Peer-Reviewed Journals

SPE Drilling & Completion

Covers horizontal and directional drilling, drilling fluids, bit technology, sand control, perforating, cementing, well control, completions and drilling operations.

SPE Economics & Management

Covers resource and reserve evaluation, portfolio/asset management, project valuation, uncertainty/risk assessment, benchmarking and performance indicators, information management, digital energy and petroleum economics.

SPE Production & Operations

Covers production operations, artificial lift, downhole equipment, formation damage control, multiphase flow, workovers, stimulation, and related subjects.

SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering

Covers reservoir characterization, geology and geophysics, core analysis, well logging, well testing, reservoir management, EOR, fluid mechanics, performance prediction, reservoir simulation and other reservoir-related topics.

SPE Journal

Covers fundamental research, R&D and novel solutions spanning all technical disciplines in the upstream industry.

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