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Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Energy Resour. Technol. December 2011, 133(4): 042902.
Published Online: November 10, 2011
...Lissett Barrios; Mauricio Gargaglione Prado Dynamic multiphase flow behavior inside a mixed flow electrical submersible pump (ESP) has been studied experimentally and theoretically for the first time. The overall objectives of this study are to determine the flow patterns and bubble behavior inside...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Energy Resour. Technol. December 2011, 133(4): 042901.
Published Online: November 10, 2011
...Lissett Barrios; Mauricio Gargaglione Prado Dynamic multiphase flow behavior inside a mixed flow electrical submersible pump (ESP) has been studied experimentally and theoretically for the first time. The overall objectives of this study are to determine the flow patterns and bubble behavior inside...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Energy Resour. Technol. March 2011, 133(1): 013101.
Published Online: March 15, 2011
... for the produced water industry, as well as for operators managing the offshore production facilities. Responding to the challenge at hand, Siemens Water Technologies Corporation has developed a novel compact flotation unit (CFU) equipped with a dissolved gas flotation (DGF) pump for treating produced water...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Energy Resour. Technol. September 2009, 131(3): 033101.
Published Online: August 4, 2009
... the computation using hypothetic field data given by Table 1 . 08 04 2008 09 01 2009 04 08 2009 genetic algorithms multiphase flow nonlinear differential equations pipe flow pumps Dual gas lift well system is usually applied for an oil field, which...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Energy Resour. Technol. March 2009, 131(1): 012201.
Published Online: February 5, 2009
... and rotational speed of the expander. Also, the volumetric expansion ratio of the expander was matched to the specific volume ratio of the working fluid (R-123) across the expander. The model incorporated the efficiencies of the expanders and pump obtained during experimental testing, and combined two expanders...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Energy Resour. Technol. September 2008, 130(3): 033103.
Published Online: August 11, 2008
... the throttle valve path area the higher the tubing string lifting velocity, (2) the lighter the tubing string the higher the tubing string lifting velocity, and (3) the greater the displacement of the variable pump motor the higher the tubing string lifting velocity. The actual measurement results prove...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Energy Resour. Technol. December 2007, 129(4): 300–306.
Published Online: May 21, 2007
...Ramkamal Bhagavatula; Olu A. Fashesan; Lloyd R. Heinze; James F. Lea A generalized computational method for planar kinematic analysis of pumping units is presented in this study. In this method, a local coordinate system is assigned to each body with respect to a fixed global coordinate system...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Energy Resour. Technol. September 2007, 129(3): 169–176.
Published Online: January 18, 2007
...M. Gölcü; N. Usta; Y. Pancar Impellers with splitter blades have been used in turbomachinery design for both pumps and compressors. Increasing the number of blades increases the head of the pump, however, it causes a decrease in efficiency due to the blockage effect of the blade thickness...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Energy Resour. Technol. December 2006, 128(4): 275–279.
Published Online: February 7, 2006
...G. Robello Samuel; Ken J. Saveth The drive for energy independence has created a window of opportunity for innovations in oil recovery. New artificial lift methods like progressing cavity pumping have been successfully applied to downhole pumping applications. The multilobe pumps are also making...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Energy Resour. Technol. December 2005, 127(4): 280–284.
Published Online: April 12, 2005
...Noah D. Manring The objective of this paper is to analyze the uncertainty associated with pump efficiency measurements and to determine reasonable confidence intervals for these data. In the past, many industrial sales and some pieces of academic research have been based upon the experimental data...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Energy Resour. Technol. December 2005, 127(4): 285–292.
Published Online: April 12, 2005
...Jeffrey J. Rudolf; Ted R. Heidrick; Brian A. Fleck; V. S. V. Rajan Experimental and theoretical investigation of a recently patented down-hole direct-acting reciprocating pump system is presented. The technology, (US Patent No. 5,860,795) consists of operating a gas well with gas and liquid phases...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Energy Resour. Technol. December 2004, 126(4): 320–325.
Published Online: December 21, 2004
...Lu Yi, D.Sc. Tech. Prof.,; Tatu Leinonen, Mem. ASME, D.Sc. Tech. Prof., Based on a conventional walking-beam pumping unit, a dual-beam pumping unit for increasing stroke and reducing force is presented, and an approach involving computer kinematic and dynamic simulation of this pumping unit...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Energy Resour. Technol. December 2004, 126(4): 279–284.
Published Online: December 21, 2004
...S. Pilo-Restuccia; L. Rojas-Solo´rzano Currently, there exist large heavy-oil reserves in countries like Venezuela and Canada. In Venezuela, heavy oil represents 69% of the reserves, and its exploitation is not always feasible using traditional pumping technologies. In particular, this is the case...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Energy Resour. Technol. December 2004, 126(4): 311–319.
Published Online: December 21, 2004
...Jeffrey J. Rudolf; Ted R. Heidrick; Brian A. Fleck; Rodney K. Ridley; Raj V. S. V. Rajan A new pumping concept has been developed and patented by the Alberta Research Council to address the problem of liquid loading in natural gas wells at low, depleted pressures. This concept consists of a pump...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Energy Resour. Technol. December 2004, 126(4): 271–278.
Published Online: December 21, 2004
.... The particle image velocimetry technique was successfully utilized to investigate the velocities and kinetic energy fluctuations of slurry particles at the tongue region of an optically-clear centrifugal pump. The experiments were conducted using 500 micron glass beads at volumetric concentrations of 2.5...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Energy Resour. Technol. September 2004, 126(3): 208–214.
Published Online: October 19, 2004
...R. Kyle Chambliss; James Christian Cox; James F. Lea A theoretical calculation is needed to predict pump slippage in a rod pumped well. Slippage lubricates the pump plunger and barrel and prevents galling of metals. Additionally, an estimate of plunger slippage is necessary to calculate pump...
Topics: Fluids, Pumps
Journal Articles
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Energy Resour. Technol. June 2004, 126(2): 140–148.
Published Online: June 22, 2004
...Amrin F. Harun; Mauricio G. Prado; Siamack A. Shirazi; Dale R. Doty Inducers, which are classified as axial flow pumps with helical path blades, are used within rotary gas separators commonly used in electrical submersible pump installations. A two-phase flow model has been developed to study...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Energy Resour. Technol. June 2004, 126(2): 99–104.
Published Online: June 22, 2004
...Jose´ Caridad; Frank Kenyery The behavior of electric submersible pumps (ESP) handling two-phase flow is a subject of primary concern, especially in the petroleum industry, where significant amounts of free gas may be found in oil wells production. In the past, several attempts were made to predict...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Energy Resour. Technol. March 2003, 125(1): 17–25.
Published Online: March 14, 2003
...Hitoshi Fujimoto; Satoshi Ogawa; Hirohiko Takuda; Natsuo Hatta The pump performance of a small air-lift system for conveying solid particles is investigated experimentally. The total length of the vertical lifting pipe is 3200 mm, and the inner diameter of the pipe is 18 mm. The gas injector is set...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Energy Resour. Technol. March 2002, 124(1): 14–19.
Published Online: March 25, 2002
...Lu Yi; Tatu Leinonen This paper introduces a creative synthesis and analysis of stroke-increasing and force-balancing mechanisms for rod oil pumping units by using the systematic linkage technique. The corresponding relations between the kinematic components in mechanisms and the link element...