2017 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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Workshop Schedule

 

Form for Nominating a Presentation

 

List of Presentations

 

Call for Abstracts

 

List of Presentations, Abstracts

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    Access to Documents

Number Company Author Paper Title or Subject Abstract

Presentation

Paper

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

Chair:  Steven Freeman

1

Shell International EP

 

Edward de St. Remey

 

Considerations for Qualifying Elastomers Used in Artificial Lift Equipment for Deep Water applications with High Pressure and High Temperature Environments

 

Abstract

Presentation

2

Apache

Echometer

Shea Province

Carrie Anne Taylor

Lynn Rowlan

 

Dual Shot Acoustic Technique

Abstract

Presentation

3

ExxonMobil Upstream Research Co.

Esso Norway AS

J.Y. Wang,

A.A. Troshko,

F.G. Gallo

T.H. Lopez

D.E. Helgestad

 

Integrated Transient Modeling to Support the Successful Offshore Well Start-up

Abstract

Presentation

4

Petroleum Technology Company

Coll Brodie

Annular Pressure Management During Gas Lift Operations

 

Abstract

Presentation

 

Keynote Address --- Shauna Noonan, Occidental Petroleum Compan

 

Occidental Petroleum Company Shauna Noonan Artificial Lift in the Permian Basin: What are we doing differently?

 

Abstract

Presentation

 

Session 2:  Gas-Lift Automation & Optimization

Chair:  To Be Determined

1

Decker Technology

 

Ken Decker

Accuracy of Tested Ratios

Abstract

Presentation

2

Senior Flexions

 

Mark Davey

 

Bellows Cycle Life & How Manufacturing Processes Can Impact it

 

Abstract

Presentation

3

Louisiana State University

Paulo J Waltrich

Liquid Assisted Gas-Lift

Abstract

Presentation

4

HEAL Systems

 

Jonathan Dove,

 

A Single Life-Cycle Completions Solution

Cost-effectively transition from natural flow to gas lift to plunger lift and on to rod pumping

 

Abstract

Presentation

5

Silverwell

Stephen Faux

Graham Makin

Digital Intelligent Gas Lift - Pilot Field Installations of New Digital and Surface Operated Technology

 

Abstract

Presentation

 

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

1

ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company

Michael Romer

Andrey Troshko

 

 

Surfactant-Assisted Gas Lift Pilot

Abstract

Presentation

2

ConocoPhillips

Anthony Williams

Bill Hearn

 

 

Transitioning to Intermittent Gas-Lift in an Unconventional Resource Play

Abstract

Presentation

3

Sercel GRC

Artificial Lift Performance Ltd.

Brian Hicks

Sandy Williams

 

 

Real-time Decision Making for Gas Lifted Well Management and Optimization

Abstract

Presentation

4

Shell International EP

Belle Ibanez

Steven Freeman

 

Princess Subsea Gas Lift Start-Up

Abstract

Presentation

5

Schlumberger

Robert Loov

Yosmar Gonzalez

Alberto Abouganem Stephens

 

DTS for Gas Lift Optimization

Abstract

Presentation

6

PSE

Kevin Wade

Full Integrated Asset Optimisation

Abstract

Presentation

 

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

Chair:  To Be Determined

 

1

Shell International EP

Wayne Mabry

 

Update of API Gas-Lift Standards

Abstract

Presentation

2

Southwest Research Institute

Angel Wileman

 

Gas-Lift Test Facility for High-Pressure and High-Temperature Gas Flow Testing

Abstract

Presentation

3

Southwest Research Institute

Angel Wileman

 

Predicting and Monitoring Gas Lift Valve Chatter at Realistic Downhole Conditions

Abstract

Presentation

4

Schlumberger

Haidan Lu

Sekhar Nagarakanti

 

Unconventional Gas Lift Case Study: How to Identify and Suppress Production Instabilities

Abstract

Presentation

5

Altec

Jack Brink

Rick Haydel

 

Production Optimization Utilizing the Balance Ported Valve and Pilot Valve in the Permian Basin

Abstract

Presentation

6

 Schlumberger

 Jason Bigelow

Dynamic Modeling of Gas Lift Designs and Operations

 

Abstract

Presentation

 

Breakout Sessions ---

 

1

Shell International EP

 

Wayne Mabry

Steven Freeman

 

High Reliability Gas-Lift Installations

 

Summary

2

Retired

Mike Johnson

Gas-Lift Surveillance Practices and New Gas-Lift Technology

 

  Summary
3

Occidental Petroleum Co.

 

Greg Stephenson

Gas-Lift for Unconventionals

 

  Summary
4

Production Associates

 

John Martinez

Gas-Lift Handbook Terms and Equations

 

Summary