Thank You to Our 2015 Reviewers


The SPE Production & Operations journal extends its sincere appreciation to everyone who provided a technical review for at least one paper during 2015. 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:

Ian Collins, BP Exploration

Dean Wehunt, Chevron

Associate Editors:

Robert Duenckel, Stim-Lab

Niall Fleming, Statoil

Jim Hall, Shell

Richard Hutchins, Schlumberger

Shah Kabir, CS Kabir Consulting

Bernhard Lungwitz, Schlumberger

Jennifer Miskimins, Barree & Associates

Shaya Movafaghian, Oxy Oil and Gas

Mark Ogier, Chevron

Javier Sanchez Reyes, Schlumberger

Joseph Smith, ExxonMobil

Francisco Trevisan, C-FER Technologies

Ding Zhu, Texas A&M University

Technical Editors:

Khalid Ahmed, Kuwait Oil

Luis Alcoser, BP

Francisco Alhanati, C-FER Technologies

Stephen Almond, MeadWestvaco

Ghaithan Al-Muntasheri, Saudi Aramco

Ahmed Alshmakhy, ConocoPhillips Canada

Vladimir Alvarado, University of Wyoming

Ibere Alves, Texas A&M University

Ahmed Alzahabi, Texas Tech University

Shahram Amini, Schlumberger Canada

Mohammed Amro, Technical University of Freiberg

Obadare Awoleke, Texas A&M University

Zakir Azmi, Schlumberger

Jim Azzola, Thermal Science

John Bagzis, Quantum Reservoir Impact

Baojun Bai, Missouri University of Science and Technology

William Bailey, Schlumberger

Reza Barati, University of Kansas

David Barge, Chevron

Robert Barree, Barree & Assocsiates

Lissett Barrios, Shell Oil

Surendra Bateja, Oil and Natural Gas

Stephen Baumgartner, Marathon Oil

Lorraine Boak, Heriot-Watt University

Suhas Bodwadkar, Schlumberger

Curtis Boney, SPUR Well Specialist

Paul Boonen, PathFinder Energy Services

Keith Boyle, Chevron Australia

Mark Brinsden, Shell

Steven Bryant, The University of Texas at Austin

Richard Buell, Chevron

Roman Bulgachev, BP

Peilin Cao, Chevron

Frank Chang, Saudi Aramco

Peila Chen, Intertek Westport Technology Center

Yiyan Chen, Schlumberger

Cheng Chen, Virginia Tech

Y. Doreen Chin, Shell

Yenny Christanti, Schlumberger

Nikita Chugunov, Schlumberger-Doll Research

Craig Cipolla, Consultant

Torsten Clemens, OMV Exploration/Production

Edward Clerke, Saudi Aramco

Philip Closmann, Consultant

Charles-Edouard Cohen, Schlumberger

Alexander Crabtree, Hess

Jefferson Creek, Chevron

Eldon Dalrymple, OMV Exploration/Production

Mery Diaz Campos, Schlumberger

Ashutosh Dikshit, Schlumberger Trinidad

Kai Dong, Texas A&M University

Sriram Doraiswamy, ExxonMobil

Luud Dorrestijn, LEET

Robert Duenckel, CARBO Ceramics

Chiedozie Ekweribe, Chevron

Larry Eoff, Halliburton

Gioia Falcone, Texas A&M University

Mohammad Farhadinia, BP America

Richard Faulkner, Mack Energy

Jose Flores, Schlumberger

Ted Frankiewicz, Spec Services

Ted Frauenfeld, Alberta Research Council

Christopher Fredd, Schlumberger

Wayne Frenier, Frenier Chemistry

Michael Fuller, Chevron

Kenji Furui, ConocoPhillips

Jose Gamboa, Chevron

Bo Gao, ExxonMobil

Guohua Gao, Shell

Fernando Garcia-Osuna, Schlumberger

Shawkat Ghedan, Computer Modeling Group

Naval Goel, Consultant

Harvey Goodman, Chevron

Fatosh Gozalpour, BP America

Malcolm Greaves, University of Bath

Christopher Green, G Frac Technologies

Hongren Gu, Schlumberger

Quanxin Guo, M-I SWACO

D.V. Satya Gupta, Baker Hughes

Dennis Hahn, Talisman Energy

David Hampton, Oxy USA

Ming Han, Saudi Aramco

Kirk Hansen, Shell

Amrin Harun, BP

Rashid Hasan, Texas A&M University

Astley Hastings, The University of Aberdeen

Stephen Mark Heath, Champion Technologies

Zoya Heidari, Texas A&M University

Shannon Higgins, Schlumberger

Matthew Hilfiger, Aramco Research Center

Donald Hill, Nalco Champion

A. Dan Hill, Texas A&M University

Charles Hinrichsen, Chevron

Brandon Hobbs, Schlumberger

Florian Hollaender, Schlumberger

Paul Howard, Clariant

Bin Hu, SPT Group

Tianping Huang, Baker Hughes

Fenfen Huang, Nalco Champion

Jongsoo Hwang, The University of Texas at Austin

Fionn Iversen, International Research Institute of Stavanger

Omer Izgec, Chevron

Vicky Jackson Nielsen, Hess

Robert Jeffrey, CSIRO Earth Science and Resource Engineering

Sinisha Jikich, U.S. DOE/National Energy Technology Lab

Lu Jin, Louisiana State University

Liang Jin, Shell E&P Asia Pacific

Alan Johnson, Shell UK

Colin Jones, Chevron

Havard Joranson, StatoilHydro

Myles Jordan, Nalco

Priyanka Juyal, Nalco

Amy Kan, Rice University

Keith Katahara, Hess

Patrick Kenny, Murphy Exploration & Production

George King, Apache

David Knowles, Shell

Dick Krabbendam, DPK Engineering

Franklin Krampa, C-FER Technologies

Gregory Kubala, Schlumberger

Valerie Lafitte, Schlumberger

Istvan Lakatos, University of Miskolc

Alan Lavelle, Shell

Joel Le Calvez, Schlumberger

Lingling Li, Akzo Nobel Surface Chemistry

Leiming Li, Aramco Services Company

Zhuoyi Li, Texas A&M University

Jenn-Tai Liang, Texas A&M University

Jiajing Lin, Texas A&M University

Sho-wei Lo, BHP Billiton

Terry Lou, ProSep

Yaojun Lu, Bechtel Oil, Gas & Chemical

Martin Luling, Schlumberger

Hongyu Luo, Consultant

Wayne Mabry, Shell

Bruce MacKay, Schlumberger

Frantz Maerten, Schlumberger

Mark Mahoney, Lufkin Industries

Sahil Malhotra, Chevron

Ripudaman Manchanda, The University of Texas at Austin

Rafael Martinez, Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Operations

John Martinez, Consultant

Saikrishna Maudgalya, Anadarko Petroleum

Ross McCartney, Oilfield Water Services

Michael McWilliams, Plains Exploration & Production

Maximiliano Medina, Statoil Canada

Weihong Meng, Nexen Petroleum

William Milliken, Chevron

Mehdi Mokhtari, Colorado School of Mines

Jakob Monberg, Maersk Oil

Katharine Moncada, Schlumberger

Daniel Moos, GeoMechanics

Jianye Mou, China University of Petroleum, Beijing

Anand Nagoo, The University of Texas at Austin

Thomas Nations, Nations Consulting

Manabu Nozaki, ConocoPhillips

Liang-Biao Ouyang, Chevron

Cesar Ovalles, Chevron

Erdal Ozkan, Colorado School of Mines

Markus Pagels, Schlumberger

Marek Pakulski, Huntsman

Terrence Palisch, CARBO Ceramics

Mohan Panga, Schlumberger

Mehmet Parlar, Schlumberger

Carlos Pedroso, Petrobras

Matias Perez, Shell

Alhad Phatak, Schlumberger

Elias Pirayesh, Texas Tech University

Augusto Podio, The University of Texas at Austin

Benny Poedjono, Schlumberger

Steven Pohler, Marathon Oil

Andrei Popa, Chevron

Edwin Quint, Shell

Varagur Rajan, Alberta Innovates Technology Futures

Pierre Ramondenc, Schlumberger

Muthukumarappan Ramurthy, Halliburton

Albertus Retnanto, Schlumberger

Margaretha Rijken, Chevron

Edgar Romero, Imperial Oil Resources

Ahmad Sakhaee-Pour, The University of Oklahoma

Kenneth Saveth, Weatherford

Sergey Sergey Makarychev Mikhailov, Schlumberger

Randall Seright, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Saeed Shad, Schlumberger

Zheng Shen, Weatherford

Ketan Sheth, Baker Hughes

Hua Shi, BP America

Amit Singh, Chevron

Ajay Singh, Halliburton

Shekhar Sinha, Schlumberger

Jason Skufca, ConocoPhillips

David Smith, ConocoPhillips

Jose Ricardo Solares, Saudi Aramco

Mayank Srivastava, Chevron

Artur Stankiewicz, Schlumberger

Greg Stephenson, ConocoPhillips

Junichi Sugiura, Consultant

Weibo Sui, China University of Petroleum

Mohammad Tabatabaei, Marathon Oil

Gabor Takacs, Miskolc University

Shawn Taylor, Schlumberger

Raymond Tibbles, Schlumberger

Peter Valko, Texas A&M University

Thomas Van Akkeren, Production Technology

Claas Van Der Zwaag, Statoil

Nikos Varotsis, Technical University of Crete

Oscar Vazquez, Heriot Watt University

Cornelis Veeken, NAM Offshore

Alexander Verde, Texas A&M University

Rinaldo Vieira, Petrobras

Michael Vincent, Insight Consulting

John Waggoner, Schlumberger

David Wagner, Chevron

Michael Walker, Walker Petrophysics

Paulo Waltrich, Louisiana State University

Norman Warpinski, Halliburton

Yunan Wei, C&C Reservoirs

Leen Weijers, Pinnacle

Thomas Welton, Shrieve Chemical Products

Colin Whittaker, CW Production Solutions

G. Paul Willhite, University of Kansas

Sandy Williams, Artificial Lift Performance

Hector Wills, MI3 Petroleum Engineering

Warren Winters, BP America

Nick Wolf, Retired

Bailin Wu, CSIRO Earth Science and Resource Engineering

Jonathan Wylde, Clariant Oil Services

Sheena Xie, University of Wyoming

Jun Xu, Shell

Peng Ye, Hess

Guoqiang Yin, Halliburton

Jianjia Yu, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Cansheng Yuan, Georgia Institution of Technology

Todd Zahacy, C-FER Technologies

Ahmed Zakaria, Texas A&M University

Karim Zaki, Advantek International

Zhengwen Zeng, University of North Dakota

Christoph Zerbst, Petroleum Development Oman

Junjing Zhang, ConocoPhillips

He Zhang, Ryder Scott

Jie Zhao, Schlumberger

Andrew Zheng, Schlumberger

Jia Zhou, Baker Hughes

Joe Yunxu Zhou, National Oilwell Varco

Murtaza Ziauddin, Schlumberger