Thank You to Our 2016 Reviewers


SPE Drilling & Completion extends its sincere appreciation to everyone who provided a technical review for at least one paper during 2016. 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 ensuring that 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 Editor

Christoph Zerbst, Petroleum Development Oman


Associate Editors

Bernt Aadnøy, University of Stavanger
Ramadan Ahmed, The University of Oklahoma
Mark Brinsden, Shell
Curtis Cheatham, Weatherford
Shilin Chen, Halliburton
Alexander Crabtree, Hess
Barkim Demirdal, Devon Energy
Simon James, Schlumberger
Vassilios Kelessidis, Texas A&M University at Qatar
John Mason, BP Exploration Operating
Stephane Menand, Drillscan
Kaibin Qiu, Schlumberger
David Stiles, ExxonMobil
Carl Thaemlitz, Aramco Services
John Thorogood, Drilling Global Consultant
Class van der Zwaag, Statoil
Joe Zhou, National Oilwell Varco


Technical Editors

Jan Aage Aasen, University of Stavanger
Adrian Adams, Nexen Petroleum (UK)
Khalid Ahmed, Kuwait Oil
Babak Akbari, Louisiana State University
Goke Akinniranye, Schlumberger
Luis Alcoser, Noble Energy
Stephen Almond, MeadWestvaco
Md Amanullah, Saudi Aramco
Øystein Arild, International Research Institute of Stavanger
Pradeep Ashok, The University of Texas at Austin
Annie Audibert-Hayet, Total
Jim Azzola, Thermal Science
Tracey Ballard, Weatherford
Stephen Baumgartner, Marathon Oil
Glen Benge, Benge Consulting
James Bloys, Chevron
Axel-Pierre Bois, CurisTec
Olivia Bommarito, BP
Jake Booth, Booth Consulting
Patrick Brand, Blade Energy Partners
Andrew Brooks, Consultant
Paul Broussard, Repsol USA
Roman Bulgachev, BP Exploration
Oswaldo Bustos Angel, Schlumberger
Michael Byrne, Senergy GB
Amy Cairns, Aramco
Bob Carpenter, Chevron
Eric Cayeux, International Research Institute of Stavanger
Mark Chan, Suncor Energy
Frank Chang, Saudi Aramco
Shilin Chen, Halliburton
Yiyan Chen, Schlumberger
Sandra Cobianco, Eni E&P
Patrick Collins, Petroleum Geomechanics
Oscar Contreras, Chevron
John Cook, Schlumberger Cambridge Research
David Curry, Baker Hughes
Arash Dahi Taleghani, Louisiana State University
Hu Dai, Pegasus Vertex
Robert Darbe, Halliburton
Rapier Dawson, retired
John de Wardt, Consultant
Gunnar DeBruijn, Schlumberger
Sebastian Desmette, Diamant Drilling Services
Jay Deville, Halliburton
Lee Dillenbeck, Chevron
Robert Duenckel, Stim-Lab Division of Core Laboratories
Mark Dykstra, Shell
Dag Johan Eiane, Statoil ASA
Oney Erge, The University of Tulsa
Zhi Fang, Brunei Shell Petroleum
Niall Fleming, Statoil ASA
Fred Florence, National Oilwell Varco
Kent Folse, Shell
Joe Fram, Chevron
George Fuller, Shell
Xiaoge Gan, Schlumberger
Laurent Gerbaud, Mines ParisTech
Colin Gillan, Canrig
George Gillespie, Weatherford
John-Morten Godhavn, Statoil
Cesar Gongora, Genesis RTS
Matthew Goodine, BP
Harvey Goodman, Chevron
Jeremy Greenwood, Halliburton
Steve Grindrod, Copsegrove Developments
Afif Halal, Shell Upstream Americas
Oliver Han, Titan/Hunting
Kirk Hansen, Shell
Asadollah Hayatdavoudi, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
James Heathman, Shell
John Hedengren, Bringham Young University
Shannon Higgins, Schlumberger
Matthew Hilfiger, Aramco Research Center
Keith Holdaway, SAS Institute
Fionn Iversen, International Research Institute of Stavanger
Vicky Jackson Nielsen, Hess
Jayesh Jain, Baker Hughes
Shah Kabir, Hess
Ali Karimi, The University of Texas at Austin
Bhanu Kaushik, Schlumberger
Koray Kinik, Weatherford
Raul Krasuk, YPF
David Kulakofsky, Impact Fluid Solutions
Sandeep Kulkarni, Halliburton
Ergun Kuru, University of Alberta
Age Kyllingstad, National Oilwell Varco
Moray Laing, SAS Institute
Liam Lines, Advantage R&D
Rosana Lomba, Petrobras
Ross Lowdon, Schlumberger
Susan Macmillan, British Geological Survey
Sudhakar Mahajanam, Pinnacle Asset Integrity Services
Srikant Mahapatra, Petrochem Performance Chemicals
Eric Maidla, proNova-TDE
Reza Majidi, BP America
Barbara Marchetti, eCampus University
Stefan Maus, Magnetic Variation Services
Buddy McDaniel, Halliburton
Andrew McGregor, Tech21 Engineering Solutions
Maximiliano Medina, Statoil Canada
Stefan Miska, The University of Tulsa
Robert Mitchell, Halliburton
Mehdi Mokhtari, The University of Texas at Austin
Jakob Monberg, Maersk Oil
Dennis Moore, Marathon Oil
Sriramya Nair, The University of Texas at Austin
Erik Nelson, E.B. Nelson Consulting
Tan Nguyen, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Emmanuel Omojuwa, Schlumberger PetroTechnical Services
Evren Ozbayoglu, The University of Tulsa
Juan Pinzon, BHP Billiton
Joao Carlos Placido, Petrobras
Lance Portman, BJ Services
Shiwei Qin, Halliburton
Aziz Rahman, Memorial University
Reza Rahmani, Louisiana State University
Bharath Rao, BTechSoft
Andreas Reinicke, Helmholtz Centre Potsdam GFZ
Alun Roberts, Hunting Energy Services
Agathe Robisson, Schlumberger
Arild Saasen, University of Stavanger
Saeed Salehi, The University of Oklahoma
Frederic Santarelli, Geomec
Udaya Sathuvalli, Blade Energy Partners
Paul Scott, ConocoPhillips Norway
Deepthi Setlur, National Oilwell Varco
Arash Shadravan, Baker Hughes
Zheng Shen, Weatherford
Yuelin Shen, Schlumberger
Jibin Shi, Schlumberger
Joseph Shine, Saudi Arabian Oil
Jason Sitchler, EOG Resources
Mehmet Sorgun, Izmir Katip Celebi University
Junichi Sugiura, Consultant
Brian Tarr, Shell
Catalin Teodoriu, The University of Oklahoma
Jeffrey Thomas, Schlumberger-Doll Research
Vadim Tikhonov, Weatherford Laboratories
Bernard Tremblay, Saskatchewan Research Council
Randy Valencia, Apache
Mike Vander Staak, Hess
Nikos Varotsis, Technical University of Crete
Alexander Verde, Texas A&M University
Abe Vereide, BP
Torbjørn Vrålstad, SINTEF Petroleum Research
Norman Warpinski, Halliburton
Geoffrey Weighill, retired
Alexander Wilson, Schlumberger Cambridge Research
Harry Wilson, Baker Hughes
Bailin Wu, CSIRO
Xianping (Sean) Wu, Smith
Yuxing Xiao, BP America
Gongrui Yan, Schlumberger
Todd Zahacy, C-FER Technologies
Feifei Zhang, Halliburton
Haifeng Zhao, Schlumberger
Leon Zhao, CNPC USA
Andrew Zheng, Schlumberger
Ding Zhu, Texas A&M University