2012 Sucker Rod Pumping 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.

 

Presentation Format --- Use this standard format for Sucker Rod Pumping Workshop presentations.  The due date for presentations is August 31, 2012.

Status of Abstracts and Presentations --- This lists the presentations and the status of each.

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

Rolling Slide Show --- This will be displayed during breaks at the Workshop.

Note:  The abstracts, PowerPoint presentations, and papers to be provided for the 2012 International Sucker Rod 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 2012 International Sucker Rod 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. 

 

            Access to Paper Documents
Number Company Author Presentation Title Abstract Presentation Paper

Session No. 1 - New Technology, Research and Development

Session Chair:  Tom Cochrane, ConocoPhillips

 

1

NPS – Norris/AOT

 

Norman W. Hein, Jr.

David Eggert 
Steel Sucker Rod Fatigue Testing – An Update Abstract Presentation  
2 ONGC, India Avinav Kumar Polished Rod Bending Study Abstract Presentation  
3

UPCO

Erik Tietz, P.E.

Arun Sriraman

 

Factors that Affect the Reliability of Couplings

 

Abstract Presentation  
4 Western  Falcon

Robert H. Davis

James G. Hickman

 

Successful Oil and Gas Production Well Applications of Thermoplastic Lined Downhole Tubing: Protecting Horizontal Well Tubing and Pumping Around the Bend

Abstract Presentation  
5 Echometer Company

James N McCoy

A.L. Podio

Lynn Rowlan

D. Becker

 
Evaluation and Performance of Packer-Type Downhole Gas Separators Abstract Presentation  
6

Echometer Company

PL Tech, LLC

Lynn Rowlan

Jim McCoy

James F. Lea

 

Use of the Pump Slippage Equation to Design Pump Clearances

 
Abstract Presentation  
 
Keynote Address ---
 

Keynote Address

Todd Moehlenbrock, Devon’s VP of Engineering Technology

    Presentation  
 

Session No. 2 - Design, Automation, Optimization, Challenges

Session Chair:  Norm Hein, Norris Production Solutions

 

1

ConocoPhillips

Tom Cochrane

Joe Colley

Elizabeth Kane

 

Side Load and Wear Rod Pumping

Deviated CBM Wells

 
Abstract Presentation  
2 Echometer Company

Ken Skinnera

Lynn Rowlan

James N McCoy

 

QRod Design Tools Abstract Presentation  
3 Weatherford Victoria Pons Computation on Fluid Load Lines and Concavity Testing Abstract Presentation  
4 Weatherford Victoria Pons

Iterating on Damping When Solving the Wave Equation

Abstract Presentation  
 
Breakout Sessions
1

Weatherford

Victoria Pons

Jeff Dechuna

 

Understanding the Wave Equation

    Details
2 Production Technology Tom vanAkkeren Sucker Rod System Failures and Failure Analysis   Summary  
 

Session No. 3 - Case Histories, Field Experiences, Recommended Practices

Session Chair:  Stacy Horn, EOG Resources, Rick Webb, Wilson Artificial Lift

1

Key Energy Services, Inc. Steve Conquergood Field Experience in Achieving Lower Intervention Costs Abstract Presentation  
2

NPS – Norris/AOT

 
Norman W. Hein, Jr. History of Slim Hole Coupling Derating Factors & Application to Special High Strength Rods Abstract Presentation  
3

Weatherford International

 

Roman Molotkov

Susan Beck

 
Long Stoke Pumping Units Provide Greater Operational Efficiency than ESPs in Flow Rates Up To 1,500 STB/D Abstract Presentation  
4

Wells Whisper

Echometer Company

 

Russell Brown

Lynn Rowlan

Jim McCoy

 
Positive and Negatives of Tubing Backpressure on Gassy Sucker Rod Lifted Wells Abstract Presentation  
5

Rod Lift Consulting

NPS – Norris/AOT

 

Russell Stevens

Norman W. Hein, Jr.

Fred Newman

 
API RP 11BR Revisions on Sucker Rod Makeup Abstract Presentation