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Enhancing Gas Flow – The Birth and Dead of Gas Well

When a well is completed, it must be cleared of sand before it’s production can be lined up to the collection laterals. This is accomplished by “flowing-back”, or “flaring”, the well. For a typical gas well, this requires venting the … Continue reading

10. October 2009 by Jack
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Enhancing Gas Flow – Jet Enjectors

Figure 2—2 shows how high pressure gas from the tubing side of dual completion can be employed to compress the low pressure casing gas. An ejector, an apparatus in common use in process plants, acts as a compressor without moving … Continue reading

04. October 2009 by Jack
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Enhancing Gas Flow – Dual Completion Wells

By perforating the casing both below and above the packer, as shown in figure 2-1, a lease operator can produce natural gas from two different zones simultaneously. Thus, a dual completion can double the intiial gas flow from a well. … Continue reading

04. October 2009 by Jack
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Enhancing Gas Flow – Coning Water Into Well

“Mendoza, this meter is broken”, I complained. “Every time we increase the compressors speed to pull-down the wellhead pressure, the recorded gas flow drops. I just raised the rpm from 375 to 425, and the wellhead pressure fell from 220 … Continue reading

04. October 2009 by Jack
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Ideas To Enhance Gas Flow

One of the more puzzling phenomenon I have observed in gas field production happened during my tenure as an operator of wellhead compressors. One would intuitively assume that the faster the wellhead compressor ran, the more gas would be delivered … Continue reading

04. October 2009 by Jack
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