2008 Gas Well 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.

Abstracts are to be submitted on or before Dec. 31, 2007Presentations are to be submitted on or before Feb. 15, 2008.

 

Status of Abstracts and Presentations --- This will be made available as time for the Workshop approaches.

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

Workshop Evaluation Form --- Use this form to evaluat the workshop if you didn't turn one in at the Workshop.  E-mail it to cleon@oilfieldautomation.

Standard Format --- Use of this Standard Presentation Format is mandatory for all presentations.  It provides consistency and ease of viewing by the audience.  It contains a standard disclaimer and copyright information to product the author(s), their company(ies), and the Workshop. 

Note:  The abstracts, PowerPoint presentations, and papers to be  provided for the 2008 Gas Well Deliquification 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:  The presentations may only be downloaded by persons who attended the Workshop, or people who work for companies that had representatives at the Workshop.  To download a presentation, log in to the ALRDC web site and enter the access code when you click on a presentation.  The Access Code is distributed at the workshop.  If you attended but not obtain this information, contact cleon@oilfieldautomation.com.

Note:  These presentations and papers are the property of the Gas Well Deliquification 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, a CD of the workshop proceedings will be sent to each participant who ordered one. 

Note:  The presentations here are in .pdf format.  If a "movie" was shown along with the presentation, it is included on the CD, and on this web site.  It may be very large.

 

            Access to Paper Documents
Number Company(ies) Author(s) Paper Title Abstract

Presentation

Videos

Paper

Session 1 - New & Enhanced Technology.    Chairperson:  Corky Vickers

1

Texas Tech University

Travis Gray

Well Performance Diagnostics using SMART Plunger Technology

Abstract

Presentation   0.9 MB

 

 

2

EOG Resources, Inc.

 

Bill Elmer

Beam Pumping Slim Hole Wells: Solving downhole separation problems via New Process know as “Batch Pumping “

 

Abstract

Presentation  0.4 MB

Video #1  10.3 MB

Video #2  20.0 MB

Video #3  16.3 MB

Paper  0.1 MB

 

3

Ziebel

Henning Hansen

 

A Game Changing New Downhole Pump Solution

Abstract

Presentation  1.3 MB

Video #1  10.5 MB

Video #2  4.6 MB

Video #3  10.5 MB

Video #4  3.3 MB

 

4

Caledyne Limited

 

David Martin

Roland van Dort

 

Developments in Safety Valve Technology for Insert Completions for GWD

 

Abstract Presentation  0.5 MB

 

5

NAM, The Netherlands

 

Ewout Biezen

Stathis Kitsios

Rob Smeenk

 

NAM Deliquification Strategy Update

 

Abstract Presentation  0.7 MB

 

6

Weatherford

 

NAM, The Netherlands

William Hearn

 

Ewout Biezen

Willem Dekker

Stathis Kitsios

 

Plunger Lift Application Below Subsurface Safety Valve

 

Abstract

Presentation  0.6 MB

Video #1  12.3 MB

Video #2  0.9 MB

 
 
Session 2 -  Chemicals.    Chairperson:  Sam Toscano

1

 Upco, Inc.

Erik Tietz, P.E.

Arun Sriraman

Lubricant Selection for Sucker Rod Pumping Used for Gas Deliquification

 

Abstract Presentation  0.6 MB

 

2

Nalco

Duy Nguyen, PhD

 

Fundamental Surfactant Properties of Foamers for Increasing Gas Production

 

Abstract Presentation  0.6 MB 
3

Baker Petrolite Corp.

S. Debord

N.  Strickland

T. Salma

 

Development and Evaluation of a High Temperature and Condensate Tolerant Foamer

 

Abstract Presentation  0.4 MB

 

4

Baker Petrolite Corp.

Miranda Fosdick

Application of a Novel Foamer Designed for the Deliquification of Condensate Loaded Gas Wells

 

Abstract Presentation  0.6 MB

 

5

NAM, The Netherlands

Gert de Vries

Dan Leybourne

 

Production Chemistry and the Challenges in Foam Applications

 

Abstract Presentation  2.2 MB

 

6

BJ Services Canada

BJ Services USA

Carl Kennedy

Jeff Bolding

 

Unique and Economic Production Solution to High Condensate Liquid Loading Condition in Alberta, Canada

 

Abstract Presentation  2.1 MB

 

7

BJ Chemical Services

 

Jason Bell

 

Advantages of Field Foamer Development

Abstract Presentation  4.9 MB 
 
Session 3 - Automation.   Chairperson:  Mark Garrett
1

ConocoPhillips

 

Pro-Seal Lift Systems

 

ABB Totalflow

 

Larry Harms

 

Dan Casey

 

Dave Barry

Automating Soap Stick Launchers with an EFM Control Scheme Based On Critical Rate To Optimize Gas Well Production

 

 

Abstract Presentation  0.6 MB

 

2

Echometer

 

PL Tech

Lynn Rowlan

 

James F. Lea

 

Rule-of-Thumb Calculation of Key Events during the Plunger Lift Cycle

Abstract Presentation  2.5 MB

 

3 Texas A&M University

Gopi Krishna Chava

Gioia Falcone

Catalin Teodoriu

 

Analyzing SMART Plunger Data to Optimize Plunger Lift Cycles Abstract Presentation  0.6 MB

 

4 Consultant Jim Hacksma

Continuous Gas Circulation – A New Artificial Lift Method

Abstract Presentation  0.4 MB

 

5

Echometer

 

T-RAM Canada Inc.

 

Weatherford

Lynn Rowlan

 

Rick Nadkrynechny

 

Bill Hearn

 

Update on Plunger Fall Velocity – New Testing

Abstract Presentation  1.9 MB

 

6

Freewave

Jim Gardner

Demystifying Wireless Ethernet

Abstract

Presentation   4.3 MB

Paper  0.1 MB

 

7

Freewave

Robert Clark

The Advantages of Implementing Wireless I/O over Wired Alternatives

 

Abstract Presentation  1.0 MB 
 
Breakout Sessions.   Chairperson: 
1

Chesapeake Energy

Mark Garrett

Artificial Lift in High GOR Horizontal Wells

 

Abstract

Summary

 

2

Chevron

Emee Ermel

New Technology for Gas Well Deliquification

 

Abstract

Presentation, Summary

 

3 Echometer Lynn Rowlan Plunger Lift Operational Problems Abstract

Summary

 
4 BP Gordon Gates Plunger Control Algorithms Abstract

Summary

 
5 ConocoPhillips Larry Harms Reservoir Engineering Topics Abstract

Presentation, Summary

 

6

Oilfield Automation Consulting

 

Wilson

 

Cleon Dunham

 

Rick Webb

 

Selection of Artificial Lift Methods for Deliquification

Abstract

Presentation, Summary

 

 
Session 4 - Field Reviews & Experiences.    Chairperson:  Rob Sutton

1

Smith Lift

Mike Dickey

Economic Pumping Technology for Shallow Gas Well Deliquification

 

Abstract

Presentation  8.5 MB

Video #1  11.6 MB

 
2

BP

Gordon Gates

Optimizing Plunger Wells

 

Abstract Presentation  0.9 MB

 

3

T-RAM Canada Inc.

 

Echometer

 

Rick Nadkrynechny

 

Lynn Rowlan

 

Holes in Tubing a Common Problem in Gas Wells

 

Abstract Presentation  2.7 MB 
4

Harbison-Fischer

 

NCX, Inc.

Benny Williams

 

Colin Foust

 

Gas Vent Sucker Rod PumpÔ Case Studies of 100 Installations

 

Abstract Presentation  0.3 MB

 

5

Marathon

 

Weatherford Artificial Lift

Don Whisonaut

 

Bill Hearn

Progressive Plunger Lift Installation’s in Wamsutter Wyoming Field

 
Abstract Presentation  0.7 MB

 

6

BP

 

PolyFlow

 

Nicolas Rossi

 

Jay Wright

 

Plastic Tubing Velocity Strings

 

Abstract Presentation  1.2 MB

 

 
Session 5 - Artificial Lift     Chairperson:  Tony Podio

1

Global Energy Services Ltd.

Farhan Farshori, P. Eng.

 

Hydraulic Submersible Pump:  A Robust System for Coal Bed Methane and Conventional Gas Dewatering

 

Also Declared a ‘Best Practice’ Environmentally By the Pembina Institute

 

Abstract

Presentation  1.6 MB

Video #1  2.5 MB

 

2

Baker Hughes Centrilift

 

Brian Dugan

Les Reid

Kathy Shirley

 

Gas Well Deliquification Utilizing Electrical Submersible Pumps

 

Abstract

Presentation  1.5 MB

 

3

BP America Inc.

 

Peter Oyewole

Sheldon Cote

 

The ESP Group – Dewatering Gas Well using Submersible Electrical Motor

Abstract

Presentation  1.1 MB

 

4

Smith Lift

 

ConocoPhillips

 

Jared Mangum

 

Dave Brewster

 

Hydraulic Diaphragm Insert (HDI) Pump

Abstract

Presentation  2.3 MB
Video #1  46.1 MB

 

5

Corac Group plc.

 

Norman Liley

 

Downhole Pressure Boosting: A Production Enhancement Tool For Both Dry And Liquid Loaded Natural Gas Wells

 

Abstract

Presentation  2.2 MB

Video #1  10.1 MB

 

 
Session 6 - Reservoir, Well  Analysis,    Chairperson:  Scott Campbell

1

NAM – Shell The Netherlands

Kees Veeken

 

Modeling Impact of Gas Well Deliquification Measures on Capacity and Reserves

 

Abstract Presentation  0.5 MB 

2

BP

Bryan Dotson

Eileen Nuņez-Paclibon

 

Deliquification from the Power Perspective

 

Abstract Presentation  1.8 MB

 

3

Marathon Oil Company

 

PL Tech

 

Echometer Company

 

 

Robert P. Sutton

Stuart A. Cox

 

James F. Lea

 

O. Lynn Rowlan

 

Top or Bottom Guidelines for Critical Velocity Calculations

 

Abstract Presentation  0.6 MB

 

4

NAM, The Netherlands

 

Stathis Kitsios

Adriana Marquez

bsRob Smeenk

Ewout Biezen

Frans Hollman

 

Quantification of Scope for Recovery Associated With Gas Well Deliquification

 

Abstract Presentation  0.4 MB

 

5

Consultant

Jim Hacksma

 

Comparing the Methods of Controlling Liquid Loading

 

Abstract Presentation  0.5 MB