DistributionNOW Sponsors and Participates in SPE Artificial Lift Conference

October 9, 2014 – The first SPE Artificial Lift Conference, hosted by the Society of Petroleum Engineers, took place October 6-8 in Houston, Texas with Shauna Noonan, Completion Technology Manager at ConocoPhillips, as the Program Chairperson.

Though advertised as an event for North America, there were more than 600 attendees from 24 countries. DistributionNOW was a Titanium Sponsor at this year’s conference, as well as a participant bringing 7 artificial lift experts from the U.S., Canada, and Australia.

The SPE’s goal for this conference is to capture new information (or previously presented but unpublished material) and to bring together the best of the best from artificial lift events held in North America to establish a record of this work and to make it available globally.

To allow for detailed technical discussions and presentations by lift type, there are sessions dedicated to the following topics:

  • Sucker-rod pumps
  • Electric submersible pumps
  • Gas lift
  • Progressing cavity pumps
  • Plunger lift
  • Hydraulic and jet pumps
  • Gas well deliquification
  • Artificial lift selection
  • Data collection
  • Failure tracking

Working in collaboration with its sister conferences in the Middle East and South America, this conference features outstanding presentations from those events as well.

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