How a Pneumatic Temperature Controller Works

How a Pneumatic Temperature Controller Works

There are three things that affect separation of production fluid: Time Pressure Heat When you use heat in your oil and gas production vessel, a Pneumatic Temperature Controller allows you to set the temperature you want your production fluid to achieve and maintain.   Pneumatic Temperature Controllers have a stainless steel tube that responds to changing temperatures. This
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Natural Gas Flaring vs. Capturing

Natural gas flaring is a method oil and gas producers use to reduce atmospheric emissions. In recent years, companies are more and more looking for methods to capture fugitive natural gas. What Natural Gas Flaring Is Oil and gas wells produce three primary elements: water, crude oil, and natural gas. Companies dispose of or recycle
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Back Pressure Regulator vs Pressure Reducing Regulator: What’s the Difference?

In oil and gas production applications, it can be hard to tell the difference between a back pressure regulator and a pressure reducing regulator. So, What’s the Difference? A Back Pressure Regulator is a type of control valve designed to hold pressure on production vessels and release pressure downstream when a set point is reached. This pressurizes the vessels
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How a Pneumatic Liquid Level Switch Operates

How a Pneumatic Liquid Level Switch Operates

The pneumatic liquid level switch is a dependable, easy-to-operate solution for level control of your oil and gas production vessel. A pneumatic level switch is used to maintain desired level in separators, scrubbers, treaters, and other vessels. Here’s how it works: Operation Supply pressure comes in through the filter, into the pilot body, creating a
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Bbl, Boe, BTU and Mcf: 4 Common Oil and Gas Abbreviations

Oil and gas companies and industry publications use several abbreviations for production fluid, including Bbl, Boe, BTU and Mcf. In this article we’ll define four of the most common and their volume prefixes. Bbl The abbreviation Bbl stands for “barrel of oil.” One barrel of oil is 42 gallons. This abbreviation is typically thought to originate
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