SPE Journal

Vol. 25 // No. 3          June 2020


Flow Assurance

1026–1041
SPE-195586-PA              (Direct to Peer)

Characterizing the Rheology of Methane Hydrate Slurry in a Horizontal Water-Continuous System

B. Sun, W. Fu, Z. Wang, J. Xu, L. Chen, J. Wang, and J. Zhang

1042–1056
SPE-199367-PA              (Direct to Peer)

Experimental Investigation of Methane Hydrate Formation in the Carboxmethylcellulose (CMC) Aqueous Solution

W. Fu, Z. Wang, L. Chen, and B. Sun

1057–1069
SPE-199892-PA              (Direct to Peer)

Methodology for Breaking Up Nanoparticle-Stabilized Oil/Water Emulsion

C. Nunez, R. Dabirian, I. Gavrielatos, R. Mohan, and O. Shoham

1070–1081
SPE-190278-PA            

A Continuous and Predictive Viscosity Model Coupled to a Microemulsion Equation of State

P. Khodaparast and R. T. Johns

1082–1095
SPE-190385-PA

Impact of Asphaltenes on Contact-Angle Variations and Surface Topography and Composition

R. R. Ratnakar, C. A. Mantilla, and B. Dindoruk


1096–1112

SPE-199875-PA              (Direct to Peer)

Effect of Particle Size and Surface Properties on the Sandbed Erosion with Water Flow in a Horizontal Pipe

M. M. Hirpa, S. K. Arnipally, M. Bizhani, E. Kuru, G. Gelves, and I. Al-Rafia


1113–1127

SPE-195415-PA

Subsurface Sludge Sequestration in Cyclic Steam Stimulated Heavy-Oil Reservoir in Liaohe Oil Field

L. Zhong, J. Liu, X. Yuan, C. Wang, L. Teng, S. Zhang, F. Wu, W. Shen, and C. Jiang


1128–1139

SPE-199353-PA              (Direct to Peer)

Heat-Transfer Characteristics of Subsea Pipelines Embedded in Multilayered Soils

D.-S. Park, M.-B. Shin, and Y.-K. Seo


1140–1154

SPE-199340-PA              (Direct to Peer)

A Tangent-Line Approach for Effective Density Used in Ideal Mixing Rule: Part I—Prediction of Density for Heavy-Oil/Bitumen Associated Systems

Z. Chen and D. Yang

1155–1173

SPE-199901-PA              (Direct to Peer)

High-Viscosity Liquid/Gas Flow Pattern Transitions in Upward Vertical Pipe Flow

E. Al-Safran, M. Ghasemi, and F. Al-Ruhaimani

 


Drilling and Completion

1174–1192
SPE-198897-PA              (Direct to Peer)

Investigation of the Combined Effects of Temperature and Large-Scale Tortuosity on Friction-Factor Profile in Straight Inclined Sections

E. Wiktorski, D. Sui, M. Khalifeh, and M. Khatibi

1193–1203
SPE-199362-PA              (Direct to Peer; Supporting Information included)

Water-Based Drilling Fluid Containing Bentonite/Poly(Sodium 4-Styrenesulfonate) Composite for Ultrahigh-Temperature Ultradeep Drilling and Its Field Performance

J. Liu, Z. Dai, K. Xu, Y. Yang, K. Lv, X. Huang, and J. Sun

1204–1219
SPE-199884-PA              (Direct to Peer)

An Integrated Experimental Method to Investigate Tool-Less Temporary-Plugging Multistage Acid Fracturing of Horizontal Well by Using Self-Degradable Diverters

L. Zhang, F. Zhou, J. Mou, W. Feng, Z. Li, and S. Zhang

1220–1240
SPE-199902-PA              (Direct to Peer)

Modeling of Dynamic Cuttings Transportation during Drilling of Oil and Gas Wells by Combining 2D CFD and 1D Discretization Approach

F. Zhang, Y. Wang, Y. Wang, S. Miska, and M. Yu

1241–1258
SPE-198288-PA            

Using Machine Learning Methods To Identify Coal Pay Zones from Drilling and Logging-While-Drilling (LWD) Data

R. Zhong, R. L. Johnson Jr., and Z. Chen

1259–1271
SPE-199904-PA              (Direct to Peer)

Optimization and Characterization of Highly Stable Nanoemulsion for Effective Oil-Based Drilling Fluid Removal

R. Meng, C. Wang, and Z. Shen

1272–1284
SPE-200472-PA              (Direct to Peer)

New Insights into Carbonate Matrix Acidizing Treatments: A Mathematical and Experimental Study

M. T. Ali and H. A. Nasr-El-Din

1285–1306
SPE-193885-PA            

Joint Optimization of Well Locations, Types, Drilling Order, and Controls Given a Set of Potential Drilling Paths

R. Lu and A. C. Reynolds

1307–1332
SPE-200486-PA              (Direct to Peer)

Parameter Prediction Method for Submarine Cuttings Piles in Offshore Drilling

B. Sun, Z. Zhang, Z. Wang, S. Pan, Z. Wang, and W. Chen

1333–1350
SPE-200487-PA              (Direct to Peer)

Optimal Synthesis, Characterization, and Performance Evaluation of High-Pressure High-Temperature Polymer-Based Drilling Fluid: The Effect of Viscoelasticity on Cutting Transport, Filtration Loss, and Lubricity

S. Gautam and C. Guria



Unconventional Resources

1351–1376
SPE-189787-PA

Effects of Entrained Hydrocarbon and Organic-Matter Components on Reservoir Quality of Organic-Rich Shales: Implications for “Sweet Spot” Identification and Enhanced-Oil-Recovery Applications in the Duvernay Formation (Canada)

A. Ghanizadeh, C. R. Clarkson, K. M. Clarke, Z. Yang, B. Rashidi, A. Vahedian, C. Song, C. DeBuhr, B. Haghshenas, O. H. Ardakani, H. Sanei, and D. P. Royer

1377–1405
SPE-195366-PA              (Direct to Peer)

Permeability and Porosity Evolution of Organic-Rich Shales from the Green River Formation as a Result of Maturation

T. W. Kim, C. M. Ross, K. M. Guan, A. K. Burnham, and A. R. Kovscek

1406–1415
SPE-190246-PA            

Effect of Nanoscale Pore-Size Distribution on Fluid Phase Behavior of Gas-Improved Oil Recovery in Shale Reservoirs

S. Luo, J. L. Lutkenhaus, and H. Nasrabadi

1416–1442
SPE-187286-PA

Multiscale Modeling of Gas Transport in Shale Matrix: An Integrated Study of Molecular Dynamics and Rigid-Pore-Network Model

S. Wang, Q. Feng, F. Javadpour, M. Zha, and R. Cui

1443–1461
SPE-200476-PA              (Direct to Peer)

Uncertainty Quantification of an Explicitly Coupled Multiphysics Simulation of In-Situ Pyrolysis by Radio Frequency Heating in Oil Shale

T. Ramsay


Geomechanics

1462–1488
SPE-198914-PA              (Direct to Peer)

Fully Coupled Modeling of Dynamic Loading of the Wellbore

M. Meng, S. Z. Miska, M. Yu, and E. M. Ozbayoglu

1489–1502
SPE-199348-PA              (Direct to Peer)

Semianalytical Model for Fault Slippage Resulting from Partial Pressurization

K. Liu, A. Dahi Taleghani, and D. Gao

1503–1522
SPE-199351-PA              (Direct to Peer)

Numerical Modeling of Fracture Propagation During Temporary-Plugging Fracturing

Y. Zou, X. Ma, and S. Zhang

1523–1542
SPE-200496-PA              (Direct to Peer)

Efficient Coupled Multiphase-Flow and Geomechanics Modeling of Well Performance and Stress Evolution in Shale-Gas Reservoirs Considering Dynamic Fracture Properties

L. Liu, Y. Liu, J. Yao, and Z. Huang

1543–1556
SPE-191390-PA

Grain- to Reservoir-Scale Modeling of Depletion-Induced Compaction and Implications on Production Rate

Z. Sun, H. Tang, D. N. Espinoza, M. T. Balhoff, and J. E. Killough