Artificial Gas Techniques


Production engineers and operations staff responsible for designing gas lift installations and or performing surveillance and optimization on wells using gas lift.


  • Gas lift concepts and data
  • Inflow & outflow
  • NODAL analysis & equilibrium curves
  • Gas lift equipment and valve mechanics
  • Valve selection & calibration
  • Gas lift equipment demo
  • Unloading
  • Mandrel spacing and step-by-step, complete gas lift design for a well
  • Temperature, trox and choke sizing
  • Lift gas rates, instability and distribution
  • Gas lift surveillance & gas measurement
  • Analysis of flowing gradient surveys
  • Gas allocation and field optimization
  • Use of computer programs for gas lift design, trouble-shooting & optimization