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Why Choose this Training Course?
Electric Submersible Pumps (ESPs) are used in most of global oil production operations. This training course is a complete package of topics that cover all aspects in relation to ESP; fundamental knowledge, equipment selection, installation, commissioning, operation monitoring, control and maintenance.
In addition, this PetroKnowledge training course will familiarize the user with the ESP system and its application by; detailed description of components and design features analysis.
Recent innovations in ESP technology will also be presented and discussed so that the delegates are updated with current developments in ESP industry.
What are the Goals?
By the end of this Electric Submersible Pumps training course, participants will learn to:
Learn about the different types of ESP systems and its specific applications
Understand the components and equipment used with ESP
Be aware of the innovations in ESP pump technology
Selection of proper ESPs for specific purposes.
Carry out ESP performance calculations
List the advantages and limitations of various ESP drive systems
Outline the power supply requirements of ESP installations
Maintain and troubleshoot ESP systems
Who is this Training Course for?
This Electric Submersible Pumps training course is tailored to provide a practical and detailed insight for professionals who actually involved in the; selection, installation, operation and maintenance of ESP.
This training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:
Design and Maintenance Professionals
Petroleum, Chemical and Mechanical Engineers
Field Operators and Technicians
Maintenance Engineers and Personnel
How will this Training Course be Presented?
The training course methodology will combine presentations with interactive practical exercises. Selected video materials will be presented with instructor explanation and delegates' comments. Activities will include exercises of basic related calculations to ESP selection and sizing in addition to discussions of the case studies. Delegates will be encouraged to participate actively in relating their particular expertise to the topics of their interest.
There will be enough time given for group discussion during and at the end of each session based on the subject matter and instructor’s own experience in the field.
Thorough training will be delivered on the subjects covered by the training course outline with the instructor using a variety of proven adult learning teaching and facilitation techniques.
The organization gain in sending their employees to attend this particular PetroKnowledge training course is that they will be enhancing their basic knowledge and up-dating their expertise by being aware of the newest technology in the field.
Accordingly, they will be able to effectively participate in upgrading the organization equipment for more better performance and productivity.
The knowledge and set of skills that the participants will gain are numerous as it includes:
Equipment design features analysis
Equipment performance calculations
Safe operation and monitoring of equipment
Delegates will be able to apply in their workplace such gained knowledge and practice skills and that will impact their respective companies.
On attending this training course, the participant will:
Enhance their basic knowledge related to ESP
Update their basic knowledge by being aware of the newest ESP technology
Apply the gained expertise in their workplace
Trust in their capabilities to cope with new equipment technology
Be devoted to their organization by operating equipment properly and safely
Feel satisfied with growth expected growth in their career
Day One: Fundamentals and Applications of ESP
Historical Review of ESPs
Definitions and Basic Terminology
Introduction to ESPs and ESP Systems
Challenges for ESP Applications
Requirements for Mainstream ESPs (pump design, electric motor, cabling and connections, motor control, associated components)
Various ESP Types (inverted / bottom intake, inverted / bottom discharge, dual and triple, booster ESP, tubing, conveyed ESP)
Application of ESPs (challenges for ESP, on-shore applications, off-shore applications, multiphase fluids, viscous fluids, emulsions, applications with abrasive contaminants, high temperature and high applications, corrosive substances)
Day Two: ESP Pump Technology and Equipment Used with ESP
Evolving ESP Pump Technology
Improving Pump Design
Expanding the Realm of Applications
Improving Well Performance
Components and Equipment Used with ESP
Download Sensors (pump intake and discharge pressures, internal motor temperature, download flow rate, equipment vibration)
ESP Packers (anti preset, high boost, lock out, anti-drag)
ESP Well Heads (low pressure, high pressure)
Check / Drain Tubing (check and drain valves)
Motor Shroud / Recirculation Systems
Screens and Filters
Y-tool or By-pass
Day Three: ESP System Performance Calculations and Equipment Sizing
Basic Requirements from ESP
Well Production Capacity
Fluid Composition and Volume, including Volume of Free Gas
Dynamic Head Calculation
Optimization of; Pump Type, Motor Type and Size of Pump and Motor
Down Hole Cable Configuration and Sizing
Optimization of; Drive Systems, Power Supply and Accessories
Variable Speed Drive (requirements, advantages and disadvantages)
ESP Performance Calculations
Day Four: ESP Monitoring, Control and Protection, Installation
Downhole Monitoring and Sensors
Embedded Fibre Optic Cable for Downhole Monitoring and Sensors
Earthed (Grounded) and Unearthed (Ungrounded) ESP Motors
Earthing and Lightning Propagation in ESP Circuits
Electrical Protection Equipment for ESPs
SCADA/EMS (ESP Management System) for Local and Remote Installations
Safety and Shut-Down Systems
Day Five: Commissioning, Operation and Maintenance