Curtis Winkle

Curtis Winkle serves as Kimray's Content Writer. He works with Kimray product managers, engineers, and regional representatives to create practical, educational articles and videos to help producers get the most out of Kimray products and solutions.

Posts by Curtis Winkle

Oil Well in Titusville, PA

A Short History of Oil: 1700-1870

The history of oil starts in the dark. Before the modern era of electricity, once the sun dropped below the horizon, it was dark. If you wanted to do anything after sundown, you needed a source of fuel for fire. This quest for this fuel led people to do some interesting things with animals. In
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Flowback Operator Adam Vettner at a Woodford Shale Well Site

Oilfield Profiles: Flowback Operator

Shale Boom Creates Flowback Jobs The practice of horizontal drilling and fracturing shale formations for oil and gas began growing in the U.S. in the early 2000s. In September of 2014, this practice surpassed traditional methods and became the primary way companies produced energy. In this process, after a well is drilled, a frac crew pumps
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Product Notice | Gen II Side Mount Spring 5557A

In accordance with our mission to make a difference in the lives of those we serve, we continually use customer feedback to make strategic improvements to our products. This product notice is to inform you about an improvement we have made to the spring assembly on the Gen II Side Mount Liquid Level Controller. Beginning
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Product Notice | 110V Diaphragm Now Comes with 7508V O-Ring

In accordance with our mission to make a difference in the lives of those we serve, we continually use customer feedback to make strategic improvements to our products. This product notice is to inform you that all end items and repair kits that contain a 110V diaphragm will now also come with an O-ring (part
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Product Notice | RNB and RTR Repair Kits

Product Notice | RNB and RTR Repair Kits

This product notice is to inform you that some RNB and RTR repair kits were shipped without an o-ring, part 802HSN. Repair kits missing this o-ring were sent out between June 1 and August 2, 2018. Repair kits shipped after August 2 contain all correct parts. Here are your next steps: Check your stock of
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