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Benefits of Jet Pumps - Compared to Reciprocating Rod Lift (RRL)

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 a greatly reduced cost of a rod pump and down hole equipment.

Operating Costs

Lower power usage costs are achieved from the surface unit due to increase in jet pump efficiency.

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. Simple repair procedures is all that is needed to run and retrieve pump down hole.


Optimise Production

Reservoir Access

Jet pump’s excellent design allows for full bore access to the reservoir and is very easy to run any type of surveillance.

Number of Wells

From single to multiple wells operating from one single, seal-less and packing-free surface hydraulic package greatly reduces lift cost with jet pumps.

Well Intervention

Jet pumps do not need a workover or pulling rig. Jet pumps can be easily circulated to the surface without pulling the tubing or it can be retrieved by wireline.

Flexible optimisation of production by simple changes to injection power fluid flow rate 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 up to 70˚. Rod pumps are not suited to deviated wells.

Depth Limit

Not restricted with jet pumps with a practical depth to 20,000 ft. For less than 2,500 ft, rod pump must be landed below the dynamic fluid level.

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 rod lift for low oil viscosity (<10 cp). Excellent reliability is assured with jet pumps due to increased flow areas, robust parts, special metallurgy and coatings.



no overworker

SAVE* $11,000+

per month per well

Jet Pump reduces annual workover cost of a deviated beam pumping Frio well while increasing oil production and profitability