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JPT offers SPE members the opportunity to download and read the full-length SPE technical papers summarized in the magazine. Papers are available only for a period of two months. OTC papers that are synopsized in JPT are not available for download; they can be purchased from the OnePetro Library.

September 2016

Reservoir Performance and Monitoring

SPE 180234 – Marcellus Wells’ Ultimate Production Accurately Predicted From Initial Production

SPE 179655 – Use of Partitioning Tracers to Estimate Oil Saturation Distribution in Heterogeneous Reservoirs

SPE 177527 – The Design and Implementation of a Full Field Inter-Well Tracer Program on a Giant UAE Carbonate Oil Field

SPE 180726 – SAGD Production Observations using Fiber Optic Distributed Acoustic and Temperature Sensing


SPE 180433 – Quad-Lateral Success Story in a Heavy Oil Reservoir

SPE 174839 – Engineered Shale Completions Based On Common Drilling Data

SPE 175330 – Five Years Journey of Advanced Completions in KOC

SPE 179172 – Understanding Completion Performance in Niobrara-Codell Reservoirs Through the Use of Innovative Software-Guided Workflows and Models

Drilling Systems Automation and Management

SPE 177825 – Breakthrough in Drilling Automation Saves Rig Time and Safeguards Against Human Error

SPE 178870 – Using Wired Drillpipe, High-Speed Downhole Data, and Closed-Loop Drilling-Automation Technology To Drive Performance Improvement Across Multiple Wells in the Bakken

SPE 178207 – Use of a Life-Cycle Drilling-Simulation System on a Challenging HP/HT Drilling Operation in the Norwegian Sea

SPE 178897 – Drilling Improvements in Pursuit of the Perfect Well in the Eagle Ford: Greater Than 52% Reduction in Drilling Time and 45% in Cost in 2.5 Years

Oilfield Chemistry

SPE 179900 – The Importance of Scale-Inhibitor Analysis in Scale Management—A State-of-the-Art Overview To Provide Cost-Effective Scale Control From Simple to Complex Production Scenarios

SPE 179867 – Time-Resolved Fluorescence for Real-Time Monitoring of Both Scale and Corrosion Inhibitors: A Game-Changing Technique

SPE 175925 – Chemical Analysis of Flowback Water and Downhole Gas-Shale Samples

August 2016

Formation Evaluation

SPE 176823 – Formation Evaluation Logoff Results Comparing New Generation Mining-Style Logging Tools With Conventional Oil and Gas Logging Tools for Application in Coalbed Methane (CBM) Field Development

SPE 180017 – Innovative Concepts in Wireline Continuous Coring

SPE 176442 – New Multilayer Boundary-Detection Service Employed in Complex and Mature Reservoir of Bohai Bay, Northern China

SPE 175053 – Reconciling Log-Derived Water Saturation and Saturation-Height-Function Results Through Resistivity Modeling, Core-Log Integration, and Image Log Data: A Case Study From Deepwater Gulf of Mexico

Subsea Hardware and Technology

SPE 180065 – Thermal Effects on Subsea-Wellhead Fatigue During Workover Operations

Health, Safety, Environment, and Social Responsibility

SPE 174995 – Operational Risk: Stepping Beyond Bow-Ties

IPTC 18471 – New Optical Gas-Imaging Technology for Quantifying Fugitive Emission Rates

SPE 179255 – The Influence of Communicating on Safety Measures on Risk-Taking Behavior

SPE 177558 – Pathways To Make Driving Inherently Safer Within the Service Company’s Operations

SPE 175503 – Towards Reasonable European Shale-Gas Regulation—the European Commission's 2014 Recommendation and Communication on Shale-Gas Extraction

SPE 177759 – How the Petroleum Industry Can Learn From the Ebola Crisis of 2014

SPE 178251 – Creating a Safety Culture: What It Is and How To Get There