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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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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How a Pneumatic Liquid Dump Valve Works

How a Pneumatic Liquid Dump Valve Works

In this video, Mike explains the operation and applications of the Kimray Pneumatic Liquid Dump Valve.   Two Models Kimray Pneumatic Liquid Dump Valves, also referred to as balanced, low pressure control valves, are available in two primary models – diaphragm balanced or piston balanced throttling.  These valves are used to dump liquid from separation vessels such as 2- and 3-
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How to Repair the Kimray Gen II Liquid Level Controller (Side Mount)

How to Repair a Gen II Pneumatic Liquid Level Controller

In this video, Will shows you how to repair a Side Mount Gen II Pneumatic Liquid Level Controller. Skip to the Back Mount Gen II Pneumatic Liquid Level Controller Repair This repair could also be used if you need to reconfigure your Gen II from right mount to left mount.   How to Repair the Side
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Electric Gen II at Well Site

What is an Electric Level Controller?

In upstream oil and gas, an electric level controller uses electric power to maintain a specific level of liquid inside a fluid separator. This liquid level control is a critical component of all oil and gas production. What’s the Advantage of Electric Level Control? An electric level controller like the Kimray Gen II provides an
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