2018  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 24, 2018

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 2018 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 2018 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:   Rodney Sands

1

Energy IP, LLC

Peter L. Brewer

Patents and the Energy Industry

 

 Abstract

Presentation

 
2 HWDDDA Project Team Victoria Pons, Chair

HWDDDA: Project Update:

Prototype and First Downhole Test Update

 

 Abstract

Presentation

 
3 Materion Corporation

Carolyn Curran

Richard Cash

Diane Nielsen

 

New Field Test Results for Advanced Sucker Rod Coupling Material: Optimize Efficiency and Productivity on Rod Lift Wells

 

 Abstract

Presentation

 
4

Apergy

Jeff Dunn

Darla Bugg

NHT Rod Guides Extend Life in High Temperature Wells
Wells

 

 Abstract

Presentation

 
5  GyroData Incorporated

 

Kris Earl

Rod-Guide Placement Based on High-Resolution Tortuosity Analysis of Production Tubing

 

 Abstract

Presentation

 
6 Weatherford

Rakesh Rai

 

Total Asset Optimization Through Failure Management of Reciprocating Rod Lift Wells Using Advanced Data Analytics and Physics Based Analysis

 

 Abstract

Presentation

 
7 Echometer Company

Lynn Rowlan

Carrie Anne Taylor

Up or Down Stroke Load Changes Increase Failures

 

 Abstract

Presentation

 
 
Keynote Address ---
 

Keynote Address

Mike Poythress, ConocoPhillips  

 

Presentation not available

 
 

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

Session Chairs:   

1

SS Artificial Lift

Mehdi Mousavi

M. Ghareeb

Paul Tonks

Dave Kennedy

Reliability and Maintenance of Long Stroke Hydraulic Pumping Units

Abstract 

Presentation

 
2 SWW Industries LLC

Mikhail Skachko

Mikhail Nedeliaev

 

TRIL Submersible Container

 

Abstract 

Presentation

 
3

Raptor Lift Solutions

 

Chris Shafer

Mujtuba Khan

Kavan Graybill

 

Efficient DC Energy Storage and Reuse for Rod Pump VSDs

 

Abstract 

Presentation

 
4 Ambyint

Jesse Filipi

Brian Arnst

 

Using IoT-Enabled Machine Learning to Autonomously Optimize Rod Lift Wells

Abstract 

Presentation

 
5 ConocoPhillips

Michael Sullivan

Brian Arnst

 
Economically Enabling Autonomous Pump by Exception on Sub-3 BOPD Permian Basin Stripper Wells Using IOT-Enabled Edge Devices

Abstract 

Presentation

 
 
Breakout Sessions

 

1

 

 

Consultant

 

Tom VanAkkeren

 

 

Failure Rate Reduction 

 

Summary

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

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

Session Chairs:   

 

1

Flogistix LP

Paul Munding

 

Casing Drawdown Sucker Rod Optimization

 

Abstract 

Presentation

 
2 Signal Hill Brandon Bridgman

Oil and Gas Operations in an Urban Environment:

Challenges and Opportunities

 

Abstract 

Presentation

 
3 Exxon Mobil, XTO

Michael Romer;

Jackson, MS;

Howell, DA;

Bailey, JR;

Rajagolpalan, S;

Ozekcin, A;

Inglish, G;

Allen, C

 

Wear Resistant, Friction Reducing Coatings Reduce Tubing Wear in Problematic Sucker Rod Couplings Wells: Laboratory Testing and Field Trials

 

Abstract   

Presentation

 
4 Occidental Petroleum Anthony Allison

Advanced Uses of LOWIS

Abstract 

Presentation

 
5 ConocoPhillips Mike Poythress

Advanced Uses of XSPOC

 

Abstract 

Presentation

 
6

Echometer Company

Fluid Finder

Newfield

 

Lynn Rowlan

Clint Haskins

Brent Zager

 

Adjustment of Fluid Viscosity for Use is Patterson Pump Slippage Equation

 

Abstract 

Presentation