2016 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 26, 2016

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.

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Note:  The abstracts, PowerPoint presentations, and papers to be provided for the 2016 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 2016 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 Chairs:  Victoria Pons, Tom vanAkkeren

1

Black Gold Pump & Supply, Inc.

 

Simon Shin

Impact Resistant (IR) Cage

 

Abstract

Presentation

 
2 Wansco Walter Phillips

Dynamic Relative Rod Stretch

 

Abstract

Presentation

 
3 Wansco Walter Phillips Deviation Surveys

Abstract

Presentation

 
4 Echometer Lynn Rowlan

Over Travel Occurs on Up and Down Stroke

 

Abstract

Presentation

 
5 Echometer Lynn Rowlan

Carbon Fiber Sucker Rod versus Steel and Fiberglass

 

Abstract

Presentation

 
6 Weatherford Victoria Pons

Accurate Rod Pumped Well Control Using Modern Techniques

 

Abstract

Presentation

 
7 Don-Nan - A Schlumberger Company

Jonathan Dove

Zack Smith

 

Rod Pump Repair Data, What Can We Learn?

 

Abstract

Presentation

 
 
Keynote Address ---
 

Keynote Address

Joe Clegg Keynote Address

 

Presentation

 
 

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

Session Chairs:  Anthony Allison, Peter Westerkamp

1

 Encline

 Bill Elmer

Pump Stroke Optimization: Results of Four Well Bakken Pilot

 

Abstract

Presentation

Video 1

Video 2

 
2 Weatherford Dr. Victoria Pons

Accurate Rod Pumped Well Control Using Modern Techniques

 

Abstract

Presentation

 
3

Weatherford

Marathon

Black Gold Pump

Victoria Pons, Ph.D.

Stephen Coddou

Walter Phillips

 

Better Design and Control of Deviated and Horizontal Wells: HWDDDA

 

Abstract

Presentation

 
4 General Electric

Peter Westerkamp

 
Downhole Dynamometer Card Validation Method

Abstract

Presentation

 
5 Tenaris

Rodrigo Ruiz

Gustavo Alvarez

Hollow Sucker Rods: Development And Applications in Beam Pumping

 

Abstract

Presentation

 
 
Breakout Sessions

 

1

 

ConocoPhillips

Consultant

 

Tom Cochrane

James Martin

 

Process and Operating Cost Reduction  

 

Summary

 
2 Oil and Gas Optimization Systems Norm Hein Optimizing Lifting of Horizontal Wells   Summary  
3 Weatherford, International Anthony Allison Automation of Sucker Rod Pumping Wells and Systems   Summary  
 

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

Session Chairs:  Rick Webb, Norm Hein

 

1

Ellithorp Energy Services

 

Brian Ellithorp

 

 

The Horizontal Rod Pumped Well’s Ultimate Production System

 

Abstract

Presentation

 
2

Hess Corporation

Materion Corporation

 

Seth Silverman and Logan Stoner

William Nielsen and Diane Nielsen

 

A New Advanced Material Sucker Rod Coupling: Economical Solution for Downhole Wear in Deviated Bakken Unconventional Wells

 

 

Abstract

Presentation

 
3

Production Plus Energy Services Inc.

 

Jeff Saponja

Dave Kimery

 

Eliminating Slug Flow from The Horizontal Wellbore Increases Production and Reduces Costs

 

 

Abstract

Presentation

 
4

Harbison-Fischer

Pioneer Natural Resources

Tommy White Supply

Sergio Granados

Brad Rogers

Rodney Sands

Rowland Ramos

Albert Garza

Matt Horton

Johnny Bunson

 

Sand Flush Plunger Performance in the Hwy 80 Field

 

Abstract

Presentation

 
5

Burnett Oil Company, INC.

 

Elton Smith

 

Field Experiences with Hz RP UPS in an Unconventional Horizontal Rod Pumped Gassy Well

 

Abstract

Presentation

 
6 Schlumberger

Robert Caouette

 

Reducing Energy Requirements in Genset Powered Pumping Units

 

Abstract

Presentation