Aaron Alaniz

Aaron Alaniz serves as the National Business Development Manager at Kimray.

Posts by Aaron Alaniz

Sand Issues in the United States

Flowback Sand Across the United States

The Impact of Flowback Sand In a previous blog post, we provided a quick guide for flowback and its role in the oil and gas industry. For example, one of the main components of flowback is the sand that mixes into the crude oil, natural gas, and water. Though unavoidable, sandy flowback can significantly slow
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High Pressure Control Valve being used at a Williston Basin Well Site

Bakken Oil Production: 3 Popular Kimray Products in the Williston Basin

Originally discovered in 1953, the Bakken Formation is a rock unit in the Williston Basin. It stretches underneath Eastern Montana and Western North Dakota as well as parts of Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Since the shale boom beginning in the late 2000s, the Bakken has become 1 of only 10 oil fields globally that yield over
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Flowback Wellsite in the Woodford Shale

Flowback: A Quick Guide

Flowback is the first stage of production after a well has been opened. In this guide, we’ll briefly explain the flowback process, the job of a flowback operator, and some unique challenges the flowback phase presents. 5 Stages of Oil Well Production The process of producing a well follows five broad stages:  Drilling—the ground is punctured
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Upstream Production

Upstream vs Downstream Oil and Gas Operations

Upstream vs. Downstream Oil and Gas Operations When you think of the oil and gas industry, do you picture companies that search for deposits, drill wells, and pull these resources from the ground? These companies all fall under the category of “upstream” oil and gas. Industry professionals also refer to these as Exploration and Production
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Free Download: Kimray Control Valve Application Guide

Kimray products are designed to control the flow of oil and gas across a wide range of applications. Common control valve applications include compression, gas dehydration, gas sweetening, separation, heaters, artificial lift, gas regulation skids, measurement stations, and more. To help oil and gas producers identify which control valves, regulators, pilots, glycol pumps, liquid level
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