2017 Presentations

A-1.  10 Ways To Kill Your Pump

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A-2.  Diaphragm Pumps in Acid Gas / CO2 Injection Applications

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A-3.  Vibration Induced Cracks in Plunger Pump Piping

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A-4.  Pump Replacement at a Key Pump Station

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B-1.  Slurry Pump Suction Piping Design

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B-2.  Reliability Case Studies

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B-3. Pump RCFA Methadology

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B-4.  Strategic Pump Health Monitoring

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C-1  Benefits of installing RO's in Reciprocating Pump Suction Piping

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C-2.  Boundary conditions and Hydraulic Behavior of Centrifugal Pumps    

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C-3.  Development of HP Slurry Pump

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C-4.  CFD in Centrifugal Pump Development                                                                                                                                

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2015 Presentations

A-1.  A New Large Pump for Oil Sands

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A-2.  Engineered Mechanical Seal Design with Diamond Face Technology in Different Pump Applications      

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A-3.  Impact of RCF Analysis on Operation of Pipeline Vertical Booster Pumps

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A-4.  Important Aspects of Chemical Metering Pumps

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B-1. Influence of Impeller Suction Specific Speed on Vibration (& LCC)

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B-2. Piping Design for Centrifugal vs Reciprocating Pumps

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B-3. Pumping of Molten Sulphur

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B-4.  Remote Pipeline Pump Operation – A Control Center Perspective  (coming soon, I hope!)

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C-1  Slurry Pump Transient Operation and Troubleshooting

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C-2.  Understanding Oil Mist

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C-3. The Impact Wear Behavior of Large Rocks on Slurry Pump Materials and Equipment.  (External site)

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 C-4. Development of Multiphase Pumps for Extreme Applications

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2013 Presentations

A-1a. The Hydrotransport SuperPump Part 1

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A-1b. The Hydrotransport SuperPump Part 2

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A-2. Reliability Improvement of Coker Charge Pumps

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A-3. Multiphase Pumps

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A-4. Be Quiet: Basics of Noise Attenuation and Control in Mechanical Rooms

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B-1. Centrifugal Pump Selection and Sizing

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B-2. Important Considerations for Pump Modularization Strategies

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B-3. Positive Displacement Pumps

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B-4. Pipeline Pumps

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C-1 Type VS1 and VS6 Vertical Turbine Pumps Wet Pit and Double Casing

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C-2. Frac Pump Reliability Improvement

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C-3. High-Speed Pumps, API Type BB3, BB5 & OH6

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C-4. Progressing Cavity Pump application

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2011 Presentations

A-1. API 610 and API 682, What's new and what's coming down the pipe

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A-2. Pump Repair

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A-3. Root cause Analysis of machinery failures – From start to finish

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B-1. Piping (Nozzle) loads and baseplate designs for API and slurry pumps

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B-2. Downhole pumping technologies for SAGD oil production

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B-3. Suction side consideration of slurry and froth pumping

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B-4. Installation of API610 centrifugal to achieve a flawless start-up for a large project

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C-1. The effect of impeller geometry on suction behavior (past & present)

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C-2. Nightmare on EPC street-Pump Bid Evaluations

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C-3. Electric Motors

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2009 Presentations

A-1. The Design and Testing of New Centrifugal Pumps for Bitumen Froth Applications

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A-2. Weird and Wonderful Pump Failures

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A-3. Wear in Rotodynamic Slurry Pumps

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A-4. Thermal Sprayed Coatings for Abrasive Services

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B-1. Pump Installation Do’s and Don’ts

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B-2. BB5 Barrel Pumps – To Be or Not To Be

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B-3. Practical NDE as Relates to Pumps

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B-4. Pump Selection and Sizing

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C-1. Cavitation and Pump NPSHr

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C-2. Oil Lubrication Systems and API

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C-3. Nozzle Loads, Piping Stresses and the Effect of Piping on Pumps

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C-4. Steam Turbines for Pump Drives

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2007 Presentations

A-1 Materials for High Chloride and Sour Environments

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A-2 Pump Suction Design: Suction Specific Speed VS NPSHA/R

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A-3 Variable Frequency vs Mechanical Variable Speed Drives

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A-4 Practical Rotordynamics for Centrifugal Pumps

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B-1 Bearing Design Considerations for Pumps

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B-2 User Experience with Plan 54 and Plan 74 Seal Flush Systems

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B-3 Instrumentation Selection for Pumps: What, why, when

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B-4 Froth Pump Selection

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C-1 Seals and Seal Auxiliaries: Reliability

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C-2 Applicability of the Pressure Equipment Safety Regulation to Pumps and Pump Systems

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C-3 Pump Data Sheets – How to make friends by filling out data sheets

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C-4 Pumps in SAGD Service

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2005 Presentations

A-2. Low Flow/High Head - Options with Centrifugal Pumps

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A-4. Wet Gas Compression with Twin Screw Pumps

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B-2. An old error is always more popular then a new truth

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B-3. How to specify the operating conditions for a slurry pump

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C-1. Preventive/Predictive maintenance with an introduction into Vibration/Lubrication

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C-3. Seal auxiliaries, systems and APi 682 piping plans

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C-4. Centrifugal pump rerates - options & economics

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