2014 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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USB Flash Drive of Presentations

A USB Flash Drive of the Presentations will be sent Workshop registrants who purchase one.  They will be sent a few weeks after the Workshop.


Workshop Schedule

 

List of Presentations

 

List of Presentations, Abstracts

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    Access to Documents

Number Company Author Paper Title or Subject Abstract

Presentation

Paper

Session 1:  Gas-Lift Valves and Barrier Testing

Session Chair: 

 

1

International Research Institute of Stavanger (IRIS)

Arild Aarrestad

Testing in a Safe Manner Abstract

Presentation

2 PTC

Alan Brodie

Innovations which Deliver More Production from GL Wells or Simplify and Reduce GL Well Interventions   Abstract

Presentation

Video 1

3

Weatherford

Colin Rae, Steve Long

Eight-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

 

Keynote Address --- Mark Agnew, ExxonMobil Production Company, Subsurface Engineering & Operations Support Manager

 

 

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 ExxonMobil  Mark Agnew  Keynote Address

 

 

Presentation

 

Session 2:  New and Emerging Gas-Lift Technology

Chair: 

 

1

 Ziebel

Frode Hveding

 

How Does An Unstable GLV Affect The Producing Zones?

Abstract

Presentation

2

Welltec Norway

Terje Skeie

High-Angle Gas Lift Valve Removal and Replacement in a Single Run

 

 

Abstract

Presentation

3

ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company

Michael Romer

Non-intrusive Ultrasonic Gas Flow Meter Testing Abstract

Presentation

4

Petrobras

Anna Luiza de Moraes

Blanco de Mattos

Fabio Paula Brum

JosÚ Ricardo Furlanetto de Azambuja

 

Replacement of Gas-Lift Valves in Marlim Sul Asset

Abstract

Presentation

5

Petrobras, UniCamp

Bordalo, Sergio N.

Barreto Fo.

Manuel A.

Pestana, Tiiago

Ochoa Lara

Ismael O.

 

 

A Combined Experimental & Numerical Research Program to Develop a Computer Simulator for Intermittent Gas-lift

Abstract

Presentation

 

Session 3:  Gas-Lift Field Case Histories
Chair: 

 

1

 Weatherford

Jake Bramwell

 Retrofit Deep Gas-Lift

 

 

Abstract

Presentation

2

Shell Nigeria

 Nkilika Grace Nwadike, Shell

Ifeanyichukwu Ofia, Shell

Sheri Adoghe, Schlumberger

Amos Trost,  Shell

Oton Enoto, Shell

Benjamin Obong, Shell

Uwem Essien, Shell

 

 Enhancing the Production Performance of Dual-Completion

 

 Gas Lifted Wells using Venturi Orifice Valves

 

 

Abstract

Presentation

3

Schlumberger

Statoil

Niek Dijkstra 

Sean Dynes 

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

 

 

Abstract

Presentation

4

ExxonMobil

Tony Hord

Mike Johnson

Global Gas Lift Optimization Using WellTracer« Surveys

 

 

Abstract

Presentation

5

Wintershall Lybia

OVS Group

Marcel Grivet

Ahmed Swedan

Sebastiano Barbarino

Automating Gas-Lift Optimization and Virtual Metering, A Positive Impact on Production and Back Allocation Accuracy

 

 

Abstract

Presentation

6

Echometer Company

Carrie-Anne Taylor

Techniques to Acoustically Monitor and Trouble Shoot Gas-Lift Wells

 

 

Abstract

Presentation

 

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

Chair: 

 

1

Petrowell Ltd - a Weatherford Company

Norman Strachan

 

 

Inverse Gas Lift System (IGLS)

 

 

Abstract

Presentation

Video 1

Video 2

 

 

2

Shell International EP

Wayne Mabry

Flow Control Devices for Side-Pocket Mandrels

 

 

Abstract

Presentation

3

ConocoPhillips

Bill Hearn

Retrofit Gas-Lift in Alaska

 

 

Abstract

Presentation

4

Techni Norway

Harald Borgen

Morten Roll Karlsen

Dag A Hansen

 

Pressure Management in B Annulus

 

 

Abstract

Presentation

5

Camcon Oil

LETS Ltd

Peter Watson

Cameron Laing

Intelligent Gas Lift - Benefits over Traditional Gas Lift Valves and First Installation Results from Oman

 

 

Abstract

Presentation

 

Breakout Sessions ---

 

1

 Shell International

 

 Wayne Mabry

Regulations and Regulatory Compliance

 

  Summary

2

 ExxonMobil

PTC

 

 

 Mike Johnson

Alan Brodie

New Gas-Lift Technology

 

Summary

3

 ExxonMobil

Tony Hord

Gas-Lift Surveillance and Problems

 

 

  Summary
4

 ConocoPhillips

 

Greg Stephenson

Failures and "Worst" Practices

 

 

  Summary
5

 Weatherford

 

 

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