Electrical Submersible Pumps (ESPs) Last Updated: 2 months ago Mentor: Edvantage Learning
Electrical Submersible Pumps (ESPs)
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Course Objectives: 

In this training program, participants will gain comprehensive knowledge and skills in the operation, maintenance, and optimization of Electric Submersible Pump (ESP) systems used in the oil and gas industry. Through interactive sessions and real-world cases studies, participants will learn how to effectively deploy ESP technology to enhance production efficiency, reduce downtime, and maximize reservoir recovery.

Learning Objective:

  • Understand the fundamental principles and components of ESP systems.
  • Identify best practices for installation, operation, and maintenance of ESP equipment.
  • Implement strategies for troubleshooting common issues and optimizing ESP performance.
  • Apply advanced techniques to enhance production rates and mitigate operational challenges


No technical knowledge or prior experience in the oil & gas industry is required for participation in this training. Whether you're a fresher or a seasoned professional, we'll start from the basics and guide you through every aspect of Electric Submersible Pump (ESP) systems. All you need is a willingness to learn and actively engage in the training sessions.

Topics to be covered:

 1. Fundamentals and Applications of ESP

  • Historical Review of ESPs
  • Definitions and Basic Terminology
  • Introduction to ESPs and ESP Systems
  • Challenges for ESP Applications
  • Requirements for Mainstream ESPs (pump design, electric motor, cabling and connections, motor control, associated components)
  • Various ESP Types (inverted / bottom) intake, inverted / bottom discharge, dual and triple, booster ESP, tubing, conveyed ESP)

2. Evolving ESP Pump Technology

  • Improving Pump Design
  • Down-hole Monitoring
  • Surface Control
  • Expanding the Realm of Applications
  • Improving Well Performance

3. Components & Equipment Used with ESP

  • Download Sensors (pump intake and discharge pressures, internal motor temperature, download flow rate, equipment vibration)
  • ESP Packers (anti preset, high boost, lock out, anti-drag)
  • ESP Well Heads (low pressure, high pressure)
  • Centralizer
  • Check / Drain Tubing (check and drain valves)
  • Motor Shroud / Recirculation Systems
  • Screens and Filters
  • Y-tool or By-pass

4. ESP System Performance Calculations and Equipment Sizing

  • Basic Requirements from ESP
  • Well Production Capacity
  • Fluid Composition and Volume, including Volume of Free Gas
  • Dynamic Head Calculation
  • Optimization of; Pump Type, Motor Type and Size of Pump and Motor
  • Down Hole Cable Configuration & Sizing
  • Optimization of; Drive Systems, Power Supply and Accessories
  • Variable Speed Drive (requirements, advantages and disadvantages)
  • ESP Performance Calculations

5. ESP Monitoring, Control & Protection, Installation

  • Downhole Monitoring and Sensors
  • Embedded Fibre Optic Cable for Downhole Monitoring and Sensors
  • Earthed (Grounded) and Unearthed (Ungrounded) ESP Motors
  • Earthing and Lightning Propagation in ESP Circuits
  • Electrical Protection Equipment for ESPs
  • SCADA/EMS (ESP Management System) for Local and Remote Installations
  • Safety and Shut-Down Systems

6. Commissioning, Operation & Maintenance

  • Commissioning Requirements
  • Commissioning Procedures
  • Regular Safe Operation
  • Operation Monitoring (detecting abnormal conditions)
  • ESP Maintenance Management (servicing equipment, well work-over rigs, cable reels, reel supports, cable guides)
  • Troubleshooting ESP
  • Examples of ESP problems & failures
  • Factory Repair and Reconditioning
  • Summary and Discussion