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Covers novel theories and emerging concepts (not including review articles or multi-part articles) spanning all aspects of engineering for oil and gas exploration and production, including drilling and completions, geomechanics, production and facilities, oilfield chemistry, CO2 sequestration and injection, reservoir evaluation and engineering, numerical simulation, data analytics, economics and externalities including health, safety, environment, and sustainability. Read more

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Volume 28,
Issue 01
February 2023
SPE Style Guide Update—The SPE Style Guide has been streamlined for Technical Publications (conference papers, journals, books, and reports) and simplified to make our style easier to understand and follow for both authors and editors. The new SPE Technical Publications Style Guide can be found under Author Resources on
ORCID—Starting January 2023, SPE will require authors and co-authors to use an ORCID number to submit papers to conferences and journals. ORCID, Open Researcher and Contributor ID, is a widely accepted unique identifier for researchers/authors that allows authors to own and control their content and distinguishes authors from every other researcher. Learn more at

2022 A Peer Apart Award—SPE adds six dedicated individuals involved in the review of 100 or more papers for SPE’s peer-reviewed journals to the A Peer Apart membership, bringing the total number of honorees to 198. Read more about this year's honorees in JPT.

2022 Outstanding Technical Reviewer Award and Outstanding Associate Editor Award Recipients announced in JPT.

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