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Title:
FORWARD DEPLOYED SENSING ARRAY FOR AN ELECTRIC SUBMERSIBLE PUMP
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2015/009923
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
An electric submersible pumping system (100) has an electric motor (110), a pump assembly (108) driven by the electric motor and a sensor module (114). The sensor module preferably includes a detachable sensor array that can be selectively released from the sensor module. In preferred embodiments, the detachable sensor array includes a self-propelled sensor array vehicle (136) that has a drive motor (138), a drive mechanism (142) driven by the drive motor and a sensor array (144). The detachable sensor array provides a wellbore condition signal that can be used to automatically adjust the performance of the electric submersible pumping system.

Inventors:
HUGHES, Michael, Franklin (5500 S.E. 59th St, Oklahoma City, OK, 73135-4530, US)
HOYTE, Scott, Mordin (5500 SE 59th, Oklahoma City, OK, 73135, US)
Application Number:
US2014/047017
Publication Date:
January 22, 2015
Filing Date:
July 17, 2014
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
GE OIL & GAS ESP, INC. (5000 SE 59th Street, Oklahoma City, OK, 73135, US)
International Classes:
E21B43/12; E21B23/00; E21B47/00; E21B47/01; F04D13/10
Foreign References:
EP2042683A12009-04-01
US20030112150A12003-06-19
US20090271117A12009-10-29
US20040055746A12004-03-25
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
DOMBROWSKI, Joanna, M. et al. (General Electric Company, Global Patent Operation3135 Easton Turnpik, Fairfield CT, 06828, US)
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