Valves

High Pressure Control Valve being used at a Williston Basin Well Site

Bakken Oil Production: 3 Popular Kimray Products in the Williston Basin

Originally discovered in 1953, the Bakken Formation is a rock unit in the Williston Basin. It stretches underneath Eastern Montana and Western North Dakota as well as parts of Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Since the shale boom beginning in the late 2000s, the Bakken has become 1 of only 10 oil fields globally that yield over
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How to Build a High Pressure Valve Package for Back Pressure in 14 Steps

When you purchase a High Pressure Control Valve for a back pressure application, you need several other components to make that valve fully functional. When you order from us, we’ll help you spec in your package and it’ll be delivered fully assembled and ready to install. However, if you purchase these parts individually, you’ll want to
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Kimray High Pressure Control Valves are one of the top products used in Eagle Ford Production

Eagle Ford Production: 3 Popular Kimray Products in South Texas

The state of Texas is predicted to become the third biggest oil producer in the world in the near future, behind only Russia and Saudi Arabia. Two big reasons: shale plays in the Eagle Ford and the Permian. Originally discovered in 2008 by Petrohawk, the Eagle Ford is conveniently located near the Gulf of Mexico.
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What is the Best Valve Trim Material to Prevent Abrasion?

What is the Best Valve Trim Material to Prevent Abrasion?

How Is Abrasion Affecting Your Valves? In oil and gas applications with highly abrasive conditions, control valves can take a real beating. Sand, salt, and other abrasive elements wear away the internal trim, packing, and body as it moves through the valve. Sources of valve abrasion include fracking flowback, natural sand in the formation, and
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Which Electric Actuator is Right For Me?

Valvcon or Tritex II: Which Electric Actuator is Right for Me?

At the core of the oil industry’s move toward digital, low-emissions operations is the process of control. Specifically, this refers to valves and valve actuation. In our effort to increase our automated solutions, Kimray now offers two electric actuators. Both actuators are effective and distinct. Let’s take a look at some specific features and typical
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