Industry Education

Well Site in the Bakken in North Dakota

Bakken Shale History: the Brigham Exploration Multi-Stage Fracture

Bakken Shale History: Brigham Exploration in the Olson Well “The current Bakken boom began on September 7, 2008, the day the US housing market crashed and a deep economic recession began.” In his book The Boom: How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the World, Russell Gold tells the story of Brigham Exploration’s big gamble in
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Oil storage tanks

Where are the World’s Top Oil Reserves?

Which country has the most oil reserves? The answer to this question might surprise you. Oil Production Around the World About 100 countries around the world produce oil. However, according recent numbers from the E.I.A., five countries are responsible for half of the world’s output: the U.S., Russia, Saudia Arabia, Iraq, and Canada. In 2018,
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Pump Jacks in a Field

What is Artificial Lift?

What is Artificial Lift? We define artificial lift as anything a producer uses to add energy to the well. Four of the most common types of artificial lift are pump jack, electric submersible pumps, gas lift, and plunger lift. Pump Jack The most common example and recognizable method of artificial lift is the pump jack.
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Should I Use Mechanical or Pneumatic Controls for my Coal Seam Gas production?

Should I Use Mechanical or Pneumatic Controls for my Coal Seam Gas production? 

Kimray has helped pioneer coal seam gas production with producers across the United States, India, and Australia.   Coal Seam Gas recovery, also called Coal Bed Methane production, is a method of recovering gas stored in coal. In this video, we explain the process and two solutions Kimray provides to control it.   Coal Seam Gas Production Because coal seam
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Back Pressure Regulator and High Pressure Control Valve Package

Permian Basin Oil Production: 3 Popular Kimray Products in West Texas

Believed by some to be the largest oil and gas field in the world, Permian Basin oil was originally discovered by 1920 by W. H. Abrams in Mitchell County. The Permian is 250 miles wide and 300 miles long, stretching from Lubbock south to the Rio Grande and from central Texas west into southeastern New Mexico.
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