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Technical Papers

Technical Papers

Explore TETRA technical papers published by the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and other industry organizations.

Technical Papers

The Successful Development, Validation, and First Use of an Innovative Zinc-Free, High-Density Completion Fluid for Deepwater (2021)

Samy A. Helmy; Judith K. Guy-Caffey; Leroy J. Detiveaux; Sabine C. Zeilinger; Mike D. Barry; Cliff Aaron Corbell.
Paper presented at the SPE/IADC International Drilling Conference and Exhibition, Virtual, March 2021.
Paper Number: SPE-204095-MS

Using Particle Size Theories to Optimize Bridging Solids for Post-Gravel-Pack Screens (2020)

S.. Abiodun; J. M. Vincent; K.. Schultz; E.. Rapp.
Paper presented at the SPE International Conference and Exhibition on Formation Damage Control, Lafayette, Louisiana, USA, February 2020
Paper Number: SPE-199336-MS

An Advanced, Balanced, and High-Performance Displacement Spacer System for Deepwater Formations (2017)

Stanley Gunawan; Drew A. Fowler; Arthur Mack
Paper presented at the SPE International Conference on Oilfield Chemistry, Montgomery, Texas, USA, April 2017.
Paper Number: SPE-184516-MS

The Effect of Medium Density Clear Brine Fluids upon the Environmental Cracking Behavior of High Strength Alloy UNS S42028 (2016)

Perry Nice; Luciana Intiso; Håvard Nasvik; Katrina Schultz; Hideki Takabe; Lucrezia Scoppio; Auristela Vasquez; Dave Lee; Hisashi Amaya; Giuseppe Mortali.
Paper presented at the CORROSION 2016, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, March 2016.
Paper Number: NACE-2016-7157

The Impacts of the Safety Culture in Oil and Gas Operations (2015)

Vinio V. Floris.
Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, Houston, Texas, USA, May 2015.
Paper Number: OTC-25883-MS

Management of Health and Safety Hazards in Oil and Gas (2014)

Vinio V. Floris.
Paper presented at the SPE Western North American and Rocky Mountain Joint Meeting, Denver, Colorado, April 2014.
Paper Number: SPE-169509-MS

Chemistry and Mechanisms of Completion/Packer Fluids: Annular Environmentally Assisted Cracking (AEAC) of Martensitic Stainless Steel Tubing: Misconceptions Regarding the Chemical Role of Completion/Packer Fluids (2009)

Jeffrey Sanborn McKennis; Nam Bae; Enrico J. Termine; Ken Shimamoto; Mitsuo Kimura.
Paper presented at the SPE International Symposium on Oilfield Chemistry, The Woodlands. Texas, April 2009.
Paper Number: SPE-121433-MS

A New Chemical Mechanistic Postulate Regarding Annular Environmentally Assisted Cracking (Aeac) – Importance Of Cations And Key Contaminants In Packer Fluids In Cracking Of Martensitic Stainless Steel (2008)

Jeffrey McKennis; Nam Bae; Mitsuo Kimura; Ken Shimamoto; Hideo (Dale) Sato.
Paper presented at the CORROSION 2008, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 2008.
Paper Number: NACE-08483

A New Technical Standard for Testing of Heavy Brines (2006)

Paul H. Javora; Sandra Lee Berry; Richard Fowler Stevens; Joel F. Carpenter; D. Donald Isaac; Ferrill G. Dalton; John Augsburger; Judith Kay Guy-Caffey; Marsha Tomlin; Thomas A. Jones; Edward Malachosky; Bethicia Bascue Prasek; William E. Foxenberg; Michael Andrew Freeman; Siv Killie Howard; William J. Benton; Adelina Son; Pete Eichelberger; Cheryl L. Stark.
Paper presented at the SPE International Symposium and Exhibition on Formation Damage Control, Lafayette, Louisiana, USA, February 2006.
Paper Number: SPE-98398-MS

Test Protocol Development and Electrochemical Monitoring of Stainless Steels in Packer Fluid Environments (2006)

Elizabeth A. Trillo; Russell D. Kane; Jeffrey McKennis; Ken Shimamoto.
Paper presented at the CORROSION 2006, San Diego, California, March 2006.
Paper Number: NACE-06136

Chacterization of Carbonate Precipitation and Scale Formation in Solids-Free Clear Brines (1992)

R.T. Swartwout; Tien Ho.
Paper presented at the SPE Formation Damage Control Symposium, Lafayette, Louisiana, February 1992.
Paper Number: SPE-23811-MS

SCC Performance of Martensitic Stainless Steel OCTG in Packer Fluid Environments (2006)

Mitsuo Kimura; Kei Sakata; Ken Shimamoto; Hideo Sato; Jeffrey McKennis; Nam S. Bae.
Paper presented at the CORROSION 2006, San Diego, California, March 2006.
Paper Number: NACE-06137

Improving Completion Viability in HPHT Completions (2005)

Paper presented at the SPE High Pressure/High Temperature Sour Well Design Applied Technology Workshop, The Woodlands, Texas, May 2005.
Paper Number: SPE-97592-MS

A New Field Method for Determining the Levels of Iron Contamination in Oilfield Completion Brine (2004)

Joel F. Carpenter; Ferrill G. Dalton; D. Donald Isaac; Michael A. Freeman; Bethicia B. Prasek; Judith K. Guy-Caffey; Marsha Tomlin; Paul Javora; Sandra L. Berry; Tom A. Jones; Ed Malachosky; Teresa Neale.
Paper presented at the SPE International Symposium and Exhibition on Formation Damage Control, Lafayette, Louisiana, February 2004.
Paper Number: SPE-86551-MS

A New Industry Standard for Determining the pH in Oilfield Completion Brines (2004)

Bethicia B. Prasek; Michael A. Freeman; Joel F. Carpenter; Ferrill G. Dalton; D. Donald Isaac; Judith K. Guy-Caffey; Marsha Tomlin; Paul Javora; Tom A. Jones; Ed Malachosky.
Paper presented at the SPE International Symposium and Exhibition on Formation Damage Control, Lafayette, Louisiana, February 2004.
Paper Number: SPE-86502-MS

Treatment of Salt Affected Soil in the Oil Field (1999)

Surendra K. Mishra; William J. Evans; John I. Lacik.
Paper presented at the SPE International Symposium on Oilfield Chemistry, Houston, Texas, February 1999.
Paper Number: SPE-50770-MS

Design and Application of Brine-Based Drilling Fluids (1996)

R. Swartwout; R. Pearcy.
Paper presented at the International Petroleum Conference and Exhibition of Mexico, Villahermosa, Mexico, March 1996.
Paper Number: SPE-35332-MS

Chacterization of Carbonate Precipitation and Scale Formation in Solids-Free Clear Brines (1992)

R.T. Swartwout; Tien Ho.
Paper presented at the SPE Formation Damage Control Symposium, Lafayette, Louisiana, February 1992.
Paper Number: SPE-23811-MS

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