Sucker Rod Pump

Part of the Petroleum Engineering book series (PEEN)


Sucker rod pump, rod pump, reciprocating pump or pump jack is different names of an oldest and most widely used artificial lift method for oil wells. There is a high percentage of oil wells in North America and other areas in the world that are vertical and produce less than 10 barrels of oil per day. These wells are called stripper wells and are commonly lifted with sucker rod pumps.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Petroleum DepartmentNew Mexico TechSocorroUSA

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