SPOC featured in Upstream Pumping

SPOC featured in Upstream Pumping

Posted on April 20, 2016 by Miller Coop

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Variable Speed Drive Reduces Electricity Use by 25 Percent


Following a tightly controlled test on one of its own wells, Laredo Petroleum calculated energy efficiency greater than 25 percent by switching from the company’s across-the-line starter standard to a variable speed drive (VSD) supplied by Strategic  Energy Products.

The back-to-back test was conducted in late September 2015 and designed specifically to measure the relative kilowatt-hours consumed when using an across-the-line starter versus a specific VSD system. The drive system won hands down, consuming one-quarter less electricity per stroke.

Read the full article at: http://www.upstreampumping.com/article/production/2016/variable-speed-drive-reduces-electricity-use-25-percent#sthash.uWbRyB4s.dpuf

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