Hotline XTend System with S4000N Pump Improves SAGD Production by 41%, Canada | Schlumberger
Tech Report
Location
Canada, North America
Details
Northern Alberta, Canada
Athabasca Oil Sands
 
Bottomhole temperature, degC [degF]
220 [428]
 
Bottomhole pressure, MPa [psi]
2.4 [350]
 
Pump-setting depth, m [ft]
430 [1,410]
 
Casing size, in
11¾
 
Motor OD, mm [in]
142.75 [5.62]
 
Pump OD, mm [in]
136.65 [5.38]
Background
Unexpected ESP shutdowns in a SAGD well prompted a search for performance improvement. Analysis determined that the SAGD process delivered multiphase production (oil and steam) to the ESP system, destabilizing the system and impairing performance.
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Hotline XTend System with S4000N Pump Improves SAGD Production by 41%, Canada

Integration of ESP system, pump, and gas separator reduces drawdown, improves efficiency, and minimizes shutdowns and deferred production

 
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Schlumberger integrated a Hotline XTend system with a S4000N pump and bottom-feeder gas separator. The solution reduced well drawdown by 27%, increased well production by 41%, improved pump efficiency by 15%, and minimized unexpected shutdowns and associated deferred production.
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