Cont. Ed: Accelerated Learning Tutorial: Introduction to Gas Lift Systems

Speaker Sandip Melkaveri
Sandip Melkaveri works as a Gas Lift Technical Support Specialist in the Artificial Lift Systems group at Weatherford International. His primary duties include providing technical support to customers and Weatherford personnel vis-à-vis designing and troubleshooting gas lift installations. Apart from that, he teaches Gas Lift Fundamentals in Artificial Lift Training ...

Sandip Melkaveri works as a Gas Lift Technical Support Specialist in the Artificial Lift Systems group at Weatherford International. His primary duties include providing technical support to customers and Weatherford personnel vis-à-vis designing and troubleshooting gas lift installations. Apart from that, he teaches Gas Lift Fundamentals in Artificial Lift Training seminar and is an assistant instructor for a 3-day Gas Lift Applications seminar. Beginning his career as a mud-logger, he has 8 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. He holds a BS degree in Petrochemical Engineering from Andhra University, India and a MS degree in Petroleum & Natural Gas Engineering from West Virginia University.

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Speaker Corbin Mozisek
Corbin Mozisek works as a Specialist in the US Gas Lift Systems group at Weatherford International. Corbin’s duties include providing technical training and support to clients and Weatherford personnel.  Weatherford operations and sales teams also look to him as a technical resource for both gas lift designing and troubleshooting.  Beginning ...

Corbin Mozisek works as a Specialist in the US Gas Lift Systems group at Weatherford International. Corbin’s duties include providing technical training and support to clients and Weatherford personnel.  Weatherford operations and sales teams also look to him as a technical resource for both gas lift designing and troubleshooting.  Beginning his career in 2006, he has 9 years of experience focused mainly in gas lift. He holds a BS degree in Business from The University of Houston.

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Objective

This one day tutorial is structured to give the attendees a broad overview of gas lift operations, with an emphasis on deepwater applications. Topics of discussion include downhole equipment involved in gas lift operations, gas lift design procedure and effects of operational changes. Attendees are also briefed on basic troubleshooting issues. 

 

Topics Covered

  • Introduction
  • Overview of Gas Lift
  • Major System Components
  • High Reliability Deepwater Solutions
  • Design Process for Gas Lift Systems
  • Daily Operations
  • Troubleshooting
  • Reference Information

 

Bonus Material

 "Gas Lift Essentials" - a presentation from the operators perspective by Mr. Mike Johnson(ExxonMobil)

 

Professional Development Hours

Attendees will be awarded with a certificate for 8 Professional Development Hours(PDH)

 

Subsidized Registration

Limited number of subsidized passes for this 1-day tutorial will be available for students/retired professionals and professionals with no corporate support. Please e-mail Sunil Lakshminarayanan(sunil_lakshminarayanan@oxy.com) for more details.

 

Organizer Sunil Lakshminarayanan

Limited number of subsidized passes for this 1-day tutorial will be available for students/retired professionals and professionals with no corporate support. Please e-mail Sunil Lakshminarayanan(sunil_lakshminarayanan@oxy.com) for more details.

When?

Thu, Nov. 5, 2015
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. US/Central

How Much?

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Where?

SPEI Houston Training Center
10777 Westheimer Rd.
Houston, Texas 77042
United States

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