Smarter clocks automate multiple well plunger lift

The world’s first smart, wireless, multiwell, plunger controller with the capability of allocating natural gas and oil volumes while providing real-time well tests provided a means for optimizing production from wells in the Wattenberg gas field in Colorado.Kerr-McGee Corp. collaborated with companies in plunger-lift control to develop the smarter plunger controller.The single control box will monitor and optimize plunger performance and maximize production rates according to real-time variables for up to eight different wells. The plunger clock configuration allows for full automation and traditional supervisory control and data acquisitions (SCADA). These features let Kerr-McGee o...

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