Lanne R. “Buck” Houchin

Stadalman, J.R., Novotny, R.J., and Houchin, L.R., “Understanding Changing Wellbore Pressures Improves Sand Control Longevity,” SPE Paper 14160.  SPE ATCE, Las Vegas, NV.  Sept. 22-25, 1986.

Houchin, L.R., Sandstone Matrix Acidizing Handbook, BJ Services Press, October 1985

Houchin et.al., “The Prediction, Evaluation and Treatment of Formation Damage Caused by Organic Deposition,” SPE Paper 14818, Feb. 26-27, 1986.

Houchin, L.R., Dunlap, D.D. and Hudson, L.M., “Field Mixing and Filtration of Acid Stimulation Fluids,” OTC Paper 5244, 18th Annual OTC Conference, Houston, Tx.   May 5-8, 1986.

Houchin et.al. “Evaluation of Oil Soluble Resin as an Acid-Diverting Agent,” SPE Paper 15574, 61st Annual SPE Technical Conference and Exhibition, New Orleans, La., October 5-8, 1986.

Houchin et.al. “Reducing Formation Damage Through Two-Stage Polymer Filtration,” SPE Paper 15408, 61st Annual SPE Technical Conference and Exhibition, New Orleans, La., October 5-8, 1986.

Houchin et.al. “Formation Damage During Gravel-Pack Completions,” SPE Paper 17166, SPE Symposium on Formation Damage Control, Feb. 1988.

Houchin et.al. “The Occurrence and Control of Acid-Induced Asphaltene Sludge,” SPE Paper 19410,  SPE Symposium on Formation Damage Control, Feb. 1990.

Dunlap, D.D., Houchin, L.R., “Evaluation of Acid System Design Using Polarized Microscopy,” SPE Paper 19425, SPE Symposium on Formation Damage Control, Feb. 1990.

Baijal, S.K., Houchin, L.R., Bridges, K.L., “A Practical Approach to Prevent Formation Damage by High Density Brines During the Completion Process,” SPE Paper 21674, Presented at the Production Operations Symposium, April 7-9, 1991.

Houchin et.al. “An Analysis of Formation Damage by Completion Fluids at High Temperatures,” SPE Paper 23143, Presented at Offshore Europe, Aberdeen, Scotland, Sept. 3-6. 1991.

Houchin, et.al., “A New Technique For the Evaluation of Acid Additive Packages,” SPE Paper 23817, SPE Symposium on Formation Damage Control, Feb. 1992.

Houchin, et.al., “Evaluation of Potassium Carbonate as a Non-Corrosive, Chloride-Free Completion Fluid,” SPE Paper 27392, SPE International Symposium on Oilfield Chemistry, Feb 1993.

Houchin, et.al., “Method for Improved Drilling Waste Remediation In Severe Tropical Climates,” Petroleo Press, Sept. 1996

Foxenberg, W.E., Houchin, L.R., and Javora, P.H., “Optimizing the Quality of High-Density Brines for Maximum Performance and Economic Value,” SPE Paper 24784, Presented at the 67th Annual Technical Conference in Washington D.C. Oct. 1992

Houchin, L.R., Nelson, B.R, and Hashemi R.E, “Achieving Zero Waste Generation Targets During Deepwater Completions While Reducing Costs,” Petroleo Press, Nov. 2000

PIC Technical Papers

Paul McElfresh, Ph.D.

Paul McElfresh, "Applications of a New Chemically Retarded Mud Acid", Society of Petroluem Engineers Forum on Formation Damage, Mt. Crested Butte, CO, 1989.

Peter Valko, Michael Economides, Stephen Baumgartner, and Paul McElfresh, "The Rheological Properties of Carbon Dioxide and Nitrogen Foams", Presented at the 1992 SPE Intern'l Symposium on Formation Damage Control, Lafayette, LA, 1992.

B.E. Hall and Paul McElfresh, “Successful Frac Packs Require Careful Planning”, Oil & Gas Journal, April 3, 2000, p. 37.

Mohamad Khodaverdian and Paul McElfresh, “Hydraulic Fracturing Stimulation In Poorly Consolidated Sand: Mechanisms and Consequences”, Presented at the 2000 SPE Annual Techical Conference, Dallas, TX, Paper Number 63233.

P. M. McElfresh, C. F. Williams and W. R. Wood, “Non-ionic Fracture Fluids Can Recover 90% Permeability After Proppant Run”, Offshore, October, 2001.

T. Huang, P. M. McElfresh and A. D. Gabrysch, “Acid Removal of Scale and Fines at High Temperature”, Presented at Fourth International Symposium on Oilfield Scale, January, 2002, Paper Number 74678.

T. Huang, A. D. Gabrysch, and P. M. McElfresh, “High Temperature Acidization to Prevent Fines Migration”, Presented at International Symposium on Formation Damage Control, February, 2002, Paper Number 73745.

Mohamad Khodaverdian, Paul McElfresh, and P.D. Baycroft, “Frac Packing in Soft Formations: Low-Efficiency Fluids Exacerbate Formation Damage”, Presented at International Symposium on Formation Damage Control, February, 2002, Paper Number 73775.

Paul McElfresh and James Crews, “Deepwater Fracturing: New Challenges, New Fluids”, Presented at the Deepwater Offshore Technology Conference, New Orleans, November, 2002.

Paul McElfresh and W. Russell Wood, “A Method t Gravel Pack Long Horizontal Wellbores Using a Viscoelastic Surfactant Gel”, Presented at the Deepwater Offshore Technology Conference, New Orleans, November, 2002.

P. M. McElfresh, W. R.  Wood, C. F. Williams, S. N. Shah, N. Goel, and Y. Zhou, “Behavior of Surfactant-Based Gels”, Presented at the 2002 SPE Annual Techical Conference, San Antonio, TX, Paper Number 77603.

P. M. McElfresh, C. F. Williams, W. R. Wood, M. Ruzic, and P. D. Baycroft, “A Single Non-ionic System For Frac Packing Offers Operators a Small Equipment Footprint and High Compatibility With Brines and Crude Oils”, Presented at the European Formation Damage Conference, The Hague, May 2003.

Tianping Huang, Paul M. McElfresh, and Allen D. Gabrysch, “Carbonate Matrix Acicizing Fluids at High Temperatures: Acetic Acid, Chelating Agents or Long-Chained Carboxylic Acids”, Presented at the European Formation Damage Conference, The Hague, May 2003.

Paul McElfresh, Allen Gabrysch, Ed Van Sickle, Bill Myers, Jr., and Tianping Huang, “A Novel Method of Preventing Perforation Damage In High Temperature Offshore Wells”, presented at the International Symposium on Formation Damage Control, Lafayette, February, 2004.

Paul McElfresh and Perry Baycroft, “New Fracturing Fluid Meets Offshore Challenges”, Journal of Petroleum Technology, February, 2004.

Perry D. Baycroft, Paul M. McElfresh, Jim B. Crews, Blain Spies, Bradley Wilson, Mark Conrad and Mike Blackman, “Frac Packing with Low Environmental Impact Hydraulic Fracturing Fluid Benefits the Operator”, presented at the 2005 SPE/EPA/DOE Exploration and Production Environmental Conference, Galveston, Texas, March 2005.

M. Asadi, SPE, Core Laboratories; G.S. Penny, SPE, CES; F. van der Bas, SPE, Shell; H.D. Brannon, SPE, BJ Services; G.W. Hawkins, SPE, Schlumberger; D.L. Lord, SPE, Halliburton; P.M. McElfresh, SPE, Baker Oil Tools; and D.M. Tayler, SPE, FracTech, “A New Industry Standare to Measure Rheology of Completion Fluids”, presented at the International Symposium on Formation Damage Control, Lafayette, February, 2006.

Paul McElfresh and John Welch, “Protecting Sand Control Screens Against Solids Pulgging During Installation”, 2008 SPE International Symposium on Formation Damage control, Lafayette, February 13-15, 2008.

P. McElfresh, C. Olguin, and D. Ector, "The  Application of Nanoparticle Dispersions To        Remove Paraffin and Polymer Filter Cake Damage", SPE International Symposium and Exhibition on Formation Damage Control, Lafayette, LA, February, 2012.

Paul McElfresh, Marodi Wood, and Daniel Ector, "Stabilizing Nanoparticle Dispersions in High Salinity, High Temperature Downhole Environments", SPE International Oilfield Nanotechnology Conference, Noordwijk, The Netherlands, June, 2012.

Paul McElfresh, David Holcomb, and Daniel Ector, "Application of Nanofluid Technology to Improve Recovery in Oil and Gas Wells", SPE International Oilfield Nanotechnology Conference, Noordwijk, The Netherlands, June, 2012.

Kristin Tucker and Paul McElfresh, "Could Emulsified Friction Reducers Prevent Robust Friction Reduction?", 2014 SPE International Symposium on Formation Damage control, Lafayette, February 26-28, 2014.

G.H. Monreal, S.O. N'Guessan and P.M. McElfresh, "A New Generation of Efficient Fracturing Fluids for High Total Dissolved Solids Applications", 2014 SPE International Symposium on Formation Damage control, Lafayette, February 26-28, 2014.

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