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SPE Drilling & Completion

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

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Volume 38,
Issue 04
December 2023

Journal Consolidation—In January 2024, all peer-reviewed papers will be published under an expanded SPE Journal. The new journal will cover fundamental research and applications in drilling, completion, production, operations, reservoir engineering, and formation evaluation, as well as new and emerging topics such as energy transition, sustainability, and data science.

SPE Style Guide Update
—The new SPE Technical Publications Style Guide can be found under Author Resources on

—SPE is now requiring authors and co-authors to use an ORCID number to submit papers to journals. Learn more at

2023 A Peer Apart Award, Outstanding Technical Reviewer,
and Outstanding Associate Editor recipients announced in JPT.

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