Norris Sucker Rod School - Tulsa, OK - September 1 - 2, 2020

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General details:

Location: Will be held at the Norris’ headquarters  at 4801 W 49th Street, Tulsa, OK 74107

Time: The classes begin at 8:00 am and dismiss at 4:30 pm on Tuesday and 2:30 pm Wednesday.

Fee: No charge


Jeff Done  is the Sales and Operations Manager for Norris in the Mid-Con and Rockies Regions with over 13 years of experience in Sucker Rods and Rod Pumping. Jeff is an expert in rod string designs, rod failure analysis, and operations. Jeff is based in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Daniel Flores is the Technical Services and Business Development Manager for Apergy in the Rockies Region with over 10 years of experience in Rod Pumping. Daniel has spent time across a majority of US basins with expertise in Rod Lift design, selection, and operation. Daniel is based in Denver, Colorado.


For those who are traveling, we recommend staying at one of the local hotels listed below in Tulsa, OK.

Hampton Inn & Suites

Address: 7004 S Olympia Ave W., Tulsa, OK 74132

Phone: 918-340-5000

Home 2 Suites by Hilton

Address: 6910 S Olympia Ave., Tulsa, OK 74132

Phone: 918-970-6800

Course Description:

This two day course will provide operators a better understanding of sucker rod applications and system design.



Day One Morning 8 am – 11:30 am:

-Best Practices

-Material Selection and Application

-Failure Analysis and Operating Conditions

-Long Stroke Benefits and Applications

Lunch 11:30 – 12:30 (Open Discussion)

Day One Afternoon 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm:

-Plant Tour

-Non-vertical pump settings

-Gas/Solids Considerations

Day Two Morning 8:00 am – 11:30 pm:

-Pump Basics and Design

-Design Principles

-Predictive Software (focusing on Rodstar)

Lunch 11:30 – 12:30 (open discussion)

Day Two Afternoon 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

-System Design Session

-Departure at 2:30


Learn more about rod string design fundamentals, recommendations, and optimization.

Who should attend:

Typical attendees include production engineers, production technicians and optimization specialists.