Ambyint Insights

Ambyint Talks IoT, Machine Learning, and The Digital Revolution at GPS 2018

Posted by Ambyint on Jun 18, 2018 4:09:37 PM

Last week, Ambyint took the stage at the 2018 Global Petroleum Show (GPS). The annual conference and exhibition is one of Calgary's most highly anticipated events for oil and gas professionals across North America. This year's turnout did not disappoint, with over 1,000 exhibiting companies and ~50,000 attendees. In addition to maintaining a booth presence over the course of the three-day event, Ambyint hosted three speaking slots and an auxiliary breakfast seminar, successfully keeping Ambyint at top-of-mind throughout the week.

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Topics: Industrial IoT, Rod Pump, Automation, Optimization, Advanced Analytics, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Production Operations, Conference, Presentation, Global Petroleum Show

Automating the Routine with Essential Well Management (EWM) for Stripper Wells

Posted by Ryan Benoit, Jesse Filipi, & Brian Arnst on Apr 27, 2018 1:49:12 PM

Situation

Artificial lift optimization is one of the core activities Production Engineers and Techs are asked to perform on a daily basis. Rod lift is the most widely used artificial lift type, deployed on horizontal and vertical wells alike. Due to the widespread use of rod pumps, consistent best practices have been established over time. When those operational best practices are adhered to, meaningful increases in field profitability of even the lowest producing wells have followed.

Despite their differences in the horizontal development and vertical legacy well context, industry best practices to optimize rod lift around efficiency, and thus profitability, have a consistent logic and methodology. First, wells are diagnosed as underpumping, dialed in, or overpumping. Second, based on the categorical classification, a consistent remediation workflow is applied based on the available levers to pull that either increase production or lower the number of damaging strokes into the system.

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Topics: Essential Well Management, Stripper wells, Legacy wells, Brownfield, O&G, Oil and Gas, Rod Pump, SCADA, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Hierarchy of Needs, Pump by Exception, Vertical wells

Automating the Routine with Advanced Analytics & Optimization (AAO) for Horizontal Wells

Posted by Ryan Benoit, Jesse Filipi, & Brian Arnst on Apr 6, 2018 9:00:00 AM

 

Situation

Artificial lift optimization is one of the core activities Production Engineers and Techs are asked to perform on a daily basis. Rod lift is the most widely used artificial lift type, deployed on horizontal and vertical wells alike. Due to the widespread use of rod pumps, consistent best practices have been established over time. When those operational best practices are adhered to, meaningful increases in field profitability of even the lowest producing wells have followed.

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Topics: Advanced Analytics, Optimization, Horizontal Wells, Automation, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Production Operations, Production Engineering, Rod Pump, Pareto Principle, Artificial Lift, Value Creation, Predictive Analytics