SPE Drilling & Completion
September 2016
Vol. 31 // No. 3



Features


166 Table of Contents


167 Executive Summary
Christoph Zerbst, SPE Drilling & Completion Executive Editor



Completion


168-177
171600
Experimental and Numerical Study on Spontaneous Imbibition of Fracturing Fluids in the Horn River Shale Gas Formation
Zhou Zhou, China University of Petroleum, Beijing; Todd Hoffman, Montana Tech; Doug Bearinger, Nexen Energy; and Xiaopeng Li and Hazim Abass, Colorado School of Mines

178-187
172572
Stimulation of Seawater Injectors by GLDA (Glutamic-Di Acetic Acid)
Mohamed Mahmoud, K. Z. Abdelgawad, and S. M. Elkatatny, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals; A. Akram, IMSC-Earth; and T. Stanitzek, AkzoNobel

188-199
174404
Quantitative Evaluation of Critical Conditions Required for Effective Hole Cleaning in Coiled-Tubing Drilling of Horizontal Wells
M. Bizhani, University of Alberta; F. E. Rodriguez Corredor, Enbridge Pipelines; and E. Kuru, University of Alberta


Drilling


200-218
173028
Probabilistic Well-Time Estimation Revisited: Five Years On
A. J. Adams, K. C. Grundy, and C. M. Kelly, Nexen Petroleum UK Limited

219-224
174804
Root-Cause-Failure Analysis as a Tool for Investigating Operational Failures: A Case Study
Spencer E. Scolnick, Jonathan C. Garrett, Steven L. Griffith, and Kevin K. Ward, Shell

225-235
174940
The Use of a pH-Triggered Polymer Gelant to Seal Cement Fractures in Wells
Jostine Fei Ho, James W. Patterson, Shayan Tavassoli, Mohammadreza Shafiei, Chun Huh, Paul M. Bommer, Steven L. Bryant, and Matthew T. Balhoff, The University of Texas at Austin

236-246
168007
Real-Time Operations Support for Geographically Dispersed Operations
Richard Kucs and Wolfgang Lehnert, OMV; John Thorogood, Drilling Global Consultant LLP; and Hermann Spoerker and Neal Whatson, OMV