June 2021 ///

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Sponsored Content: One size does not fit all

In a fast-paced, cost-conscious oil and gas industry, OEM groups seek standardization and efficiencies through commodity manufactured valves. These products provide the availability and utility demanded by end users to adequately support operational needs. One variable difficult to fit into this “commodity mindset” is the choke valve.

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Wellbore tortuosity logging improves ESP placement, enabling optimized production

Rob Shoup, Justin Boltz, Richard Harrison, Stephen Forrester, Gyrodata

Many factors must be considered when discussing how to optimize production, but industry evolution and advances in technology have made clear that operators cannot properly place artificial lift equipment without truly understanding the quality of their wellbore.

Evidence-based initiative improves guided sucker rod longevity

Brian Wagner, NOV Tuboscope

A systematic approach reduces failures and associated costs, while extending beam pumping run times.

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