Thank You to Our 2014 Reviewers

SPE Production & Operations extends its sincere appreciation to everyone who provided a technical review for at least one paper during 2014. Many of our reviewers contributed their expertise to more than one paper during the year. We recognize the time commitment these individuals have made in agreeing to review papers and appreciate the impact that their efforts have had on the published papers throughout the year. Volunteers such as these individuals are essential to assuring the journal publishes manuscripts of high quality and lasting value. Thank you to our dedicated reviewers for their contributions.

Editor-in-Chief:
Dean Oliver, Centre for Integrated Petroleum Research

Executive Editors:

Dean Wehunt, Chevron Corporation
Ian Collins, BP Exploration

Associate Editors:

Robert Duenckel, Carbo Ceramics
Niall Fleming, Statoil
Jim Hall, Brunei Shell Petroleum
Joyce Holtzclaw, E&B Natural Resources Management
Richard Hutchins, Schlumberger
Bernhard Lungwitz, Schlumberger
Jennifer Miskimins, Barree & Associates
Mark Ogier, Chevron Thailand
Javier Sanchez Reyes, Schlumberger
Joseph Smith, ExxonMobil
Francisco Trevisan, C-FER Technologies
Ding Zhu, Texas A&M University

Technical Editors:

Sergio Aguilar, Schlumberger
Luis Alcoser, BP Shipping
Abdulwahab Al-Ghamdi, Saudi Aramco
Francisco Alhanati, C-FER Technologies
Stephen Almond, MeadWestvaco
Mohammed Alotaibi, Saudi Aramco
Ahmed Alshmakhy, ConocoPhillips
Ismael Anaya, PDVSA
Mariela Araujo Fresky, Shell
Mahmoud Asadi, FTS International
Isaac Aviles, Schlumberger
Joseph Ayoub, Schlumberger
Zakir Azmi, Schlumberger
Baojun Bai, Missouri University of Science and Technology
William Bailey, Schlumberger
Reza Barati, University of Kansas
David Barge, Chevron
Robert Barree, Barree & Associates
Lissett Barrios, Shell
Surendra Bateja, Oil & Natural Gas
Stephen Baumgartner, Marathon Oil
John Bearden, Baker Hughes
Ben Bloys, Chevron
Curtis Boney, SPUR Well Specialist
Paul Boonen, PathFinder Energy Services
David Brewster, ConocoPhillips
Mark Brinsden, Shell
Ernie Brown, Schlumberger
Jason Bryant, Halliburton
Richard Buell, Chevron
Michael Byrne, Senergy
Jose Caridad, Schlumberger
Louis Castanier, Stanford University
Mark Chan, Suncor Energy
Frank Chang, Saudi Aramco
Jiansheng Chen, Baker Hughes
Cheng Chen, Halliburton
Yiyan Chen, Schlumberger
Kun Cheng, Weatherford
Yaw Peng Cheong, PTT Exploration & Production Public
Y. Doreen Chin, Shell
Hayes Chow, ConocoPhillips
Yenny Christanti, Schlumberger
Nikita Chugunov, Schlumberger-Doll Research
Edward Clerke, Saudi Aramco
Philip Closmann, Consultant
Sandra Cobianco, Eni E&P
Charles-Edouard Cohen, Schlumberger
Jim Collins, ConocoPhillips
Gerald Coulter, Coulter Energy International
Alexander Crabtree, Hess
Jefferson Creek, Chevron
Abhijit Dandekar, University of Alaska
Jerald Dethlefs, ConocoPhillips
Mery Diaz Campos, Schlumberger
Sriram Doraiswamy, ExxonMobil
Luud Dorrestijn, LEET
Chiedozie Ekweribe, Chevron
Alan Emanuel, Consultant
Gioia Falcone, Texas A&M University
Mohammad Farhadinia, BP America
Jesse Farrell, Schlumberger
Richard Faulkner, Mack Energy
Jose Flores, Schlumberger
Ted Frankiewicz, Spec Services
Ted Frauenfeld, Alberta Research Council
Wayne Frenier, Frenier Chemistry
Dario Frigo, Shell
Yunjiao Fu, Clausthal University of Technology
Michael Fuller, Chevron
Kenji Furui, ConocoPhillips
Jose Gamboa, Chevron
Bo Gao, ExxonMobil
Guohua Gao, Shell
Eduardo Gildin, Texas A&M University
Gerard Glasbergen, Shell
Naval Goel, Consultant
Fatosh Gozalpour, BP America
Christopher Green, G Frac Technologies
Hongren Gu, Schlumberger
Alex Guild, Chevron
Quanxin Guo, M-I SWACO
Boyun Guo, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
D.V. Satya Gupta, BJ Services Company
Mehmet Gurmen, Schlumberger
Dennis Hahn, Talisman Energy
Richard Hallam, BP America
Jeffry Hamman, BP
David Hampton, Oxy USA
Ming Han, Saudi Aramco
Kirk Hansen, Shell
Rashid Hasan, Texas A&M University
Stephen Mark Heath, Champion Technologies
Zoya Heidari, Texas A&M University
Ali Hernandez, Zadco
Donald Hill, Nalco Champion
Alfred Hill, Texas A&M University
Charles Hinrichsen, Chevron
Brandon Hobbs, Schlumberger
Florian Hollaender, Schlumberger
Bill Holmes, Consultant
Paul Howard, Schlumberger
Bin Hu, SPT Group
Tianping Huang, Baker Hughes
Fenfen Huang, Nalco Champion
Jongsoo Hwang, The University of Texas at Austin
Obiajulu Isebor, BP America
Fionn Iversen, International Research Institute of Stavanger
Omer Izgec, Chevron
Sinisha Jikich, U.S. DOE/National Energy Technology Laboratory
Lu Jin, Louisiana State University
Michael Johnson, ExxonMobil
Jeffrey Jones, E&B Natural Resources Management
Myles Jordan, Nalco Champion
Kamran Jorshari, Ivanhoe Energy
Shah Kabir, Hess
Leonard Kalfayan, Hess
Chris Kalli, Chevron
Arjan Kamp, Total
Amy Kan, Rice University
Anthony Kenck, Chevron
George King, Apache
Franklin Krampa, C-FER Technologies
Russell Krasey, Nexen
Gregory Kubala, Schlumberger
Myron Kuhlman, MK Tech Solutions
Valerie Lafitte, Schlumberger
Karl LaFleur, Consultant
Istvan Lakatos, University of Miskolc
Robert Lane, Texas A&M University
Marty Lastiwka, Suncor Energy
Hon Chung Lau, Shell
Francis Letendre, Shell
Lingling Li, Akzo Nobel Surface Chemistry
Leiming Li, Baker Hughes
Dacun Li, Shell
Zhuoyi Li, Texas A&M University
Jenn-Tai Liang, University of Kansas
Jiajing Lin, Texas A&M University
Faye Liu, ConocoPhillips
Elyezer Lolon, Marathon Oil
Rajesh Luharuka, Schlumberger
Wayne Mabry, Shell
Gordon Mackenzie, Baker Hughes
Mark Mahoney, Lufkin Industries
Pierre-David Maizeret, Schlumberger
Ripudaman Manchanda, The University of Texas at Austin
Jerome Maniere, Schlumberger
John Martinez, Production Associates
John Mason, BP Exploration Operating
Ross McCartney, Oilfield Water Services
Michael McWilliams, Plains Exploration & Production
Maximiliano Medina, Statoil Canada
Robert Mitchell, Halliburton
Mehdi Mokhtari, Colorado School of Mines
Jakob Monberg, Maersk Oil
Robert Mott, Consultant
Jianye Mou, China University of Petroleum, Beijing
Shaya Movafaghian, Oxy Oil & Gas
Reza Naimi-Tajdar, Oxy Long Beach
Hisham Nasr-El-Din, Texas A&M University
Thomas Nations, Nations Consulting
Shauna Noonan, ConocoPhillips
Manabu Nozaki, ConocoPhillips
Peyman Nurafza, BG Group
Pieter Oudeman, Shell
Liang-Biao Ouyang, Chevron
Mohan Panga, Schlumberger
Andrew Patterson, BP Exploration
John Patterson, ConocoPhillips
Matias Perez, Shell
Alhad Phatak, Schlumberger
Benjamin Pierre, Intecsea UK
Mojtaba Pordel Shahri, Weatherford
Maysam Pournik, The University of Oklahoma
Anisur Rahman, Saudi Aramco
Varagur Rajan, Alberta Innovates Technology Futures
Avinash Ramesh, Schlumberger
Pierre Ramondenc, Schlumberger
Muthukumarappan Ramurthy, Halliburton
Jayant Rane, Halliburton
Reza Rastegar, Oxy Oil & Gas
Sina (K.Ali) Rezaei Gomari, Teesside University
Ritesh Sablok, Chevron
Ahmad Sakhaee-Pour, The University of Oklahoma
Golchehreh Salamat, Schlumberger
Robello Samuel, Halliburton
Kenneth Saveth, Weatherford
Paul Scott, ConocoPhillips Norway
Randall Seright, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Saeed Shad, Schlumberger
Jyotsna Sharma, University of Calgary
Zheng Shen, Weatherford
Hua Shi, BP America
Amit Singh, Chevron
Shekhar Sinha, Schlumberger
Jason Skufca, ConocoPhillips
David Smith, ConocoPhillips
Mayank Srivastava, Chevron
Greg Stephenson, ConocoPhillips
Hariprasad Subramani, Chevron
Weibo Sui, China University of Petroleum
Mohammad Tabatabaei, Marathon Oil
Gabor Takacs, Miskolc University
Xuehao Tan, Schlumberger
John Terracina, Momentive
Raymond Tibbles, Schlumberger
Sezai Ucan, YPF
Alberto Valdes, Chevron Pipeline
Thomas Van Akkeren, Production Technology Associates
Claas Van Der Zwaag, Statoil
Oscar Vazquez, Heriot-Watt University
Cornelis Veeken, NAM Offshore B.V.
John Veil, Veil Environmental
Alexander Verde, Texas A&M University
Rinaldo Vieira, Petrobras
Michael Vincent, Insight Consulting
Paulo Waltrich, Louisiana State University
Wei Wang, Chevron
Norman Warpinski, Halliburton
Russell Watson, M-I SWACO
Geoffrey Weighill, Retired
Thomas Welton, Shrieve Chemical Products
Hector Wills, MI3 Petroleum Engineering
Nick Wolf, Retired
Bailin Wu, CSIRO Petroleum
Jonathan Wylde, Clariant Oil Services
Jun Xu, Shell
Zheng Yang, Chevron
Peng Ye, Hess
Keita Yoshioka, Chevron
Jianjia Yu, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Chengwu Yuan, BP America
Mingdong Yuan, Chevron
Cansheng Yuan, Georgia Institution of Technology
Todd Zahacy, C-FER Technologies
Karim Zaki, Advantek International
Christoph Zerbst, Petroleum Development Oman
He Zhang, Ryder Scott
Haifeng Zhao, Schlumberger
Jia Zhou, Baker Hughes
(Joe) Yunxu Zhou, National Oilwell Varco
Murtaza Ziauddin, Schlumberger
Victor Ziegler, Oxy Oil & Gas