We talk a lot about innovation at SPOC. Sometimes innovation is a big idea, a breakthrough in technology. Other times, it’s something small; something that makes the customer’s life a little easier.
Every producer we’ve ever worked with was looking for ways to help their pumpers be more efficient, to be better at their jobs.
When we talk about the primary benefits of adding a drive to your rod pump applications, those benefits come in two flavors: cost savings and increased uptime. There are other benefits, however. Less stress and wear on your equipment mean things break less often so your maintenance costs go down and you get more from your investment.
Everyone is looking to save money and increase production. We get that. One way to save considerably is to rethink your drive strategy on motors of 1200 horsepower or less.
So, you are going about your day, monitoring your pumps and solving problems. Suddenly, you get an alert. You have a Code-1 Over-Current Fault. What does that even mean and what do you need to do to resolve it?
The energy unleashed on your equipment from unchecked rod float is tremendous. The cost of repairing the damage is equally sobering. Consider a typical case.
Every great company has a purpose. A reason to be. ‘To make money’ is rarely a powerful enough purpose to drive a company to greatness.
In the movies, we’ve all witnessed the deafening blast, blinding flash of an electrical explosion -- from the safety of a theater seat it’s exciting. In real life, an arc flash is hazardous, even deadly.