April 2021 Issue

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These are the papers synopsized in JPT this month. They are available to SPE members only through 31 May 2021. There are also links to them at the bottom of each related synopsis.


Predicting Trouble Stages with Geomechanical Measurements and Machine Learning: A Case Study on Southern Midland Basin Horizontal Completions

First Successful Fishbone Stimulation Completion in Onshore Oil Field in the United Arab Emirates

Are We Overstimulating Our Laterals? Evaluating Completion Design Practices Based on Field Offset Well Pressure Measurements

Heavy Oil

The Water-Shutoff Technique Extends the Productive Life Cycle of the Cretaceous U Sandstone: The Iro Field Case in Ecuador

First-Ever Polymer Flood Field Pilot To Enhance the Recovery of Heavy Oils on Alaska North Slope—Producer Responses and Operational Lessons Learned

History Matching and Forecasting

Proxy-Based Assisted History Matching and Well Spacing Optimization in Shale Gas Development of a Real Field Case

History Matching of Production Performance for Highly Faulted, Multilayered, Clastic Oil Reservoirs Using Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics: A Novel Approach

RTA-Assisted History Matching With a Combined Hydraulic Fracturing and Reservoir Simulator

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