2019 Sucker Rod Pumping Workshop

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September 9, 2019 - September 12, 2019

Cox Convention Center / Oklahoma City / Oklahoma

2019 Sucker Rod Pumping Workshop

About the Event

The 2019 International Sucker Rod Pumping Workshop will be held in Oklahoma City between September 9th and September 12th. The continuing education course will take place on September 9th-10th, and the workshop itself will be on Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 11 and 12, 2019.

Brandon Bridgman with Signal Hill Petroleum to be the General Chair for the 2019 Sucker Rod Pumping Workshop. His mail is bbridgman@shpi.net.

The venue for the Workshop is the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The Workshop itself, the Continuing Education Classes, and the Exhibits will be in the Cox Convention Center which is located next to the Hotel.

Note: Advanced registration will close on Friday, August 22, 2019. It will be possible to register on site starting on Tuesday morning, Sept. 10, 2019 in the Cox Convention Center.


Presentations & Evaluation Summaries

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Hotel Information

The 2019 International Sucker Rod Pumping Workshop hotel is the Renaissance Hotel in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Additional information on the hotel and transportation to the hotel is provided below.

Renaissance Hotel, Oklahoma City
10 North Broadway Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
(405) 228-8000

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    Access to Paper Documents
Number Company Author Presentation Title Abstract Presentation Paper
Session No. 1 – New Technology, Research and Development
Session Chairs:
Black Gold Pump & Supply Ryan Bair Large Bore Pumps Fluid Velocity Study Abstract Presentation
2 MindMesh Inc. Mark Frenzel
Raju Gandikota
New Time Domain Analyses Provides Quantitative Insights into Rod Lift System Design, Operation and Maintenance Abstract Presentation
3 Walter Phillips, Inc. Walter Phillips Advanced Dynamometer Wave Analysis Abstract Presentation
4 Walter Phillips, Inc. Walter Phillips Dynamic Load Cell Calibration Abstract Presentation
5 Weatherford International Art. Lift Clark Robison  A New Torque-Based Technique for Balancing Pumping Units Abstract Presentation
6 Echometer Company O. Lynn Rowlan
Carrie Ann Taylor
Ken Skinner
How to Determine the Location of Downhole Sticking Abstract Presentation
7 Roatap Silver Stream Tracei Reed
Grant Schaffer
Doug Baker
Review of Case Studies Illustrating Impact of New Well Spacing Tool / Rod Rotator and Wireless POC Load Cell Abstract Presentation
Session No. 2 – Design, Automation, Optimization, Challenges
Session Chairs:
1 Don Nan Lift Jason Dominguez Analysis and Optimization of Sucker Rod Pump Design Abstract Presentation
2 Weatherford International Art. Lift  Daniel Renteria An Alternative Sucker Rod Technology for Aggressive Applications Abstract Presentation
3 Echometer Company O. Lynn Rowlan
Norm Hein Jr.
Recommended Limits for (DLS) Dog Leg Severity and (SL) Side Load Abstract Presentation
4 Harbison Fischer – Apergy Randy De Werff Two Operating Areas—Challenges & Solutions Abstract Presentation
5 Baker Hughes Victoria Pons IRIS: Getting More out of your wells! Abstract Presentation
Ask the ExpertsFollowing the technical presentations, we will host a session entitled “Ask the Experts”. This open forum will give attendees an opportunity to pose questions about problem wells, new technologies, or new applications related to sucker rod pumps. Walter Phillips will moderate a panel of experts with backgrounds in rod pump design, applications, surveillance, and manufacturing.
Session No. 3 – Case Histories, Field Experiences, Recommended Practices
Session Chairs:   
 1 Western Falcon Mark Turland
Michael Naguib
Friction in Sucker Rod Pumping Systems
Stay Smooth…Don’t Sacrifice
Abstract Presentation
2 Production Technology Tom van Akkeren Long and Slow is the Way to Go Abstract Presentation
Echometer Company
O. Lynn Rowlan
Ken Skinner
Pump Filled with Liquid is the Secret of SR Pumping Abstract Presentation
4 Baker Hughes, a GE Company Victoria Pons, Ph.D.
Corryn Mills
Bernie Boos
Marcus Turner
IT’S ALL ABOUT THE DATA: Deviated Downhole Data Extraction Abstract Presentation


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