Oil bottles of varying API Gravity

API Gravity Equation: How to Convert Specific Gravity to API

There are two primary units that tell you how dense a fluid is: Specific Gravity and API Gravity. Knowing these units and toggling between them can be important in deciding which equipment to use for your operation. In this article, we’ll provide equations to calculate both specific gravity and API gravity. Specific Gravity Equation The
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Vertical and Horizontal Oil and Gas Separators

Oil and Gas Separator: How It Works

An oil and gas separator is a vertical or horizontal vessel that producers use to separate the elements of a fluid stream. The typical elements in the stream are oil, gas, water, and sand or sediment. Oil and Gas Separator Phases Oil and Gas separators are classified as two-phase and three-phase separators. Two-phase separators handle
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Coal Bed Methane Process

What is Coal Bed Methane?

Coal Bed Methane production is a method of recovering gas stored in coal. Coal Bed Methane is quality gas that needs minimal processing. This method, also referred to as Coal Seam Gas recovery, is very different than conventional gas production. Here’s how it works.  Absorption Methane gas is stored in coal by a process called Absorption.   During
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Instalar y Calibrar un Actuador Lineal Electrico

Instalar y Calibrar un Actuador Lineal Eléctrico

Hoy vamos a instalar y calibrar un actuador eléctrico Valvcon con un adaptador R2L en una válvula de control de alta presión Kimray de 2 pulgadas. Para este proceso necesitarás lo siguiente: una llave de 7/16 pulgadas una llave de ½ pulgada una llave Allen de 3/16 un desarmador para terminales un Lazo de control
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Crude Oil Samples

Types of Crude Oil: Heavy vs Light, Sweet vs Sour, and TAN count

What is Crude Oil? What are we referring to when we talk about oil? Crude oil is a black liquid found in geological formations. It is a fossil fuel, which means it is formed from dead organisms that are buried under intense heat and pressure. But not all crudes are alike. There are three primary
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