2017  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 25, 2017

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.

Safety Briefings

Note :  The abstracts, PowerPoint presentations, and papers to be provided for the 2017 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 2017 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:  

1

SSi Lift

Mohamed Ghareeb

Dave M. Kennedy

Alvin Woo

 

Longest Stroke and Highest Capacity Reciprocating Sucker Rod Pumping Systems

 

Abstract

Presentation

 

2

Weatherford  

John Stachowiak

Doug Hebert

 

Innovative Sand-Filtering Rod Pump Delivers Proven Benefits

 

Abstract

Presentation

 

3

Black Gold 

Ryan Bair

Reducing Wellhead Leaks with a Polished Rod Centralizer

 

Abstract

Presentation

 

4

Western Falcon Energy Services

 

Rob Davis

Michael Naguib

Bill Snider

 

UNDERSTANDING AND EFFICIENTLY MITIGATING DOWNHOLE CORROSION AND WEAR FAILURES

 

Abstract

Presentation

 

5

OspreyData

Mike Pennell

Detecting Failures and Optimizing Performance in Rod Pumps using Data Science Models

 

Abstract

Presentation

 

6

 Wansco

 

Walter Phillips 

Visualizing Rod Design & Analysis

 

Abstract

Presentation

 

7

Echometer Company 

Lynn Rowlan

Ken Skinne r

 

Examples of Forces NOT Accounted for by the Wave Equation

 

Abstract

Presentation

 
 
Keynote Address --- John Patterson, Consultant
 

Keynote Address

  John Patterson  Technology in a Mature Industry

 

Presentation

 
 

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

Session Chairs:   

1

Cochrane Consulting

 Tom Cochrane

 Sucker Rod Wear Model

 

Abstract

Presentation

 

2

Echometer Company 

Brian Ellithorp

Jim McCoy

Lynn Rowlan

Tony Podio

 

Optimization Techniques and Performance Comparisons Utilizing an Isolated Tailpipe System

 

Abstract

Presentation

 

3

ALRDC

  Victoria Pons, Ph.D.

HWDDDA: Enterprising for the Future Today!

 

Abstract

Presentation

 

4

Echometer Company

 Lynn Rowlan

Acoustic Trace Overlay on Wellbore Diagram

 

Abstract

Presentation

 

5

  National Oilwell Varco

Doug Taylor

Brian Sutton  

Using Tubing Scan Data and Databases to Optimize Wells and Reduce Lease Operating Expenses

 

Abstract

Presentation

 
 
Breakout Sessions

 

1

 

ConocoPhillips

Consultant

 

Tom Cochrane

 

 

Failure Rate Reduction 

 

Summary

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

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

Session Chairs:   

 

1

Dover Artificial Lift

Rodney Sands

Lower Your Failure Frequency

 

Abstract

Presentation

 

2

Tenaris

Rodrigo Ruiz

Gustavo Alvarez

 

Corrosion Fatigue Resistant Sucker Rods

 

Abstract

Presentation

 

3

Encline Artificial Lift  

Bill Elmer

Smart ESD with Frac Hit Early Warning

 

Abstract

Presentation

 

4

Heal Systems 

 Jeff Saponja

 Mitigate Slug Flow

 

Abstract

Presentation

 

5

Baker Hughes, a GE Company 

Peter Westerkam[p 

Adaptive Polished Rod Velocity Profile Selection Algorithm for Optimizing Production, Efficiency, and Reliability

 

Abstract

Presentation

 

6

Black Jack Production Tools

 

Brian Ellithorp 

Casing Gas Separator - A New and Flexible Process of Gas Separation

 

Note. When you click on a Video you may need to play with it a bit to make is play al the way through.

 

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