Legends of Artificial Lift—Part 2

A well in operation—pumping—using the “standard rig front” (circa 1865). Source: Petrolia: A Brief History of the Pennsylvanian Petroleum Region from 1859 to 1869, by Andrew Cone and Walter R. Johns; New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1870.

Technical Papers and Books

Authored or Coauthored by the Legends of Artificial Lift

Joseph Dunn Clegg

“Understanding and Combating Gas Interference in Pumping Wells,” American Petroleum Institute (API), 1 January 1963.

“Casing Failure Study—Cedar Creek Anticline,” JPT, June 1971, pp 676–84. Paper SPE 3036.

“Gas Interference in Rod Pumped Wells,” Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Petroleum Short Course, Lubbock, Texas, April 1979, pp 105–10.

“Selection of Artificial Lift Method,” 58th Annual Fall Technical Conference and Exhibition, San Antonio, Texas, 5–7 October 1981. Paper SPE 10337. Coauthors: Buford Neely, Fred Gipson, Bill Capps, Phil Wilson.

“Discussion of Economic Approach to Oil Production and Gas Allocation in Continuous Gas Lift,” JPT, February 1982, pp 301–02.

“Computer Use by Operating Personnel,” API, 1 January 1983.

“Artificial Lift Producing at High Rates,” Proc. 32nd Southwestern Petroleum Short Course, 1985, pp 333–53.

“Rod Pump Design Using Personal Computers,” Southwestern Petroleum Short Course, Lubbock, Texas, 23–24 April 1986. Paper 021.

“High-Rate Artificial Lift,” JPT, March 1988, pp 277–82. Paper SPE 17638.

“Improved Sucker Rod Pumping Design Calculations,” Southwestern Petroleum Short Course, Lubbock, Texas, 20–21 April 1988. Paper 019.

“Recommendations and Comparisons for Selecting Artificial-Lift Methods,” JPT, December 1993, pp 1128–31… 1163–67. Paper SPE 24834. Coauthors: S.M. Bucaram and N.N. Hein Jr.

Petroleum Engineering Handbook: Volume IV, Production Operations Engineering, SPE, 2007. Editor.

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Legends of Artificial Lift—Part 2

Robin Beckwith, Senior Features Editor

01 October 2014

Volume: 66 | Issue: 10



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