Reviews for "Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering"

Average duration Review reports
(1st review rnd.)
1st rev. rnd Tot. handling Im. rejection Number Quality Overall rating Outcome Year
7.0
weeks
11.0
weeks
n/a 2 4
(very good)
5
(excellent)
Accepted 2015
n/a n/a 121.6
days
n/a n/a n/a Rejected (im.) 2013
Motivation: I have never experienced similar in my 20-years research, incl about 100 paper submissions.
One month after the rejection we finally got an explanation from the editor:
"It should be an initial reject as it is a narrow study limited to Norwegian shelf and does not add value to the readers."
In fact, the paper does not deal with the Norwegian shelf at all - it deals with the rig market in Gulf of Mexico...