Analysis of sucker rod pumps operational problems in dually-completed wells

UDK: 622.276.53 : 622.276.1/4
DOI: 10.24887/0028-2448-2019-7-114-117
Key words: dual completion, sucker-rod pump, dynamometer chart, operational problems, valve leakage, plunger fit
Authors: K.R. Urazakov (Ufa State Petroleum Technological University, RF, Ufa), R.Z. Nurgaliev (Almetyevsk State Oil Institute, RF, Almetyevsk), A.E. Belov (Almetyevsk State Oil Institute, RF, Almetyevsk), G.I. Bikbulatova (Almetyevsk State Oil Institute, RF, Almetyevsk), F.F. Davletshin (Bashkir State University, RF,Ufa)

Today, the dual completion of wells with sucker-rod pumping units has become widespread, which allows to significantly increase the technical and economic efficiency of development by combining the facilities in operation. The peculiarities of mechanized oil production in this category of wells are due to a number of common complications arising during the operation and contributing to an increase in the intensity of pumping equipment operation and a decrease in the turnaround time, a decrease in well flow, which leads to a decrease in the efficiency of production in general. In these conditions, the most important tasks of cost-effective development are maintaining in working condition and ensuring optimal operating conditions for pumping equipment.

The article presents a mathematical model of a sucker-rod pumping unit for the dual completion, taking into account complications in the operation of downhole equipment. The proposed model due to a detailed account of the mechanism of formation of downhole processes allows to simulate the effect of complicating factors, such as the effect of gas, high viscosity of pumped products, leaks in valves, etc. By modeling the dynamograms, considering complications and malfunctions in the operation of the pumping unit, the analysis of the influence of complicating factors on the configuration of the model dynamograms was carried out. The proposed mathematical model can be used as a tool for diagnosing the technical condition of sucker-rod pumping units from the actual dynamogram by comparing it with the model ones.


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