ESP - Retrieving Electrical Sumbersible Pumps
Retrieval of an Electrical Submersible Pump (ESP) requires similar precautions to those taken during installation and some additional points should also be considered when retrieving ESPs.
Analysis of the reasons for ESP failure may not be possible if additional damage is sustained by the equipment during retrieval from a well, or during subsequent storage and transport. This may result in a repetition of design errors, and may jeopardise warranty claims.
The same handling procedures and precautions taken with new equipment should be applied to used equipment. In many cases equipment . . .