Introduction to Hydraulic Lift - Houston, TX - September 18, 2019
Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2019 | 8am – 2pm (light breakfast & lunch included)
Location: 1 Riverway #B100 Houston, TX 77056
This seminar covers the high points of Hydraulic Lift (both jet & piston) including application, design, operation, optimization and failure analysis. The majority of the content will be jet pump-centric.
Hydraulic Lift working model and components will be brought in for a hands on experience and enhanced learning.Instructor: Alex Hageman is the Product Line Manager for Apergy’s Hydraulic Lift business and has over 9 years of Artificial Lift experience, 6 of it specifically with Jet Pumps. Alex has designed and optimized Hydraulic Jet Pumps across multiple continents and every major US basin, and recently co-developed remote monitoring capabilities for Apergy’s Hydraulic Lift business. Alex achieved a Bachelor’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Louisiana State University and currently lives in Houston, Texas.
Introduction to Hydraulic Lift Content:
- Hydraulic Lift Application
- Operational Overview
- Jet Pump Overview
- Downhole Jet Pump
- Downhole Installations
- Surface Equipment
- PD Pump Basics
- Surface Equipment Configurations
- Jet Pump Sizing
- Jet Pump Troubleshooting
- Reciprocating Piston Pumps
- Piston Pump Sizing
The objective of this seminar is to better understand the mechanics of a hydraulic lift system and how this form of lift is used throughout the production life cycle.
Attendees will walk away knowing how to think about proper application, design principles, operation and the optimization process.
Who Should Attend:
Production specialists involved in the design, installation and operation of Hydraulic Lift systems. Typical attendees include production engineers, production technicians and optimization specialists.
"The instructor showed knowledge beyond presentation and applicability to real life scenarios. As someone with little experience, the seminar was a very good overview along with good details. Visuals were helpful in enhancing understanding." - Production Engineer
"Alex is very knowledgeable and did a great job. The course met my needs of basic understanding and troubleshooting tools." - Production Engineer