2012 Gas-Lift Workshop Abstracts, Presentations, and Papers

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

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Workshop Schedule

 

List of Presentations

 

List of Presentations, Abstracts

Standard Presentation Template.  The presentations must use this Standard Presentation Template for consistency and for protection of the authors, their companies, and the Workshop.

 Rolling Slide Show.  Slide show used during breaks, lunch, etc. 

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    Access to Documents

Number Company Author Paper Title or Subject Abstract

Presentation

Paper

Session 1:  Offshore, Sub-Sea, Deep Water, TLP

Chair:  Mike Johnson

 

1

Shell International

 Wayne Mabry

 

Is the State of Gas-lift currently ready to support the Deep Gulf of Mexico Production Planned for 2015 and Beyond?

 

 Abstract

Presentation

2 Welltec Almir Dulic High Angle Removal and Replacement of GLV in Single Run  Abstract

 

Presentation

3 Island Offshore Siri Nordbø Jøssang Installation of a Gas-Lift Valve using Riserless Light Well Intervention Technology  Abstract

 

Presentation

Video

4 Weatherford John Segura Fishing in Deepwater, Subsea Completions  Abstract

 

Presentation

5

ExxonMobil

Olawale Ayeni Application of Self Lift Concept, Offshore Nigeria  Abstract

 

Presentation

6 Petroleum Technology Company (PTC)

Alan Brodie

A Revolutionary IPO Unloading Valve That Improves Gas Lift Design Flexibility and Reliability, While Significantly Reducing Life Cycle Costs

 

 Abstract

 

Presentation

 

 

 

Keynote Address ---

 

 ConocoPhillips Greg Leveille U.S. Oil & Natural Gas Industry Renaissance: Implications for Gas Lift Deployment

 

 

Presentation

 

Session 2:  Gas-Lift Automation & Optimization

Chair:  Greg Stephenson

 

1

 ConocoPhillips

 Grant Dornan

Batch Gas-Lift Trouble Shooting in the

Kuparuk River Field, Alaska

 

 Abstract

Presentation

2 Schlumberger Daniela Hackl Automated Gas-Lift Optimization  Abstract

 

Presentation

3 Honeywell

Todd DeCuir

Ravi Nath

Sanjay Sharma

 

Honeywell’s On-line Gas Lift Optimization Solution  Abstract

 

Presentation

4 OVS Group

Sebastiano Barbarino

Norman Kroon

Software Technology Maximizes Production for On-shore Gas-Lifted Field  Abstract

 

Presentation

 

Session 3:  New and Emerging Gas-Lift Techologies
Chair:  John Martinez

 

1

Production Control Services

Lindsay Martin 

Extending the Range of Gas-Lift to
Long Perforations

 

 Abstract

 

Presentation

2

Camcon

Ian Anderson Bringing Digital Intelligence to Artificial Gas Lift Solutions  Abstract

 

Presentation

3

ExxonMobil Production Company

GE Sensing and Instrumentation

Southwest Research Institute

Michael C. Romer

Tony W. Hord

Frederic Baudart

Terry Grimley

 

 

Clamp-on Gas Flowmeter Flow Loop and Field Trials  Abstract

 

Presentation

4 Petroleum Technology Company (PTC)

Alan Brodie

A New Life of Field Approach to Gas Lift Installation Design and Unloading Valve Set Up That Optimizes Production and Reduces Installation Uncertainty  

 

 Abstract

 

Presentation

5 SPT Group

Bin Hu

Dewayne Anderson

Ayn Becze

Cheryl Cash

Eric Kowalewski

 

Implementation of the VPC Database in the OLGA Multiphase Flow Simulator  Abstract

 

Presentation

Video 1

Video 2

Video 3

6

SPDC Nigeria

AppSmiths

Weatherford

Nkili Nwadike

Larry Peacock,

Azubike Ofodile

Felix Obike

Stella Oyemade

Abbas Ayoku

Uwem Essien

 

Field Trial of a Non Intrusive Gas-Lift Surveillance Tool – Well Tracer Technology  Abstract

 

Presentation

 

Session 4: Field Reviews, Recommended Practices

Chair:  Wayne Mabry

 

1

Echometer

Carrie Anne Taylor

 

Acoustic Testing in Gas Lifted Wells

 Abstract

 

Presentation

2

Echometer

Carrie Anne Taylor

 

Intrinsically Safe Instruments  Abstract

 

Presentation

3

Petrobras

Hendy Tisserant Rodrigues

Alcino Resende de Almeida

 Gas-Liquid Flow Optimization with a

Bubble Breaker Device

 Abstract

 

Presentation

Video 1

Video 2

Video 3

 

4 Marathon Rob Sutton

Accuracy of Nitrogen Temperature Correction Factors

 Abstract

 

Presentation

5 Production Associates John Martinez A Dehydration Discussion  Abstract

 

Presentation

 

Breakout Sessions ---

 

1

Shell International

 

Wayne Mabry

Regulations and Regulatory Compliance

 

  Summary

2

Production Associates

 

 

John Martinez

New Gas-Lift Technology

 

Summary

3

Waring World

 

Burney Waring

Gas-Lift Surveillance and Problems

 

 

  Summary
4

ConocoPhillips

 

Greg Stephenson

Failures and "Worst" Practices

 

 

  Summary
5

Weatherford

 

Mark Laine

Gas-Lift Shop Equipment

 

 

  Summary