Progressing Cavity Pumping (PCP) Failure Analysis
PCP System Components That Can Fail
- Surface Equipment
- Surface Drive Heads
- Fixed Speed Drives
- Variable Speed Drives
- Surface Measurement Systems
- Other Surface Equipment
- Sucker Rods
- Other Rod Equipment
- Downhole Equipment
- Pump Housings
- Gas Separators
- Downhole Electrical Motors
- Seal Sections
- Torque/Speed Converters
- Downhole Measurements Systems
Information Required to Analyze Failures
- Well Configuration
- Tubular Sizes
- Production Characteristics
- Reservoir Pressure, temperature
- Oil, Water, gas Parameters
- System Design Information
- System Components /Metallurgy
- System Installation Records
- System Operating Information
- Run Time
- Number of Stops/Starts
- Operating Downhole Pressures/ Temperatures
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Cam Matthews is a Director with C-FER Technologies. Much of Matthews’ 27 years of technical and managerial experience has been devoted to dealing with heavy-oil developments. He has written several SPE papers, coauthored a chapter on progressing-cavity-pump systems in the SPE Petroleum Handbook, and participated in several SPE workshops and forums. He holds five patents on drilling and production processes, a BS degree in civil engineering from the University of Manitoba, and an MS degree in civil engineering from the University of Alberta. Matthews also serves as Chairperson of the SPE Membership Committee and on the JPT Editorial Committee.
Francisco J.S. Alhanati is a Director with C-FER Technologies. He began his 27-year career in applied R&D related to well construction and production operations with Petrobras and more recently with C-FER. Alhanati holds a PhD degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Tulsa. He serves on the Well Operations Subcommittee for the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition and on theJPT Editorial Committee.