Dynamic coupling modelling and application case analysis of. Beam pumping unit principles and components engineering plus. A chronically overloaded pumping unit structure can be due to selection of a pumping unit whose structure rating is below the required rating based on peak polished rod load. Study on design and simulation analysis of the double. The pumping unit may have been designed with the correct size gearbox, but if the existing maximum counterbalance moment is not ideal to keep the.
The qrod version for the pc can be used free of charge. Input the target cycles per hour in the target cycles per hour box. This valve is used to permit the gas produced to flow from the casing to the tank battery. Design and simulation software for deviated and vertical rod pumping systems. It is a comprehensive computerized mathematical model program that is used to design a rodpumping system in vertical or deviated wells. Based on beam pumping unit, an new method of design beam hanger to dynamic loading and simulation in adams software is presented, and beam pumping units structure and working principle are introduced in this paper first. The design and simulation of beam pumping unit ieee.
Total asset monitor integrated software used for diagnosis, performance, and optimization of oil and gas wells. Balanced pumping units the lufkin conventional crank balanced pumping unit, widely known and accepted, is the old reliable work horse of the oil patch. Rodstar software upc global your artificial lift experts. Welcome to beacon engineers pump system design software. The is available online free of charge and provides a quick, easy analysis for many systems. American petroleum institute api specifications are published as an aid to procurement of standardized equipment and materials. Lufkin pumping units have been designed to rigid lufkin standards and exceed api american petroleum institute standard requirements for pumping unit design. Based on beam pumping unit, an new method of design beam hanger to dynamic loading and simulation in adams software is presented, and beam pumping unit s structure and working principle are introduced in this paper first. This assumed that the up and down stroke of a unit forms one complete stroke cycle.
The algorithm is developed in lufkin automations srod predictive software. The simulator provides a reallife operational environment through 3d virtual technology to help the operator learn and grasp the operating skills quickly. I labored many weeks in putting it together, so i hope. This specification covers the design and rating of the following. This information should also be recorded into the greasebook app to help the lease pumper make certain the proper procedures are performed. Otherwise the edge of the horse head could strike a. To properly maintain a pumping unit, one of the first things the lease pumper should do is create a proper maintenance schedule including daily, weekly, and monthly inspections and to stick to it. Example of two pumping wellheads with the right showcasing a high pressure unite, and the left showing a medium pressure unit. Latest updates on everything rod pumping software related. A suckerrod pumping system is made up of several components, some of which operate aboveground and other parts of which operate underground, down in the well. Other programs require you to specify pumping speed, plunger size, rod string design, unit size and other parameterswith no guarantees that the predicted. Jan 30, 2020 second, combined with the kinematics equation of the pumping unit and the threedimensional wave equation of the sucker rod, and with the oil pump as the boundary condition, the fully coupled mathematical model of the highslip motorpumping unitsucker rodoil pump was established and calculated using visual basic v6.
In the present paper design optimization of pv system is done by simulation software tool pvsyst 5. The product line includes variable speed drives vsds with lowvoltage drives and mediumvoltage drives, fixed speed drives, data acquisition and communication equipment, and motor controllers. After one stroke, the plunger moves upward by one stroke length and the walking beam pivots. The surface pumping unit, which drives the underground pump. For instance, by setting the controls, the pumping unit can be positioned to tag the bottom within as close as 1 inch. Jereh nitrogen pumping unit simulation system integrated with teaching, learning and practice functions is selfdeveloped based on real job conditions. Other programs require you to specify pumping speed, plunger size, rod string design, unit size and other parameterswith no guarantees that the predicted production rate will be accurate. Double horsehead pumping unit, being one of the most classical mechanical equipment, has high efficiency and good balance ability during the oil extraction owing to its horsehead structure connec.
Suckerrod pumping systems involve complex dynamic relationships between. Suckerrod pumping units can be operated over a range of pumping speeds. This program contains extensive pump terminology and technical data screens that should prove very helpful in its use. How to prevent pumping unit failures due to overloading. The computeraided design cad files and all associated content posted to this website are created, uploaded, managed and owned by third party users. Design energy efficient pumping stations with pipeflo. Pipe flow expert software used by engineers in over 100 countries worldwide. Rodstar can recommend the pumping unit and motor size you need and can simulate nema d or ultra high slip motors. Beam pumping, or the suckerrod lift method, is the oldest and most widely used type of artificial lift for most wells.
Originally, the industry adopted a nominal speed of 20 spm. Pumping system assessment tool department of energy. Rodstarv for windows with rodstarv, you enter a target production and have the program automatically calculate the pumping speed, plunger size, and the optimum rod string design, pumping unit size and motor size you need to make your production. Lufkin gen 2 beam pumping units baker hughes, a ge company. The latest version of srod features a simulation for hydraulic. The latest technology software to analyze wells, perform diagnostic performance, complete design of pumping units, and complete production optimization. Design and analysis for a new energysaving hydraulic pumping.
Protect and control applications involving electric submersible pumps esps and surface pumping systems with our complete line of surface electrical equipment and electrical engineering services. Weatherford maximizer surface pumping units are universally known for quality and reliability. The research on modular and parametric design system for. The output of the qrod program includes pump displacement, rod string loading, surface unit and motor size requirements for any input depth and design. Design optimization of solar pv water pumping system. No matter what size pumping unit is utilized, the fitting should always point to the side or outward. By entering the measurements for a given pumping unit plus the pumping speed and the. The mechanical structure of the beam pumping unit is adjusted for energy saving, such as a doublehorsehead pumping unit, curved beam pumping unit, frontmounted pumping unit, and other heterotypic pumping units.
As the founder of theta oilfield services and later e8 llc, he is the inventor of rodstar, xrod, xdiag, xbal, and other widely used rod pumping optimization software. The latest rotaflex pumping unit helps you to transition to highperformance rod lift and eliminate the need for intermediatelift methods in deep, challenging, and highvolume wells. Dynamic coupling modelling and application case analysis. Foam cementing is a wellknown technique used to design a light weight slurry with densities lower than water, but with outstanding mechanical and dynamic properties. Secondly, using the development function of macro command in adams software, combining with the connect method of. Pipe systems have always special characterstics and must be closely inspected for the choice of the appropriate pump. This paper presents the idea that is the combination of beam pumping unit modular and parametric design by domestic beam pumping unit modular design research status. This book is more for the engineer and those who want to understand the underlying equations.
L is length of pipe feet d is diameter of pipe square feet v is mean velocity fps c h is hazenwilliams friction coefficient. The maximum pumping angle, denoted as theta in the calculations, is shown. Jul 23, 2019 the pumping unit may have been designed with the correct size gearbox, but if the existing maximum counterbalance moment is not ideal to keep the unit balanced which minimizes gearbox loading. Rodstar can recommend the pumping unit and motor size you need and. Secondly, using the development function of macro command in adams software, combining with the connect method of bushing and contact through theoretical analysis. Rodstar can recommend the pumping unit and motor size you need and can simulate nema d. To prevent serious injuries, this fitting should never point towards the pumping unit. The hydraulic institute pump software resource center serves as a single source for pump endusers to discover and explore new software and applications. Any comments on bugs or additional features you would like to see added are welcome.
Selection of pv array, controller, pumping unit, water supply network is needful to fulfill design requirements. In addition, all individual components of the unit and the unit as a whole represent the very best engineering design. This kind of structural design not only saves the nominal power but also allows the system to continuously pump oil. Animation of pumping unit stroking the downhole pump.
A uniform algorithm is adopted instead of the mixed iteration algorithm for. Both deviated and vertical wells are now in one program, and new eatures have been included to f improve the user interface. It has been recognized that there is a need for a nominal pumping speed to rate the various gear reducers. However, if the pump is unable to pump oil, raising the engine rpm will cause the rod to stretch and the device to tag the bottom. Svinos is a recognized industry expert with 36 years of experience in rod pumping system optimization. Several pumping design programs all based on the venerable api. Xspoc it is a management system for all your rod pump rods. The pumping system assessment tool psat is a free online software tool to help industrial users assess the efficiency of pumping system operations. Firstly, this novel hydraulic pumping unit adopts a balanced mechanical structure, which means two oil wells are used in this system and the weight of their sucker rods can balance each other through the symmetrical arrangement. Each unit is built for minimal maintenance and rapid serviceability. Lufkin automation has now released the deviated versions of these programs to accompany the vertical version. Cranks and counterweights have been lengthened to achieve maximum counterbalance on a. The pumping system design process collect information determine type of pump to be used develop station layout develop system curves select pumps that match the system curves write your specification coordinate finalize the design 12. Rodstar is the industrys premier design and simulation software for deviated and vertical rod pumping systems.
Artificial lift design and optimization software upc global. Rod pumping applications training weatherford international. Free srp design tool new suckerrod pumping system design. Contents 2 introduction 3 conventional crank balanced pumping units mark ii unitorque. Considering the impact of fluid flowing into pump on sucker rod pumping system srps dynamic behaviors, an improved srps model with new boundary model is presented, which is a fluidsolid coupled model with the interactions among surface transmission, rod string longitudinal vibration, plunger motion, and fluid flow. Rodstar is the only predictive and design software of its kind to automatically design optimized steel, corod, fiberglass, or carbon fiber rod strings for you in seconds with the wave equation. Beam pumping unit principles and components production. Jan 14, 2015 the software can be downloaded for installation and use on any numbers of pcs. Beside helping for improved slurry placement under low reservoir pressure conditions, it provides set cement with outstanding mechanical properties such as compressive strength. Design and analysis for a new energysaving hydraulic. Jul 23, 2019 a chronically overloaded pumping unit structure can be due to selection of a pumping unit whose structure rating is below the required rating based on peak polished rod load. With the acquisition of deltax and nabla and with thousands of controllers.
The software can be downloaded for installation and use on any numbers of pcs. Clear plexiglas rod pump showing incomplete fluid fillage 45 sec university of texas laboratory test well. Qrods objective is to help the beam pumping system designer implement state of the art design technology without getting buried with details. The beam lift toolbox petex the university of texas at austin. Using a combination of lectures, videos, and demonstrations, we introduce participants to the basic and advanced concepts of the rodpumping chain from downhole to the surfacepump, rods, surfaceunit, controller, and realtime optimization software. Modern methods of design, diagnosis, and surveillance. This course provides a thorough introduction about the theory and application of rod pumping. An improved sucker rod pumping system model and swabbing. The design pumping rate should not be less than the minimum pumping rate required. Apergys design, optimization and diagnostic software incorporates string design, pumping unit balancing, dynamometer data measurement and infield monitoring for a customized solution. At the same time, it tests and analyzes the whole performance of design result by.
Beam pumping units downhole reciprocating pumps monitoring and control beam pumping units our rod lift system portfolio includes a broad range of solutions to help meet operators efficiency and production goals. New features further increase uptime, reduce the total cost of ownership, and streamline your maintenance programs. This simulation software helps to design the system and shows how the different parameters affect the system performance results. Based on functional approach, it collects the main structural characteristics parameters of serial module divided and does the parametric design. An artificial lift system is only as good as its design. This can be checked using a rod pumping system design software program such as rodstar or srod. Load ratios of the structure bearings and crank pin bearings have been improved by an average of 27%, and 29% respectively. Pipe flow expert is our premier software program for piping design and pipe system modeling. Using fluid piping software to design energy efficient pumping stations the need for water and wastewater capacity is continually growing on a global scale, and with rising energy costs and a greater emphasis on being green, the users and designers of pumping systems in this industry are realizing the need for more efficient designs and practices. Suckerrod pumping systems involve complex dynamic relationships between production rates and stresses at various points within the unit. Practically every component of the lufkin gen2 pumping units has been enhanced for safety and efficiency. Free sucker rod pumping infographic by downhole diagnostic. The product line includes fixedspeed drives fsds, variable speed drives vsds, motor controllers, and data acquisition and communication equipment.
This is the most universally adaptable unit in the lufkin line. Surface electrical equipment and services for artificial lift. Additional pumping capacity may be beneficial to allow for nonclog pumps, larger force main diameters, etc. These units are simple to operate and require minimum maintenance.
For optimal pumping, it is essential before selecting the pump to have examined the pipe system very carefully as well as the liquid to be conveyed. The free software tools provided here were developed for use as educational modeling tools for the hydraulic institute and pump systems matter. Schlumberger offers a complete line of surface electrical equipment and electrical engineering services. A basic guide to operating and servicing pumping units in. Download the full 6page brochure and feel free to share with any and all. Schlumberger hydraulic pumping units are offered for a wide range of well applications and provide a small footprint, compact and lightweight design, quick installation, and the ability to easily adjust stroke speed and lengtheither onsite or remotely.1325 1298 415 147 1366 795 1105 1501 820 249 289 249 1088 484 181 57 507 465 1077 1431 712 1271 723 469 282 1397 1070 118 1308 878 1262 811 572 456 1084 768