2016 Gas-Lift Workshop Abstracts, Presentations, and Papers

Copies of abstracts  will be placed in this section as they become available.

Copies of presentations and papers will be placed in this section at the close of the Workshop.

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Rust - Received

Blue - Confirmed      

Gray - Pending

 


Workshop Schedule

 

Form for Nominating a Presentation

 

List of Presentations

 

Call for Abstracts

 

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. 

 Caution Some of the videos are very large.   It may take a long time to download them. 

 

 

       

    Access to Documents

Number Company Author Paper Title or Subject Abstract

Presentation

Paper

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

Chair:  Greg Stephenson, Bongo (aka Jim Hall)

 

1

Petroleum Technology Company (PTC)

 

Vennlig Hilsen

 

 NexLift  Cancelled

Abstract

 

New 1

Brunei Shell Petroleum

 

K. Sonti

F.Suhaimin

J.W. Hall

 

 Novel Use of Dual Completion for Gas Lift Deepening

Abstract

Presentation

2

Weatherford Artificial Lift

Steve Long

Old Ideas Become New Again – A New Approach to the Differential Valve

 

Abstract

Presentation

3

Petroleum Technology Company (PTC)

Vennlig Hilsen

 

 

Reducing Intervention Time/Cost During Completion Cancelled

Abstract

 

New 3 Shell International EP Wayne Mabry

Issues Associated with Selection and Use of Gas-Lift in Deep Water, High Pressure, High Temperature Applications

 

Abstract Presentation
4

Encline

Bill Elmer

High Pressure Gas-Lift: Is Industry Missing a Potentially Huge Application to Horizontal Oil Wells?

 

Abstract

Presentation

5

AppSmiths

Larry Peacock

Day in the Lift of a Well Analyst

 

Abstract

Presentation

 

Keynote Address ---

 

 Shell Oil Company  Dave Carpenter  

 

Abstract

Presentation

 

Session 2:  Gas-Lift Automation & Optimization

Chair:  Eric Lovie, Mike Johnson

 

1

Shell Global Solution International B.V.

 

Gijs Hemink, Murat Kerem

 

 Fiber Optic Based Gas Lift Surveillance

Abstract

Presentation

2

ExxonMobil

Michael Romer

Wireless Technologies for Gas Lift Surveillance

 

Abstract

Presentation

3

PSE Oil and Gas

James Marriott

Apostolos  Giovanoglou

Kevin Wade

 

New Approach to Full Field Gas Lift Optimization

Abstract

Presentation

4

Emerson Process Management

 

Sudhir Jain

Automating Gas-Lift Injection Rates

Abstract

Presentation

5

Senior Metal Bellows Engineering

 

Pat Reed

Edge-Welded Bellows Technology Including Trade-Offs Between Stroke, Pressure, and Cost and the Differences Between Edge-Welded and Formed Bellows

 

Abstract

Presentation

6

Air Squared, Inc.

Bryce Shaffer, Andrew Morton

An Overview of Positive Displacement Scroll Technology for Oil and Gas Applications

 

Abstract

Presentation

 

Session 3:  Gas-Lift Field Case Histories
Chair:
Wayne Mabry, Michael Romer

 

1

 Brunei Shell Petroleum

Cio Cio Mario

J.W. Hall

 

 

 Pilot Installation of a Deep Gas Lift System to Optimize Gas Lift Well Performance in Brunei Shell Petroleum

Abstract

Presentation

2

Flowco Production Solutions

 

Matt Young

Intermittent Gas-Lift Utilizing a Pilot Valve

Abstract

Presentation

3

Brunei Shell Petroleum, Shell Oil Company

O. Owoyemj

J.W. Hall

Batch Foaming Gas-Lifted Oil and Liquid Loaded Gas Wells in BSP

 

Abstract

Presentation

4

Royal Dutch Shell – NAM

Ahmed Farag

Tony Robertson

Ankur Mittal

Kees Veeken

Tjerk Joustra

Jacobo Montero

 

Foam Assist in a Gas-Lifted Oil Well

Abstract

Presentation

5

Weatherford Artificial Lift

Christopher Hand

Randy Matthews

Gas-Lift and Capillary Injection Bring New Life to Bakken Producers with Salt Deposition Problems

 

Abstract

Presentation

6

Encline

Bill Elmer

Improving the Design of Wellhead Gas-Lift Compressors

 

Abstract

Presentation

7

Shell International

Steven Freeman

Understanding Gas-Lift Equipment Issues in Deep Water, High Pressure, High Temperature Applications

 

Abstract

Presentation

 

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

Chair: 

 

1

McCalvin Enterprises

David McCalvin

Status Review: API Specifications and Recommended Practices for Gas-Lift

 

Abstract

Presentation

2

Schlumberger

Phillip Hodge

Field Trial in Alaska for 1" Barrier Gas-Lift Valve

 

Abstract

Presentation

 

Breakout Sessions ---

 

1

 

 

Cancelled Due to Low Attendance

Regulations and Regulatory Compliance, BOEMRE, etc. Cancelled

 

   

2

 

 

 

Combined with Gas-Lift Surveillance Practices

New Gas-Lift Technology  Cancelled

 

 

3

 

 

Mike Johnson

Gas-Lift Surveillance Practices and New Gas-Lift Technology

 

 

  Summary
4

 

 

Greg Stephenson

Gas-Lift for Unconventionals

 

 

  Summary
5

 

 

John Martinez

Gas-Lift Handbook Terms and Equations

 

Summary

API Terms