Artificial Lift Selection Strategies and Challenges
Production Academy Life of the Well Optimization Series 1
August 5, 2020
Life of the Well Optimization
How do you make decisions on your initial artificial lift choice? Which “one” provides the necessary displacement for high initial production and deals with some of the challenges of a new well (sand / debris, gas, rapid decline rates, etc.)? What criteria is used to decide when to change to the next type of artificial lift—economics, technical considerations, knowledge, etc.?