Free Water Knockouts

What is a Free Water Knockout (FWKO)?

What is a Free Water Knockout (FWKO)? A free water knockout (commonly abbreviated as FWKO) is an oil and gas production vessel that separates the produced oil emulsion into its various elements. What is “Free Water”? Free water is water produced with crude oil that is not emulsified. Free water will generally settle out of
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Experiencing Serious Valve Corrosion in Your Production? Z-PEX Coatings May Be Your Answer.

Elements like H2s and salt can cause significant corrosion issues in your oil and gas control equipment.  They can heavily damage valves in particular, and leave you constantly replacing them and considering expensive, exotic materials like hastelloy, inconel, or monel to keep your site operational.  In this video, Greg shows you a cost-effective solution that resists valve corrosion, extending the life of your
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Control Valve Erosion

Control Valve Erosion: Why It Happens and What To Do About It

High Pressure Control Valves are some of the most versatile valves on the market. They can be used in numerous applications to provide control of oil and gas production processes, including in pressure reducing, back pressure, and dump valve applications. In this video, Mark examines two valves that have experienced significant damage during operation. He explains what happened
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4 Common Signs of Glycol Pump Failure

The Kimray Glycol Pump is used to control triethylene glycol circulation in gas dehydration systems. In this video, we examine some internal parts of the glycol pump that have been damaged during operation.   We then explain what these parts may be telling us about the cause of the damage and offer some solutions to prevent further damage.   1. Scratches on the
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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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