SPE Applied Technology Workshop on Progressing Cavity Pumps

The SPE Applied Technology Workshop (ATW) on Progressing Cavity Pumping will be held in Houston, Texas, USA,  on Wednesday and Thursday, 26 - 27, April, 2006.   The workshop will be held at the OMNI Hotel in West Houston, at the intersection of Eldridge and Interstate 10.

A continuing education "short course" will be offered on Tuesday, April 25, 2006.  This course, which is separate from the SPE event, is being sponsored by the Artificial Lift R&D Council (ALRDC). It will be held in the offices of ConocoPhillips.  This office is next door to the hotel.  It can be reached from Eldridge or Dairy Ashford, both of which are on I-10.

For information on the PCP workshop, please use this web site:



Go to this web site, scroll down the list of ATW's until this one is found.  Then click on it to go to the specific page for this ATW.


Additional information can be obtained by contacting the ATW Chair, Ken Saveth, Centrilift, Ken.Saveth@Centrilift.com




Use this link to go directly to the program for this Workshop.




This is the Workshop announcement and high-level schedule.  It also contains a form to register for the workshop.


Primary workshop topics

Technical Sessions

Auxiliary Sessions

Social Activities

New Technologies, Emerging Technologies, Pushing the Envelop Panel Discussions Reception
Monitoring, Automation, Optimization Break-Out Sessions Breaks
Material Advances Poster Sessions Lunches
Special Applications Exhibits/Displays Keynote Dinner
Field Case Histories Continuing Education "Short Course" on Tuesday
Heavy Oil Applications (Note)  The Course is not part of the SPE program.
Offshore Applications It is sponsored by ALRDC.  However, attendance
Coal Bed Methane Applications at both events is strongly encouraged.


Costs to register for the PCP Workshop

Workshop Registration SPE Members Non-SPE Members
Registration by 3/24/06



Registration after 3/24/06 $800 $900


Costs to register for Exhibit/Display

Display Area


Small (One table, chairs, easels, etc.)


Note:  Each company that pays for an exhibit/display will receive a $200 discount for one person from the Workshop Registration fee.




Costs to register for Continuing Education Course

Course Registration


Registration by 3/24/06


Registration after 3/24/06