Public Databases




  • Batycky, R.P., and Thiele, M.R., (2018 August 1). Material Balance Applied to Dynamic Reservoir-Surveillance Patterns. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/185713-PA.
  • Steineder, D., Clemens, T., Osivandi, K., and Thiele, M.R. "Maximizing Value of Information of a Horizontal Polymer Pilot Under Uncertainty", SPE-190871-MS presented at the SPE Europec featured at the 80th EAGE Annual Conference & Exhibition to be held 11-14 June, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Hingerl, F.F., Thiele, M.R., and Batycky, R.P. "Reservoir Management of a Low-Salinity Flood on a Per-Pattern Basis", SPE-190199-MS presented at the SPE Improved Oil Recovery Conference held in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA, 14-18 April 2018.
  • Batycky, R.P. and Thiele, M.R. "Reservoir Pattern Surveillance of Mature Floods", Streamsim Technologies, Jan. 2018.









  • Thiele, M.R.., Batycky, R.P., and Fenwick, D.H.: "Streamline Simulation for Modern Reservoir-Engineering Workflows," Journal Petroleum Technology, Vol 62, No 1, Jan 2010, pp. 64-70.  (PDF: 570 KB)
  • Thiele, M.R., Batycky, R.P., Pöllitzer, S., and Clemens, T.: “Polymer Flood Modeling Using Streamlines,” SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering, (April 2010).
  • Pancharoen, M., Kovscek, A.R., and Thiele, M.R.: “Inaccessible Pore Volume of Associative Polymer Floods,” paper SPE 129910 presented at the SPE Improved Oil Recovery Symposium, Tulsa, OK, 24-28 April 2010.
  • Zhu, Z., Gerritsen, M.G., and Thiele, M.R.: “Thermal Streamline Simulation for Hot Waterflooding,” SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering, (June 2010) Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 372-382.





2005 and earlier

  • Fenwick, D.H., Thiele, M.R., Ahmed Hussain, M.H., Humam, F., Caers, J. "Reconciling Prior Geologic Information with Production Data Using Streamlines: Application to a Giant Middle-Eastern Oil Field," SPE 95940 in proceedings of the 2005 SPE annual technical conference and exhibition, Dallas, TX, 9-12 October, 2005.
  • Thiele, M.R.: "Streamline Simulation,"keynote address presented at the 2005 Forum on Reservoir Simulation, Stresa, Italy.  (PDF: 5MB)
  • McKishnie, R.A. et al.; "Streamline Technology for the Evaluation of Full Field Compositional Processes; Midale, A Case Study," SPE89363 in proceedings of 2004 SPE/DOE 14th Symposium on Improved Oil Recovery, Tulsa, OK, 17-21 April.
  • Thiele, M.R.: "Streamline Simulation,"keynote address presented at the 2003 Forum on Reservoir Simulation, Baden-Baden, Germany.  (PDF: 4MB)
  • Thiele, M.R., Batycky, R.P., and Thomas, L.K.: "Miscible WAG Simulations Using Streamlines," paper presented at the 8th European Conference on the Mathematics of Oil Recovery (ECMOR), Freiberg, Germany, 3-6 September, 2002.  (PDF: 567 KB)
  • Baker R.O., Kuppe, S., Chugh, S., Bora, R., Stojanovic, S., and Batycky, R.;"Full-Field Modeling Using Streamline-Based Simulation: Four Case Studies", SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering, April 2002, Vol.5, No. 2. (orginally SPEpaper 66405 in proceedings of the 2001 Reservoir Simulation Symposium, Houston, TX)
  • Thiele, M.R.: "Streamline Simulation,"keynote address presented at the 2001 Forum on Reservoir Simulation, Schloss Fuschl, Austria.  (PDF: 2.18 MB)
  • Baker R.O: "Streamline Technology: Reservoir History Matching and Forecasting = Its Success, Limitations, and Future," Distinguished Author Series, Journal of Canadian Petroleum Technology, April 2001, Vol.40, No. 4, 23-27.  (PDF: 109 KB)
  • Wang, Y., and Kovscek, A. R.; "A Streamline Approach for History Matching Production Data," SPE 59370, in proceedings of the 2000 SPE/DOE Improved Oil Recovery Symposium, Tulsa, OK, 3-5 April 2000
  • Wang, Y., Kovscek, A. R. , and Brigham, W.E.; "Effect of Mobility Ratio on Pattern Behavior of a Homogeneous Porous Medium," In Situ (1999) 23, No. 1, 1-20.
  • Crane, M.J. and Blunt, M.J.:"Streamline-based simulation of solute transport," Water Resources Research (1999) 35(10) 3061-3078.
  • Emanuel, A.S. and Milliken, W.J.:"History Matching Finite-Difference Models with 3D Streamlines," SPE 49000 presented at ATCE in New Orleans, LA, 27-30 September, 1998.
  • Batycky, R.P., Thiele, M.R., and Blunt, M.J.; "A Streamline-Based Reservoir Simulation of the House Mountain Waterflood," Stanford Center for Reservoir Forecasting (SCRF) Annual Report, Stanford U., 1997.  (PDF: 151 KB)
  • Ehlig-Economides, C.A. and Spath, J.; "Waterflood Infill Well Pattern Strategies for Horizontal and Multibranch Wells," SPE 35209, in proceedings of the 1996 SPE Permian Basin Oil Recovery Conference, Midland, Texas, 27-29 March.
  • Thiele, M.R., Srinivas, E.R., and Blunt, M.J.; "Quantifying Uncertainty in Reservoir Performance Using Streamtubes," Mathematical Geology (1996) 28, No. 7, 843.
Theory/Development of Streamline-Based Flow Simulation


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