Electrical Submersible Pumps - ESP

Course summary
5 days
4,290 - 4,370 USD
Open / Scheduled

Course description

Electrical Engineering Fundamentals for Facilities Engineers - E-3

This course applies fundamental electrical engineering principles to oil and gas facilities. The course is designed for Facilities Engineers who interface with electrical systems, and provides practical insight and development of new Facilities Electrical Engineers. Through the use of individual and group problem solving, attendees will learn about power transformers, motors, generators, one-line diagram interpretation, protection and coordination of electrical equipment, site and standby generation, electrical safety, and hazardous areas identification.


Participants will gain a better understanding of electrical power systems in oil and gas facilities. Note: This course is a more in-depth version of the content of ICE-21. ICE-21 is not a prerequisite for taking this course.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Engineers and field technicians who are responsible for the selection, operation, and maintenance and monitoring of ESP systems.

Training Course Content

Introduction to artificial lift and electrical submersible pumping

Introduction to reservoir and production considerations

Description of all components of the electrical submersible system starting at the surface to the pump

  • transformers
  • controllers/VSD
  • wellhead; tubing cable
  • cable guards
  • motor lead cable
  • pump
  • intake/gas separator
  • equalizer/protector
  • motor
  • instrumentation
  • Installation considerations and cautions

Design of an ESP system to fit current and future well conditions

Operation of a given system

Analysis of an ESP system using diagnostics from installed instrumentation and using computer software

Removal of failed equipment

Teardown analysis of failed equipment and RCFA considerations

Controls for ESP systems including variable speed drives

ESP instrumentation available in the industry

Importance of data keeping

Maintenance and monitoring

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