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.

Journal of Canadian Petroleum Technology

Covers heavy oil and oil sands technology, thermal recovery techniques, unconventional gas supplies, optimization techniques, increasing recovery from older basins and other technologies designed for the production challenges of Canada.

SPE Journal

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

Oil and Gas Facilities

Focuses on the projects, systems, and technologies of facilities engineering. Oil and Gas Facilities replaces the peer-reviewed journal SPE Production, Facilities, & Construction, but each issue of the new magazine includes several peer-reviewed technical papers.

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