Aaron Alaniz

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

Posts by Aaron Alaniz

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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Kimray's liquid slugs.

Managing Fluid Density Changes in Early Production

I was recently working with a producer in New Mexico who was experiencing liquid slugs on a recently fracked well. His team was having to perform regular shut-ins to deal with them, and he asked if there was any way we could help. Fluid Density and Liquid Slugs A producer injects his fracked well with
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Conference Notes: LNG Infrastructure, Drill Time Reductions, and “Proppageddon”

Recently I had the opportunity to attend two conferences in Houston. The 2018 LNG USA Summit focused on challenges and developments in LNG infrastructure. The DUG Executive Conference, which focused on high-level discussion of production. LNG USA Summit The 2018 LNG USA Summit was designed to “discuss challenges posed by environmental and LNG regulations and share
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