Artificial Lift


Production and Operations

Description

This course will help develop a solid foundation in all forms of lift and the concepts of the selection process to maximize production and return on investment.

Topics include:

  • Advantages and limitations of each system
  • Application considerations
  • Sample performance predictions

Learning Level

Introductory (Half Day) or Intermediate (1 Day)

Course Length

Half Day or 1 Day (The course length may be adjusted to meet the learning level of the target audience.)

Why Attend?

This class helps ensure a broad view of artificial lift, particularly when in-house expertise is limited to one-or two-lift systems.

Who Should Attend

This course is for production and field operations engineers, junior and senior petroleum engineers and field technicians as well as geoscientists and reservoir engineers who wish to understand the implications of production systems on their field reservoirs.

CEUs

.4 or .8 CEUs (Continuing Education Units) will be awarded for this half-day or 1-day course.

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be received no later than 14 days prior to the course start date. Cancellations made after the 14 day window will not be refunded.  Refunds will not be given due to no show situations.

Training sessions attached to SPE conferences and workshops follow the cancellation policies stated on the event information page.  Please check that page for specific cancellation information.

SPE reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule courses at will.  Notification of changes will be made as quickly as possible; please keep this in mind when arranging travel, as SPE is not responsible for any fees charged for cancelling or changing travel arrangements.

We reserve the right to substitute course instructors as necessary.

Full Regional cancellation policies can be found at the “Cancellation Policy” link on the SPE Training Course Catalog page: http://www.spe.org/training/catalog.php.

Instructor

Dr. Rajan Chokshi works as Optimizer for Accutant Solutions of Houston – A training and consulting services provider for production optimization.

In a career spanning over 30 years, Chokshi has worked on petroleum and software engineering projects globally in the areas of multi-phase flow, artificial lift design, and production optimization in oil and gas industries for national oil company and service providers. He continues to consult and teach professional courses in these areas. His interests are developing and nurturing young talent globally, technology integration and commercialization.  

Dr. Chokshi is a Society of Petroleum Engineers’ Distinguished Lecturer for the 2015-2016 year. He also serves on the SPE global committees for training and production awards. He holds a Bachelors and a Masters in Chemical Engineering from the Gujarat University and IIT-Kanpur, India respectively; and a Ph.D. in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Tulsa, USA.

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