AL, an expert system for selecting artificial lift

Lloyd R. Heinze

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AL (Artificial Lift) is a software program for selecting the pumping processes best suited to an oil well. It integrates an expert system which manages the knowledge of the subject and organizes the implementation of a set of algorithmic programs for making technical assessments. This article describes in detail the expert-system part and gives an example of the use of the complete system.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)262-269
Number of pages8
JournalProceedings of the Annual Southwestern Petroleum Short Course
StatePublished - 1992
EventProceedings of the 39th Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Petroleum Short Course Conference - Lubbock, TX, USA
Duration: Apr 22 1992Apr 23 1992


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