Liquid and Well Slugs in a Back Pressure Valve

Recently I visited a customer’s operations in west Texas. The challenges we encountered there—including valve placement and well slugs—were very common, so I thought I would take a minute to share what we found in case it’s helpful to other producers.  The customer had been using Kimray control valves and equipment for the life of
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Kimray's Gas Pressure Reducing Regulator

Kimray’s Gas Pressure Reducing Regulator

What is a Pressure Reducing Regulator? Kimray’s Pressure Reducing Regulator is used to maintain a downstream pressure set point. Otherwise known as a “pilot-integrated valve,” Pressure Regulators are often used as suction controllers. In addition, they can also be used as recirculation applications on gas compressors and as fuel gas suppliers. To work properly, the
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Troubleshooting a Back Pressure Regulator

Kimray’s Back Pressure Regulator is a staple in oil and gas production. The Back Pressure Regulator allows you to hold pressure on production vessels by adjusting the set point to the desired maximum upstream pressure, which the valve senses and then releases when this designated set point is reached. It’s used in numerous oilfield applications, including on
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Repairing Your Back Pressure Regulator

Kimray’s Back Pressure Regulator is a staple in oil and gas production. It’s used in numerous oilfield applications, including on separators, flow treaters, free water knockouts, compressor stations, and gas gathering systems. Operation Considered an “integrated valve,” the regulator’s pilot—the key to opening and closing the it—is connected to the valve body and comes out as
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What is a Back Pressure Valve?

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. How Do Back Pressure Valves Work? The Kimray Back Pressure Regulator is an “integrated” valve because the pilot—the key to
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