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11 - OGE-C - Oil & Gas - Completion and Production Engineering

OG-C 110 - Electrical Submersible Pumps (ESP) Technology Design and Sizing

Code Start Date Duration Venue
OG-C 110 02 October 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
OG-C 110 27 November 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
OG-C 110 11 December 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

This course covers Electrical Submersible Pumps (ESP) technology and design, ESP well conditions and suitable ESP strings, ESP operations and optimization, ESP commissioning and start up, ESP VSD applications, VSD effects on the well flow rate. 
By the end of this course, trainees will be familiar with the above mentioned subjects and VSD Variable speed drives and their application in ESP wells.


Course Objectives

  • Familiarizing with ESP technology and design
  • Being able to optimize and monitor the tools
  • Learning VSD basics and principles
  • Being able to start up ESP technology

Who Should Attend?

  • Production Staff
  • ESP operators and ESP staff
  • ESP field service technicians and engineers
  • ESP application engineers

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • ESP technology and design
  • Gassy wells design
  • High temperature wells design
  • Introduction to artificial lift and electrical submersible pumping
  • Introduction to reservoir and production considerations

Day 2

  • ESP components 
  • Transformers and controllers/VSD
  • Pump
  • Intake/gas separator
  • Equalizer/protector
  • Cabling requirements
  • Well conditions
  • Total Dynamic Head (TDH) calculations

Day 3

  • Installation considerations
  • ESP commissioning and start up
  • Application of ESPs in difficult or harsh environments
  • On-Shore
  • Off-Shore

Day 4

  • ESP optimization and monitoring
  • Optimum pump and motor type and size
  • Downhole cable configuration and sizing
  • Down Hole Monitoring Tool (DMT) trends analyses
  • Optimum drive systems
  • Power supplies and accessories
  • Variable speed drive requirements

Day 5

  • ESP troubleshooting
  • Detecting abnormal conditions
  • Amp charts analyses
  • ESP VSD basics and principles
  • ESP VSD applications and configuration