SPE Journal

Vol. 24 // No. 3          June 2019

SPOTLIGHT ON DATA: Dimensionality Reduction


912–950
SPE-194510-PA              (Direct to Peer)

A Comprehensive Evaluation of Dimension-Reduction Approaches in Optimization of Well Rates

A. A. Awotunde

Heavy-Oil Characterization and Production


951–972
SPE-181514-PA            

Analysis and Interpretation of Pressure-Decay Tests for Gas/Bitumen and Oil/Bitumen Systems: Methodology Development and Application of New Linearized and Robust Parameter-Estimation Technique Using Laboratory Data

R. R. Ratnakar and B. Dindoruk

973–987
SPE-190350-PA            

Effects of Rate, Temperature, and Solvent Type on Vapor/Oil Gravity Drainage (VOGD) in Fractured Reservoirs

N. Anand, B. Tang, B. Nguyen, C. Sie, M. Verlaan, O. Castellanos Diaz, and Q. P. Nguyen

988–1001
SPE-185009-PA            

Quantification of Sand Production Using a Pressure-Gradient-Based Sand-Failure Criterion

Z. Fan, D. Yang, and X. Li

1002–1015
SPE-189740-PA            

On Temperature-Falloff Interpretation in the Circulation Phase of the Steam-Assisted-Gravity-Drainage Process

M. Irani and S. Ghannadi

1016–1036
SPE-195674-PA              (Direct to Peer)

Oil-Rate Prediction Model for the Ramp-up Phase of a Steam-Assisted-Gravity-Drainage Process: Stability Approach

M. Irani

Enhanced-Oil-Recovery Technologies Assessment


1037–1056
SPE-183159-PA            

Assessment of Enhanced-Oil-Recovery-Chemicals Production and its Potential Effect on Upstream Facilities

A. M. AlSofi, A. M. AlKhatib, H. A. Al-Ajwad, Q. Wang, and B. H. Zahrani

1057–1075
SPE-194020-PA              (Direct to Peer; Open Access)

Quantitative Modeling of the Effect of Oil on Foam for Enhanced Oil Recovery
J. Tang, M. N. Ansari, and W. R. Rossen

1076–1091
SPE-174613-PA            

Discerning In-Situ Performance of an Enhanced-Oil-Recovery Agent in the Midst of Geological Uncertainty: II. Fluvial-Deposit Reservoir

S. A. Fatemi, J.-D. Jansen, and W. R. Rossen

1092–1107
SPE-194194-PA              (Direct to Peer)

Dynamics of Low-Interfacial-Tension Imbibition in Oil-Wet Carbonates

M. Tagavifar, M. Balhoff, K. Mohanty, and G. A. Pope

1108–1122
SPE-190068-PA            

Novel Observations of Salinity Transport in Low-Salinity Waterflooding

H. Al-Ibadi, K. Stephen, and E. Mackay

1123–1138
SPE-190435-PA              (Open Access)

Modeling of Liquid Injectivity in Surfactant-Alternating-Gas Foam Enhanced Oil Recovery

J. Gong, S. Vincent-Bonnieu, R. Z. Kamarul Bahrim, C. A. N. B. Che Mamat, R. D. Tewari, J. Groenenboom, R. Farajzadeh, and W. R. Rossen

1139–1153
SPE-190168-PA            

Surfactant Prefloods During Carbon Dioxide Foam Injection for Integrated Enhanced Oil Recovery in Fractured Oil-Wet Carbonates

S. B. Fredriksen, Z. P. Alcorn, A. Frøland, A. Viken, A. U. Rognmo, J. G. Seland, G. Ersland, M. A. Fernø, and A. Graue

Fundamentals of Porous Media Flow


1154–1163
SPE-191379-PA              (Direct to Peer)

Approximating Permeability of Microcomputed-Tomography Images Using Elliptic Flow Equations

T. Chung, Y. D. Wang, R. T. Armstrong, and P. Mostaghimi

1164–1178
SPE-194201-PA              (Direct to Peer)

The Effect of Vuggy Porosity on Straining in Porous Media

H. J. Khan, M. Prodanović, and D. A. DiCarlo

1179–1191
SPE-194207-PA              (Direct to Peer)

Scaling of Countercurrent Imbibition in 2D Matrix Blocks With Different Boundary Conditions

Q. Meng, J. Cai, and J. Wang

1192–1200
SPE-190311-PA            

The Effects of Nonuniform Wettability and Heterogeneity on Induction Time and Onset of Spontaneous Imbibition

T. L. Føyen, M. A. Fernø, and B. Brattekås

1201–1219
SPE-190189-PA            

Core Scale Modeling of Polymer Gel Dehydration by Spontaneous Imbibition

P. Ø. Andersen, A. Lohne, A. Stavland, A. Hiorth, and B. Brattekås

1220–1233
SPE-188786-PA            

Imaging and Characterization of Microporous Carbonates Using Confocal and Electron Microscopy of Epoxy Pore Casts

A. Hassan, V. Chandra, M. P. Yutkin, T. W. Patzek, and D. N. Espinoza

1234–1247
SPE-195577-PA              (Direct to Peer)

Multiphase Flow Under Heterogeneous Wettability Conditions Studied by Special Core Analysis and Pore-Scale Imaging

S. Zou and R. Armstrong

Fracture Stimulation


1248–1269
SPE-194017-PA            

Reservoir and Fracture-Flow Characterization Using Novel Diagnostic Plots

X. Xue, C. Yang, J. Park, V. K. Sharma, A. Datta-Gupta, and M. J. King

1270–1287
SPE-194490-PA              (Direct to Peer)

A Unified Approach To Optimize Fracture Design of a Horizontal Well Intercepted by Primary- and Secondary-Fracture Networks

J. Wang, Y. Wei, and W. Luo

1288–1308
SPE-194500-PA              (Direct to Peer)

Modeling of Fracture Width and Conductivity in Channel Fracturing With Nonlinear Proppant-Pillar Deformation

H. Zhu, Y.-P. Zhao, Y. Feng, H. Wang, L. Zhang, and J. D. McLennan

1309–1321
SPE-185078-PA            

Produced Flowback Salts vs. Induced-Fracture Interface: A Field and Laboratory Study

A. Zolfaghari, H. Dehghanpour, and D. Bearinger

1322–1341
SPE-194501-PA              (Direct to Peer)

A Semianalytical Model for Predicting Transient Pressure Behavior of a Hydraulically Fractured Horizontal Well in a Naturally Fractured Reservoir With Non-Darcy Flow and Stress-Sensitive Permeability Effects

L. Jiang, T. Liu, and D. Yang

1342–1363
SPE-194509-PA              (Direct to Peer)

Effect of Stress-Sensitive Fracture Conductivity on Transient Pressure Behavior for a Horizontal Well With Multistage Fractures

L. Jiang, T. Liu, and D. Yang

1364–1377
SPE-174772-PA            

Optimizing the Number of Fractures in a Horizontal Well

V. Guk, M. Tuzovskiy, D. Wolcott, and J. Mach

Unconventional Reservoirs


1378–1394
SPE-190843-PA            

Controlling Parameters During Continuum Flow in Shale-Gas Production: A Fracture/Matrix-Modeling Approach

D. S. Berawala, P. Ø. Andersen, and J. R. Ursin

1395–1414

SPE-195578-PA              (Direct to Peer)
Produced-Fluid Composition Redistribution in Source Rocks for Hydrocarbon-In-Place and Thermodynamic Recovery Calculation
S. Baek and I. Y. Akkutlu

1415–1434
SPE-190821-PA            

CO2 Stripping of Kerogen Condensates in Source Rocks

S. Baek and I. Y. Akkutlu

Discussions


SPE-183639-PA-DISC
Comment on SPE-183639-PA, On the Buckley-Leverett Equation With Constant-Pressure Boundary Conditions
N. A. F. El-Khatib (with additional comment from G. Paul Willhite)

SPE-191360-PA-DISC
Comment on SPE-191360-PA, Development of a New Mathematical Model To Quantitatively Evaluate Equilibrium Height Proppant Bed in Hydraulic Fractures for Slickwater Treatment

M. Mclure (with reply from X. Hu, K. Wu, X. Song, W. Yu, L. Zuo, G. Li, and Z. Shen)