiency as a Function of Voidage-
                                           Replacement Ratio
                                           T. W. Kim, E. Vittoratos, and A. R. Kovscek


Fracturing and Low-Permeability Reservoirs



1254–1262        179742         Early-Time 1D Analysis of Shale-Oil and -Gas Flow
                                           A. I. Bajwa and M. J. Blunt

1263–1278        170746         Detecting Fracture Growth Out of Zone by Use of Temperature Analysis
                                           P. M. Ribeiro and R. N. Horne

1279–1288        178926         Physical Mechanisms Related to Microseismic-Depletion-Delineation Field Tests With 
                                           Application to Reservoir Surveillance
                                           J. H. Norbeck and R. N. Horne

1289–1301        1934272       Observations of Tensile Fracturing of Anisotropic Rocks
                                           S. Mighani, C. H. Sondergeld, and C. S. Rai

1302–1320        173354         Fully Coupled Hydromechanical Simulation of Hydraulic Fracturing in 3D Discrete-Fracture 
                                           Networks
                                           M. W. McClure, M. Babazadeh, S. Shiozawa, and J. Huang

1321–1339        179725         The Fracture-Compliance Method for Picking Closure Pressure From Diagnostic Fracture-
                                           Injection Tests
                                           M. W. McClure, H. Jung, D. D. Cramer, and M. M. Sharma

1340–1357        173776         Recent Advances in Viscoelastic Surfactants for Improved Production From Hydrocarbon 
                                           Reservoirs
                                           K. L. Hull, M. Sayed, and G. A. Al-Muntasheri

1358–1369        179723         Recycling Fracturing Flowback Water for Use in Hydraulic Fracturing: Influence of Organic 
                                           Matter on Stability of Carboxyl-Methyl-Cellulose-Based Fracturing Fluids
                                           N. Esmaeilirad, C. Terry, H. Kennedy, A. Prior, and K. Carlson

1370–1385        179728         Parallel-Simulator Framework for Multipermeability Modeling With Discrete Fractures for 
                                           Unconventional and Tight Gas Reservoirs
                                           L. S. K. Fung and S. Du

1386–1399        176153         Development of a Trilinear-Flow Model for Carbon Sequestration in Depleted Shale
                                           Z. Chen, X. Liao, X. Zhao, X. Dou, and L. Zhu


Reservoir Characterization and Reservoir Management



1400–1412        173229         Proxy-Based Work Flow for a Priori Evaluation of Data-Acquisition Programs
                                           J. He, J. Xie, P. Sarma, X.-H. Wen, W. H. Chen, and J. Kamath

1413–1424        179732         Integrated Work Flow of Preserving Facies Realism in History Matching: Application to the 
                                           Brugge Field
                                           Y. Chang, A. S. Stordal, and R. Valestrand

1425–1435        179733         Optimization of Lattice Boltzmann Simulation With Graphics-Processing-Unit Parallel 
                                           Computing and the Application in Reservoir Characterization
                                           C. Chen, Z. Wang, D. Majeti, N. Vrvilo, T. Warburton, V. Sarkar, and G. Li

1436–1449        179734         Directional-Permeability Assessment in Formations With Complex Pore Geometry With a 
                                            New  Nuclear-Magnetic-Resonance-Based Permeability Model
                                           L. Chi and Z. Heidari


Drilling and Wells



1450–1457        170661         An Improved Complex Image Theory for Fast Resistivity Modeling and Its Application to 
                                           Geosteering
                                           J. Chen, J. Wang, and Y. Yu

1458–1469        178924         A 3D Transient Model for the Multiphase Flow in a Progressing-Cavity Pump
                                           V. W. F. de Azevedo, J. A. de Lima, and E. E. Paladino

1470–1476        179730         Effects of Perforated Flow Tube on the Flow Field of a Blowout Well
                                           E. Hajidavalloo and S. A. Dehkohneh