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Course Description

In this course, you'll learn to define artificial lifts and describe the reasons these lifts are used in oil and gas wells. Explore common artificial lift systems (beam pumps, gas lift, progressive cavity and submersible pumps) as you discover the advantages and disadvantages of each system. You'll also learn about the optimization of beam pumping systems.

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Learner Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the types and operation of artificial lift systems
  • Describe the components, operation and optimization of beam pumping systems
  • Describe the components, operation and applications of gas lift, plunger lift, progressive cavity and electrical submersible systems

Notes

This program was made possible by funding from the Government of Alberta.
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Section Title
Upstream - Production - Artificial Lift
Type
Internet Paced - Online Asynchronous
Dates
Apr 01, 2024 to May 26, 2024
Contact Hours
24.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $370.00
Drop Request Deadline
May 29, 2023 to Apr 14, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
May 29, 2023 to Apr 14, 2024
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Apr 15, 2024 to May 09, 2024
Required Software
Internet Access
Reading List / Textbook

Course Materials:

All required course materials are included in tuition fees.

Section Notes
Prerequisites: 
There are no prerequisites for this course. 
Section Title
Upstream - Production - Artificial Lift
Type
Internet Paced - Online Asynchronous
Dates
Jul 08, 2024 to Sep 01, 2024
Contact Hours
24.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $370.00
Drop Request Deadline
May 29, 2023 to Jul 21, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
May 29, 2023 to Jul 21, 2024
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jul 22, 2024 to Aug 15, 2024
Required Software
Internet Access
Reading List / Textbook

Course Materials:

All required course materials are included in tuition fees.

Section Notes
Prerequisites: 
There are no prerequisites for this course. 
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