Applications

What is Glycol Foaming

What is Glycol Foaming?

One of the biggest challenges in operating a glycol gas dehydration system is addressing glycol loss. One of the most common ways glycol is lost is through foaming. What is Glycol Foaming? Glycol foaming happens when entrained hydrocarbons from production enter the glycol fluid. As the entrained glycol processes through the contactor tower (or “absorber”)
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Kimray's E-LO Control Valve.

E-LO Control Valve Improves Temperature Regulation of Glycol Dehydration System

Recently, a customer with operations in the Eagle Ford was experiencing erratic temperature swings in their triethylene glycol (TEG) reboiler. The producer was trying to maintain a temperature of 390 Farehnhiet (199 Celsius). Glycol dehydration is a method of removing water from natural gas. Gas containing water—often referred to as “wet gas”—can cause a variety of
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Producer Solves the Oil and Gas Separator Emulsion Mystery

Recently, a producer ran into a problem in Catarina, Texas. As the Technical Development Engineer, he was responsible for keeping this field producing smoothly. But it seemed his liquid level controller wasn’t maintaining the proper interface of oil and water. Oil and gas producers use separator vessels (like the one below) to separate a well stream
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An aging Kimray well. Kimray provides several products to benefit an aging well, including the Electric Submersible Pump, Gas Lift, and Plunger Lift.

Three Artificial Lift Methods for Aging Wells

Never more than in our current climate are upstream oil and gas producers often looking to increase efficiency and make their operations leaner. One proven way to do this is to maximize production on the wells they currently have open through well stimulation. The more these existing assets produce, the better. There are three primary
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Kimray's Electric Glycol Pump provided to Encana.

Electric Glycol Pump with Encana in Colorado’s Piceance Basin

  Encana is one of North America’s largest energy producers with operations throughout Canada as well as subsidiary operations in Colorado, Wyoming, Texas and Louisiana. In May 2011, Kimray provided Encana with an Electric Glycol Pump for a field trial at their operation in Parachute, Colorado, in the Piceance Basin – one of the company’s
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