SPE Journal 

Vol. 22 // No. 5        October 2017


Wettability and Pore-Scale Phenomena


1326–1337
SPE-186094-PA
Modeling of Spontaneous-Imbibition Experiments With Porous Disk—On the Validity of Exponential Prediction
P. Ø. Andersen, S. Evje, and A. Hiorth

1338–1348
SPE-180088-PA
Experimental Validation of a Pore-Scale-Derived Dimensionless Capillary Pressure Function for Imbibition Under Mixed-Wet Conditions
Y. Zhou, J. O Helland, D. G. Hatzignatiou, R. Ahsan, and A. Hiorth

1349–1361
SPE-179684-PA
Scaling of Low-Interfacial-Tension Imbibition in Oil-Wet Carbonates
Y. Li, G. A. Pope, J. Lu, L. Churchwell, M. Tagavifar, and U. P. Weerasooriya

1362–1373
SPE-181386-PA
Oil Configuration Under High-Salinity and Low-Salinity Conditions at Pore Scale: A Parametric Investigation by Use of a Single-Channel Micromodel
W.-B. Bartels, H. Mahani, S. Berg, R. Menezes, J. A. van der Hoeven, and A. Fadili

1374–1384
SPE-180049-PA
Nanoscale Morphology of Brine/Oil/Mineral Contacts in Connected Pores of Carbonate Reservoirs: Insights on Wettability From Cryo-BIB-SEM
J. Schmatz, J. Klaver, M. Jiang, and J. L. Urai

1385–1392
SPE-186089-PA
Magnetic-Resonance Imaging of Fines Migration in Berea Sandstone
A. Afrough, M. S. Zamiri, L. Romero-Zerón, and B. J. Balcom
1393–1401
SPE-185962-PA
Water Blocks in Tight Formations: The Role of Matrix/Fracture Interaction in Hydrocarbon-Permeability Reduction and Its Implications in the Use of Enhanced Oil Recovery Techniques
R. A. Longoria, T. Liang, U. T. Huynh, Q. P. Nguyen, and D. A. DiCarlo


Chemicals for Improving Hydrocarbon Recovery


1402–1415
SPE-179650-PA
Foam Diversion in Heterogeneous Reservoirs: Effect of Permeability and Injection Method
A. H. Al Ayesh, R. Salazar, R. Farajzadeh, S. Vincent-Bonnieu, and W. R. Rossen

1416–1423
SPE-179628-PA
Nanoparticle-Stabilized Carbon Dioxide Foam Used in Enhanced Oil Recovery: Effect of Different Ions and Temperatures
J. San, S. Wang, J. Yu, N. Liu, and R. Lee

1424–1436
SPE-185946-PA
An Analytical Solution for Three-Component, Two-Phase Surfactant Flooding Dependent on the Hydrophilic/Lipophilic-Difference Equation and the Net-Average-Curvature Equation of State
L. Jin, Z. Li. A. Jamili, M. Kadhum, J. Lu, B-J. Shiau, J. H. Harwell, and M. Delshad

1437–1447
SPE-179705-PA
Performed-Particle-Gel Transport Through Heterogeneous Void-Space Conduits
A. Imqam, Z. Wang, and B. Bai

1448–1466
SPE-185185-PA
Flow Behavior and Viscous-Oil-Microdisplacement Characteristics of Hydrophobically Modified Partially Hydrolyzed Polyacrylamide in a Repeatable Quantitative Visualization Micromodel
Y. Guo, Y. Liang, M. Cao, R. Feng, X. Zhang, H. Li, and J. Hu

1467–1477
SPE-185944-PA
Efficacy of Bisulfite Ions as an Oxygen Scavenger in Monoethylene Glycol (At Least 20 wt%)/Water Mixtures
M. Salasi, T. Pojtanabuntoeng, S. Wong, and M. Lehmann
1478–1486
SPE-173787-PA
Polyethersulfone/Cellulose Acetate Butyrate Hybrid Hollow-Fiber Membranes for Organic-Matter Removal From Produced Water
S. Zha, J. Yu, G. Zhang, N. Liu, and R. Lee


Oil Viscosity, Miscible Flooding, CO2 Sequestration


1487–1505
SPE-186093-PA
Prediction of the Liquid Viscosity of Characterized Crude Oils by Use of the Generalized Walther Model
F. Ramos-Pallares, H. Lin, H. W. Yarranton, and S. D. Taylor

1506–1518
SPE-185955-PA
A Robust Methodology To Stimulate Water-Alternating-Gas Experiments at Different Scenarios Under Near-Miscible Conditions
P. Mahzari and M. Sohrabi

1519–1529
SPE-175030-PA
Modeling Effect of Geochemical Reactions on Real-Reservoir-Fluid Mixture During Carbon Dioxide Enhanced Oil Recovery
A. Venkatraman, B. Dindoruk, H. Elshahawi, L. W. Lake, and R. T. Johns

1530–1541
SPE-185949-PA
Effects of Formation-Water Salinity, Formation Pressure, Gas Composition, and Gas-Flow Rate on Carbon Dioxide Sequestration in Coal Formations
A. F. Ibrahim and H. A. Nasr-El-Din


Flow Prediction


1542–1569
SPE-173320-PA
Localized Linear Systems in Sequential Implicit Simulation of Two-Phase Flow and Transport
S. M. Sheth and R. M. Younis

1570–1584
SPE-186105-PA
Study of the Transient Terrain-Induced and Severe Slugging Problems by Use of the Drift-Flux Model
P. E. Spesivtsev, A. D. Kharlashkin, and K. F. Sinkov

1585–1595
SPE-185956-PA
Closed-Loop Predictions in Reservoir Management Under Uncertainty
K. G. Hanssen, A. Codas, and B. Foss

1596–1608
SPE-185960-PA
Predicting Waterflooding Performance in Low-Permeability Reservoirs With Linear Dynamical Systems
D. Wang, D. Niu, and H. A. Li

1609–1623
SPE-185180-PA
A Discrete, Arbitrarily Oriented 3D Plane-Source Analytical Solution to the Diffusivity Equation for Modeling Reservoir Fluid Flow
A. Bao, R. D. Hazlett, and D. K. Babu

1624–1634
SPE-186096-PA
Microseismic Magnitudes and b-Values for Delineating Hydraulic Fracturing and Depletion
T. Dohmen, J. Zhang, L. Barker, and J. P. Blangy


Drilling, Completions, Fracking


1635–1653
SPE-185947-PA
Simulation of Heave-Induced Pressure Oscillations in Herschel-Bulkley Muds
T. Strecker, O. M. Aamo, and H. Manum

1654–1670
SPE-182266-PA
Lost-Circulation Control for Formation-Damage Prevention in Naturally Fractured Reservoir: Mathematical Model and Experimental Study
C. Xu, Y. Kang, L. You, and Z. You

1671–1680
SPE-181347-PA
Rheological Characterization of Suspension of Hollow Glass Beads
S. Lumsden, J. P. Singh, R. G. Morgan, and G. Hundt

1681–1689
SPE-180038-PA
Nanosized Magnesium Oxide With Engineered Expansive Property for Enhanced Cement-System Performance
N. Jafariesfad, M. R. Geiker, and P. Skalle

1690–1703
SPE-180278-PA
Microscale Characterization of Field and Laboratory Foamed Cement by Use of X-Ray Microcomputed Tomography
X. Pang, J. K. Maxson, W. C. Jimenez, J. P. Singh, and R. G. Morgan

1704–1713
SPE-185963-PA
An Improved Fracability-Evaluation Method for Shale Reservoirs Based on New Fracture Toughness-Prediction Models
J. Yuan, J. Zhou, S. Liu, Y. Feng, J. Deng, Q. Xie, and Z. Lu