James F Lea, PLTech, LLC.
David Divine, Valiant ALS
The ESP system is a mechanical/electrical/hydrodynamic system. It is costly when it fails as the tubing has to be pulled and much or all of the equipment is replaced.
This paper points out tips in the below various areas that if considered are likely to increase the average run life of ESP Systems
-Failure definitions from data
-Tips for running in Harsh Conditions
-RCFA and follow up
The information summarized includes industry findings and experience from the author’s backgrounds