Valves

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Limit Valve Damage with the Low Pressure High Volume Valve

What Causes Valve Damage? Control valve damage is common with modern completion processes. Managing erosive production fluid is a constant battle for oil and gas producers, particularly during flowback.  Control valves take a beating from the sand and other particulates in the flow, often causing  damage to the valve trim and body. This leads to
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Los Tres Tipos Diferentes de los Internos o Trims para Válvulas De Control

En este video, analizaremos los tres tipos diferentes de los internos o trims para válvulas de control. Un ajuste de la válvula se caracteriza por la relación entre el porcentaje de flujo y el porcentaje de recorrido del vástago de la válvula, entre 0% y 100%. Tres Tipos Diferentes de los Internos o Trims para
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3 Challenges in the Bakken Oil Field

3 Challenges in the Bakken Oil Field

The Bakken oil field is a high yield oil play that also produces a lot of water, with an average production ratio around 1:2 oil to water. The produced oil is a clean, low specific gravity blend that requires little refining. The water content is typically high in salt content, which presents unique challenges to
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Podcast: What is a Control Valve’s Fail Position? Episode #1

In this first episode of the Stuff You Should Know about Oil and Gas Podcast, Kyle Andrews, Product Applications Trainer at Kimray, explains control valve fail positions, including fail closed and fail open. Topics in Control Valve Fail Position What is a valve fail position? Does fail position affect operation of oil and gas separators
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Control Valve Parts: The Basics

In oil and gas production, a control valve is a piece of equipment that controls the flow of liquid or gas. What are the Important Control Valve Parts? Here is a look at some of the key internal parts of our pneumatic Stem-Guided High Pressure Control Valve. These are linear valves that have a stem
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