EP0314249A3 - Pump off/gas lock motor controller for electrical submersible pumps - Google Patents

Pump off/gas lock motor controller for electrical submersible pumps Download PDF

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EP0314249A3
EP0314249A3 EP88202383A EP88202383A EP0314249A3 EP 0314249 A3 EP0314249 A3 EP 0314249A3 EP 88202383 A EP88202383 A EP 88202383A EP 88202383 A EP88202383 A EP 88202383A EP 0314249 A3 EP0314249 A3 EP 0314249A3
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pump
motor controller
electrical submersible
submersible pumps
gas lock
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Joe Henry Haws
Dale Richard Snyder, Jr.
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Shell Internationale Research Maatschappij BV
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    • EFIXED CONSTRUCTIONS
    • E21EARTH DRILLING; MINING
    • E21BEARTH DRILLING, e.g. DEEP DRILLING; OBTAINING OIL, GAS, WATER, SOLUBLE OR MELTABLE MATERIALS OR A SLURRY OF MINERALS FROM WELLS
    • E21B43/00Methods or apparatus for obtaining oil, gas, water, soluble or meltable materials or a slurry of minerals from wells
    • E21B43/12Methods or apparatus for controlling the flow of the obtained fluid to or in wells
    • E21B43/121Lifting well fluids
    • E21B43/128Adaptation of pump systems with down-hole electric drives
    • EFIXED CONSTRUCTIONS
    • E21EARTH DRILLING; MINING
    • E21BEARTH DRILLING, e.g. DEEP DRILLING; OBTAINING OIL, GAS, WATER, SOLUBLE OR MELTABLE MATERIALS OR A SLURRY OF MINERALS FROM WELLS
    • E21B47/00Survey of boreholes or wells
    • E21B47/0007Survey of down-hole pump systems
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F04POSITIVE - DISPLACEMENT MACHINES FOR LIQUIDS; PUMPS FOR LIQUIDS OR ELASTIC FLUIDS
    • F04DNON-POSITIVE-DISPLACEMENT PUMPS
    • F04D15/00Control, e.g. regulation, of pumps, pumping installations or systems
    • F04D15/02Stopping of pumps, or operating valves, on occurrence of unwanted conditions
    • F04D15/0209Stopping of pumps, or operating valves, on occurrence of unwanted conditions responsive to a condition of the working fluid
    • F04D15/0218Stopping of pumps, or operating valves, on occurrence of unwanted conditions responsive to a condition of the working fluid the condition being a liquid level or a lack of liquid supply
    • F04D15/0227Lack of liquid level being detected using a flow transducer

Abstract

A pump off/gas lock motor controller for electrical submersible pumps (ESP) uses a flow rate or flow/no-flow sensor to shut down the ESP when it no longer is pumping fluid so that damage to the ESP is avoided.
EP88202383A 1987-10-28 1988-10-25 Pump off/gas lock motor controller for electrical submersible pumps Withdrawn EP0314249A3 (en)

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US11446887A true 1987-10-28 1987-10-28
US114468 1987-10-28

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EP0314249A2 EP0314249A2 (en) 1989-05-03
EP0314249A3 true EP0314249A3 (en) 1990-05-30

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EP88202383A Withdrawn EP0314249A3 (en) 1987-10-28 1988-10-25 Pump off/gas lock motor controller for electrical submersible pumps

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AU (1) AU2440088A (en)
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NO (1) NO884801L (en)

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US8602743B2 (en) 2008-10-06 2013-12-10 Pentair Water Pool And Spa, Inc. Method of operating a safety vacuum release system
US8564233B2 (en) 2009-06-09 2013-10-22 Sta-Rite Industries, Llc Safety system and method for pump and motor
US9556874B2 (en) 2009-06-09 2017-01-31 Pentair Flow Technologies, Llc Method of controlling a pump and motor
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DK593888D0 (en) 1988-10-26
EP0314249A2 (en) 1989-05-03
AU2440088A (en) 1989-05-04
DK593888A (en) 1989-04-29
NO884801L (en) 1989-05-02
NO884801D0 (en) 1988-10-27

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