Pump Jack Well (Primary Recovery)

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When the energy in a reservoir declines to a point where the well will no longer flow freely, artificial methods are used to lift the hydrocarbons to the surface. Pump jack wells can be shut-in if problems identified by monitoring wellhead pressure are managed early, reducing or eliminating the time and expense of costly swabbing units or work-overs. Look to SOR pressure switches and transmitters for pump jack well process instrumentation needs.