1. System evolution
  2. Pump installation components
  3. The mechanical pump movement
  4. Pump device terminology
  5. IPA terminology
  6. Load and torque
  7. Counterweight
  8. API 11E class I and class III
  9. AIB’s geometry
  10. Difference between conventional equipment and a Mark II
  11. AIB’S characteristics
  12. Conventional equipment with deviation angle in the crank handle
  13. Long life equipment. Brief Rotaflex AIB’s description.
  14. Minimum and maximum load, torque, instant torque, net torque, torque diagram of the AIB’s different geometries.
  15. System efficiency
  16. Engine power determination
  17. Polish piston rod power determination
  18. Cycle load factor
  19. Torsional efficiency index
  20. Diagram of the permissible loads
  21. Electric engines, types and horsepower


  1. Production piping functions
  2. Dimensions
  3. Steel grades
  4. Types of joints (AIP)
  5. Maximum resistant power for each duct (kg)
  6. Maximum depth to install (m.)
  7. Tubing analysis and compartments
  8. Steel grade and flow limits
  9. Grade tubing I, II, III
  10. Piping weight
  11. Tubing anchored-anchor types-advantages
  12. Tubing design
  13. Tubing corrosion – what causes corrosion
  14. Tubing specifications J-55 according API norms
  15. Tubing specifications N-80 according API norms
  16. Tubing columns basic designs


  1. Generalities
  2. Load break according to the grade of steel
  3. Weights and dimensions of bars of pumping and couplings
  4. Chemical composition of the different grades of steel
  5. Mechanical properties
  6. High resistance rods
  7. Circumferential displacement
  8. Goodman’s diagram
  9. Design of row rods
  10. Weight bars
  11. Fabrication details of the pumping bars
  12. Failure in the pumping bars (fatigue, mechanical, by bending, corrosion, damage of the surface in the joints, wear out, incrustations, oxygen, hydrogen sulfite, bacteria, anhydrous carbonic acids, galvanic, electrolysis, abrasions)


  1. Efficiency and production. Displacement calculation – pump factor
  2. Weight calculation of the fluid
  3. Description of the primary work of the pump
  4. Depth pump components
  5. API designation
  6. Type of mechanical pumps
  7. Pumps tubing (TH)
  8. Pump inserts of wall fine and thick
  9. General considerations. Diameter and longitude of the piston, longitude and thickness of the wall of the barrel, type of anchors, light between piston and barrel, materials used in ball bearings and seats.
  10. Ball bearings and seats characteristics, full flow valves, recuperation and critical use (barrels, pistons, ball bearings and seats)
  11. Filters for sand Parisi-Tabla type for the selection of filter model
  12. Piston rings
  13. Control of blow out of fluid, blockage control by gas, mechanical device of gas, modified cages.
  14. Pumps for viscous petroleum
  15. Type of pumps for wells: corrosives, with sand, with gas, deep.
  16. Typical problems in the mechanical pumps in the presence of gas. Upsurge and block with gas. Solutions. Anchors for gas. Hollow pumps.


  2. Optimization and design
  3. Conventional dynamometer of surface.
  4. Ideal dynamometer and consideration of the conditions of the elastic bars
  5. Weight of the bars
  6. Test of the fix and mobile valves
  7. Weight of fluid
  8. Counterweight effects
  9. Electronic dynamometer
  10. Sonar
  11. Mckoy method correction levels
  12. Diagnosis
  13. Access pressure to the pump and submergence
  14. Dynamometer depth

The development of this course: mechanical pump allows seeing each of the component parts of the system in detail. This is the system most used in Cuenca of Gulf San Jorge. This course is targeting young professionals, production operative managers, and zone managers.