Artificial Lift Options for Kansas Wells
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Artificial lift in Kansas can represent many unique challenges for Kansas operators. In this workshop participants will learn about selecting the proper lift system and determining the flow capacity of the well. Additionally participants will learn how to select and design optimum rod lift including the fundamentals of rod lift, evaluation of software options, selection of down-hole pumps and rod handling. Finally participants will learn about selecting and designing progressive cavity pumps and hear a short ESP pump applications overview.
Selecting the Proper Lift System – Rod Pump, PCP, ESP
Introduction to Pump Systems – Rod Pump, PCP, ESP
Determining Well Flow Capacity
- Swab Rates
- Vogel Analysis
- Productivity Index
Selecting and Designing Rod Lift – Russell Stevens, Technical Service Manager – Shores Lift Solutions
Fundamentals of Rod Lift
“By Hand” Rod String Design
- Getting Started With and Without Software
- Rules of Thumb for rod tapers, sinker bars, and pump sizes among others.
- The Typical Kansas Rod Design
- Calculation Methods: Application of Mills, API RP11L, and Gibbs Methods
Software Recommendations and Comparison
- Freeware: Load Calc, Echometer Qrod
- Advanced Software: Rodstar & SRod
Selecting the proper downhole pump
Tips and techniques for wells experiencing multiple rod parts
Troubleshooting Rod Pump Wells
- Failure identification and tracking
- Mechanical design changes to reduce failures
- Chemical treating to reduce failures
Selecting and Designing Progressive Cavity Pumps Installations – Alan Miller, President – Miller Pump Systems, Inc.
Overview of PCP’s – rotors, stators, rods, drive heads, VSD’s, etc.
Design considerations for PCP’s and key questions
Considerations in selecting rotors, stators, rods, and driveheads
Types of PCP’s ran in different ares of Kansas
Selection and Design of ESP Installations
This workshop is produced and presented by the University of Kansas Tertiary Oil Recovery Project (TORP) in association with the Petroleum Technology Transfer Council (PTTC). This program will benefit petroleum, production, reservoir, and completion engineers; production technologists; stimulation engineers; asset management engineers and managers; reservoir management; practicing geologists; and university staff and academia.
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Now the KU TORP Technology Transfer Division offers all of its technology transfer events live, online, as they happen. All you need is a computer with an internet connection and your ready to go.
See the speaker live, get a digital version of the program manual, interact via live chat, and receive your certificate of completion – all from the comfort of office, your home, or even the field.
To participate via webinar simply select the webinar option on the registration page.
WORKSHOP REGISTRATION FEES
- *Member: $250
- *Member Online (webinar workshop): $150
- **Student Member: $50
- **Student Member Online (webinar workshop): FREE
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When you sign up for Saving Electricity in Old Fields on March 4th, 2014 with Artificial Lift Options for Kansas Operators on March 5th, 2014 you receive a $50 discount for members and $25 discount for student members.
- *Member Combo: $450
- *Member Online Combo (webinar workshop): $250
- **Student Member Combo: $75
- **Student Member Online Combo (webinar workshop): FREE
*Membership is free – if you have ever attended a TORP event you are listed as a member and qualify for member rates.
** Students must have free membership and valid .edu e-mail address.