Midstream

Gas Refinery

Midstream Oil and Gas Processing: What are Natural Gas Liquids (NGLs)?

Natural gas liquids (NGLs) are hydrocarbons extracted during the gas refining process that are used to create hundreds of products, from clothing and household items to feedstock for industrial machines. From the Field to the Plant Energy producers begin the process of separation from the moment they extract natural gas from a well. The initial
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Oil Refinery

How is Gasoline Made from Oil?

According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, the average American driver puts more than 13,000 miles on their vehicle every year. To cover all that ground, we fill our tanks with 500 gallons of gasoline. Most of us know gasoline is tied to oil. But, how is it made? In this article, we’ll cover a few basics of the
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Natural Gas Inter/Intrastate Pipelines

Midstream Oil and Gas: How Gas Gathering Works

There are approximately 580,000 wells around the United States currently producing oil and gas. In order to get these energy resources from the wells to end users around the country, infrastructure is required. This is the area of the industry midstream companies fill. Midstream oil and gas companies construct vast, far-reaching networks of pipelines, storage
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What is a Back Pressure Valve (or Regulator)?

A back pressure valve is a type of control valve that holds pressure on production vessels such as separators, treaters, and free water knockouts and releases upstream pressure when a designated set point is reached. Invention of the Back Pressure Valve The Kimray Back Pressure Valve was our original valve, and it remains our most popular. Kimray
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