Constantly starting and stopping your pump over the life of a well subjects your assets to an incredible amount of stress. It will literally shake the bolts loose over time, not to mention wreak havoc on the vital (and very expensive) pieces of machinery that you depend on to maintain production.
In his first Two-Minute Drive episode, Gary Osborn, the Permian Basin Business Development Manager at SPOC Automation, talks about the consequences of starting and stopping a motor without using a variable frequency drive.
Check it out and let us know what you think. It’s safe to say that over his long career, Gary has seen about everything in the oilfield one can experience. His insights can save you a lot of time, a lot of money and a lot of emotional pain.
As always, keep pumping and we’ll keep making it profitable for you.