Petroleum 101 - Artificial Lift - Mike

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The process of petroleum extraction is a whole long and hectic process of getting the product from deep underground and as a result artificial lifts come into play. This quiz will help you well understand all about artificial lift.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What parameter is increased during Artificial lift, that makes it possible to get more oil to the surface?
    • A. 

      Density

    • B. 

      Pressure

    • C. 

      Velocity

    • D. 

      Permeability

  • 2. 
    What is not a type of artificial lift?
    • A. 

      Rod Pumping

    • B. 

      Plunger Lift

    • C. 

      Hydraulic Pumping

    • D. 

      Centrifugal Pumping

  • 3. 
    A Plunger Lift system is:
    • A. 

      Cheap

    • B. 

      Expensive

    • C. 

      Good for high producing wells

    • D. 

      Normally used in new oilfields

  • 4. 
    Around 45 % of the Artificial Lift marked is where?
    • A. 

      South America

    • B. 

      North America

    • C. 

      Europe

    • D. 

      Asia

  • 5. 
    What is the oldest and most common type of artificial lift?
    • A. 

      Gas Lift

    • B. 

      Rod pumping

    • C. 

      Plunger Lift

    • D. 

      Hydraulic Pumping

  • 6. 
    Which is NOT an advantage of using rod pumping?
    • A. 

      Surface unit may be changed to other wells with minimum cost

    • B. 

      Can pump a well down to very low pressure

    • C. 

      Capable of pumping depths to 17,000 ft and deeper

    • D. 

      Gas or electricity can be used as power source

  • 7. 
    What are the two types of hydraulic pumps?
    • A. 

      Jet Pumps and Progressive Cavity Pumps

    • B. 

      Progressive Cavity Pumps and Electric Submersible Pumps

    • C. 

      Electric Submersible Pumps and Reciprocating Positive-Displacement Pumps

    • D. 

      Reciprocating Positive-Displacement Pumps and Jet Pumps

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