Midstream

Sight Glass for a Packed Stabilization Tower

NGL Recovery: What is this Sight Glass Telling Us?

NGL Recovery is a process of midstream oil and gas production where the process fluid is heated in order to extract natural gas liquids (NGLs). In the video below, you can see the sight glass for a packed stabilization tower on an NGL recovery unit. Note that bubbles appear at the bottom of the glass
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Traditional Ball Valves vs. Segmented V-Port Ball Valves

Traditional Ball Valves vs. Segmented V-Port Ball Valves

A Segmented V-Port Ball Valve can be used to efficiently control midstream production operations. Producers with both upstream and midstream operations often have to go to multiple vendors to find the right control valve solutions. Not so with Kimray.  Kimray offers trusted upstream products as well as a variety of midstream solutions to meet your gathering, transporting,
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Two LACT Units in a Field

What Does a LACT Unit Do?

A LACT Unit is a piece of oil and gas equipment used to sample and measure oil so it can be transferred from one company to another. A LACT Skid is another common term used for a LACT Unit.  What does LACT Stand For? LACT stands for Lease Automatic Custody Transfer. The custody of the
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Midstream Oil - Gathering, Transporting, Storing, and Refining

Midstream Oil: Gathering, Transporting, Storing, and Refining

Once oil is produced and separated from the water and gas, it’s ready to be moved. This is usually done by a midstream company. Oil is a little easier for a company to move because they don’t have to continually process, dehydrate, and compress it (like gas) or find space to inject or recycle it
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Midstream Pig Launcher

Why Midstream Oil and Gas is Booming

The midstream oil and gas industry is experiencing a boom. The rapid growth of production in the Permian Basin and the Bakken in particular have created a bottleneck for producers. With the lack of enough pipelines to get production to export, processing, or storage, oil and gas producers are hungry for ways to get their product to
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