Speaker: Fred Morrow VP Engineering, Superod, Big Spring
Topic: Dynamometer Cards and Permissible Load Diagrams of Pumping Units
Date: Wednesday, July 26st , 2017 at 11:30 AM
Location: Brookhaven College Geological Institute, (Map)
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Rod pumping systems using pumping units and sucker rods are the most common form of artificial lift. Surface dynamometer cards control gear box loading, rod loading, power consumption, and pumping conditions. Predictive programs such as SROD and RODSTAR calculate the Permissible Load Diagram and Surface Dyno Card to indicate how well the system design can work. The presentation will discuss ways to improve the system.
Fred Morrow is Registered Professional Engineer with an engineering degree from TEXAS A&M. He has worked for Lufkin Industries, Nabla Corporation, and Superod over the past 45 years. He has received the Slonneger Award from the Texas Tech Short Course