Publications

Innovative Engineering publications are a contribution to our industry, which can be applied, referred to or used as a guide in the areas of well construction, production optimisation, rock testing and reservoir management. Along with our clients in many cases, we aim to share our experience and robust engineering principles that have delivered successful results and many learnings to our clients’ operations.

Publications

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O. Ibukun

“In search for simplified, robust sand Control Completions in Water Injection wells” presented on Thursday 27th of October of 2016 in the Sand Management Network Technology Forum: Robust Sand Control Completions

2016

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J. Tovar & O. Ibukun

An inflow approach to reliable sand production prediction to be presented at the 2016 Sand Management Network Technology Forum

2016

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J. Tovar & O. Ibukun

Bridging the Gap between Predictions and Reality for Sand Production Prediction presented on Thursday 26th of March of 2015 in the Sand Management Network Technology Forum: Prediction vs Reality

2015
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J. Tovar

The Impact of Viscosity on the Mobilisation of Failed Wellbore Material presented on Thursday 25th of September of 2014 in the Sand Management Network Technology Forum: Challenging fields – Heavy Oil and Deepwater

2014

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J. Tovar, O. Ibukun, S. Jimoh, F. Chalmers, B. Mokdad, K. Katozi

Reservoir Permeability Evolution in Sand Producing wells

2014

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J. Tovar

Using Wellbore Deformation To Optimize Drilling Performance

2014

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J. Tovar

The Impact of Viscosity on the Mobilisation of Failed Wellbore Material

2014

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J. Tovar and D. Noblett

SPE 165136 – Mechanical and Flow Behaviour of Collapsed Wellbores in Non-Compliant Sand Control Completions. Presented at the European Formation Damage Conference in The Netherlands

2013

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J. Perdomo, J. Tovar, O. Ibunkum, K. MacIntosh, F. Smith, V. Verlinden

Thermal fracturing in high and low permeability sandstone reservoirs in the North Sea. Presented at the EAGE workshop on Fracturing. Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

2013

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J. Tovar

Answering the IF, WHEN, WHERE FROM, HOW MUCH and WHAT SIZE. The 5 critical questions to effective Sand Production Prediction. Training session presented at the Sand Management Network Forum, Aberdeen, Scotland

2012

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J. Tovar and D. Noblett

Using near-wellbore rock deformation to enhance productivity/injectivity – The Production and Development Exhibition DEVEX 2011

2011

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L. McDonald, Y. Zheng, J. Tovar

SPE 143164 – Prediction and Localisation of Erosion Prone Areas along Non-Compliant Sand Control Completions – European Formation Damage Conference

2011

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J. Tovar, Sudish Bhat

Characterization of the stress caging effect for resolving wellbore integrity problems in fractured formations – Experimental results

2011

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J. Tovar, Y. Zheng

Prediction and Control of sand/fines mobilisation as key factor for sand management. Presented at the 2010 Sand Management Network. Aberdeen, Scotland.

2010

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J. Tovar, R. Appleby, G. Cooper, B. Hamilton

SPE 135712 – Design and Evaluation of Perforation Performance using Dynamic Under Balance – North Sea Case Histories

2010

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J. Tovar, J. Pineda, G. Somogyi

Sand control method and filter media performance evaluation for Guafita field, Venezuela: Case history, 4th Sand Management Network Forum

2010

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J. Tovar

Reservoir and Well Strength Systems

2010

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J. Tovar, S. Haider, M. Travis, N. MacLean, I. Laing

Managing extreme sand production in subsea wells, 4th Sand Management Network Forum

2010

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The importance of grain size in reservoirs producing Heavy oils, Sand Management Network, 2009 Forum, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK, 10th June 2009

2009

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J. Tovar, F. Moreno, S. Haider

SPE 122138 – An inflow prediction model for open hole gravel pack and frac & pack completions

2009

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J Tovar

De Geomecánica de pozo a Geomecánica de campo – Retos y Beneficios; Society of Petroleum Engineers; Lima, Peru

2009

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J Tovar, W. Navarro

SPE 113825 – The Impact of sandstone strength’s behaviour as a result of temperature changes in Water Injectors. EAGE/SPE Conference, Rome, Italy

2008

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J Tovar

Multifunction Expandable Sand Control Completion – Chestnut Field, Block 22/2a, Sand Management Forum, Aberdeen, UK

2008

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J. Tovar, A. Salazar & N. Salazar

SPE 107611 – Integrating Drilling and Geomechanical Damage in Sandstone Reservoirs. Identification, Quantification and Removal.

2007

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A. Salazar N. Romero, J. Tovar

The Impact of Non-Newtonian Fluid behaviour on Well Performance for the Orinoco Belt Reservoirs, SPE/IBP Workshop – Artificial Lift for Heavy Crudes, Buzios, Brazil.(Presentation)

2006

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J. Tovar, C. Webster

SPE 97956 – Recent advances in Granular-Based Sand Control Design Operations and Their Performance Evaluation

2006

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J.K.Peggs, B.S.Duncan, P.M.Weatherhouse, C.M.Webster

SPE 95325 – North Sea Hannay Field Case History: Perforating through a Cased Hole Gravel Pack to Significantly Increase Oil Production

2005

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J.Tovar, C.Webster, A.Abvani, D.Whitehouse

Geomechanical performance of the Espoir field – A case History

2004

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M.Travis, J. Tovar, L.C.Chambers

SPE 81034 – Integrated Approach to Sand Control Delivers Zero Sand

2003

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SPE 80209 – Application of an Amine-Complex Adsorption Technique as an Alternative to Dielectric Constant Measurements (DCM) for Offshore Shale Typing

2003

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J.Tovar, P.McCurdy, M.Zambonini, R.Nutkins

SPE 74510 – Wellbore Stability Issues when Drilling & Producing Horizontal Wells in the Hudson Field. A Case History

2002

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J.Tovar, C. Webster, J. Dwiggings, S.Conner

Subsurface Safety Systems for Coiled Tubing Deployed ESP’s – ESP Workshop Houston 2001

2001

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J. Tovar, P. McCurdy

SPE 68502 – Surface & Downhole Separation Systems for CT Drilling

2001

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J.Tovar, C. Webster, J. Dwiggings, S.Conner

Recent Advances in Coiled Tubing Deployed ESP’s – ESP Workshop Houston 2000

2000

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J.Tovar, C. Webster

SPE 56948 – Solving Sanding Problems using a Sand Production Management System. Case Histories

1999

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J. Tovar, L. Zerpa, E. Guerra

SPE 54757 – Impact of Formation Damage on Sand Production in Deep Eocene Reservoirs, Lake Maracaibo, Venezuela: A Case History

1999

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J. Tovar, M. McGurk

Optimising Well Management Options for Mature Fields – Forties Field Experience – ICoTA European Coiled Tubing Roundtable 1996

1996

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J. Callander, J. Tovar

SPE 35566 – The Economic of Coiled Tubing Deployed ESP Completions in the North Sea. A Field Life Cycle Perspective

1996

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J. Tovar, P. Head

SPE 28914 – First Installation of a Coiled Tubing Powered Electric Submersible Pump Completion

1994

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J. Tovar, P. Head

SPE 28914 – First Installation of a Coiled Tubing Powered Electric Submersible Pump Completion

1994

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