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Upcoming Workshops
The Southwestern Petroleum Short Course will be held in Lubbock, Texas, in April 2018.

The 2018 Sucker Rod Pumping Workshop will be held in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on Oct. 1 - 3, 2018, It will be held at the Renaissance Hotel and adjacent Cox Convention Center  
Previous Workshops
The Gas Well Workshop was re-named to be the Unconventional Well Artificial Lift Strategies Workshop. This was to broaden the focus on unconventional oil and gas wells, including horizontals. Thia Workshop was held in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on Feb. 4 - 7, 2018.>

There was a Sucker Rod Pumping Workshop in September, 2017, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma rod pumping workshop/>

There was a Gas-Lift Workshop in October, 2017, in Houston, Texas. workshop/

There was a Gas Well Deliquification Workshop in Feb. 2017, in Denver, Colorado. workshop/

Artificial Selection for Gas Wells
The Committee on Artificial Lift Selection for Gas Wells met on Feb. 19, 2017. The status of the project and current action items can be found by using the "hot link" on the left of this page. There is significant progress on the document, and completed sections can be downloaded and used. We'll meet again on the Sunday before the 2018 Workshop on Unconventional Wells Artificial Lift Strategies. The location of this Workshop is still to be determined.

The Selection of Artificial Lift Systems has been updated and re-organized. The new version can be seen by clicking on the link on the left of this page.

The status of each section of the document is shown on the link. Everyone is invited to review and use these sections for Artificial Lift evaluation and training.  
ALRDC Seminars
The 2017 ALRDC Seminar for new Artificial Lift Technology Inventors was held at the Weatherford Technology and Training Center, 11909 Spencer Road, Houston, on Wednesday, August 2, 2017.

We had twelve Presentations. This wss the best Seminar so far.

We will hold he 2018 ALRDC Seminar in July or August, 2018. Stay tuned for more information on this.  
ALRDC Sponsors
You can become a Sponsor of ALRDC. Go to the ALRDC Organization menu item on the ALRDC Home Page. Click on the Sponsors page. Click on the ALRDC Sponsorship Form. Fill this out to become a Sponsor. You'll be listed on the Sponsor page on ALRDC. And you can have a free advertisement on the ALRDC Yellow Pages.  
Artificial Lift Job Available
There is a new gas-lift job available from Saudi Aramco. See details on the Job Request site.  
ALRDC Services
You can now search for any information on the ALRDC Web Site. Merely enter the desired title, author, or information on the top part of the Home Page and press return. This is a very fast search.

There are new plunger lift videos and a new gas-lift video on the ALRDC Photographs, Videos, and Animations page.  
Advertising on ALRDC
You can place an advertisement on ALRDC by using the ALRDC Yellow Pages. Go to Services - Open to All, Yellow Pages, and submit a request to create a Yellow Pages ad. We'd love to help make people aware of your artificial lift goods and services.  

ALRDC (the Artificial Lift Research and Development Council) is an independent, private, not-for-profit organization that is focused on sharing artificial lift information and helping to facilitate artificial lift research and development projects by helping to organize the sharing of R&D costs and/or resources. ALRDC has a 501(c)6 tax exempt status granted by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service.