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ESP Nine Step Design Procedure

Centrilift has established a nine-step procedure to design the appropriate electrical submersible pump in order to have an efficient and…

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ESP design – Step 2: Production Capacity

Once the first step “Collect basic data” is performed, we pass to the ” step 2: Production Capacity “ of the ESP Nine…

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ESP design – Step 3: Gas Calculations

The presence of free gas in the tubing above the pump changes the fluid density, consequently reduces the required discharge…

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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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ESP design – Step 7: Electric Cables

The AC current is carried from the surface to the motor using either copper or aluminum cable conductors. For ESP…

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ESP Design – Step 8: Downhole and Surface Accessory Equipment

This article “Downhole and Surface Accessory Equipment” is the step 8 of the nine-step procedure to design an ESP with an efficient…

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ESP design – Step 9: Variable Speed Submersible Pumping System

Compared to conventional ESP installations with constant motor speeds, installations running at variable frequencies have several advantages. The most important…

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ESP design – Step 1: Basic data

As described in the previous article ESP nine step design procedure, Centrilift has established a nine-step procedure to design the appropriate…

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Petroleum Engineering – ESP Design Step by Step (Manual)

Step 1: Basic Data: As detailed in the article “Step 1: Basic data ”, step 1 of the nine step design…