Thank You to Our 2013 Reviewers

The SPE Production & Operations journal extends its sincere appreciation to everyone who provided a technical review for at least one paper during 2013. Many of our reviewers contributed their expertise to more than one paper during the year. We recognize the time commitment these individuals have made in agreeing to review papers and appreciate the impact that their efforts have had on the published papers throughout the year. Volunteers such as these individuals are essential to assuring the journal publishes manuscripts of high quality and lasting value. Thank you to our dedicated reviewers for their contributions.

Editor-in-Chief

Stephen A. Holditch, Texas A&M University
Dean S. Oliver, Uni Centre for Integrated Petroleum Research

Executive Editor

Dean Wehunt, Chevron

Associate Editors

Robert Duenckel, Carbo Ceramics
Niall Fleming, Statoil
Jim Hall, Shell
Joyce Holtzclaw, E&B Natural Resources Management
Bernhard Lungwitz, Schlumberger
Shaya Movafaghian, Occidental Oil and Gas
Javier Sanchez Reyes, Schlumberger
Joseph Smith, ExxonMobil
Francisco Trevisan, C-FER Technologies
Ding Zhu, Texas A&M University

Technical Editors

Luis Alcoser, BP
Francisco Alhanati, C-FER Technologies
Stephen Almond, MeadWestvaco
Ahmed Alshmakhy, ConocoPhillips Canada
Vladimir Alvarado, University of Wyoming
Chidi Amudo, Chevron
Ismael Anaya, PDVSA
Kenneth Arnold, K Arnold Consulting Inc.
Michael Atisele, Saudi Aramco
S.M. Avasthi, Avasthi & Associates Inc.
Isaac Aviles, Schlumberger
Jim Azzola, Thermal Science LLC
Baojun Bai, Missouri University of Science and Technology
William Bailey, Schlumberger
Matthew Balhoff, The University of Texas at Austin
Reza Barati, University of Kansas
Robert Barree, Barree & Associates LLC
Stephen Baumgartner, Marathon Oil Company
Suhas Bodwadkar, Schlumberger
Olivia Bommarito, BPXA
Curtis Boney, SPUR Well Specialist
Garfield Bowen, Schlumberger
David Brewster, ConocoPhillips
Mark Brinsden, Shell
Richard Buell, Chevron
Marten Buijse, Shell
Jose Caridad, Schlumberger
Frank Chang, Saudi Aramco
Wen Chen, Chevron
Yiyan Chen, Schlumberger
Y. Doreen Chin, Shell
Hayes Chow, ConocoPhillips
Yenny Christanti, Schlumberger
Nikita Chugunov, Schlumberger-Doll Research
Philip Closmann, Consultant
Charles-Edouard Cohen, Schlumberger
Jim Collins, ConocoPhillips
Gerald Coulter, Coulter Energy International
Dwyann Dalrymple, OMV Oil Production Company
Alexander de Kruijf, Shell
Jerald Dethlefs, ConocoPhillips Company
Luud Dorrestijn, LEET
Jing Du, Pinnacle Technologies
Jennifer Dupont, ExxonMobil
Amir Durrani, Qatar Petroleum
Neil Edmunds, Laricina Energy Limited
Gioia Falcone, Texas A&M University
Windsong Fang, ACTTAR
Richard Faulkner, Mack Energy Company
Niall Fleming, Statoil ASA
Wayne Frenier, Frenier Chemistry
Dario Frigo, Shell International
Marcelo Frydman, Schlumberger
Michael Fuller, Chevron
Kenji Furui, ConocoPhillips
Jose Gamboa, The University of Tulsa
Guohua Gao, Shell
Eduardo Gildin, Texas A&M University
Gerard Glasbergen, Shell
Ahmed Gomaa, Baker Hughes
Fatosh Gozalpour, BP
Christopher Green, G Frac Technologies Limited
Hongren Gu, Schlumberger
Boyun Guo, University of Louisiana
Mehmet Gurmen, Schlumberger
Asbjorn Gyllensten, Woodside Energy Limited
Dennis Hahn, Talisman Energy
David Hampton, Oxy USA Incorporated
Ming Han, Saudi Aramco
Kirk Hansen, Shell
Amrin Harun, BP Egypt
Rashid Hasan, Texas A&M University
Stephen Mark Heath, Champion Technologies
Zoya Heidari, Texas A&M University
Paul Hicks, ExxonMobil
Dan Hill, Texas A&M University
Charles Hinrichsen, Chevron
Florian Hollaender, Schlumberger
Paul Howard, Schlumberger
Bin Hu, SPT Group
Tianping Huang, Baker Hughes Incorporated
Richard Hutchins, Schlumberger
Jongsoo Hwang, The University of Texas at Austin
Mazher Ibrahim, BP
Vicky Jackson Nielsen, Hess Corporation
Alan Johnson, Shell UK Limited
Jeffrey Jones, E&B Natural Resources Management
Myles Jordan, Nalco Company
Priyanka Juyal, Nalco Company
Shah Kabir, Hess Corporation
Chris Kalli, Chevron
George King, Apache Corporation
Franklin Krampa, C-FER Technologies
Gregory Kubala, Schlumberger
Tarkeshwar Kumar, Indian School of Mines
Rodger Lacy, Weatherford International Limited
Hemant Ladva, Schlumberger
Istvan Lakatos, University of Miskolc
Robert Lane, Texas A&M University
Marty Lastiwka, Suncor
Jeff Li, BJ Services Company
Leiming Li, Baker Hughes
Lingling Li, Akzo Nobel Surface Chemistry LLC
Zhuoyi Li, Texas A&M University
Jiajing Lin, Texas A&M University
Kai Liu, ExxonMobil
Yajun Liu, PetroTel Inc.
Elyezer Lolon, Marathon Oil Company
Yaojun Lu, Bechtel Corporation: Oil, Gas & Chemicals
Sudhakar Mahajanam, ConocoPhillips Company
Mark Mahoney, Lufkin Industries
Ripudaman Manchanda, The University of Texas at Austin
Fraser Martin, Chevron Corporation
Michael Mayerhofer, Pinnacle Technologies
Paul McElfresh, Frac Tech Services LLC
Weihong Meng, Nexen Petroleum USA Inc.
Jennifer Miskimins, Barree & Associates
Hisham Nasr-El-Din, Texas A&M University
Thomas Nations, ConocoPhillips
Mark Ogier, Chevron Thailand
Liang-Biao Ouyang, Chevron
Cesar Ovalles, Chevron
Mohan Panga, Schlumberger
Paul Paslay, Manatee Inc.
Alhad Phatak, Schlumberger
Malcolm Pitts, Surtek Inc.
Maysam Pournik, The University of Oklahoma
Edwin Quint, Shell
Varagur Rajan, Alberta Innovates Technology Futures
Pierre Ramondenc, Schlumberger
Muthukumarappan Ramurthy, Halliburton
Albertus Retnanto, Schlumberger
Margaretha Rijken, Chevron Corporation
Agathe Robisson, Schlumberger
Ahmad Sakhaee-Pour, The University of Texas at Austin
Reza Sanaee, Robert Gordon University
Marisela Sanchez-Nagel, Itasca Houston
Javier Sanchez Reyes, Schlumberger
Kenneth Saveth, Weatherford
Randall Seright, New Mexico Institute Mining & Technology
Saeed Shad, Schlumberger
Zheng Shen, Weatherford
Ketan Sheth, Baker Hughes
Hua Shi, BP
Shekhar Sinha, Schlumberger
Paul Skoczylas, C-FER Technologies
Hariprasad Subramani, Chevron
Hao Sun, Chevron
Mohammad Tabatabaei, Marathon Oil Company
Gabor Takacs, Miskolc University
Kevin Taylor, Taylor Industrial Research Inc.
John Terracina, Momentive
Raymond Tibbles, Schlumberger
Bernard Tremblay, Saskatchewan Research Council
Jyun-Syung Tsau, University of Kansas
Claas Van Der Zwaag, Statoil ASA
Nikos Varotsis, Technology University of Crete
Oscar Vazquez, Heriot-Watt University
Alexande Verde Salas, Texas A&M University
Rinaldo Vieira, Petrobras
Michael Vincent, Insight Consulting
David Wagner, Chevron
Paulo Waltrich, Louisiana State University
Shugang Wang, Chevron
Pengju Wang, Hess Corporation
Wei Wang, Rice University
Geoffrey Weighill, Consultant
Thomas Welton, Shrieve Chemical Products
Colin Whittaker, CW Production Solutions
Michael Wiggins, Mid-Con Energy Operating LLC
Hector Wills, MI3 Petroleum Engineering
Warren Winters, BP
Nick Wolf, Retired
Sau-Wai Wong, Shell
Jonathan Wylde, Clariant Oil Services
Changbing Yang, The University of Texas at Austin
Peng Ye, Hess Corporation
Keita Yoshioka, Chevron
Chengwu Yuan, BP
Mingdong Yuan, Chevron
Todd Zahacy, C-FER Technologies
Christoph Zerbst, Petroleum Development Oman LLC
Adrian Zett, BP
He Zhang, Ryder Scott Company
Ziru Zhang, BP America Inc.
(Joe) Yunxu Zhou, National Oilwell Varco
Murtaza Ziauddin, Schlumberger