Editorial Notes

  • SPE Journal offers another diverse issue covering several topics relevant to the upstream oil and gas industry. The issue features a spotlight on drilling and completion practices, while also providing papers on the topics of geologic aspects, production, reservoir engineering and naturally fractured reservoirs, and machine learning/data analytics.
  • SPE Drilling & Completions published in September and featured topics ranging from real-time monitoring and completion to minimizing erosion and cement additives. In addition, Executive Editor Shilin Chen highlighted two papers from the issue that demonstrate how machine learning can be used to save cost and improve productivity in real-time drilling and completion. Visit the journal in OnePetro to learn more.

2019 SPE Journal Impact Factor: 3.372