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Podcast: What Exactly Does a Gas Pressure Regulator Do? Episode #4

In this episode, Kyle Andrews, Product Applications Trainer at Kimray, explains what a gas pressure regulator does. Topics for Gas Pressure Regulator What’s the difference between a gas pressure regulator and valve? What does a gas back pressure regulator do? How is a production separator like a water gun? What would happen in a separator
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How to Convert a Gas Regulator from Vent to Non-Vent

How to Convert a Gas Regulator from Vent to Non-vent

A back pressure regulator is a specific 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. When a gas back pressure regulator is operating correctly, it vents pressure off the diaphragm as it adjusts. However, some producers
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What Does “Back Pressure” Mean, and Why Is It Important?

Simply put, back pressure is pressure that is held back. “Back” in this context means against the natural flow of fluid or gas. In oil and gas applications it refers to upstream pressure that is held, or maintained, in a variety of production vessels to provide the right conditions for separation and processing. Production Vessels
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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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