2009 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, 2008Presentations are to be submitted on or before Feb. 13, 2009.

 

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 evaluate 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 2009 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 and Emerging Technologies.    Chairperson:  Emee Ermel, Chevron and Larry Hartman

1

Marathon Oil Company

Rob Sutton

U.S. Gas Production Overview

Abstract

Presentation

 

2

British Petroleum

PL Tech, LLC

Peter Oyewole

James F. Lea

Artificial Lift Performance Evaluation for Gas Well Dewatering --- Pumps versus Alternate Methods

Abstract

Presentation

 

 

3

British Petroleum

Gordon Gates

Life Cycle of a Plunger Lift Well

Abstract

Presentation

 

 

4

Schlumberger

Chesapeake Energy

Stan Herl 

David Eudey

Sunny Bajaj

Marc Pearcy

 

Multiphase Pumping System with ESP Improves Uptime and Production

 

Abstract

Presentation

 

 

5

Cyclone Production Tools

 

Larry Perry

David Lewis

Ted Garner

Downhole Tool and Wellhead Compression Combine for Economical Gas Well Dewatering

 

Abstract

Presentation

Well No. 1

Well No. 2

 

6

Blackhills Exploration & Production

Merrion Oil & Gas

ProActive Pumping Solutions, Inc.

Nojak Pumping Solutions

 

Leslie Lam

Ryan Davis

Mark Turland

Jim Wetzel

Pressure Actuated Chamber Technology (PACT)

A New Artificial Lift System for CBM Wells

 

Abstract

Presentation

Nojak Unit

 

 

 
Session 2 - Chemicals.    Chairperson:  Sam Toscano, Multi-Chem

1

University of Tulsa

Mohan Kelkar

Sandip Kumar Soni

 

Pressure-Drop Predictions in Tubing

in the Presence of Surfactants

Abstract

Presentation 

2

BJ Services Canada

Encana

Carl Kennedy

Darryl Williamson

 

Unique and Economic Production Solution To A

Liquid Loading Condition in Southern Alberta, Canada

 

Abstract

Presentation

3 BJ Services

Mark Embrey

 

Thru Tubing Capillary Dead String System, Decreased Critical Velocity System (DCV)

Abstract

Presentation

 

 
4

Champion Technologies

Jose M Macias

Matthew Nzere

 
Surface Modeling vs. Downhole Modeling and Effect of Prediction of Foam Assisted Lift Abstract

Presentation

 

 
5 Nalco Energy Services

Duy Nguyen

Greg Conrad

 

The Use of Foamer and Atomizer for

Increasing Gas Production

 
Abstract

Presentation

Revised Needle

 

 
6

ExxonMobil Production Germany (EMPG)

Markus Zinterl

 
Foamer Squeezing - the Advancement of Foamer Batching Abstract

Presentation

 

 
 
Session 3 - Automation, Well Analysis.  Chairperson:  Barry Nicholson, Schlumberger and Mike Gauthe, Ferguson-Beauregard

1

BJ Services

Marek Pakulski

 

Automated High Pressure, High Temperature Foam Column Testing Apparatus

Abstract

Presentation

Paper

 

 
2 Marathon Oil Company Rob  Sutton

Turner Critical Velocity Model Revisited

Abstract

Presentation

 

3 Johnson Screens – A Weatherford Company

Thomas J. Steinke

Recovering Produced Water for Well Injection – Protecting a 10 Micron Aquifer with Zero Liquid Discharge from the Waste Stream

 

Abstract

Presentation

Comparison

Mag Drum

Magnet

Paper

 

4

Echometer

 

Lynn Rowlan

Determination of Tubing Corrosion Using Acoustic Surveys

Abstract

Presentation

 

5

ConocoPhillips

Larry Harms

The Aggressive Artificial Lift Low Pressure Pilot – A Team Approach to Optimizing Production/Recovery in South Texas

 

Abstract

Presentation

Paper

 

 
6

 Freewave Technologies, Inc.

 Jim Gardner

Wireless Communication to a Plunger Lift Well

Abstract

Presentation

 

 
Breakout Sessions.   Chairperson:  Cleon Dunham, Oilfield Automation Consulting
1

Weatherford

LaTasha Anderson

Brainstorming New Ideas, New and Emerging Technology Needs

Outline

Summary

 

 

2

Oilfield Automation Consulting

BP

Cleon Dunham

Peter Oyewole

Selection of Artificial Lift for Gas Well Deliquification

 

Summary

 

 

3

Emee Ermel

Nampetch Yamali

Chevron

Contracts, Contracting Philosophy

 

Summary

 

 

4

Echometer Company

Lynn Rowlan

Training

 

Summary

 

 

5

Oil & Gas Optimization Specialists

BP

Norm Hein

Gordon Gates

Plungers, Pumping

 

Summary

 

 

6

Multi-Chem

Sam Toscano

Chemicals

 

Summary

 

 

 
Session 4 - Artificial Lift - Hydraulic Lift, Other.    Chairperson:  Rob Sutton, Marathon and Norm Hein, OGOS
1 Global Energy Services

Farhan Farshori

Darrell Eagles

Devon utilizes Activator Hydraulic Submersible Pump to Optimize Add “Recoverable Reserves” to Mature Gas Wells

Abstract

Presentation

 

 
2

British Petroleum

 

Alejandro (Alex) Rodriguez 

Robert J. Michelotti

 

Plunger Application in Deviated Wells or Horizontal Wells

 
Abstract

Presentation

 

 
3 British Petroleum Robert Wilson

A Case Study of Lowering Tubing in a Well

with Long Production Intervals

 
Abstract

Presentation

 
Session 5 - Artificial Lift - Plunger Lift.  Chairperson:  Rick Webb, Wilson and Brent Thomas, Chevron
1

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation

Bennie Allen

Mac Burton

 

Pacemaker Plunger Operations in Greater Natural Buttes

Abstract

Presentation

 

 

2

Williams Production RMT

 

Tyrel Woodworth

Brandon Baker

 

Using Trending to Troubleshoot and Optimize Plunger Lift

Abstract

Presentation

 

 
3

ABB

Anadarko

 

Shawn Kriger

TBD

Multi-Well Control and Optimization of Plunger Lift Pad Sites

Abstract

Presentation

Paper

 

 
 
Session 6 - Offshore, Special, Unconventional, Gas-Lift.   Chairperson:  Scott Campbell, Weatherford and Peter Oyewole, BP
1

Weatherford

Shell NAM

 

 

William Hearn

Ewout Biezen

Stathis Kitsios

Plunger Lift Application Below Subsurface Safety Valve

 
Abstract

Presentation

 

 
2

Nalco Limited

Britannia Operator Limited

 

Martin J. Willis

Johannes Visser

North Sea Offshore Foamer Application in a Condensate Loaded Well

 
Abstract

Presentation

 

 
3

Shell E&P Europe

ScandPower (SPT) Group

Kees Veeken

Bin Hu

Transient Multiphase Flow Modeling of Liquid Loading 

Abstract

Presentation

 

 
4

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation

Hacksma Consulting

Tim Byers

Jim Hacksma

Mark Seefeldt

 

Continuous Gas Circulation: A Delaware Basin Case History

 
Abstract

Presentation

 

 
5

Marathon Oil Company

William D. (Bill) Holmes

Steven A. Pohler

P. E. Stephenson

 

Below Packer Annular Gas-Lift with Velocity Enhancement for Gas Wells with Long Completion Intervals

Abstract

Presentation

 

 
6

EOG Resources, Inc.

 

Bill Elmer

New Single Well Gas Lift Process Facilitates Fracture Treatment Flow Back

 
Abstract

Presentation

 

 
 
Session 7 - Artificial Lift - Sucker Rod.    Chairperson:   Bill Elmer, EOG Resources and Scott Listiak
1 UNICO Dan Sanesac Linear Rod Pump Technology Abstract

Presentation

Paper

 

 
2 British Petroleum

Allen T Kutch

 

Rod Pumping Gas Wells in the Fruitland Coal Fairway La Plata Co., Colorado

 
Abstract

Presentation

 

 
3 Oil & Gas Optimization Specialists, Ltd. Norman W. Hein, Jr. Sucker Rod Lifting Horizontal & Highly Deviated Wells – Extended for Gas Abstract

Presentation

 

 
4

UPCO, Inc.

Erik Tietz

Arun Sriraman

 

Comprehensive Studies On the Factors Affecting Sucker Rod – Coupling Make Up

Abstract

Presentation

Paper

 

5 British Petroleum

Alex Rodriquez

Robert J. Michelotti

 

Hydraulic Pump Actuator Trial in the Texas Hugoton Brown Dolomite: Extending the Life of Matured Liquid Loaded Gas Wells

 

Abstract

Presentation

Paper

6

Total E&P

Multi-Chem

C. Chapuis

P. Lemetayer

P. Valette

B. Gothard

D. Leatherwood

 

Production Optimization in Sour Gas Condition’s Using the Foam Assisted Lift Technique Batch Mode in The Meillon Field

 
Abstract

Presentation

 

 
 
Session 8 - Field Operations.    Chairperson:  Mark Garrett, Chesapeake Energy and Coby Osborne, Anadarko
2

BJ – DynaCoil

Jeff Bolding

 

 

Mechanical Completion Techniques Maximize

Deliquification - Preparing for the Inevitable

 
Abstract

Presentation

 

 
3

West Virginia University

Bola Adenuga

Gas Production in Appalachia Basin

Abstract

Presentation

 

4

BP America Inc.

Schlumberger

Peter O. Oyewole

Louis Vigil

Jason Jones

Adesola Adegoke

 

Gas-Lift Application on Low Pressure Gas Well with Solid Production Problems

 

Abstract

Presentation

 

 
4

Echometer

P. L. Tech, LLC

Lynn Rowlan

James F. Lea

Modified Foss/Gaul Model

Abstract

Presentation