Multiphase pumps offer alternative for moving wellhead fluids

Multiphase pumps are starting to provide an alternative for moving fluids from producing wells to a centralized production facility.Installation of these pumps can reduce capital costs as illustrated by a project completed by Mobil Oil Canada in one of its Alberta oil fields.Multiphase pumps often are installed to: Reduce back pressure on oil and gas wells, thereby increasing producing rates. Boost pressure between an oil and gas field and central processing facility. Boost pressure at a gas processing facility where liquids are present.Mobil's facilityIn 1997, Mobil Oil installed a twin-screw multiphase pump package in one of its oil and gas fields in Alberta. The project aimed to in...

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