Workshop Sessions - Abstracts, Presentations, Papers

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

Note: Formal papers are desired, but are not required. To make a presentation, we must receive an abstract and a copy of the actual presentation slides. Documents which have been received and are available are shown in underlined blue text. They may be accessed by clicking on them.


Status of Abstracts and Presentations

Summary of Abstracts --- This will be printed and made available at the workshop.


Note:  The abstracts, PowerPoint presentations, and papers to be  provided for the Fall 2005 Beam Pumping  Workshop are listed below.  To download any abstract, presentation, or paper, click on the underlined link.  Some of the presentations are very large and may require several minutes to download.

Note:  These presentations and papers are the property of the Beam Pumping Workshop and the companies that authored them.   They are provided here for your information. They may not be altered in any way, and they may not be distributed to anyone outside of your company without the expressed written permission of the organizers of the workshop and the author(s).

Note:  After the workshop, if there is sufficient interest, we will produce CD's of the workshop proceedings.  These will be available for $25 per CD.


            Access to Paper Documents
Number Company Author Paper Title Abstract Presentation Paper
Session No. 1 - Technology, R&D
1 Echometer

Lynn Rowlan


Total Well Management Abstract Presentation  
2 Flotek Industries


Robert Wittman

Oscar H. Rivas


Sucker Rod Pumping Optimization Abstract Presentation Paper

University of Texas

Manuel Guzman

A. L. Podio


Performance of Downhole Gas Separators for Rod Pump Applications

Abstract Presentation

Video Clip


Theta Enterprises, Inc.

Chris Norris

Understanding the Effects of Dogleg Severity




5 Harbison-Fischer

PL Tech

Bennie Williams

Jim Lea

Slim Hole Beam Pump Applications Abstract Presentation
6 EOG Resources Bill  Elmer


Beam Pumping Slim Hole Wells

Solving Downhole Separation Problems via New Process know as “Batch Pumping“


Abstract Presentation
Session No. 2 - Automation, Optimization
1 Lufkin Middle East

M. Ghareeb

Nael Sadek

Automation and Optimization


Abstract Presentation Paper
2 Echometer

Lynn Rowlan


Comparison of PIP’s from Fluid Levels, Dynos, and Valve Checks

Abstract Presentation
3 Oil & Gas Optimization Specialists, Ltd.


Norman W. Hein, Jr.

Long and Slow Vs. Short and Fast;

Is There A Preference?

Abstract Presentation  
4 Lufkin Automation


Jun Xu

Ken Nolan

Dennis Shipp

Andy Cordova

Sam Gibbs


Rod Pumping Deviated Wells Abstract Presentation Paper
Session No. 3 - Case Histories, Experiences
1 Harbison-Fischer


Mark Mahoney Non-API Specialty Pumps Abstract Presentation
2 Wilson Artificial Lift Sid Thomas Converting API 11B Specification for Sucker Rods to ISO 10428


Abstract Presentation  
3 Echometer


Lynn Rowlan High Speed Dynagraph Data Abstract Presentation  

Lufkin Middle East


M. Ghareeb

I. Fathy

Historical Review of Artificial Lift

in Egypt

Abstract Presentation  
5 Tenaris

Alejandro F. Ameglio

New Technologies for High Loads - Deep Wells Applications

Abstract Presentation  
6 Tenaris Alejandro F. Ameglio

Case History: Use of HS Sucker Rods for Corrosive Environments

Abstract Presentation  
Session No. 4 - Best Practices, Troubleshooting
1 Echometer Lynn Rowlan

Maintaining High Producing Efficiency

in Sucker Rod Lift Operations

Abstract Presentation  




Pete Maciula

Beam Pumping Best Practices in Oxy Permian





3 Agiba Petroleum Company

Lufkin Middle East

Y. Saed

K. Nagea

M. Ghareeb

A. Bakr


Beam Pumping System Efficiency Improvement In Agiba Western Desert Fields

Abstract Presentation Paper
5 Echometer


Lynn Rowlan

Trouble Shooting Sucker Rod Lifted Wells with Dynamometer Cards

Abstract Presentation