SPE Drilling & Completion

December 2016

Vol. 31 // No. 4



Features


247    Table of Contents


248    Executive Summary
          

249    Outstanding Technical Editor Awards


Drilling

250–260
SPE-178821-PA
Next-Generation Kick Detection During Connections: Influx Detection at Pumps Stop (IDAPS) Software
B. A. Tarr, D. W. Ladendorf, and D. Sanchez, Shell International Exploration and Production; and G. M. Milner, CoVar Applied Technologies

261-272
SPE-166144-PA
3D Geomechanical Modeling of Salt-Creep Behavior on Wellbore Casing for Presalt Reservoirs
H. Y. Wang, The University of Texas at Austin, and R. Samuel, Halliburton

273-285
SPE-180437-PA
Structural-Casing/Soil Interaction Effects on Wellhead Motion
U. B. Sathuvalli and P. V. Suryanarayana, Blade Energy Partners

286-294
SPE-178815-PA
A Step Change in Drill-Bit Technology With Self-Adjusting Polycrystalline-Diamond-Compact Bits
J. R. Jain, G. Ricks, B. Baxter, C. Vempati, V. Peters, J. M. Bilen, R. Spencer, and H. Stibbe, Baker Hughes

295-306
SPE-173169-PA
Geo-Stopping With Deep-Directional-Resistivity Logging-While-Drilling: A New Method for Wellbore Placement With Below-the-Bit Resistivity Mapping
E. R. Upchurch, Chevron Australia; M. G. Viandante, Schlumberger; S. Saleem, Chevron Australia (currently with ADMA-OPCO); and K. Russell, Chevron Australia

307–316
SPE-178826-PA
New Instrument Performance Models for Combined Wellbore Surveys: A Move Toward Optimal Use of Survey Information
A. Ledroz, J. Bang, and J. Weston, Gyrodata

317–326
SPE-173871-PA
Experimental Laboratory Setup for Visualization and Quantification of Cement-Sheath Integrity
J. De Andrade and S. Sangesland, Norwegian University of Science and Technology; R. Skorpa, J. Todorovic, and T. Vrålstad, SINTEF Petroleum Research