2013 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

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Number Company Author Presentation Title or Subject Abstract

Presentation

Paper

Session 1:  Gas-Lift Valves and Barrier Testing

Chair: 

 

1

International Research Institute of Stavanger (IRIS)

Jørn Carlsen

 

Testing (Gas-Lift Valves) in a Safe Manner

 

 

Abstract

Presentation

2

PTC

Alan Brodie

The Next Gas Lift Well Integrity and Reliability Leap Forwards: Barrier SPM's With Retrievable Check

 

Abstract

Presentation

3

Weatherford

Colin Rae

Steve Long

 

Seven-Year Review of Barrier Gas-Lift Equipment

Abstract

Presentation

4

Schlumberger

Jason Kamphaus

Thomas White

Jacob Hahn

Shao Chong Oh

 

Reverse Flow Check Reliability and Performance Testing of Gas Lift Barrier Valves

Abstract

Presentation

5

Southwest Research Institute

Angel Wileman

Gas Lift Performance Testing – Facilities and Methods (API 19G2

 

Abstract

Presentation

6

PTC

Alan Brodie

Gas-Lift Valve Reliability Tracking Using the ExproSoft WellMaster RMS Database

 

Abstract

Presentation

 

Keynote Address ---

 

 Statoil

Øystein Håland, Senior Vice President for Drilling and Well Completions in Statoil

 

 

 

 

Presentation

 

Session 2:  New Gas-Lift Technology

Chair:  Mike Johnson, ExxonMobil

 

1

SPT Group

Bin Hu

 

Advancement of Dynamic Modeling on Gas-Lift

 

 

Abstract

Presentation

2

Schlumberger

Vietsovprtro

Patricio Alban – Schlumberger

Dr. Alexey N. Ivanov

Dr. Anatoly S. Kutovov

Nguyen Quoc Dung (Vietsovpetro)

Trang Nam Nguyen

Patricio Alban

Raphael Duperrier (Schlumberger)

 

Distributed Temperature Sensing Gaslift Optimization for Tiger Field Abstract

Presentation

3 Ziebel AS

Frode Hveding

Vadood Azadegan

Hanne Christine Seyffarth

Rahul Saraf

Zana Pepaj

 

How Does An Unstable GLV Affect the Reservoir? Abstract

Presentation

4 WellTec Norway Terje Skeie

Improved Gas-Lift Valve Change Out

 

 

Abstract

Presentation

5 Techni Norway Morten Roll Karlsen Pressure Management in B Annulus Abstract Presentation
 

Session 3:  Field Case Histories
Chair: 

 

1

Apache North Sea

Ross Littlewood

Peter Sordyl

 

 

Gas-Lift Operations in Apache’s North Sea Region

Abstract

Presentation

2

Petrowell Ltd - a Weatherford Company

Norman Strachan

Inverse Gas-Lift System (IGLS)

 

 

Abstract

Presentation

3

Weatherford

Marathon

Alun Whittaker – Weatherford

Frank Rattray – Marathon

 

Successful Pilot Installation of Retrofit Gas-Lift System Allows Resumed Production

Abstract

Presentation

4

Statoil

Elen Wiig Arnesen

Testing of Gas-Lift Valves

 

 

Abstract

Presentation

5

Schlumberger

Statoil

 

Niek Dijkstra (Schlumberger)

Sean Dynes (Statoil)

Statoil Norne – A Case History on Long Term Barrier GLV Integrity

Abstract

Presentation

6

ExxonMobil

Tony Hord

Mike Johnson

 

Global Gas-Lift Opt. Using Using WellTracerTM Surveys

Abstract

Presentation

7 Petrobras

V. Ramos Rosa

A. Furtado Teixeira

 

Gas-Lift Optimization under Constraints and Limits Abstract Presentation
 

Session 4: Status of Gas-Lift Standards, API Gas-Lift, Other Items

Chair: 

 

1

Liang Engineering 

Cameron Laing

 

Gas-Lift Nonsense

 

 

Abstract

Presentation

2

McCalvin Enterprises

David McCalvin

Local Knowledge vs. International Expertise

 

 

Abstract

Presentation

3

Shell International EP  

Wayne Mabry

Update on API 19G2 for Flow Control Devices

 

 

Abstract

Presentation

4

Emerson  Flow Solutions

Jason Laidlaw

 

Technology in Meters, Controllers, Instrumentation for Gas-Lift

 

Abstract

Presentation

5

ScanWell AS

Luramyrvn Sandnes

Leak Metering Gas-Lifted Wells

 

 

Abstract

Presentation

 

Breakout Sessions ---

 

1

 

 

 

Regulations and Regulatory Compliance

 

  Summary

2

 

 

 

 

New Gas-Lift Technology

 

Summary

3

 

 

 

Gas-Lift Surveillance and Problems

 

 

  Summary
4

 

 

 

Failures and "Worst" Practices

 

 

  Summary
6 PTC Shop Tour

 

  Summary