■ Normal PCP
■ All-Metal PCP
■ High overall system energy efficiency, typically in the 55 to 75% range.
■ Ability to produce crude oil with high sandcut and GOR.
■ No valves or reciprocating parts to clog, gas lock, or wear.
■ Good resistance to abrasion.
■ Low internal shear rates (limits fluid emulsification through agitation).
■ Relatively low power costs and continuous power demand (prime mover capacity fully utilized).
■ Relatively simple installation and operation.
■ Generally low maintenance.
■ Low profile surface equipment.
■ Low surface noise levels.