Publications: Akhil Datta-Gupta


Books/Significant Publications

Streamline Simulation: Theory and Practice, Akhil Datta-Gupta and M. J. King, Textbook Series #11, Society of Petroleum Engineers, Richardson, TX, ISBN 978-1-55563-111-6 (Nov. 2007). You can find it here.

 

The Oil Spill Recovery Institute: Past, Present and Future, The National Academies Press, Washington D.C. (2003), 165 pages (ISBN: 0-309-08514-4). Co-authored as part of the ‘Committee to Review the Oil Spill Recovery Institute’s Research Program’, National Research Council of the National Academies.

 

Editor, History Matching and Conditioning Geologic Models to Dynamic Data, Society of Petroleum Engineers Reprint Series, ISBN 978-1-55563-210-6 (April, 2009). You can find it here.

 

Subsurface Imaging and Fluid Flow: Asymptotic and Trajectory-based Methods, D. W. Vasco and Akhil Datta-Gupta, Cambridge University Press (in Progress, expected 2010).

 


Journal Articles

  1. Watanabe, S., and Datta-Gupta, A., Use of Phase Streamlines for Covariance Localization in Ensemble Kalman Filter for Three-Phase History Matching, SPE Reservoir Evaluation and Engineering (to appear).
  2. Bhark, E., Rey, A., Datta-Gupta, A. and Jafarpour, B., Multiscale Parameterization and History Matching in Structured and Unstructured Grid Geometries, SPE Journal (to appear).
  3. Bhark, E., Jafapour, B. and Datta-Gupta, A., “A Generalized Grid-Connectivity-Based Parameterization for Subsurface Flow Model Calibration, Water Resources Research, 47, W06517, doi:10.1029/2010WR009982 (2011).
  4. Rey, A., Datta-Gupta, A., and Ballin, P., “Assisted history matching in the presence of frequent well interventions using generalized travel time inversion,” Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 78 (2), August 2011, Pages 415-30.
  5. Yin, J., Park, H-Y, Datta-Gupta, A., and King, M. J. “A hierarchical streamline-assisted history matching approach with global and local parameter updates,” Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 80 (1), December 2011, Pages 116-30.
  6. Li, Z., Yin, J., Zhu, D, and Datta-Gupta, A., “Using downhole temperature measurement to assist reservoir characterization and optimization,” Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 78 (2), August 2011, Pages 454-63.
  7. Akella, S., Datta-Gupta, A. and Efendiev, Y., “Assimilation of Coarse-Scale Data Using the Ensemble Kalman Filter,” International Journal for Uncertainty Quantification, 1(1):49-76, 2011. 
  8. Bhark, E., Jafapour, B. and Datta-Gupta, A., “An adaptively scaled frequency-domain parameterization for history matching,” Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 75 (3-4), January 2011, Pages 289-30.
  9. Hosseini, S. A., Kang, S. and Datta-Gupta, A., “Qualitative well placement and drainage volume calculations based on diffusive time of flight,” Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 75 (1-2), December 2010, Pages 178-188.
  10. Alhuthali, A., Datta-Gupta, A., Yuen, B. and Fontanilla, J., “Optimizing smart well controls under geologic uncertainty,” Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 73 (1-2), August 2010, Pages 107-121.
  11. Mondol, A., Efendiev, Y., Mallick, B. and Datta-Gupta, A., “Bayesian Uncertainty Quantification for Flows in Heterogeneous Porous Media using Reversible Jump Markov Chain Monte Carlo Methods,” Advances in Water Resources, 33 (3), March 2010, Pages 241-256.
  12. Alhuthali, A., Datta-Gupta, A., Yuen, B. and Fontanilla, J. “Field Applications of Waterflood Optimization Using Rate Control with Smart Wells,” SPE Reservoir Evaluation and Engineering, 13(3), June 2010, Page 406-422.
  13. Jong, U-K, Datta-Gupta, A., Jimenez, E. and Hohl, D., “A Dual-scale Approach to History Matching High- Resolution Geologic Models,” Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering , 71(3-4), April 2010, Pages 147-159.
  14. Devegowda, D., Arroyo-Negrete, E. and Datta-Gupta, A., “Flow relevant covariance localization during dynamic data assimilation using EnKF ,Advances in Water Resources, 33 (2), February 2010, Pages 129-145.
  15. Jimenez, E., Datta-Gupta, A. and King, M. J., “Streamline Tracing in Complex Faulted Systems with non-Neighbor Connections,” (doi: 10.2118/113425-PA, SPE Journal, 15(1), March 2010).
  16. Vargas-Guzman, J. A., Al-Gaoud, A., Datta-Gupta, A., Jimenez, E. and Oyeriende, D., “Identification of high permeability zones from dynamic data using streamline simulation and inverse modeling of geology,” Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 69 (3-4), December 2009, Pages 283-291.

17.  Oyerinde, Adedayo, Datta-Gupta, A., and Milliken, W., “Experiences With Streamline-Based Three-phase History Matching,” SPE Reservoir Engineering and Evaluation, 12(4), August 2009.

18.  Elkin Arroyo-Negrete, Deepak Devegowda, Akhil Datta-Gupta, “Streamline-Assisted Ensemble Kalman Filter for Rapid and Continuous Reservoir Model Updating,” SPE Reservoir Evaluation and Engineering, 11(6), December 2008 , 1046-1060.

19.  Ma, X., Al-Harbi, M., Datta-Gupta, A. and Efendiev, Y. “A Multistage Sampling Approach to Quantifying Uncertainty During History Matching Geological Models,” SPE Journal, 13(10) (March, 2008), 77-87.

20.  Stenerud, V. R., Kippe, V., Datta-Gupta, A. and Lie, K-A, “Adaptive Multiscale Streamline Simulation and Inversion for High-Resolution Geomodels,” SPE Journal, 13(10) (March, 2008), 99-111.

21.  Cheng, H., Oyerinde, D., Datta-Gupta, A. and Milliken, W. “Compressible Streamlines and Three-phase History Matching,” SPE Journal, 12 (4) (December 2007).

22.  Al-Huthali, A., Oyriende, D. and Akhil Datta-Gupta, “Optimal Water Flood Management Using Rate Control,” SPE Reservoir Evaluation and Engineering, 10 (4) (October 2007), 539-551.

23.  Efendiev, Y., Datta-Gupta, A., Ma Xilian and Mallick, B, “Modified MCMC for Dynamic Data Integration Using Streamline Models,” accepted for publication, Mathematical Geology (2007).

24.  Jimenez, E., Sabir, K., Datta-Gupta, A. and King, M. J., “Spatial Error and Convergence in Streamline Simulation,” SPE Reservoir Evaluation and Engineering , 10(3) (June, 2007), 221-232.

25.  Cheng, H., Osako, I., Datta-Gupta, A. and King, M. J. “A Rigorous Compressible Streamline Formulation for Two and Three Phase Black Oil Simulation,” SPE Journal, 11(4), (December 2006), 407-417.

  1. Kumar, A., Shekhar, R., Datta-Gupta, A., Gibson, R., “Time-Lapse seismic Monitoring of CO2 Sequestration with Compositional and Geochemical Effects,” accepted for a Special issue of Journal of Petroleum Science and Technology (2006).
  2. King, M. J., Burn, K. S., Wang, P., Muralidharan, V., Alvarado, F., Ma X. and Datta-Gupta SPE, A., “Optimal Coarsening of 3D Reservoir Models for Flow Simulation,” SPE Reservoir Evaluation and Engineering, 9(4), August 2006, p317-334.
  3. He, Zhong, Datta-Gupta, A., and Vasco, D. W., “Rapid Inverse Modeling of Pressure Interference Tests Using Trajectory-based Travel Time and Amplitude Matching” Water Resources Research, 42, W03419, doi:10.1029/2004WR003783, March 2006.
  4. Efendiev, Y., Datta-Gupta, A., Ginting, V., Ma, X. and Mallick, B., “An Efficient Two-Stage Markov Chain Monte Carlo Method for Dynamic Data Integration” Water Resources Research, 41, W12423, 10.1029/2004WR003764, Dec. 2005.
  5. Al-Harbi, M., Cheng, H., He, Zhong and Datta-Gupta, A., “Streamline-based Production Data Integration in Naturally Fractured Reservoirs,” SPE Journal, 10(4), December 2005, 426-439.
  6. Cheng, H, Khargoria, A., He, Z. and Datta-Gupta, A., “Fast History Matching of Finite-difference Models Using Streamline-derived Sensitivities,” SPE Reservoir Evaluation and Engineering, 8 (5), October 2005, p426-436.
  7. King, M. J., Osako, I. and Datta-Gupta A., “A Predictor Corrector-Formulation for Rigorous Streamline Simulation,” International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, 47, 2005, 739-758.
  8. Perez, H., Datta-Gupta, A. and Misra, S., “The Role of Electrofacies, Lithofacies and Hydraulic Flow Units in Permeability Predictions from Well Logs: A Comparative Analysis Using Classification Trees,” SPE Reservoir Engineering and Evaluation, 8 (2), April 2005.
  9. Cheng, H., Datta-Gupta, A. and He, Zhong., “A Comparison of Travel Time and Amplitude Inversion for Production Data Integration into Geologic Models: Sensitivity, Non-linearity and Practical Implications,” SPE Journal, 10(1), March 2005, p75-90.
  10. Ates, H., Bahar, A., El-Abd, S., Charfeddine, M., Kelkar, M. and Datta-Gupta, A., “Ranking and Upscaling of Geostatistical Reservoir Models Using Streamline Simulation: A Field Case Study,” SPE Reservoir Engineering and Evaluation, 8(1), February 2005, p22-32.
  11. Malallah, A., Perez, H., Datta-Gupta, A. and Alamody, W., “Multiscale Data Integration Using Markov Random Fields and Markov Chain Monte Carlo: A Field Application in the Middle East,” SPE Reservoir Engineering and Evaluation, 8(6), December 2004.
  12. Efendiev, Y., Datta-Gupta A., Osako, I. and Mallick, B, “Multiscale Data Integration Using Coarse Scale Models,” Advances in Water Resources, 28(2005), 303-314.
  13. Ichiro, O., Datta-Gupta, A. and King, M. J., “Time Step Selection During Streamline Simulation via Transverse Flux Correction,” SPE Journal, 9 (4) December 2004, p459-464.
  14. Vasco, D. W., Datta-Gupta, A., Behrens, R., Condon, P. and Rickett, J., “Seismic Imaging of Reservoir Flow Properties: Time-Lapse Amplitude Changes,” Geophysics, 69 (6), Nov-Dec. 2004, p 1425-1442.
  15. Vega, L., Rojas, D. and  Datta-Gupta, A., “Scalability of the Deterministic and Bayesian Approaches to Production Data Integration Into Field-Scale Reservoir Models,” SPE Journal, 9 (3) September 2004, 330-338.
  16. He, Zhong, Parikh, H., Datta-Gupta, A., Perez, J. and Pham, T., “Identifying Reservoir Compartmentalization and Flow Barriers Using Primary Production: A Streamline Approach,” SPE Reservoir Evaluation and Engineering, 7 (3), June 2004, p238-246.
  17. Al-Huthali, A. and Datta-Gupta, A., “Streamline Simulation of Counter-Current Imbibition in Naturally Fractured Reservoirs,” Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 43 (2004), 271-300.
  18. Vasco, D. W., Datta-Gupta, A., Behrens, R., Condon, P. and Rickett, J., “Seismic Imaging of  Reservoir Flow Properties: Time-Lapse Amplitude Changes,” Geophysics (to appear, 2004)
  19. Mathisen, T., Lee, S. H. and Datta-Gupta, A., “Improved Permeability Estimates in Carbonate Reservoirs Using Electrofacies Characterization: A Case Study of the North Robertson Unit, West Texas,” SPE Reservoir Evaluation and Engineering, June 2003.
  20. Lee, S. H. and Datta-Gupta, A., “Electrofacies Characterization and Permeability Predictions in Carbonate Reservoirs: Role of Multivariate Analysis and Non-parametric Regression,” SPE Reservoir Evaluation and Engineering, June 2002.
  21. Illiassov, P., Datta-Gupta, A. and Vasco, D. W., " Field-scale Characterization of Permeability and Saturation Distribution Using Partitioning Tracer Tests: The Ranger Field, Texas," SPE Journal, 7 (4), December 2002.
  22. He, Zhong and Datta-Gupta, A. "Streamline-based Production Data Integration Under Changing Field Conditions," SPE Journal , 7 (4), December 2002.
  23. Wu, Z. and Datta-Gupta, A., "Rapid History Matching Using a Generalized Travel Time Inversion Method," SPE Journal (June, 2002)
  24. Datta-Gupta, A., Yoon, S. S., Pope, G. A., Vasco, D. W., "Inverse Modeling of Partitioning Interwell Tracer Tests: A Streamline Approach", Water Resources Research, 30 (6),10.1029, 2002.
  25. Lee, S. H., Malallah, A., Datta-Gupta, A. and Higdon, D., "Multiscale Data Integration Using Markov Random Fields," SPE Reservoir Evaluation and Engineering, February 2002.
  26. Mishra, S., Choudhary, M. K. and Datta-Gupta, A., "A Novel Approach for Reservoir Forecasting Under Uncertainty," SPE Reservoir Evaluation and Engineering, February 2002.
  27. Vasco, D. W. and Datta-Gupta, A., "Asymptotics, Streamlines and Reservoir Modeling: A Pathway to Production Tomography," The Leading Edge, Special Issue on Reservoir Modeling, October 2001.
  28. Kulkarni, K. N., Datta-Gupta, A. and Vasco, D. W., "A Streamline Approach to Integrating Transient Pressure Data Into High-Resolution Reservoir Models," SPE Journal, September 2001.
  29. Datta-Gupta, A. and Vasco, D. W., "Production Tomography Merges Geophysics and Reservoir Engineering," Oil and Gas Journal, June (2001)
  30. Yoon, S. S., Malallah, A., Datta-Gupta, A., Vasco, D. W. and Behrens, R. A., "A Multiscale Approach to Production Data Integration Using Streamline Models," SPE Journal, June (2001)
  31. Vasco, D. W. and Datta-Gupta, A, "Asymptotics, Saturation Fronts and High Resolution Reservoir Characterization, Transport in Porous Media, 42, 315-350, 2001.
  32. Datta-Gupta, A., Yoon, S. S., Nordaas, K. and Vasco, D. W. "Streamlines, Ray Tracing and Production Tomography: Generalization to Compressible Flow," Petroleum Geoscience, Vol. 7, 2001, p S75-S86 (special supplement on Geostatistics).
  33. Datta-Gupta, A., "Streamline Simulation: A Technology Update," SPE Distinguished Author Series, Journal of Petroleum Technology, 68-73 (December 2000).
  34. Kulkarni, K. N. and Datta-Gupta, A., "Estimating Relative Permeability from Production Data: A Streamline Approach," SPE Journal, 5 (4), December (2000).
  35. Vasco, D. W., Yoon, S. and Datta-Gupta, A. "Integrating Dynamic Data into High Resolution Reservoir Models Using Streamline-Based Analytic Sensitivity Coefficients," SPE Journal, 4 (4), December (1999).
  36. Vasco, D. W. and Datta-Gupta, A., "Asymptotic Solutions for Solute Transport: A Formalism for Tracer Tomography," Water Resources Research, 35 (1), 1-16 (1999).
  37. Datta-Gupta, A., Yoon, S., Barman, I., Vasco, D. W. "Streamline-Based Production Data Integration" Journal of Petroleum Technology, December, 72-76 (1998).
  38. King, M. J. and Datta-Gupta, A., "Streamline Simulation: A Current Perspective," In Situ, 22 (1), (1998).
  39. 10. Vasco, D. W. and Datta-Gupta, A."Integrating Multiphase Production History in Stochastic Reservoir Characterization," SPE Formation Evaluation, 12 (3), 149-156 (1997).
  40. Xue, G., Datta-Gupta, A., Peter Valko and T. A. Blasingame, "Optimal Transformation for Multiple Regression: Application to Permeability Estimation from Well Logs," SPE Formation Evaluation, 12 (2), 85-93 (1997).
  41. Datta-Gupta, A., Vasco, D. W. and Long, J. C. S. "On the Sensitivity and Spatial Resolution of Transient Pressure and Tracer Data for Heterogeneity Characterization", SPE Formation Evaluation, 12 (2), 137-144 (1997).
  42. Vasco, D. W., Datta-Gupta, A. and Long, J. C. S., "Resolution and Uncertainty in Hydrologic Characterization,"  Water Resources Research  33 (3), 379-397 (1997).
  43. Majer, E. L., Datta-Gupta, A., Peterson, J. E., Vasco, D. W., Myer, L. R., Daley, T. M., Kaelin, B., Queen, J., D’Onfro, P. S., Rizer, W. D., Cox, D., and Sinton, J., Utilizing Crosswell, Single Well and Pressure Transient Tests for Characterizing Fractured Gas Reservoirs, The Leading Edge, 15(8), 951-955 (1996).
  44. Datta-Gupta, A. and King, M. J. "A Semianalytic Approach to Tracer Flow Modeling in Heterogeneous Permeable Media",  Advances in Water Resources, 18 (1), 9-24 (1995).
  45. Datta-Gupta, A, Lake, L. W. and Pope, G. A., "Characterizing Heterogeneous Permeable Media With Spatial Statistics and Tracer Data Using Sequential Simulated Annealing,"  Mathematical Geology  , 27 (6), 763-787, 1995.
  46. Jacobsen, J., Bethel, W., Datta-Gupta, A., and Holland, P, "`Virtual' Reservoir Development a Reality on Prototype System., " American Oil & Gas Reporter, 38 (12), 78-86, 1995.
  47. Datta-Gupta, A., Vasco, D. W. and Long, J. C. S., "Detailed Characterization of a Fractured Limestone Formation Using Stochastic Inverse Approaches," SPE Formation Evaluation, 10 (3), 133-140, 1995.
  48. Sen, M., Datta-Gupta, A., Stoffa, P., Lake, L. W. and Pope, G. A., "Stochastic Reservoir Modeling Using Simulated Annealing and Genetic Algorithm," SPE Formation Evaluation, 10 (1), 49-55, 1995.
  49. Datta-Gupta, A., Lake, L. W., Pope, G. A. and King, M. J., "A Type Curve Approach to Analyzing Two-Well Tracer Tests," SPE Formation Evaluation, 10 (1), .40-48, 1995.
  50. Datta-Gupta, A., Lake, L. W., Pope, G. A., Sepehrnoori, K. and King, M. J., "High Resolution Monotonic Schemes for Reservoir Fluid Flow Simulation," In Situ, 15 (3), 289-317,1991.
  51. Datta-Gupta, A., "Accurate Resolution of Physical Dispersion in the Multidimensional Numerical Modeling of Miscible and Chemical Displacements," SPE Reservoir Engineering,  15 (4), 581-588,1990.
  52. Datta-Gupta, A., Shook, M., Pope, G. A. and Sepehrnoori, K., "Effects of Reservoir Heterogeneity on Chemically Enhanced Oil Recovery," SPE Reservoir Engineering, 3 (2), 479-488, 1988 (Also in SPE Reprint Series No. 24, Surfactant/Polymer Chemical Flooding II).
  53. Datta Gupta, A., Pope, G. A., Sepehrnoori, K. and Thrasher, R. L., "A Symmetric Positive Definite Formulation of a Three Dimensional Micellar/Polymer Simulator," SPE Reservoir Engineering, Nov. 1986 (Also in SPE Reprint Series No. 24, Surfactant/Polymer Chemical Flooding II).
  54. Datta Gupta, A., Mossberg, B., Pope, G. A. and Sepehrnoori, K., "Application of Vector Processors to Chemical Enhanced Oil Recovery Simulation," Communications in Applied Numerical Methods, Vol. 2., 1986.

Peer-Reviewed Book Chapters

  1. Efendiev, Y., Datta-Gupta, A., Hwang, K., Ma, X. and Mallick, B., “Bayesian Partitioning Models for Subsurface Characterization,” book chapter in Large Scale Inverse Problems and Quantification of Uncertainty, Eds.  Lorenz Biegler et al., pubs. John Wiley and Sons, October 2010.
  2. Datta-Gupta, A., Devegowda, D., Oyerinde, D. and Cheng, H., “The Role of Streamline Models for Data Assimilation in Petroleum Engineering and Hydrogeology,” in Quantitative Information Fusion for Hydrological Sciences, Eds. Xing Cai and T.-C. Jim Yeh, Springer Verlag Publishers (2007).
  3. Coburn, T. C., Corbett, P. W. M., Datta-Gupta, A., Jensen, J. L., Kelkar, M., Oliver, D. S. and White, C. D., “A Virtual Conversation on the Impact of Geostatistics on Petroleum, Production and Reservoir Engineering,” in Stochastic Modeling II, AAPG, 2005.
  4. Datta-Gupta, A., Xue, Guoping and Lee, Sangheon, “Non-parametric Transformations for Data Correlation and Integration: From Theory to Practice,” Recent Advances in Reservoir Characterization, R. Schatzinger and J. Jordan (Eds.), American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Tulsa (May, 1999).
  5. D’Onfro, P. S., Rizer, W. D., Queen, J. H., Majer, E. L., Peterson, J., Daley, T. M., Vasco, D. W., Datta-Gupta, A. and Long, J. C. S., “An Integrated Approach For Characterizing Fractured Reservoirs,” Faulting, Fault Sealing and Fluid Flow in Hydrocarbon Reservoirs, G. Jones, Q. J. Fisher and R. J. Knipe (Eds.), Geological Society, London, Special Publication, 147, 193-208 (1998).
  6. Long, J. C. S., Doughty C., Datta-Gupta, A., Hestir, K. and Vasco, D. W., "Component Characterization: An Approach to Fracture Hydrogeology," Subsurface Flow and Transport: The Stochastic Approach, G. Dagan and S. P. Neuman (Eds.), Cambridge University Press, 179-195 (1997).
  7. Datta-Gupta, A., Lake, L. W. and Pope, G. A., "Heterogeneity and Mixing in Flow Through Reservoirs," in Computational Methods in Water Resources IX, Vol .2: Mathematical Modeling in Water Resources, Elsevier Applied Science (1992).

Manuscripts in Review

1.      Datta-Gupta, A., Taware, S., Sharma, M. and Alhuthali, A., Optimal Rate Control Under Geologic Uncertainty: Waterflood and EOR Processes, Book Chapter in Optimization and Analytics in the Oil and Gas Industry (in review)


Conference Proceedings

1.      Watanabe, S., and Datta-Gupta, A., Use of Phase Streamlines for Covariance Localization in Ensemble Kalman Filter for Three-Phase History Matching, SPE 144579, presented at the SPE Western North American Regional Meeting held in Anchorage, Alaska, USA, 7–11 May 2011.

2.      Park, H-Y and Datta-Gupta, A., Reservoir Management Using Streamline-based Flood Efficiency Maps and Application to Rate Optimization, SPE 144580, presented at the SPE Western North American Regional Meeting held in Anchorage, Alaska, USA, 7–11 May 2011.

3.      Kang, S., Datta-Gupta, A. and Lee, W. J., Texas A&M University, Impact of Natural Fractures in Drainage Volume Calculations and Optimal Well Placement in Tight Gas Reservoirs, SPE 144338, presented at the SPE North American Unconventional Gas Conference and Exhibition held in The Woodlands, Texas, USA, 12–16 June 2011.

4.      Sehbi, B. S., Kang, S., Datta-Gupta, A. and Lee, W. J., Optimizing Fracture Stages and Completions in Horizontal Wells in Tight Gas Reservoirs Using Drainage Volume Calculations, SPE 144365, presented at the SPE North American Unconventional Gas Conference and Exhibition held in The Woodlands, Texas, USA, 12–16 June 2011.

5.      Zhang, Y., King, M. J. and  Datta-Gupta, A., Robust Streamline Tracing Using Intercell Fluxes in Locally Refined and Unstructured Grids, SPE 140695, presented at the SPE Reservoir Simulation Symposium held in The Woodlands, Texas, USA, 21–23 February 2011.

6.      Taware, S., Friedel, T. and Datta-Gupta, A., A Practical Approach for Assisted History Matching Using Grid Coarsening and Streamline-Based Inversion: Experiences in a Giant Carbonate Reservoir, SPE 141606, presented at the SPE Reservoir Simulation Symposium held in The Woodlands, Texas, USA, 21–23 February 2011.

7.      Bhark, E., Rey, A., Datta-Gupta, A. and Jafarpour, B., Multiscale Parameterization and History Matching in Structured and Unstructured Grid Geometries, SPE 141764, presented at the SPE Reservoir Simulation Symposium held in The Woodlands, Texas, USA, 21–23 February 2011.

8.      Xie, J., Efendiev, Y. and Datta-Gupta, A., Uncertainty Quantification in History Matching of Channelized Reservoirs using Markov Chain Level Set Approaches, SPE 141811, presented at the SPE Reservoir Simulation Symposium held in The Woodlands, Texas, USA, 21–23 February 2011.

9.      Rey, A., Taware, S. and Datta-Gupta, A., Use of Time-lapse Seismic Data for Heterogeneity Characterization During CO2 Sequestration in Saline Aquifers, SPE 139519, presented at the 2010 SPE CO2 Capture, Storage and Utilization held in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 10-12 November 2010.

10.  Taware, S., Sharma, M., Alhuthali, A. H. and Datta-Gupta, A., Optimal Water Flood Management under Geological Uncertainty using Accelerated Production Strategy, SPE 133882, presented at the 2010 SPE ATCE held in Florence, Italy, 21–23 September 2010.

11.  Yin, J., Park, H., Datta-Gupta, A., King, M. J. and Choudhary, M. K., A Hierarchical Streamline-Assisted History Matching Approach with Global and Local Parameter Updates, SPE 132642, presented at the SPE Western Regional Meeting held in Anaheim, California, USA, 27–29 May 2010.

12.  Bhark, E., Jafarpour, B. and Datta-Gupta, A., A New Adaptively Scaled Production Data Integration Approach Using the Discrete Cosine Parameterization, SPE 129183, presented at the 2010 SPE Improved Oil Recovery Symposium held in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA, 24–28 April 2010.

13.  Xie, J., Mondal, A., Efendiev, Y., Mallick, B. and Datta-Gupta, A., History Matching Channelized Reservoirs Using Reversible Jump Markov Chain Monte Carlo Methods, SPE 129685, presented at the 2010 SPE Improved Oil Recovery Symposium held in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA, 24–28 April 2010.

14.  Bhattacharya, S., Rao, N. S. and Datta-Gupta, A., Permeability Transforms and Geologic Modeling of the Heera Field, India, SPE 128850 presented at the 2010 SPE Oil and Gas India Conference and Exhibition to be held in Mumbai, India, 20-22 January 2010.

15.  Kumar, S., Datta-Gupta, A and Jimenez, E., Understanding Reservoir Mechanisms Using Phase and Component Streamline Tracing and Visualization, SPE 124252 presented at the 2009 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition held in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 4–7 October 2009.

16.  Watanabe, S., Datta-Gupta, A. and Efendiev, Y., A Hybrid Ensemble Kalman Filter with Coarse Scale Constraint for Nonlinear Dynamics, SPE 124826presented at the 2009 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition held in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 4–7 October 2009.

17.  Jong,  Kim, Datta-Gupta, A., Brower, R. and Haynes, B., Calibration of High-Resolution Reservoir Models Using Transient Pressure Data, SPE 124834 presented at the 2009 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition held in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 4–7 October 2009.

18.  Rey, A., Ballin, P., Chick, V., Park, J., Jong, Kim and Datta-Gupta, A., Assisted History Matching in an Offshore Turbidite Reservoir With Active Reservoir Management, SPE 124950 presented at the 2009 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition held in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 4–7 October 2009.

19.  Devegowda Deepak, Akella, S., Datta-Gupta, A. and Efendiev, Y. , “Interpretation of Partitioning Interwell Tracer Tests Using EnKF with Coarse Scale Constraints,” SPE 119125 to be presented at the SPE Reservoir Simulation Symposium, Houston, TX, 2-4 February, 2009.

20.  Alhuthali, A., Datta-Gupta, A., Yuen, B. and Fontanilla, J. “Field Applications of Waterflood Optimization Using Rate Control with Smart Wells,” SPE 118948 to be presented at the SPE Reservoir Simulation Symposium, Houston, TX, 2- February, 2009.

21.  Jong, U-K. and Datta-Gupta, A., “A Dual-scale Approach to History Matching High-Resolution Geologic Models,” SPE 118950 to be presented at the SPE Reservoir Simulation Symposium, Houston, TX, 2-4 February, 2009.

22.  Ma, Xianlin., Datta-Gupta, A., and Efendiev, Y., “A Multistage MCMC method with Non-parametric Error Models for Efficient Uncertainty Quantification in History Matching,” SPE  115911 presented at the 2008 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition held in Denver, Colorado, USA, 21–24 September 2008.

23.  Al-Huthali, A., Datta-Gupta, A., Yuen, B. and Fontanilla, J. P., “Optimal Rate Control Under Geologic Uncertainty,” SPE 113628 presented at the 2008 SPE Improved Oil Recovery Symposium held in Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.A., 19–23 April 2008.

24.  Jimenez, E., Datta-Gupta, A. and King, M. J., “Streamline Tracing in Complex Faulted Systems with non-Neighbor Connections,” SPE  113628 presented at the 2008 SPE Improved Oil Recovery Symposium held in Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.A., 19–23 April 2008.

25.  Maucec, M., Douma, S., Hohl, D., Jimenez, E. and Datta-Gupta, A., “Streamline-Based History Matching and Uncertainty--Markov-Chain Monte Carlo Study of an Offshore Turbidite Oil Field,” SPE 109943 presented at the 2007 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Anaheim, CA, U.S.A., 11–14 November 2007.

26.  Oyerinde, Adedayo., Datta-Gupta, A., and Milliken, W., “Experiences With Streamline-Based Three-phase History Matching,” SPE 109964 presented at the 2007 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Anaheim, CA, U.S.A., 11–14 November 2007.

27.  Devegowda Deepak, Arroyo, Elkin and Datta-Gupta, A., “Efficient and Robust Reservoir Model Updating Using Ensemble Kalman Filter With Sensitivity Based Covariance Localization,” SPE 106144 to be presented at the SPE Reservoir Simulation Symposium, Houston, TX, 26-28 February, 2007.

28.  Osako, Ichiro and Datta-Gupta, A., “ A Novel Compositional Streamline Formulation with Compressiblity Effects,” SPE 106148 to be presented at the SPE Reservoir Simulation Symposium, Houston, TX, 26-28 February, 2007.

29.  Stenerud, V. R., Kippe, V., Datta-Gupta, A. and Lie, K-A, “Adaptive Multiscale Streamline Simulation and Inversion for High-Resolution Geomodels,” SPE 106228, presented at the SPE Reservoir Simulation Symposium, Houston, TX, 26-28 February, 2007.

30.  Devegowda Deepak, Arroyo, Elkin and Datta-Gupta, A., “Efficient and Robust Reservoir Model Updating Using Ensemble Kalman Filter With Sensitivity Based Covariance Localization,” SPE 106144 to be presented at the SPE Reservoir Simulation Symposium, Houston, TX, 26-28 February, 2007.

31.  Elkin Arroyo-Negrete, Deepak Devegowda, Akhil Datta-Gupta, “Streamline-Assisted Ensemble Kalman Filter for Rapid and Continuous Reservoir Model Updating,” SPE 104255 to be presented at the 2006 SPE International Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition in China held in Beijing, China, 5–7 December 2006.

32.  Al-Huthali, A., Oyriende, D. and Akhil Datta-Gupta, “Optimal Water Flood Management Using rate Control,” SPE 102478 to be presented at the 2006 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, San Antonio, Texas, U.S.A., 24–27 September 2006

33.  Ma, X., Al-Harbi, M., Datta-Gupta, A. and Efendiev, Y. “A Multistage Sampling Approach to Quantifying Uncertainty During History Matching Geological Models,” SPE 102476 presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition held in San Antonio, Texas, U.S.A., 24–27 September 2006.

34.  Cheng, H., Osako, I., Datta-Gupta, A. and King, M. J. “A Rigorous Compressible Streamline Formulation for Two and Three Phase Black Oil Simulation,” SPE 96866 presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Dallas, TX, October 9-12, 2005.

35.  King, M. J., Burn, K. S., Wang, P., Muralidharan, V., Alvarado, F., Ma X. and Datta-Gupta SPE, A., “Optimal Coarsening of 3D Reservoir Models for Flow Simulation,” SPE 95759 presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Dallas, TX, October 9-12, 2005.

36.  Jimznez, E., Sabir, K., Datta-Gupta, A. and King, M. J., “Spatial Error and Convergence in Streamline Simulation,” SPE 92873 Presented at the 2005 SPE Reservoir Simulation Symposium The Woodlands, TX., U.S.A., 31 January–02 February 2005

37.  Al-Harbi, M., Cheng, H., He, Zhong and Datta-Gupta, A., “Streamline-based Production Data Integration in Naturally Fractured Reservoirs,” SPE 89914 presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Houston, TX, September 26-29, 2004.

38.  Cheng, H., Wen, X, Milliken, W. and Datta-Gupta, A., “Field Experiences with Assisted and Automatic History Matching Using Streamline Models,” SPE 89857 presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Houston, TX, September 26-29, 2004

39.  Al-Huthali, A. and Datta-Gupta, A., “Streamline Simulation of Water Injection in Naturally Fractured Reservoirs,” SPE 89443 presented at the SPE/DOE fourteenth symposium on Improved Oil Recovery, Tulsa, OK, April 17-21, 2004.

40.  King, M. J., Osako, I. and  Datta-Gupta A., “A Predictor Corrector-Formulation for Rigorous Streamline Simulation,” Presented at the 8th Oxford Institute of Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference
Oxford University
, Oxford, England, March 29 – April 1, 2004

41.  Cheng, H, Khargoria, A., He, Z. and Datta-Gupta, A., “Fast History Matching of Finite-difference Models Using Streamline-derived Sensitivities,” SPE 89447 presented at the SPE/DOE fourteenth symposium on Improved Oil Recovery, Tulsa, OK, April 17-21, 2004

42.  Cheng, H., Datta-Gupta, A. and He, Zhong., “A Comparison of Travel Time and Amplitude Inversion for Production Data Integration into Geologic Models,” SPE 84570 presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition , Denver, CO, October  5-8, 2003.

43.  Perez, H., Datta-Gupta, A. and Misra, S., “The Role of Electrofacies, Lithofacies and Hydraulic Flow Units in Permeability Predictions from Well Logs: A Comparative Analysis Using Classification Trees,” SPE 84301 presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition , Denver, CO, October  5-8, 2003.

44.  Vasco, D. W., Datta-Gupta, A., He, Z., Behrens, R., Rickett, J. and Condon, P., “Reconciling Time-Lapse Seismic and Production Data Using Streamline Models: The Bay Marchand Field, Gulf of Mexico,” SPE 84568 presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition , Denver, CO, October  5-8, 2003.

45.  Qassab, H, Khalifa, M, Pavlas, R., Khargoria, A., He, Zhong, Lee, S. H. and Datta-Gupta, A., “Streamline-based Production Data Integration Under Realistic Field Conditions: Experience in a Giant Middle-Eastern Oil Reservoir,” SPE 84079 presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition , Denver, CO, October  5-8, 2003..

46.  Ates, H., Bahar, A., El-Abd, S., Charfeddine, M., Kelkar, M. and Datta-Gupta, A., “Ranking and Upscaling of Geostatistical Reservoir Models Using Streamline Simulation: A Field Case Study,” presented at the SPE 13th Middle East Oil Show & Conference tp be held in Bahrain 2-6 June 2003.

47.  Malallah, A., Perez, H., Datta-Gupta, A. and Alamody, W., “Multiscale Data Integration Using Markov Random Fields and Markov Chain Monte Carlo: A Field Application in the Middle East,”SPE 81544 presented at the SPE 13th Middle East Oil Show & Conference, Bahrain 2-6 June 2003.

48.  Ichiro, O., Datta-Gupta, A. and King, M. J., “Time Step Selection During Streamline Simulation via Transverse Flux Correction,” SPE 79688 presented at the SPE Reservoir Simulation Symposium, Houston, TX, February 3-5, 2003.

49.  Vega, L., Rojas, D. and  Datta-Gupta, A., “Scalability of the Deterministic and Bayesian Approaches to Production Data Integration Into Field-Scale Reservoir Models,” SPE 79666 presented at the SPE Reservoir Simulation Symposium, Houston, TX, February 3-5, 2003.

50.  He, Zhong, Parikh, H., Datta-Gupta, A., Perez, J. and Pham, T., “Identifying Reservoir Compartmentalization and Flow Barriers Using Primary Production: A Streamline Approach,” SPE 77589 presented at the 2002 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, San Antonio, TX, Sept. 29-Oct. 2.

51.  He, Zhong and Datta-Gupta, A. "Streamline-based Production Data Integration Under Changing Field Conditions," SPE 71333 presented at the 2001 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition,, New Orleans, LA, Sept. 30-Oct. 3,

52.  Illiassov, P., Datta-Gupta, A. and Vasco, D. W., " Field-scale Characterization of Permeability and Saturation Distribution Using Partitioning Tracer Tests: The Ranger Field, Texas," SPE 71320 presented at the 2001 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition,, New Orleans, LA, Sept. 30-Oct. 3

53.  Mathisen, T., Lee, S. H. and Datta-Gupta, A., “Improved Permeability Estimates in Carbonate Reservoirs Using Electrofacies Characterization: A Case Study of the North Robertson Unit, West Texas,” SPE 70034 in Proceedings of the Permian Basin Oil and Gas Recovery Conference, Midland, TX 15-16 May, 2001.

54.  Idrobo, E. A., Choudhury, M. K. and Datta-Gupta, A., “Swept Volume Calculations and Ranking of Geostatistical Reservoir Models Using Streamline Simulation,” SPE 62557 presented at the 2000 SPE/AAPG Western Regional Meeting, Long Beach, California, June 19-23.

55.  Kulkarni, K. N., Datta-Gupta, A. and Vasco, D. W., “A Streamline Approach to Integrating Transient Pressure Data Into High-Resolution Reservoir Models,” SPE 65120 in Proceedings of the SPE European Petroleum Conference, Paris, France, 24-25, October 2000.

56.  Lee, S. H., Malallah, A., Datta-Gupta, A. and Higdon, D., “Multiscale Data Integration Using Markov Random Fields,” SPE 63066, in Proceedings of the 2000 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Dallas, TX, 1-4, October 2000.

57.  Mishra, S., Choudhary, M. K. and Datta-Gupta, A., “A Novel Approach for Reservoir Forecasting Under Uncertainty,” SPE 62926, in Proceedings of the 2000 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Dallas, TX, 1-4, October 2000.

58.  Idrobo, E. A., Malallah, A., Datta-Gupta, A. and Parra, J. O., “Characterizing Fluid Saturation Distribution Using Cross-well Seismic and Well Data: A Geostatistical Study,” SPE 56515 in Proceedings of the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Houston, TX, 3-6 October, 1999.

59.  Lee, S. H. and Datta-Gupta, A., “Electrofacies Characterization and Permeability Predictions in Carbonate Reservoirs: Role of Multivariate Analysis and Non-parametric Regression,” SPE 56658 in Proceedings of the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Houston, TX, 3-6 October, 1999.

60.  Yoon, S. S., Malallah, A., Datta-Gupta, A., Vasco, D. W. and Behrens, R. A., “A Multiscale Approach to Production Data Integration Using Streamline Models, SPE 56653 in Proceedings of the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Houston, TX, 3-6 October, 1999.

61.  Kulkarni, K. N. and Datta-Gupta, A., “Estimating Relative Permeability from Production Data: A Streamline Approach,” SPE 56751 in Proceedings of the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Houston, TX, 3-6 October, 1999.

62.  Yoon, S., Barman, I., Datta-Gupta, A. and Pope, G. A., “In-Situ Characterization of Residual NAPL Distribution Using Streamline-Based Inversion of Partitioning Tracer Tests,” SPE 52729 in Proceedings of the 1999 SPE/EPA Exploration and Production Environmental Conference, Austin, TX, 28 February - 3 March, 1999.

63.  Vasco, D. W., Yoon, S. and Datta-Gupta, A. "Integrating Dynamic Data into High Resolution Reservoir Models Using Streamline-Based Analytic Sensitivity Coefficients," SPE 49002, in Proceedings of the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, New Orleans, LA, 27-30 September, 1998.

64.  Cobenas R. H., Datta-Gupta, A. and Aprilian S. S., "A Closer Look at Non-Uniqueness During Dynamic Data Integration into Reservoir Characterization," SPE 39669, in Proceedings of SPE/DOE  Symposium on Improved Oil Recovery, Tulsa, OK, April 19-22, 1998.

65.  Barman I., Sharma A.K., Datta-Gupta A. and Walker R.F., "Permeability Predictions in Carbonate Reservoirs Using Optimal Non-parametric Transforms: An Application at the Salt Creek Field, Kent County, TX," SPE 39667, in Proceedings of SPE/DOE  Symposium on Improved Oil Recovery, Tulsa, OK, April 19-22, 1998.

66.  Xue, G. and Datta-Gupta, A., "Structure Preserving Inversion: An Efficient Approach to Conditioning Stochastic Reservoir Models to Dynamic Data," SPE 38727, in Proceedings of of the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, San Antonio, TX, October 5-8, 1997.

67.  Peddibhotla, S., Datta-Gupta A. and Xue, G., “Multiphase streamline Modeling in Three Dimensions: Further generalizations and a Large-scale Field Example,” SPE 38003, in Proceedings of the 14th SPE Reservoir Simulation Symposium, Dallas (June, 1997).

68.  Datta-Gupta, A., Xue, Guoping and Lee, Sangheon, “Non-parametric Transformations for Data Correlation and Integration: From Theory to Practice,” in Proceedings of the Fourth International Reservoir Characterization Conference, Houston, TX (March, 1997).

69.  Xue, G. and Datta-Gupta, A., "A New Approach to Seismic Data Integration During Reservoir Characterization using Optimal non-Parametric Transformations," SPE 36500, in Proceedings of SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Denver, Colorado, U.S.A., 6-9 October, 1996.

70.  Economides, M.J., Datta-Gupta, A., Ehlig-Economides, C.A., Valkó, P., and Zolotukhin, A.B.: Advances in Petroleum Engineering, 1996, presented at the 1996 All-Russian Scientific Conference on Fundamental Problems of Oil and Gas, Moscow, Russia, Jan. 22–25.

71.  Peddibhotla, S., Cubillos H. G., Datta-Gupta A. and Wu C. H., “Rapid Simulation of Multiphase Flow Through Fine-scale Geostatistical Realizations Using a New 3D Streamline Model: A Field Example,” SPE 36008 in Proceedings of the 11th SPE Petroleum Computer Conference, Dallas (June, 1996).

72.  Xue, G. and Datta-Gupta, A., "A New Approach to Seismic Data Integration During Reservoir Characterization using Optimal non-Parametric Transformations," SPE 36500, Presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Denver, Colorado, U.S.A., 6-9 October, 1996.

73.  Vasco, D. W., Datta-Gupta, A. and Long, J. C. S. "Integrating Field Production History in Stochastic Reservoir Characterization," SPE 36567, Presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Denver, Colorado, U.S.A., 6-9 October, 1996.

74.  Datta-Gupta, A., Vasco, D. W. and Long, J. C. S. "Sensitivity and Spatial Resolution of Transient Pressure and Tracer Data for Heterogeneity Characterization", SPE 30589, in Proceedings of the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Dallas, TX, October, 1995.

75.  Jacobsen, J. S., Bethel, E. W., Datta-Gupta, A., and Holland, P. J., "Petroleum Reservoir Simulation in a Virtual Environment," SPE 29118 in Proceedings of the 13th Symposium on Reservoir Simulation, San Antonio (1995).

76.  Datta-Gupta, A., Vasco, D. W., Long, J. C. S. and Vomvoris, S., "Stochastic Modeling of Spatial Heterogeneities Conditioned to Hydraulic and Tracer Tests," in Proceedings of the Fifth International High Level Radioactive Waste Management Meeting, Las Vegas, 4, 2624-2632, 1994.