Become A Gas Lift Expert

About this class

This is your chance to Become a Gas Lift Expert! Learn how to maximize the production of your gas lift system and how to make the most of a product/technology.

This bundle includes the 5 courses: 1. Forms of Gas Lift
2. Gas Lift Equipment
3. Gas Lift Unloading Sequence and Mandrel Spacing Design
4. Gas Lift Optimization and Design with Existing Mandrels
5. Gas Lift Troubleshooting.

According to many industry experts, Gas Lift is the least understood artificial lift method, but its complexity is not the reason behind its misunderstanding. Instead, the challenge behind Gas Lift is that after implementing a lousy design, the well will often keep producing, unlike other artificial lift methods (e.g., ESP) that stop producing. Thus, operators fail to recognize design or operating errors that restrain production. Therefore, there is a significant potential to increase production by oil and gas professionals who understand the Gas Lift system and its fundamental and advanced principles.

Are you often uncertain of how to interpret your gas lift well behaviour? Do you know when it produces at its full potential? Are you lost in front of all the products that suppliers want to sell to you?

This bundle gets you all the answers you are looking for and even more! It covers many topics, including troubleshooting, setting goals for maximum production rate, gas lift optimization, and implementing sound technical solutions.

It starts with the course Forms of Gas Lift, in which students will get familiar with the gas lift systems found in the oil and gas industry. Then, in the module Gas Lift Equipment, a comprehensive review is performed of all technologies used in gas lift. Attendees with learn about conventional gas lift mandrels, side-pocket mandrels, gas lift unloading valves, gas lift orifices, dummy valves, venturi orifices, new technologies like electric gas lift valves or AVT…

The training continues with the 3rd module, Gas Lift Unloading Sequence and Mandrel Spacing Design. Participants will learn what happens in a gas lift well when you start it until it reaches a steady state flow. They will be explained how to do a gas lift design, more precisely, how to obtain a mandrel spacing design both manually or using the nodal analysis software Prosper.

In the 4th module, Gas Lift Optimization and Design with Existing Mandrels, the instructor will share his knowledge to bring students a high level of understanding to optimize their gas lift wells. They will be taught how to increase the production of any gas lift well, using the installed gas lift valves or by performing a gas lift design change out.

In the 5th and last module, Gas Lift Troubleshooting, the instructor shares his developed gas lift troubleshooting method. Students will learn and practice an effective way to identify wells in need of troubleshooting, diagnose the specific issue that restrains the production, and implement solutions to unlock them. Each topic is covered in sufficient detail, and participants should come away with a solid understanding of each area. A full description of each course is available on their corresponding page.

Take the first step toward becoming a successful practitioner of one of the most common artificial lift methods and get instant access to industry-leading knowledge that can be applied directly in the field!


This course will comprehensively understand all aspects of gas lift operations and production. It will help you develop the skills you need to be an expert in this field.
Not only will you learn the fundamentals of oil production in gas lift, but you will also gain practical hands-on experience to troubleshoot and optimize gas lift wells. Starting from the very beginning, you will learn all the secrets of gas lift and unlock:

1. Production increase with minimal investment and work
2. Cost savings through smarter product selection and better product knowledge to gain an advantage during price negotiations.
3. The great feeling of being in control of your gas lifted wells!

This gas lift training develops the basic and advanced principles, fundamentals and theory of gas lift production, gas lift operations, gas lift optimization, gas lift troubleshooting, and other related topics.


  • Understanding of the Inflow & Outflow mechanisms is preferred.
  • Basic knowledge on well architecture
  • Awareness of the oilfield terms

Target audience:

  • Production, Petroleum, or Well Performance Engineers
  • Field Production Personnel
  • Completion or Well Intervention Engineers

Why take the course?

  • If you are an Engineer: Get a better understanding of the technical discussions at work. Get the knowledge to become an actor in meetings rather than just watching. Make a positive contribution to technical email exchanges by giving your analysis of the situation. Get respect from your colleagues and impress your manager with your understanding of the topic. Propose ideas to generate production increase and gain visibility among management.
  • If you are a manager: Stay sharp easily by simply watching videos. Get new ideas to increase production. Use course schematics to train your team and get their respect by teaching them new things. Evaluate course content and see how much time you could save by having your team follow it. How much easier would your job be if they mastered the content?
  • If you work for a Service company: Gain the credibility and trust of your customer by proposing solutions more adequate with their well behaviour. Get the ability to capture the right problem of the well and share business opportunities inside your organization among colleagues in charge of the right product line.


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  • activity icon Gas Lift optimization and design with existing mandrels
  • activity icon Gas Lift Troubleshooting
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