ESP—1: Run-time analysis assesses pump performance

Run-time analysis is one of the ways to determine how various factors affect electrical submersible pump operating life. By understanding and addressing these factors, operators and suppliers have improved ESP performance over time.To qualify this improvement, Part 1 of this two-part series of articles will discuss run-life measurements and also summarize what various producers have reported about ESP run life as published in industry technical papers during the last decade.The concluding part will discuss the key factors that influence run life.ESPsThe petroleum industry extensively uses ESPs as an artificial lift method for producing oil wells. The application of ESPs to oil production ...

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