SPE Production & Operations


Vol. 33 // No. 2    May 2018


Fracturing Fluid and Proppant Transport


164–178
SPE-174828-PA
Slickwater Proppant Transport in Hydraulic Fractures: New Experimental Findings and Scalable Correlation
M. A. Alotaibi and J. L. Miskimins

179–195
SPE-185953-PA
Compatibility and Rheology of High-pH Borate Gels Prepared With Produced Water for Hydraulic-Fracturing Applications
A. M. Elsarawy, H. A. Nasr-El-Din, and K. E. Cawiezel

196–213
SPE-186112-PA
Concepts in Cleanup of Fracturing Fluids Used in Conventional Reservoirs: A Literature Review
G. A. Al-Muntasheri, L. Li, F. Liang, and A. M. Gomaa

Fracture Design Modeling


214–234
SPE-173335-PA
A Rigorous Hydraulic-Fracture Equilibrium-Height Model for Multilayer Formations
S. Liu and P. P. Valkó

235–250
SPE-182674-PA
A Fully Coupled Model for Hydraulic-Fracture Growth During Multiwell-Fracturing Treatments: Enhancing Fracture Complexity
S. Li and D. Zhang

251–268
SPE-187965-PA
Optimization of the Horizontal-Well Hydraulic-Fracture Geometry From Caprock-Integrity Point of View Using Fully Coupled 3D Cohesive Elements
S. E. Saberhosseini, H. Mohammadrezaei, O. Saeidi, N. S. Zadeh, and A. Senobar

Multiphase Flow


269–280
SPE-187939-PA
A Study of Flow-Pattern Transitions in High-Viscosity Oil-and-Gas Two-Phase Flow in Horizontal Pipes
E. Al-Safran and K. Al-Qenae

281–299
SPE-187957-PA
Prediction of Slug-Liquid Holdup for High-Viscosity Oils in Upward Gas/Liquid Vertical-Pipe Flow
F. Al-Ruhaimani, E. Pereyra, C. Sarica, E. Al-Safran, and C. Torres

300–312
SPE-182411-PA
Regaining Oil Production by Overcoming Emulsion Problems After Artificial Lift Installation
T. Uetani, N. Furuichi, H. Yorozu, K. Sasaya, T. Shibuya, N. Kiminami, and H. Yonebayashi

Equipment and Software


313–319
SPE-182992-PA
Specifying Carbon Dioxide Centrifugal Compressor
M. G. Desai

320–335
SPE-187966-PA
Efficiency Improvement of a Rotary Gas Separator by Parametric Study and Gas/Liquid-Flow Analysis
S. Derakhshan, F. Riahi, and M. Bashiri

336–344
SPE-189450-PA
Gas Lift Valve R-Ratios
K. L. Decker

345–352
SPE-174024-PA
Interactive Web-Based 3D Wellbore Viewer Enables Collaborative Analysis
W. Phillips

Improved Recovery


353–362
SPE-179661-PA
Comparison of Strong-Alkali and Weak-Alkali ASP-Flooding Field Tests in Daqing Oil Field
H. Guo, Y. Li, F. Wang, and Y. Gu

363–370
SPE-184515-PA
Unique Mixtures of Anionic/Cationic Surfactants: A New Approach To Enhance Surfactant Performance in Liquids-Rich Shale Reservoirs
K. He and L. Xu

371–381
SPE-187951-PA
A Comparative Research of Microwave, Conventional-Heating, and Microwave/Chemical Demulsification of Tahe Heavy-Oil-in-Water Emulsion
N. N. Sun, H. Y. Jiang, Y. L. Wang, and A. J. Qi

Matrix Stimulation


382–392
SPE-180113-PA
Acid Jetting in Carbonate Rocks: An Experimental Study
V. Ndonhong, E. Belostrino, D. Zhu, A. D. Hill, R. E. Beckham, and C. E. Shuchart

393–408
SPE-182323-PA
A Lean Sigma Approach to Well Stimulation on Barrow Island, Australia
D. I. O’Reilly, B. S. Hopcroft, K. A. Nelligan, G. K. Ng, B. H. Goff, and M. Haghighi

409–418
SPE-180703-PA
Strain-Based Casing Design for Cyclic-Steam-Stimulation Wells
L. Han, H. Wang, J. Wang, B. Xie, Z. Tian, and X. Wu