Artificial Lift Selection Strategies and Challenges
Production Academy Life of the Well Optimization Series 1
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.?