SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering

Vol. 22 // No. 4          November 2019


SPOTLIGHT: Machine Learning and Data Analytics in Petroleum Engineering

1185–1200
SPE-195690-PA  (Direct to Peer)

A Machine-Learning Methodology Using Domain-Knowledge Constraints for Well-Data Integration and Well-Production Prediction

J. Guevara, B. Zadrozny, A. Buoro, L. Lu, J. Tolle, J. W. Limbeck, and D. Hohl

1201–1224
SPE-187361-PA 

An Integrated Machine-Learning Approach to Shale-Gas Supply-Chain Optimization and Refrac Candidate Identification

H. I. Asala, J. A. Chebeir, V. Manee, I Gupta, A. Dahi-Taleghani, and J. A. Romagnoli

1225–1239
SPE-191400-PA
Data-Driven In-Situ Sonic-Log Synthesis in Shale Reservoirs for Geomechanical Characterization
J. He, H. Li, and S. Misra

1240–1255
SPE-197053-PA  (Direct to Peer)

Simplified Dynamic Modeling of Faulted Turbidite Reservoirs: A Deep-Learning Approach to Recovery-Factor Forecasting for Exploration

F. O. Alpak, M. Araya-Polo, and K. Onyeagoro


Characterization of Unconventional Reservoirs

1256–1264
SPE-191644-PA

Geochemical Productivity Index (Igp): An Innovative Way To Identify Potential Zones with Moveable Oil in Shale Reservoirs

J. Piedrahita and R. Aguilera

1265–1281
SPE-194494-PA  (Direct to Peer)

Gas Mass Transport Model for Microfractures Considering the Dynamic Variation of Width in Shale Reservoirs

F. Zeng, F. Peng, J. Guo, Z. Rui, and J. Xiang

1282–1292
SPE-195581-PA  (Direct to Peer)

Advanced Flowing Material Balance To Determine Original Gas in Place of Shale Gas Considering Adsorption Hysteresis

L. He, H. Mei, X. Hu, M. Dejam, Z. Kou, and M. Zhang

1293–1304
SPE-195570-PA  (Direct to Peer)

Quantifying the Influence of Fractures for More-Accurate Laboratory Measurement of Shale Matrix Permeability Using a Modified Gas-Expansion Method

S. Peng, B. Ren, and M. Meng

1305–1322
SPE-189797-PA

Eagle Ford and Pimienta Shales in Mexico: A Case Study

M. Cruz Luque and R. Aguilera


Petrophysics

1323–1333
SPE-195684-PA  (Direct to Peer)

Experimental Quantification of the Effect of Thermal Maturity of Kerogen on Its Wettability

A. Jagadisan and Z. Heidari

1334–1345
SPE-197066-PA  (Direct to Peer)

Quantitative Monitoring of Cleaning Time and Wettability Alteration of Carbonate Rocks During Soxhlet Cleaning

P. Soltani, S. Sadeghnejad, A. H. Saeedi Dehaghani, and R. Ashena

1346–1359
SPE-198896-PA

Gas Relative Permeability and its Evolution During Water Imbibition in Unconventional Reservoir Rocks: Direct Laboratory Measurement and a Conceptual Model

S. Peng


Pressure Transient Analysis

1360–1370
SPE-187180-PA

Rate-Transient Analysis Based on the Power-Law Behavior for Permian Wells

W.-C. Chu, N. D. Pandya, R. W. Flumerfelt, and C. Chen

1371–1384
SPE-190025-PA

Well-Testing Challenges in Unconventional and Tight-Gas-Formation Reservoirs

M. Azari, F. Hamza, H. Hadibeik, and S. Ramakrishna


Interpretation and Prediction of Fractures

1385–1398
SPE-195582-PA  (Direct to Peer)

Validating Predicted Fracture Corridors by Statistical Comparison with Well Data

S. I. Ozkaya

1399–1425
SPE-195583-PA  (Direct to Peer)

Methods for Estimating Fracture Abundance and Size From Borehole Observations

C. R. Berg


Enhanced Oil Recovery

1426–1435
SPE-187276-PA

Improving Chemical-Enhanced-Oil-Recovery Simulations and Reducing Subsurface Uncertainty Using Downscaling Conditioned to Tracer Data

V. A. Torrealba, H. Hoteit, and A. Chawathe

1436–1448
SPE-187240-PA

Improved Hydrocarbon Recovery Using Mixtures of Energizing Chemicals in Unconventional Reservoirs

K. K. Mohanty, S. Tong, C. Miller, T. Zeng, M. M. Honarpour, E. Turek, and D. D. Peck

1449–1466
SPE-190204-PA

An Integrated Carbon-Dioxide-Foam Enhanced-Oil-Recovery Pilot Program With Combined Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage in an Onshore Texas Heterogeneous Carbonate Field

Z. P. Alcorn, S. B. Fredriksen, M. Sharma, A. U. Rognmo, T. L. Føyen, M. A. Fernø, and A. Graue

1467–1480
SPE-191202-PA

Bubble-Population-Balance Modeling for Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Foam Enhanced-Oil-Recovery Processes: From Pore-Scale to Core-Scale and Field-Scale Events

M. Izadi and S. I. Kam


Reservoir Simulation

1481–1500
SPE-191516-PA

Robust Uncertainty Quantification Through Integration of Distributed-Gauss-Newton Optimization With a Gaussian Mixture Model and Parallelized Sampling Algorithms

G. Gao, J. C. Vink, C. Chen, M. Araujo, B. A. Ramirez, J. W. Jennings, Y. El Khamra, and J. Ita

1501–1526
SPE-191459-PA

Physics-Based Fluid-Flow Modeling of Liquids-Rich Shale Reservoirs Using a 3D Three-Phase Multiporosity Numerical-Simulation Model

B. A. Lopez Jimenez and R. Aguilera


Stochastic Production Optimization

1527–1550
SPE-195596-PA

Probabilistically Mapping Well Performance in Unconventional Reservoirs with a Physics-Based Decline-Curve Model

R. Wanderley de Holanda, E. Gildin, and P. P. Valkó

1551–1561
SPE-192119-PA

Application of Ensemble Variance Analysis in the Development of the Wheatstone Field Startup Strategy

M. Flett and P. Connell

1562–1574
SPE-197055-PA

Combining Decline-Curve Analysis and Geostatistics To Forecast Gas Production in the Marcellus Shale

Z. Xi and E. Morgan


Oil and Gas Economics and Uncertainty

1575–1592
SPE-190858-PA

Reservoir and Economic-Uncertainties Assessment for Recovery-Strategy Selection Using Stochastic Decision Trees

P. Vincent and T. Schaaf

1593–1614
SPE-189730-PA

Practical Reservoir-Management Strategy To Optimize Waterflooded Pools with Minimum Capital Used

A. Qazvini Firouz, M. Nwangene, B. Hollinger, M. Kenny, and D. Vianzon


Heavy Oil

1615–1629
SPE-195675-PA  (Direct to Peer)

An Empirical Oil, Steam, and Produced-Water Forecasting Model for Steam-Assisted Gravity Drainage with Linear Steam-Chamber Geometry

D. Dixon and A. Nguyen