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Benefits of Jet Pumps - Compared to Progressive Cavity Pumps (PCP)

Lower Life Time Costs . No Moving Parts Down Hole . Optimise Production . Controllable. Efficient. Reliable.


Lower Lifetime Costs

Capital Costs

A jet pump system can be installed at greatly reduced costs compared to PCP with no workover rig or pulling unit needed.

Operating Costs

Lower power usage costs are achieved from the surface unit due to increase in jet pump efficiency compared to costly interventions to change out PCP.

Operating Efficiency

Jet pumps have the best overall total process efficiency, in Horse Power (HP) per barrel produced. Achieved through a combination of the Jet pump’s design increasing critical flow areas to increase efficiency dramatically and the 90% efficient Hydra-Cell power fluid pump.

Down Hole Equipment

Jet pumps have no moving parts in the pump resulting in a long service life, no run dry issues. Simple repair procedures is all that is needed to run and retrieve pump downhole. No issues with chemical treatment, swelling rotors.


Optimise Production

Reservoir Access

Jet pump’s excellent design allows for full bore access to the reservoir. There is no limitations to access and no workover or Pulling unit is required for any remedial work. No run dry issues.

Number of Wells

From single to multiple wells operating from one single surface hydraulic package greatly reduces lift cost with jet pumps.

Well Intervention

Jet pumps do not need a workover rig or pulling unit. Jet pumps can be easily circulated to the surface without pulling the tubing or it can be retrieved by wireline. This ensures easy maintenance and a longer service life; no change out of total completion needed.

Flexible optimisation of production by simple changes to injection power fluid flow and pressure, mixing tube and nozzle combinations. Especially with changing well conditions.


Designed for Flexibility and Reliability

Well Inclination

Jet pumps are excellently suited to vertical and deviated completion. PC pumps has Dogleg Severity less than 15°/100 feet and Potential tubing and rod coupling wear in deviated wells (guides or Corod™ required).

Depth Limit

Not restricted with jet pumps with a practical depth to 20,000 ft. For PCP’s are limited to typical depth 1,000’ – 5,000’ TVD and maximum at 9,800’ TVD and requires constant fluid level above pump. Depth and volume limited by drive system torque.

Tubing and Casing Range

Great flexibility is available and no limitations with the jet pumps range of tubing sizes from 23/8” to 4½”.

Sand and Solids Handling Ability

High solids and sand production can be problematic to PCPs for low oil viscosity (



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