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Upcoming Workshops
7/5/2017
There will be a Sucker Rod Pumping Workshop in September, 2017, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
http://alrdc.com/workshops/2017_2017sucker rod pumping workshop/>

There will be a Gas-Lift Workshop in October, 2017, in Houston, Texas.
http://alrdc.com/workshops/2017_2017gas-lift workshop/

The Gas Well Workshop has been re-named to be the Unconventional Well Artificial Lift Strategies Workshop. This is to broaden the focus on unconventional oil and gas wells, including horizontals. Thia Workshop will be held in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on Feb. 4 - 7, 2018.  
 
Artificial Selection for Gas Wells
3/17/2017
The Committee on Artificial Lift Selection for Gas Wells met on Feb. 19, 2017. The status of the project and current action items can be found by using the "hot link" on the left of this page. There is significant progress on the document, and completed sections can be downloaded and used. We'll meet again on the Sunday before the 2018 Workshop on Unconventional Wells Artificial Lift Strategies. The location of this Workshop is still to be determined.

The Selection of Artificial Lift Systems has been updated and re-organized. The new version can be seen by clicking on the link on the left of this page.

The status of each section of the document is shown on the link. Everyone is invited to review and use these sections for Artificial Lift evaluation and training.  
 
ALRDC Seminars
7/5/2017
The 2017 ALRDC Seminar for new Artificial Lift Technology Inventors will be held at the Weatherford Technology and Training Center, 11909 Spencer Road, Houston, on Wednesday, August 2, 2017.

We have twelve Presentations lined up. This should be the best Seminar so far.  
 
Previous Workshops
3/17/2017
There was a Gas Well Deliquification Workshop in Feb. 2017, in Denver, Colorado.
http://alrdc.com/workshops/2017_2017gaswell workshop/

The 2016 Gas Well Workshop was held on Feb. 28 - Mar. 2, 2016, in Denver.
http://alrdc.com/workshops/2016_2016gaswellworkshop/

The 2016 Gas-Lift Workshop was held in May, 2016, in Houston, Texas


The 2015 Sucker Rod Pumping Workshop was held in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in Sept., 2015. http://www.alrdc.com/workshops/2015_2015uckerrodpumpingworkshop/  
 
ALRDC Sponsors
3/17/2017
You can become a Sponsor of ALRDC. Go to the ALRDC Organization menu item on the ALRDC Home Page. Click on the Sponsors page. Click on the ALRDC Sponsorship Form. Fill this out to become a Sponsor. You'll be listed on the Sponsor page on ALRDC. And you can have a free advertisement on the ALRDC Yellow Pages.  
 
Artificial Lift Job Available
3/17/2017
There is a new gas-lift job available from Saudi Aramco. See details on the Job Request site.  
 
ALRDC Services
3/17/2017
You can now search for any information on the ALRDC Web Site. Merely enter the desired title, author, or information on the top part of the Home Page and press return. This is a very fast search.

There are new plunger lift videos and a new gas-lift video on the ALRDC Photographs, Videos, and Animations page.  
 
Horizontal Wells
3/17/2017
See information on a new initiative for artificial lift of Horizontal Wells in the Recommended Practices section of this web site. We have formed an Industry Consortium to advance this technology. The first Consortium Meeting wes held in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Aug. 18 2012. The consortium is led by the Univ. of Tulsa. Contact Prof. Cem Sarica at cem-sarica@utulsa.edu for information on how to join the Consortium.  
 
Facts About Fracking
3/17/2017
See an interesting article about Fracking, and many "popular" misconceptions, on the Services - Future Production - Challenges section.  
 
Advertising on ALRDC
3/17/2017
You can place an advertisement on ALRDC by using the ALRDC Yellow Pages. Go to Services - Open to All, Yellow Pages, and submit a request to create a Yellow Pages ad. We'd love to help make people aware of your artificial lift goods and services.  
 

ALRDC (the Artificial Lift Research and Development Council) is an independent, private, not-for-profit organization that is focused on sharing artificial lift information and helping to facilitate artificial lift research and development projects by helping to organize the sharing of R&D costs and/or resources. ALRDC has a 501(c)6 tax exempt status granted by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service.