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As reservoir pressure depletes during production, natural gas released from the reservoir accumulates in the undulations along a horizontal lateral. When these gas slugs break free they create low-flow / no-flow conditions in an electrical submersible pumping (ESP) system. These conditions can:
Eliminate production interruptions
The CENesis PHASE™ multiphase encapsulated production solution encases the entire ESP system in a shroud to naturally separate gas slugs from the production stream before they can enter the pumping system. The design:
This continuous production profile also more effectively draws down reservoir pressure to release additional hydrocarbons from the reservoir, improving reserve recovery and return on investment.
Reduce operating expenses
Keeping gas slugs out of the ESP eliminates wear and tear on the system due to cycling, gas locking, or pump overheating. The encapsulated system design also protects the motor lead extension during installation in deviated or horizontal wellbores. An integrated recirculation system further enhances reliability by continuously diverting fluid past the ESP motor to prevent motor overheating.