Upstream Production

Upstream vs Downstream Oil and Gas Operations

Upstream vs. Downstream Oil and Gas Operations When you think of the oil and gas industry, do you picture companies that search for deposits, drill wells, and pull these resources from the ground? These companies all fall under the category of “upstream” oil and gas. Industry professionals also refer to these as Exploration and Production
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Electric Controller: How to Install a Kimray Electric Pilot

The Kimray Electric Pilot (U.S. Patent Pending) is a stand-alone electric controller that can control pressure, flow, temperature, or level. It features an interactive screen and allows you to control process conditions without the use of a Remote Terminal Unit (RTU), Programmable Logic Controller (PLC), or any other computing hardware. In this video, Alex Crow shows you
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A Kimray Pilot Controlling a Kimray Control Valve

What is a Control Valve Controller?

On its own, a control valve will not technically control anything. In order to accurately control the flow of oil and gas, it needs a “control valve controller,” also known as a valve pilot. How Control Valves Work A control valve is a device that controls the flow of liquid or gas. To control the liquid
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Product Notice | Upcoming Discontinued Products

Product Notice | Upcoming Discontinued Products

In accordance with our mission to make a difference in the lives of those we serve, we continually use customer feedback to make strategic improvements to our product offerings. This product notice is to inform you that we are discontinuing some lower volume products in order to create more manufacturing capacity for our customers’ primary
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How to Reassemble a High Pressure Control Valve

Stem Guided High Pressure Control Valve Repair: Reassembly

How to Reassemble a Stem Guided High Pressure Control Valve When repairing a Kimray High Pressure Control Valve, disassemble it first. Once the valve has been successfully disassembled, begin repairs by taking the packing rings and installing them on the packing sleeve. Coat it with grease and slide it into your stem box assembly. Next,
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