Zackary D. Smith, and Jonathan Dove
Don-Nan Pump & Supply
Rod pump service data provides valuable insight into wellbore conditions and the efficacy of the rod lift system. Trend analysis of metrics such as reason for well pull and pump component evaluation provides increased visibility about individual well performance issues and more broadly, about field performance. Comprehensive pump service data is an indispensable supplement to an operator’s internal data in well review meetings for the purpose of improving optimization efforts. This paper will focus primarily on how this data may be used to benefit two key factors: performance and design.