Artificial Lift Methods Virtual Training


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Monday September 05, 2022 | Magdi El Naggar | VIRTUAL TRAINING
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Monday September 05, 2022 | Magdi El Naggar | VIRTUAL TRAINING

This course is designed to introduce an overview of various artificial lift solutions and related production optimization concepts as well as the reservoir life cycle. After introducing the need for an artifical lift system, training will include various lift methods such as : Gas Lift, Reciprocating Rod Lift, Progressive Cavity Pumping (PCP), Hydraulic Pumping (HP), Electrical Submersible Pumping (ESP), Plunger and Capillary System, etc. For each lift type, the course covers main components, application envelope, relative strength and weakness points.

The course will further include discussion sessionswherein trainees would discuss their challenges and plans for lift systems with view to understand applicability of the concepts learned during the training.

Monday September 05, 2022 | Magdi El Naggar | VIRTUAL TRAINING


Day 1

Pre-course test
Module 1 : Oil Field Production System, including :

  • Oil origin and Geology
  • Well drilling and completion types
  • Surface production facilities
  • Reservoir recovery methods
    • Reservoir life cycle and phase change concept
    • Natural depletion (production) system
    • Artificial lift production systems

Module 2 : Reservoir Perfomance IPR & OPR

  • Wellbore and reservoir performance overview
  • Pressure losses in the system
  • Well productivity
  • Concepts of productivity index
  • IPR & OPR
  • Nodal System Analysis

Day 2

Quizzes & Recap

Module 3: Why & When Artificial Lift is Required? 

  • Well production problems
  • Formation damage
  • Formation damage causes and prevention techniques
  • The change in the reservoir conditions and impact on well performance
  • When artificial lift is recommended? Why? Which system?
  • Overview of artificial lift technology: GL, SRP, HPs, ESP, PCP, Plunger system & Capillary system.
  • Application of artificial lift technology and limitations
  • Artificial lift screening methods 
  • Basis for selection of artificial lift system

Module 4 : Gas Lift (GL) 

  • Introduction
  • Components and Operation concept
  • Elastomer
  • Design
  • Lifting capability compared to other artificial lift methods
  • PCP troubleshooting
  • Case Study:
    • Understanding & improving gas lift compressor
    • Gas lift optimization
    • Gas lift well performance prediction

Day 3

Quizzes & Recap

Module 5 : Sucker Rod Pump (SRP) 

  • Concept, types, limitations and advantages 
  • Design, components and operations 
  • Limitation and advantages
  • Main equipment parts
  • Production system operations by SRP
  • Lifting capability compared to other artificial lift methods
  • Intake Pump Curve
  • Production Optimization
  • Design Sucker Rod Pump
  • Factors affecting the movement of the rod
  • Lifting capability compared to other artificial lift methods
  • Importance of correctly matching well productivity to pump performance
  • Use of data to diagnose well/equipment problems
  • SRP Troubleshooting
  • Case Study:
    • Pump stroke optimization
    • Sucker rod failure analysis

Module 6 : Progressive Cavity Pump (PCP)

  • Concept, types, limitations and advantages 
  • Design, components and operations 
  • Limitation and advantages
  • Main equipment parts
  • Production system operations by PCP
  • Lifting capability compared to other artificial lift methods
  • Elastomer
  • Design
  • Lifting capability compared to other artificial lift methods
  • Importance of correctly matching well productivity to pump performance
  • Use of data to diagnose well/equipment problems
  • PCP troubleshooting
  • Case Study:
    • Rotor failure analysis
    • Pump performance

Day 4

Quizzes & Recap

Module 7 : Electric Submersible Pump (ESP) 

  • Concept, types, limitations and advantages 
  • Design, components and operations 
  • Limitation and advantages
  • Main equipment parts
  • Production system operations by ESP
  • Lifting capability compared to other artificial lift methods
  • Basics of ESP calculations
  • ESP Construction
  • Pump Selection
  • Applications in the Field
  • Importance of correctly matching well productivity to pump performance
  • Use of data to diagnose well/equipment problems
  • ESP Troubleshooting
  • Case Study:
    • Pump failure analysis
    • Y-tool system & reservoir surveillance
    • Power saving with permanent magnet motor
    • Change in contract strategy save millions

Module 8 : Hydraulic Pump (HP) 

  • Surface Equipment components and Operation concept
  • Types of Pump Units
  • Pump Sizing
  • Pump selection
  • Lifting capability compared to other artificial lift methods
  • Importance of correctly matching well productivity to pump performance
  • Use of data to diagnose well/equipment problems
  • ESP Troubleshooting
  • Pumps Troubleshooting
  • Case Study

Module 9 : Jet Pump (JP)

  • Introduction
  • Components and Operation concept
  • Gas issue
  • Nozzle & Throat sizing
  • Jet pump calculations
  • Pump performance graph
  • Lifting capability compared to other artificial lift methods
  • Importance of correctly matching well productivity to pump performance
  • Use of data to diagnose well/equipment problems
  • ESP Troubleshooting
  • Jet pump troubleshooting
  • Case Study:
    • Flow analysis inside the jet pump
    • Pump failure analysis

Day 5

Quizzes & Recap

Module 10: Plunger System

  • Introduction
  • Components and Operation concept
  • Conventional and Continuous Plunger Lift 
  • Lifting capability compared to other artificial lift methods
  • Drawdown and IPRs for Plunger Lift
  • Importance of correctly matching well productivity to system performance
  • Use of data to diagnose well/equipment problems
  • ESP Troubleshooting
  • Plunger Lift Troubleshooting
  • Case Study:
    • Impact of the well deviation angle on system performance

Module 11: Capillary System 

  • Introduction
  • Components and Operation concept
  • Lifting capabilities and performance
  • Applications in the field
  • Importance of correctly matching well productivity to system performance
  • Use of data to diagnose well/equipment problems
  • ESP Troubleshooting
  • Troubleshooting

Q & A and exercises

Post-course Test

Monday September 05, 2022 | Magdi El Naggar | VIRTUAL TRAINING
  • Understand the fundamentals & production perfomance of various artificial lift methodologies.
  • Increase awareness and knowledge of artificial lift methodologies and factors affecting optimal designs and operations including fluid properties and multiphase flow regimes.
  • Overview of lift techniques, technologies, and equipment also covers alternate deployment scenarios and multisensory applications for surveillance and optimization.
  • Posses the basic skills required to select and size artificial lift systems.
  • Be able to select suitable artificial lift system, plan its operation, monitor and analyze its perfomance.
  • Learn strategies to maximize oil production economically with artificial lift systems.
  • Make basic PVT properties and inflow perfomance calculations related to artifical lift.
  • Select the appropriate artificial lift system by examining the drawdown potential of each method, the initial and operating expense and the range of production and depth possible with each method as well as special problem such as sand/scale/deviation, etc.
  • Design and operate system features for each method under harsh condition
Monday September 05, 2022 | Magdi El Naggar | VIRTUAL TRAINING
  • Production Engineers with 0-10 Years Experience
  • Field Operations Engineers with 0-10 Years Experience
  • Operators with 0-10 Years Experience
  • Geoscientists with 0-10 Years Experience
  • Reservoir Engineers with 0-10 Years Experience
  • Petroleum Engineers with 0-10 Years Experience
Monday September 05, 2022 | Magdi El Naggar | VIRTUAL TRAINING

Magdi El Naggar

Managing Director at Oil Fields Global Consultants (OFGC)

Biography

Magdi El Naggar is officially Certified as Professional Petroleum Engineering Consultants (License 116/7). He has 46 years of professional experience n various phases of Petroleum Engineering including Petroleum/Reservoir/Production/Drilling & Workover Engineering as well as field operations with several multi-national international companies including ARAMCO (Saudi Arabia) and ADNOC (UAE). He has extensive professional experiences in all phases of well intervention operations including coiled tubing, especially during well emergency cases, well control and extended reach operations.

He specialized in well intervention operations, especially, during emergency cases and well blowouts. He also has extensive experiences in full field development studies, Production Enhancement for oil fields as well as various types of wells, CO2 Injection and EOR operations, IWCF & IADC certification.