Breck Swigart

Breck Swigart serves as Kimray's Director of Product Support. 

Posts by Breck Swigart

What Does “Back Pressure” Mean, and Why Is It Important?

Simply put, back pressure that is pressure that is held back. “Back” in this context means against the natural flow of fluid or gas. In oil and gas applications it refers to upstream pressure that is held, or maintained, in a variety of production vessels to provide the right conditions for separation and processing. Production
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Examples of Oil Separation Systems

What is an Oil Separation System?

Oil Separation System Wells typically produce three elements: oil, gas, and water. Oil and gas producers use a combination of separation vessels, also called an “oil separation system,” to separate these elements. Three of the most common types of separation vessels are two-phase separators, three-phase separators, and heater treaters. Three-Phase Separator A three-phase separator separates
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Ultimate Guide to the Back Pressure Regulator

Kimray is a world-class manufacturer of Back Pressure Regulators based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA. The Back Pressure Regulator was the first product introduced back in 1948, and it continues to be one of our most popular. This guide will cover the following topics: What is a Back Pressure Regulator? How Do Back Pressure Regulators Work?
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What is the Best Valve Trim Material to Prevent Abrasion?

What is the Best Valve Trim Material to Prevent Abrasion?

How Is Abrasion Affecting Your Valves? In oil and gas applications with highly abrasive conditions, control valves can take a real beating. Sand, salt, and other abrasive elements wear away the internal trim, packing, and body as it moves through the valve. Sources of valve abrasion include fracking flowback, natural sand in the formation, and
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The Best Suction Controller for a Natural Gas Compressor

The Best Suction Controller for a Natural Gas Compressor

What is a Natural Gas Compressor? A natural gas compressor is a large engine that uses positive displacement to compress natural gas.   In this video, Breck shows you a solution for suction control on a gas compressor.  Regulating Flow in a Natural Gas Compressor Natural gas compressors require precise regulation of the gas flow to keep
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