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ESP design – Step 4: Total Dynamic Head

The step4 of the ESP design consists on determining the total dynamic head required to pump the desired capacity. It…

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ESP design – Step 5: Pump Type

In order to select the most suitable pump, Refer to the pump selection data table in the manufacturer’s catalog for…

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ESP design – Step 6: Optimum Size of Compounds

ESP compounds have different sizes and can be assembled in a variety of combinations. These combinations must be carefully determined…

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All what you need to know about sucker rod pumping system

All what you need to know about sucker rod pumping system: This article will give you a summary of all…

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Interpretation of Dynamometer Records – Quick Diagnostic Reference

Interpretation of Dynamometer Records – Quick Diagnostic Reference The table below gives a quick diagnostic reference for the interpretation of…

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Fundamental principles of physics used in artificial lift design

In the present article, we discuss a couple of physical quantities used in artificial lift design such as the concept of stress,…

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Torque and Maximum Counterbalance Moment

Torque is defined as twisting force. To calculate the torque around the rotation of a crank caused by a weight…

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Why Rod Lift?

Rod Pumping System is a system of artificial lift using a surface pumping unit to impart reciprocating motion to a string of rods. Rod…

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Tubing Rotator reduces rod pumping failures

The tubing, in a well produces by the mean of a rod pumping system, represents the second largest investment in the…

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Rod Rotator extends the life of rod-pumped wells

The constant up-and-down movement of a sucker rod creates excessive friction between rods and tubing which can result in premature rod and…

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Back Pressure Regulators for Gassy Sucker Rod Lifted Wells

The problem of heading (flow off and pump) is often encountered in gassy wells. This heading effect which can blow…

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Beam Pumping Unit Principles and Components

Beam pumping Unit Principles: A beam pumping unit is a machine for translating rotary motion from a crankshaft to linear…