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Rod Pump Fundamentals

Basic Rod Pumping (101) Course Content

  1. Introduction
  • IPR curves with group exercise
  • Fluid Levels with group exercise
  • Artificial Lift overview
  • Overview of preferential applications and limitations across Artificial Lift types

 

  1. Pumping Units
  • Pumping unit fundamentals
  • Standard designations & types
  1. Sucker Rods & Tubing
  • Rod types
  • Metallurgy basics
  • Rod string design
    • Rod string design exercise with RODSTAR
  • Care & handling best practices
  • Causes of common failures
  1. Downhole Pumps & Downhole Separation
  • Review of pump fundamentals
  • Pump types & designs
  • Causes of common failures (basin-specific)
    • Group Pump selection exercise
  • Downhole Gas/Solids Separation
    • Understanding solids & gas separation

 

  1. Well Optimization
  • Dynamometer Surveys & Dynamometer card interpretation
    • Group surface / pump card interpretation exercise
  • The optimization process & system design
  • Application considerations with effect on full system
  1. Optimization Equipment/Systems
  • Pump Off Controller & VFD
    • POC & VFD functional overviews
    • Walkthrough of key indicators
  • Software & SCADA
    • Benefits of a SCADA system
      • XSPOC overview
    • Genesis card viewing capability within XSPOC
  • Full system analysis group exercise

Course Booking January 21 - January 22, 2020

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Date: January 21 - January 22, 2020

Houston, TX

300.00

TBD

Course Booking March 17 - March 18, 2020

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Date: March 17 - March 18, 2020

Denver, CO

300.00

TBD

Contact

2445 Technology Forest Rd.
Bldg 4, Suite 900
The Woodlands, Texas 77381
(281) 403-5742

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