Oilfield Glossary
Oilfield Glossary
Language:
Search by Discipline
Terms beginning with:
# A B C D E F
G H I J K L M
N O P Q R S T
U V W X Y Z
Tools

Search Results

Searched for "sucker rod" in Term Name (2 result(s) found)

sucker rod pump

Rod pump
Prev Next Zoom 1 of 1
1. n. [Well Completions]
An artificial-lift pumping system using a surface power source to drive a downhole pump assembly. A beam and crank assembly creates reciprocating motion in a sucker-rod string that connects to the downhole pump assembly. The pump contains a plunger and valve assembly to convert the reciprocating motion to vertical fluid movement.
Synonyms: beam pump, rod pump
See: sucker rod

sucker rod

1. n. [Well Completions]
A steel rod that is used to make up the mechanical assembly between the surface and downhole components of a rod pumping system. Sucker rods are 25 to 30 ft [7 to 9 m] long and threaded at each end to enable the downhole components to be run and retrieved easily.