Artificial Lift Technologies
ChampionX Artificial Lift is the only provider that offers all types of artificial lift, so we are uniquely positioned to provide training courses that cover the full range of lift equipment and services. Our expert advisors offer training on how to design, operate, and troubleshoot your artificial lift systems. And, we specialize in educating the industry on how to effectively automate, monitor, and optimize lift equipment and production.
ChampionX Production Academy
Our education courses cover the fundamentals of all forms of artificial lift and how to design and operate a lift program for your specific applications.
Due to the COVID pandemic and CDC recommendations, all in-person training is currently on hold. Please continue to check for future course listings as business operations reopen.
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July 13 & 27 and August 17 & 31
Novel Chemistries and Optimization Lowering Costs and…
Learn how our chemical technologies are advancing production efficiency for our customers in Asia Pacific through improved production rates and reduced downtime.
July 13, 2021
Tipping the Scale - Session 1
During this session, our experts will discuss the various options available to address your mineral scale challenges, including treatments designed to prevent near wellbore/tubing…
July 27, 2021
Breaking the Barrier - Session 2
In this session, ChampionX experts will discuss the breakthrough impact of cEOR and the typical process problems which may occur. We will also cover the adverse impacts…
August 17, 2021
Go with the Flow - Session 3
Wax inhibitors and pour point depressants are some of the most widely used solutions to mitigate wax problems. However, selecting the right product for your specific…
August 31, 2021
Staying in Control - Session 4
In this session, ChampionX’s microbial experts will present solutions for reducing system fouling and maximizing uptime through the treatment of microbiological activity,…
Plunger lift system/component selection to meet the needs…
AL System Design SeriesReview the design and selection process for plunger lift systems.
May 19, 2021
ESP System design and component selection
AL System Design SeriesBetter understand the process of designing an effective ESP system.
May 12, 2021
Virtual pump teardown and failure analysis
Sucker Rod Pumping Solutions SeriesVirtual pump teardown and failure analysis
May 5, 2021
Optimization using Dyno Card matching with Rodstar
AL System Design SeriesRodstar is an effective optimization “tool” when it is used to match to real life conditions as measured with a dynamometer card.
April 28, 202
Sucker rod material selection for corrosive well conditions
Sucker Rod Pumping Solutions SeriesThis course will cover sucker rod material selection for corrosive well conditions.
April 21, 2021
Sucker Rod Pump design/selection
AL System Design SeriesEffective selection and design of the bottomhole pump is critical to achieve high pump efficiency and long run life.
April 14, 2021
How to handle sand/solids in a rod pump
Sucker Rod Pumping Solutions SeriesThis course will explain how to handle sand/solids in a rod pump.
April 7, 2021
Rod Lift System design using Rodstar
AL System Design SeriesThis course will cover how to use Rodstar and understand the process of designing vertical and deviated sucker rod pumping systems.
March 31, 2021
Rod string design for deviated wells
Sucker Rod Pumping Solutions SeriesReview the challenges faced when designing a rod string for a deviated wellbore – using Rodstar.
March 24, 2021
PCP System design/selection
AL System Design Series Understand the process of designing a PCP system (using CFER software) and components selection criteria.
February 9, 2021
New Developments in Artificial lift – Session 8
What’s new in: Rod pumping ESP Plunger lift New Technologies What’s next??
January 26, 2021
Production Chemistry and Artificial Lift – Session 7
Common challenges Paraffin, corrosion, etc Chemical deployment Batch, continuous, capillary string etc. Root cause failure analysis process
January 27, 2021
Progressing cavity pump failure analysis
Failure Analysis Series - Session 5 What part(s) of the pump failed? Elastomer Rotor Other Root cause failure analysis Recommendations Elastomer Rotor specs Pump…
January 13, 2021
Reciprocating bottomhole pump failure analysis
Failure Analysis Series - Session 4 What part(s) of the pump failed Root cause failure analysis Recommendations Redesign/selection Chemistry required2
January 12, 2021
ESP Troubleshooting with Trend Analysis – Session 6
Why do we monitor ESP data? What ESP data parameters do we monitor? How do we monitor ESP data? How do we use and trend the data? What does the data tell us? Trending…
December 8, 2020
Introduction to Plunger Lift – Session 5
Principle of plunger lift System components and design basics Gas assisted plunger lift Optimization and Automation
November 10, 2020
ESP Run Life, Application, and Monitoring – Session…
Managing the ESP life cycle Sizing and selection of ESP systems Drivers that impact run life DIFA process Application of ESP in challenging operating environments Corrosive,…
November 24, 2020
Advanced PCP Applications and Optimization – Session…
Components Overview Elastomer Design Characteristics Flow and Pressure Interference fit Well geometry Pressure and Slip Failures PCP Applications & Benefits
December 16, 2020
Sucker rod failure analysis example
Failure Analysis Series - Session 3 Sucker rod failure analysis Review data collected What analyses are performed Root cause failure analysis strategy/process Recommendations…
December 2, 2020
ESP failure analysis case study
Failure Analysis Series - Session 2 ESP failure analysis Dismantle inspection failure analysis (DIFA) Pre-DIFA information required Collecting DIFA evidence and observations Operational…
November 18, 2020
What information do I need to collect for effective failure…
Failure Analysis Series - Session 1 Review data requirements and strategy for failure analysis of various systems/components Sucker Rods Reciprocating bottomhole pump…
October 27, 2020
Understanding and Optimizing with Dyno Cards – Session…
What is a dynamometer Terminology Surface cards Pump Cards Understanding dyno card shapes Animations Typical card shapes Using dynamometer cards to help optimize…
October 13, 2020
Optimizing your Rod Pump Wells with Automation Systems…
Pump off controllers Variable Speed/Frequency VFD’s SCADA/Optimization systems XSPOC Creating Value with Automation Cost reduction Production Optimization
September 2, 2020
Chemistry and artificial lift—working together (not…
Can/do your chemical and artificial lift providers work together to help optimize your production operations? Are failure analysis strategies to understand what failed,…
August 12, 2020
Effectively using technology to meet today’s optimization…
How can we use technology to reduce operating costs and/or maximize production? Commonly used technologies include POC’s, SCADA, VSDs, sensors etc., but are we getting…
August 5, 2020
Artificial Lift Selection Strategies and Challenges
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…
The pump school far exceeded my expectations. It wasn’t even close to the “sales pitch” I was expecting, so kudos to you on that!
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