How to Operate a Pressure Pilot

Uses of a Pressure Pilot A pressure pilot is used to monitor and control upstream or downstream pressure between 75 and 2500 psi. It does this by pneumatically positioning a control valve to achieve your desired set point. How a Pressure Pilot Works The Kimray PG Pressure Pilot is capable of acting in a direct
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Kimray 2200 High Pressure Control Valve.

High Pressure Dump Valve vs. Erosive Flowback in the Woodford Shale

High Pressure Dump Valve vs. Erosive Flowback in Woodford Shale Recently, I met a with Kimray customer who had operations in the Woodford Shale. This well had been online for a few months, and they were getting a huge amount of sand in their production. This resulted in three time-consuming and costly issues:  The customer was
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How to Operate Liquid Level Control with a Kimray Gen II

A liquid level controller works in conjunction with a control valve to provide level control for oil and gas production operations. Applications for the Liquid Level Controller A liquid level controller is typically used on horizontal and vertical separators, glycol dehydration systems, and free water knockouts. How the Liquid Level Controller Works Kimray’s pneumatic Gen
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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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Valve Automation Made Simple with the Kimray Electric Pilot

Kimray Valve Automation Electric control and valve automation are technologies that provide clear benefits for oil and gas operators. The primary advantages include zero emission valve control and remote monitoring of operations. This means a producer can access information about their production from the office, saving both travel time and money. However, while these benefits
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