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Sand Issues in the United States

Flowback Sand Across the United States

The Impact of Flowback Sand In a previous blog post, we provided a quick guide for flowback and its role in the oil and gas industry. For example, one of the main components of flowback is the sand that mixes into the crude oil, natural gas, and water. Though unavoidable, sandy flowback can significantly slow
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Well Site in the Anadarko Basin

SCOOP & STACK: 3 Popular Kimray Products in Oklahoma’s Anadarko Basin

Oklahoma’s SCOOP and STACK are two prominent oil and gas plays in the Anadarko Basin. SCOOP stands for South Central Oklahoma Oil Province. The SCOOP play is located southern part of the Anadarko. STACK stands for Sooner Trend Anadarko Canadian Kingfisher. However, it is also called the STACK because of the layered shale plays in
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High Pressure Control Valve being used at a Williston Basin Well Site

Bakken Oil Production: 3 Popular Kimray Products in the Williston Basin

Originally discovered in 1953, the Bakken Formation is a rock unit in the Williston Basin. It stretches underneath Eastern Montana and Western North Dakota as well as parts of Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Since the shale boom beginning in the late 2000s, the Bakken has become 1 of only 10 oil fields globally that yield over
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Kimray High Pressure Control Valves are one of the top products used in Eagle Ford Production

Eagle Ford Production: 3 Popular Kimray Products in South Texas

The state of Texas is predicted to become the third biggest oil producer in the world in the near future, behind only Russia and Saudi Arabia. Two big reasons: shale plays in the Eagle Ford and the Permian. Originally discovered in 2008 by Petrohawk, the Eagle Ford is conveniently located near the Gulf of Mexico.
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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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