Abstracts, Presentations, and Papers

Copies of abstracts, presentations, and papers will be placed in this section as they become available.


Blue - Confirmed      

Gray - Pending


CD's of Presentations

You can obtain a CD of all of the presentations by contacting Amrah Goebel of ASME.  The cost is $25.00 per CD.


(a)    Contact Amrah at petroleum@asme.org 

(b)    Fax:            1-281-493-3493

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            Access to Paper Documents
Number Company Author Paper Title or Subject Abstract Paper Presentation
New Gas-Lift Technology
  Shell International EP Jim Hall Opening Remarks     Presentation
1 Shell International EP Jim Hall

Online Analysis of Continuous-Flow Gas-Lift Wells

Abstract   Presentation

INA JSC and TGL Oil Well Equipment and Services Ltd


Kresimir Keglevic Turbo Gas Lift - Innovative Hybrid Artificial Lift Method Abstract Paper Presentation
3  ScandPower

Juan Carlos Mantecon

Impact of Dynamic Modelling on The Optimum Gas Lift Implementation Schedule


Abstract   Presentation
4 Shell International EP David Lee

CO2 Tracer Method of Gas-Lift Well Troubleshooting

Abstract   Presentation
5  BP

Adam Ballard

Henry Nickens

Application of Transient Multiphase Flow Simulator to Assess Gas Lift Stability 


Abstract   Presentation
6 Shell International EP  John Stewart

 Smart Electric Gas-Lift Valve


Abstract Paper Presentation
Keynote Address
 University of Tulsa Dr. Jim Brill

Multiphase Flow Technology --- Past, Present and Future


Abstract   Presentation
University Contributions
1 University of Houston

Michael Economides

Petroleum Production Research Projects at the

University of Houston





2 Texas Tech University

Harold Winkler

Dr. Jim Lea

Continuous Design for High Rate Wells

Abstract   Presentation

Texas A&M University, Kingsville


Jayant Sadare

Dr. Faleh T. Al-Saadoon


Production Optimization of Gas-Lift System by Using Wellflo and Dynalift Simulators

Abstract   Presentation
Wellbore Integrity

Shell International Exploration Production


Gloria A. Valigura

Gas-Lift Production - Impact on Tubular Connections



Abstract   Presentation

US Mineral Management System

Newfield Exploration



SPC Regulation History     Presentation
Gas-Lift Field Reviews
1  Amerada-Hess

Keith Fangmeier

Lee Rieger

Case History of Gas Lift Conversions in Horizontal Wells in the Williston Basin


Abstract Paper Presentation




Lester Matthews

 Downhole Pressure Monitors


3 Petroleum Development Oman

Adi Al Naamani

Harith Al Naabi


Gas-Lift Management in Petroleum Development Oman LLC - Part 1

Abstract   Presentation
4 Petroleum Development Oman Adi Al Naamani

Harith Al Naabi

Gas-Lift Management in Petroleum Development Oman LLC - Part 2 See above   See above

Schlumberger - North Sea


Eric Lovie

Alistair Roy


Gas Lift Design, Installation, and Performance

West of Shetland in UK Deepwater Subsea Fields


Abstract   Presentation
6 Schlumberger Doll Research (Sensa)

Jeffrey A. Tarvin

L. Venkataramanan

T. White

P.L. Matthews


Automatic Assessment of Distributed Temperature Data

in Gas-Lift Wells


Abstract   Presentation
Riser-Based, Dual, and Intermittent Gas-Lift

Devon Energy Corporation


Tom Ryan

Optimum Performance in Dual Gas-Lift Wells

Abstract   Presentation

British Petroleum  - Indonesia

British Petroleum - Americas




Wahyu Jatmiko

Herry Subekti

Henry Nickens

Gatut Widianoko


Gas Lift Redesign in Dual Strings Completion
3  Schlumberger

Tommy White

Steve Gossell


 PPO Dual Gas-Lift Design Logic     Presentation
4 Consultant Joe Clegg Historical Review of Dual and Multiple Completions Abstract   Presentation
ISO and API Gas-Lift Work Group Session
1 Schlumberger Wayne Mabry

 ISO Standards

  • ISO 17078.1 (Mandrels)

  • ISO 17078.2 (Flow Control Devices)

  • ISO 17078.3 (Gas-Lift Tools)

2  ExxonMobil Jim Bennett

API Recommended Practices

  • API RP 11V5 (Operations)

  • API RP 11V9 (Dual Gas-Lift)

  • API RP 11V10 (Intermittent Gas-Lift)

Breakout Sessions
1 ExxonMobil Mike Johnson

Dual Gas-Lift


 2 Oilfield Automation Consulting Cleon Dunham

Gas-Lift Surveillance Techniques


3 Schlumberger Wayne Mabry

Gas-Lift Standards and Recommended Practices

Poster Sessions




Stojanović Slavoljub

Predrag Radanović


Increase Efficiency of Intermittent Gas-lift Wells

by Use of Plunger Lift

Abstract Paper Presentation