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SSI ARTIFICIAL LIFT

Introduction
Who we are : Company
• SSI (Sure Stroke Intelligent) is a Tundra’s Process Solutions company
• Headquartered in Calgary, AB Canada
• Over 1,225 Systems Installed Worldwide
• SSi is a total SRP systems provider
• Offices in Houston, Denver, Bakersfield, Dallas
• Officers in Cairo, Egypt and Bogota, Colombia

From wellhead through distribution, Tundra offers industry the only full scope solutions capability
Typical SSi Reciprocating Pumping system
SSi Lift Company Profile
SSI video

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SSI Long Stroke Skid Mounted System

• The unit is a computer-controlled hydraulically


driven long-stroke high capacity pumping unit

• It is Ultra Long Stroke, Intelligent and high load


capacity Rod Lift System. It comprised of two main
components:
• The pumping unit
• Power unit

• Available in Seven different models

Unit Model 150 250 350 400 400LS 600 800


Stroke Length, In 168 240 372 288 336 336 360
Load, K Ib 15 25 35 40 40 60 80

All Units Load Tested Prior to Shipment with in house Designed and Built
Dedicated Load Tester
SSi Unit - Key Advantages

Well Optimization

• Stroke length and SPM are adjustable while the unit is running.

• Up and down speed can be independent. This can maximize pump


fillage, and minimize rod stress, rod floating and effect of fluid and
gas pounding
SSi Automation and Operator
Interface Screen
Well Optimization

UP AND DOWN STROKE SPEEDS ARE INDEPENDENT

WHILE THE UNIT IS RUNNING


SSi Unit - Key Advantages

Well Optimization
• Ability to analyze well pumping conditions via internally
generated dynamometer card with ability to remotely
monitor

• Efficient operation, resulting in lower power


consumption

• Extends time between failures (fewer rod/pump


cycles).

• Better gas and heavy oil handling characteristics


Pumping Speed Vs Stroke length Slide 11

Pumping Depth 7000 ft


Average fluid gradient 0.4 psi/ft
production at 100 % pump 600 BFPD
efficiency
Subsurface pump Size 1.75 inches
Producing well head pressure 150 psi
Pump intake pressure 100 psi
Rod String UHS (1” , 7/8” and ¾”)
SSi Unit - Key Advantages

Safety and Field Operations

• All adjustments to operations will be on the power skid. No


operations are required at the pumping unit.

• Ability to space out & in from the power skid touch screen. No
need for crane , tools and stop the unit . Operators do not need
to access moving parts.

• Braking system is inherent in the system. No mechanical


intervention is required to fully lock the unit safely.
SSi Unit - Key Advantages

Transportation and Installation


• Small footprint and lighter design allows for:
• Less shipping weight. It can fit on a single truck
• Small crane and 2 people can install a unit in 4 hours.
• Minimum site preparation
• Easy to move back and in from wellhead for servicing. Unit
self aligns when moved back into service. Does not require
any crane or trucks.
SSi Unit - Key Advantages

Safety and Field Operations

• No guy wires required


compare to well head
mounted hydraulic pumping
units .

• Few pinch points.


Potential Candidates

• Deep Wells
• Deviated Wells and Horizontal Wells
• High Failure Frequency - Rods & Tubing wear
• Low Gravity Crude
• Difficult fluids
• High Bottomhole Temperature
• High Volume Production for conventional Beam pump
• (Low-Med) Submersible Range
• Dewatering/ unloading Gas wells
• Offshore low volume wells
• Remote marginal fields
SSI Artificial Lift

Products / Systems
Services / Solutions
SSi SRP :Total Solution Provider

Surface Unit
Well Head

Complete surface and subsurface equipment for:


• Conventional wells / fluids
• Difficult Fluids
• Unconventional Well
Rod String • Dewatering/ Unloading gas wells

Downhole
Pump
SSi SRP Services

Well Optimization
Well Monitoring

Analysis Work Over Program


Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting
Analysis Work Over Program

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Well Monitoring
Comparison Vs Rotaflex
Comparison Vs Rotaflex

SSI Competition
Stroke Lengths 0 – 372”, depending on model, fully variable fixed stroke 288”, or 306”, or 366”

Maximum Polish Rod Load 15,000 lbs to 80,000 lbs depending on model 36,000 lbs or 50,000 lbs

Stroke speed 0 – 7 spm, fully variable 0.8 – 4.5 spm


Speed changes While in operation Shut down, change drive sheaves, or, install
VFD
Intelligence Pump off controller built into controls, alarms
and communication. Variable up/down
speed, variable acceleration to minimize
shock to rod string

Drive system Hydraulic piston, very few moving parts, low Gear reducers, chain drive, belt carrier
wear
Counterbalance Pressure balance with nitrogen, variable by 40,000 lbs of steel weights, requires
changing pressure pickers/cranes to modify
Dimension of largest unit 8’ long, 5’ wide, 41.25’ tall, plus hydraulic skid 23.6’ long, 8.5’ wide, 49.3’ tall
6’ x 8’ x 8’
Base Pile supported I-beams, approx 8’ x 10’, Pile supported concrete pad, 24’ x 8.5’,
approximately 3000 lbs 29,000lbs
Shipping weight of largest unit, including 22,810 lbs for pumping unit, 8400 lbs for 53,880 lbs for unit, plus 40,000 lbs for
counterbalance hydraulic drive unit counterweights, plus base
Shipping and set up One truck trailer, picker, 4 hours on site More than one truck, large picker/crane
Comparison Vs Beam Unit
Comparison Vs Beam Unit

Beam Surface Unit Hazards


• Pumping units have large and heavy rotating parts. Even a
temporarily stationary pumping units has components which
can start moving from the effect of gravity.
• Times of particular danger are during:
– the erection,
– stroke change,
– counterbalance change,
– general unit maintenance,
– well servicing and
– while taking dynamometer card reading.
Comparison Vs Beam Unit
CONTENTS TUNDRA SSI BEAM PUMP

Cost of the Unit Overall cheaper than beam pump Only Chinese product cheaper than SSi

Operational Cost Electricity cost is up to 20-30% less Power supply by diesel engine or electric motor
longer stroke up 1 to 372'', cuts down on well workover Longest stroke length available is 240". Beam pumps have to
Stroke cost & allows longer run time on the sucker rods, tubing & move a lot faster to make the same production as the SSi long
bottom hole pump stroke.
In addition to consuming 30% less electrical energy than Less energy efficient. The shorter rapid stroke leads to higher
Efficiency the conventional beam pumps, overall superior system costs in workover, shorter run life on the sucker rods, tubing
efficiency is due to the long slow stroke of the SSi unit. and bottom hole pumps.
At the same number of strokes per minute, the production
Production Lower production at the same number of strokes per minute.
is higher unit due to the longer stroke.

Lifting Capacity 15,000 LB to 80,000 LB depending on model Maximum capacity is 42,700 LB


Very poor performance on gassy wells. Not able to vary speed
Higher pump compreSSion ensures better pump
Gassy Wells without add-on equipment. Creates tubing and sucker rod
performance in gassy wells
stretch. Very difficult to keep in balance due to changing loads.
Well depth Up to 17,000 Ft Basically the same, but restricted on production and pump size.
More moving part can cause shorter run life than the SSi and
Durability With proper maintenance can operate a very long time.
requires more maintenance.
Up to 5 times lighter and a very compact unit, it is
Physical Dimension Requires a vey big area to operate.
requires a very small area.
Installation Can easily install 2 to 3 units per day Requires heavy machinery and longer time to install
There are no dangerous or heavy counter weights to keep Having heavy moving components and counterweight could
HSE
the SSi in balance. create HSE issue during operation & maintenance.
SSI Unit Vs Conventional Beam
Unit
Well Depth, ft 5000 10000
Pumping Unit L C1280-365-192 SSI 350-372 L C1280-427-192 SSI 350-372
Surface Max Load (lbs) 28894 27347 40661 34873
Surface Min Load (lbs) 4854 5995 13357 14173
Average Pumping Speed (SPM) 8.18 3.84 8.79 4.61
No of daily cycles 11779.2 5529.6 12657.6 6638.4
No of Months to rod failure 55.8 118.9 51.9 99.1
Polished Rod Horse Power (hp) 46.36 43.65 59.03 56.24
Computed Surface Stroke (in) 193.4 372 193.4 372
In-balance Max Torque (m in-lbs) 1117.9 1345.5
In-balance Gearbox Load 87.3 105.1
Pump Diameter (in) 2.5 1.75
Net Pump Stroke 167.7 357.7 191.2 365.1
Net bpd at 100% pump eff. 1000 600
Rod Type N 97
Rod API Size 87 86
Rod Loading % 74 68 103 79
Service Factor 0.9
Fluid Gradient psi/ft 0.4
Pump intake pressure, psi 100
well Head pressure , psi 150
Conclusions

• The SSI unit when compared to traditional Beam units has the
capacity to pump from deeper depths and produce more fluid.

• It will accomplish this with a low load and consequently smaller


motor which translate into lower energy costs.

• The long slow stroke results in more efficient pump fillage, less
reversals and less percentage of stress loading on rods which mean
lower downhole problems and HIGHER EQUIPMENT RUN LIFE.
Conclusions continued

• When comparing the SSI system to low to medium ESP’s, you can
expect to obtain significant power savings and low lifting cost.

• While not recommended, the SSI system can withstand fluid pound
without catastrophic failure
Continuous Improvement

NEW PRODUCT INTRODUCTION


Gas Powered Unit (150HP for Pumping Unit) – Intelligent Controls
• Use of Natural or Calor gas for Remote Locations
– Efficient Gas Usage
• V6 Turbo Charged 225 HP Engine
• Built In SCADA for Engine Functions
• Full Oil Containment and Noise Reduction Capability
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