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Artificial Lift

  • Course Code :
    PE 504
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    2.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Petroleum Engineering

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Area of Study :

 Develop knowledge about Artificial lift, Gas lift methods and techniques.  Familiarize with ESP, PCP technology and beam pumping (SRP) theory.  Solve problems related to production performance for the main common artificial lift

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Artificial Lift

This course is a study of artificial lift methods used to produce liquids (oil/water) from wellbores. Methods covered include sucker rod (piston) pumps, electric submersible pumps, gas lift, hydraulic lift and plunger lift.

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Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Describe the artificial lift methods for oil well.
2- Illustrate the criteria for the practical application of ESP technology and beam pumping theory.

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Apply a creative and innovative way in artificial lift problem solving.
2- Demonstrate various well and production option to select artificial lift method and engineering concepts to problem solving

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Use well production with artificial lift tool
2- Troubleshoot any artificial lift well problems related to production performance

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Work in team
2- Effectively manage tasks, time, and resources


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Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Introduction 2 2 0
Sucker rod Pump selection, design and operation 9 6 3
Electric submersible pump selection, design and operation 9 6 3
Gas Lift Operation and operation 7 4 3
Progressive cavity pump selections, design and operation 6 4 2
Hydraulic jet Pumping components and operations 8 5 3
Plunger life system 1 1 0
Comparison of Artificial lift methods and system performance evaluation 3 2 1

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Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Interactive Lecturing
Discussion
Experiential learning

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Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
Assignments/ reports 15.00
Final Exam 40.00
Mid-Term exams 25.00
Participations 10.00
Quizzes 10.00

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Books:

Book Author Publisher

Recommended books :

Lecture notes on the course Available pdf files + handouts Recommended Readings: www.spe.org Brown, K. E., “The technology of artificial lift methods”, Vol. 2A and 2B, petroleum publishing Co., Tulsa, Ok. 1980.

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