Thank You to Our 2012 Reviewers 

The Journal of Canadian Petroleum Technology extends its sincere appreciation to everyone who provided a technical review for at least one paper during 2012. 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

Associate Editors

Dennis Beliveau, Consultant
Chris Clarkson, University of Calgary
David Cramer, ConocoPhillips
Clayton Deutsch, University of Alberta
Neil Edmunds, Laricina Energy
Robert Hawkes, Pure Energy Services
Merrill Jamieson, Canyon Technical Services
Farzam Javadpour, University of Texas at Austin
Kamran Jorshari, Husky Energy
Russell Krasey, Nexen
Peter Kubica, Petro-Canada
Anjani Kumar, Computer Modelling Group
Ergun Kuru, University of Alberta
Harvey Yarranton, University of Calgary
K.C. Yeung, Dover Operating Corporation
Jian-yang Yuan, Osum Oil Sands

Technical Editors

Yafes Abacioglu, BP
Gurbat Agaev, Statoil
Sergio Aguilar, Schlumberger
Allison Aherne, Laricina Energy
Khalid Ahmed, Kuwait Oil
Nabil Al-Adani, Schlumberger
Mohammed Al-Murayri, Nexen
Hussein Alboudwarej, Chevron
Stephen Almond, Mead Westvaco
Vladimir Alvarado, University of Wyoming
Jose Alvarez, Alberta Innovates Technology
Raymond Ambrose, Hilcorp Energy
Mohammed Ameen, Saudi Aramco
Shahram Amini, Schlumberger
Simon Andersen, Schlumberger
Irene Anderson, Talisman Energy
Rick Anderson, Nexen
Koorosh Asghari, University of Regina Mark Aston, BP
Abdolrahim Ataei, Petronas
Annie, Audibert-hayet, Total
Subhash Ayirala, Saudi Aramco
Oluropo Ayodele, Shell
Muhammad Ayub, Saudi Aramco
Jim Azzola, Thermal Science
Tayfun Babadagli, University of Alberta
Robert Bachman, Taurus Reservoir Solutions
Amin Badamchizadeh, Computer Modelling Group
Richard Baker, Epic Consulting Services
Jeff Baldwin, Chesapeake Energy
Indranil (Neil) Barman, Matador Resources
Peter Bastian, Unconventional Gas Resources
Stephen Baumgartner, Marathon Oil
Clarke Bean, Chevron
Doug Bearinger, Nexen
Pavel Bedrikovetsky, The University of Adelaide
Richard Beier, Oklahoma State University
John Belgrave, Belgrave Oil and Gas
Walid Ben-Ismail, Schlumberger
Glen Benge, Benge Consulting
Amos Benzvi, Cenovus Energy
Steffen Berg, Shell
Gregg Birrell, Tullow Oil
Curtis Boney, SPUR Well Specialist
Arash, Boustani, Nexen
Keith Boyle, Chevron Australia
David Brewster, ConocoPhillips
Mark Brinsden, Shell
Johannes Bruining, Delft University of Technology
Jay Bruton, Schlumberger
Richard Buell, Chevron
Rodolfo Camacho Velazquez, Pemex E&P
Colin Card, Computer Modelling Group
Bruce Carey, Imperial Oil
John Carroll, Gas Liquids Engineering
Louis Castanier, Stanford University
Abel Chacon, BP
Mark Chan, Suncor Energy
Jeannine Chang, Devon Canada
Ioannis Chatzis, University of Waterloo
Andrew Chen, Shell
Joyce Chen, Alberta Innovates Technology
Shilin Chen, Halliburton
Yueming Cheng, West Virginia University
Hayes Chow, ConocoPhillips
Torsten Clemens, OMV Exploration/Production
Rafael Cobenas, Chevron
Sandra Cobianco, Eni E&P
Ian Collins, BP
Patrick Collins, Petroleum Geomechanics
Gerald Coulter, Coulter Energy
Jefferson Creek, Chevron
David Cuthiell, DLC Technologies
Hamed Darabi, Sharif University of Technology
Swapan Das, Marathon Oil
Wendell De Landro, Shell
Vahid Dehdari, University of Alberta
Guncel Demircan, Santos
Xiaohui Deng, Alberta Innovates of Technology
Mohammad Derakhshanfar, University of Regina
Deepak Devegowda, University of Oklahoma
Luong Doan, Chevron
Mingzhe Dong, University of Calgary
Dallas Dunlap, The University of Texas at Austin
Anh Duong, ConocoPhillips
Christine Ehlig-Economides, Texas A&M University
Adel Elsharkawy, Kuwait University
Mohammed Emera, Badr Petroleum Company
Dmitry Eskin, Schlumberger
Arnaldo Espinel, Chevron
Lesley Evans, Chesapeake Energy
Mohammad Farhadinia, The University of Texas at Austin
Richard Faulkner, Mack Energy
Eugene Fedutenko, Computer Modelling Group
Niall Fleming, Statoil
Eric Flodin, Chevron
Carlos Fonseca, Petrobras
Jerry Fontanilla, Saudi Aramco
Ted Frauenfeld, Alberta Research Council
Norman Freitag, Saskatchewan Research Council
Ian Gates, University of Calgary
Leo Giangiacomo, Western Interior Oil and Gas
Simon Gittins, Cenovus Energy
Ahmed Gomaa, Baker Hughes
Malcolm Greaves, University of Bath
Anuj Gupta, Texas A&M University at Qatar
Oguzhan Guven, Schlumberger
Dennis Hahn, Talisman Energy
Yasin Hajizadeh, Computer Modelling Group
Yasin Hajizadeh, University of Calgary
Jeffry Hamman, BP
Kirk Hansen, Shell
Thomas Harding, Nexen
Rashid Hasan, Texas A&M University
Dimitrios Hatzignatiou, International Research Institute of Stavanger
Asadollah Hayatdavoudi, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Byron Haynes, Shell
Randy Hazlett, University of Tulsa
Julio Herbas, Maersk Oil and Gas
Dan Hill, Texas A&M University
Moslem Hosseininejad Mohebati, Laricina Energy
Richard Hutchins, Schlumberger
Mazher Ibrahim, BP
Dilhan Ilk, DeGolyer and MacNaughton
Rosemary Irrgang, Irrgang Reservoir Management
Charles Jackson, Halliburton
Behnam Jafarpour, University of Southern California
Qi Jiang, Osum Oil Sands
Sinisha Jikich, U.S. DOE/National Energy Technology Lab
Sameer Joshi, Schlumberger
M. Hosein Kalaei, ConocoPhillips
Amirmasoud Kalantari-dahaghi, West Virginia University
Apostolos Kantzas, University of Calgary
Danial Kaviani, University of Calgary
Brad Kearl, Dover Operating
David Kersey, Saudi Aramco
Sidqi Khmasin, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals
Robert Kleinberg, Schlumberger
Sunil Kokal, Saudi Aramco
Dick Krabbendam, DPK Engineering AS
Gregory Kubala, Schlumberger
Myron Kuhlman, MK Tech Solutions
David Kulakofsky, Impact Fluid Solutions
Tarkeshwar Kumar, Indian School of Mines
Bitao Lai, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Alexandre Lavrov, SINTEF Petroleum Research
Alana Leahy-Dios, ExxonMobil
Juliana Leung, University of Alberta
Gaoming Li, ConocoPhillips
Jian Li, Suncor Energy
Pingke Li, Ivanhoe Energy Canada
Zhaowen Li, Husky Energy
Zhuoyi Li, Texas A&M University
Git Lim, Alberta Innovates Technology
Wenjuan Lin, Chevron
Niels Lindeloff, Maersk Oil and Gas
Omar Lisigurski, Occidental Permian
Yajun Liu, PetroTel
Elyezer Lolon, Marathon Oil
Bernhard Lungwitz, Schlumberger
Hongyu Luo, Halliburton
Shouxiang Ma, Saudi Aramco
Jeff MacDonald, Osum Oil Sands
Mark Mahoney, Oxy Oil and Gas
Pierre-David Maizeret, Schlumberger
Dave Marshall, Baker Hughes
Mohsen Masihi, Sharif University of Technology
John Mason, BP
Rahim Masoudi, Petronas
Saikrishna Maudgalya, Anadarko Petroleum
Michael Mayerhofer, Pinnacle Technologies
Mike McCormack, Fractical Solutions
Paul McElfresh, Frac Tech Services
Bruce McGee, E-T Energy
Pat McLellan, McLellan Energy Advisors
Albert McSpadden, Altus Well Experts
Duane McVay, Texas A&M University
William Meddaugh, Chevron
Steve Metcalf, Baker Hughes
Palle Mikkelsen, Wintershall Holding
Randy Mikula, CANMET-MTL
Karl Miller, Husky Energy
Mohamad Mojarab, University of Calgary
Jakob,Monberg, Maersk Oil and Gas
Daniel Moos, GeoMechanics
Hadi Nasrabadi, Texas A&M University at Qatar
Jean-Philippe Nicot, The University of Texas at Austin
Ferry Nieuwland, Premier Oil Vietnam
Eric Niven, University of Alberta
Rashed Noman, Qatar Petroleum
Stephen Norris, Rocky Mountain Petroleum Consulting
Peyman Nurafza, E.ON Ruhrgas UK North Sea
Runar Nygaard, Missouri University of
Science and Technology
Viera Oballa, Computer Modelling Group
Franklin Orr, Stanford University
Liang-Biao Ouyang, Chevron
Erdal Ozkan, Colorado School of Mines
Claes Palmgren, Oilsands Quest
Zhejun Pan, CSIRO
Miodrag Pancic, Osum Oil Sands
Lincoln Paterson, CSIRO
Jeff Peterson, Laricina Energy
Simon Price, Shell
Deb Provias, Nexen
Jinxiu Qi, Nexen
Kaibin Qiu, Schlumberger
Hector Quiroga, Calvalley Petroleum
Duilio Raffa, Suncor Energy
Himansu Rai, Chevron
Muthukumarappan Ramurthy, Halliburton
John Ratulowski, Schlumberger
Krishna Ravi, Halliburton
Karam Ali Rezaei Gomari, Statoil
Randahl Roadifer, ConocoPhillips
Amin Saeedfar, Schlumberger
Golchehreh Salamat, Schlumberger
Reza Sanaee, Robert Gordon University
Frederic Santarelli, Geomec
Marco Satyro, Virtual Materials Group
Kenneth Saveth, Weatherford
Ron Sawatzky, Alberta Innovates Technology
Ossama Sehsah, Schlumberger
Jagan Seshadri, Fekete Associates
John Shaw, University of Alberta
Chonghui Shen, Shell
Feng Shen, GeoReservoir Research
Jibin Shi, Schlumberger
Hyundon Shin, Inha University
Vijay Shrivastava, Computer Modelling Group
Richard Sigal, University of Oklahoma
Shekhar Sinha, Schlumberger
Somnath Sinha, ExxonMobil
Jackie Smith, Stress Engineering Services
Carl Sondergeld, University of Oklahoma
Elizabeth Spiteri, Hess
Surej Subbiah, Schlumberger
Vural Suicmez, Shell
Hao Sun, Chevron
Mohammad Tabatabaei, Marathon Oil
Farzad Tahmourpour, Halliburton
Saifullah Talukdar, Statoil
Mohammad Tamim, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology
Shawn Taylor, Schlumberger
Gary Teletzke, ExxonMobil
John Terracina, Momentive
Genlin Tian, Oilsands Quest
Farshid Torabi, University of Regina
Bernard Tremblay, Saskatchewan Research Council
Azra Tutuncu, Colorado School of Mines
Sezai Ucan, Repsol YPF
Daniel Van Nispen, Shell
Johan vanDorp, Shell
Nikos Varotsis, Technology University of Crete
Marco Verlaan, Shell
Jeroen Vink, Shell
Eric Vosburgh, Maersk Oil and Gas
Margaret Waid, Weatherford
Dale Walters, Taurus Reservoir Solutions
Jianwei Wang, Denbury Resources
Jin Wang, Consultant
Yuandong Wang, Schlumberger
Eugene Wasylchuk, Izoard Resources
Thomas Welton, Halliburton
Amy Whitaker, Chevron
Michael Williams, Schlumberger
Eric Withjack, PTS Laboratories
Cody Wollen, Husky Energy
Ron Wong, University of Calgary
Gina Wozney, Husky Energy
Xianping (Sean), Wu, Shell
Qiang Xu, Chevron
Daniel Yang, Canadian Natural Resources
Fulin Yang, SINOPEC Jiangsu Oilfield
Tao Yang, Statoil
Zheng Yang, Chevron
Zhengming Yang, Area Energy
Mengjiao Yu, University of Tulsa
Yevgeniy Zagayevskiy, University of Alberta
Todd Zahacy, C-FER Technologies
Maliha Zaman, Cenovus Energy
Khalil Zeidani, Cenovus Energy
Fengjun Zhang, Chevron
Jun Zhang, Schlumberger
Gang Zhao, University of Regina
Litong Zhao, Canadian Natural Resources
Julian Zuo, Schlumberger