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Electric Submersible Pumps vs. High Pressure Gas Lift
Electric submersible pumps (ESPs) make up a significant percentage of the artificial lift market. Yet, ESP technology is prone to failure in...
Alternatives to Electric Submersible Pumps (ESPs) in the Permian Basin
The Permian Basin is so named for how it was created. The “basin” was formed when the area of more than 75,000 square miles stretching from...
How HPGL Eliminates the #1 Failure Point of Gas Lift
Electric submersible pumps (ESPs), a mainstay of artificial lift methods, needs frequent maintenance, is prone to failure, and requires expensive...
A Brief History of High Pressure Gas Lift
THE BEGINNINGS OF GAS LIFT Introduced to the oil & gas industry as early as 1864 (with natural gas reducing explosion risks upon its market...
What is HPGL?
HPGL is a form of gas lift that combines the advantages of conventional gas lift and the lift capacity of ESPs. Conventional gas lift is very...
The Wolf in the Permian
What happened when The WolfTM High Pressure Gas Lift (HPGL) system took on a series of control wells for SM Energy in the Permian?
The Wolf Brochure
Estis Compression’s The WolfTM High-Pressure Gas Lift (HPGL) system is the industry’s preeminent HPGL compression unit, with hundreds of systems already deployed.
Which High-Rate Artificial Lift Method is Right For You?
HPGL can optimize oil-production rate and recovery during the life of the wells. It's flexible, low cost and simple.
How to Compare Artificial Lift Methods for Unconventional Oil Production
This article will examine several methods of artificial gas lift and artificial lift in general as a means of improving oil production and recovery.
The Wolf One Sheet
This concise explanation of The WolfTM and how it works will give you an overview of how this surface-only system contrasts with conventional gas lift methodologies, some of the benefits users have experienced and a brief glimpse into a customer success story in the Permian Basin.