Oil Refinery

How is Gasoline Made from Oil?

According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, the average American driver puts more than 13,000 miles on their vehicle every year. To cover all that ground, we fill our tanks with 500 gallons of gasoline. Most of us know gasoline is tied to oil. But, how is it made? In this article, we’ll cover a few basics of the
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Control Valve Sizing: A Quick Guide

Control valve sizing is critical to efficiently produce oil and gas. In this video tutorial, Mike Fick explains how to use the Kimray Control Valve Sizing program to make sure you’re getting the right valve for your application. How to Size a Control Valve I start by using the gas sizing tab. The process will
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Well Site in the Appalachian Basin

Marcellus and Utica Shale: 3 Popular Kimray Products in Appalachian Basin

The Marcellus and Utica Shale formations stretch Southwest from Lower New York through Pennsylvania, Ohio, and into West Virginia. This region, known as the Appalachian Basin, is known for its large amounts of natural gas. In July 2018, it accounted for 29% of all U.S. gas production. Top Producers in the Marcellus and Utica Southwest
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Compressor Station in the Powder River Basin

Midstream Oil and Gas: How A Gas Compressor Station Works

What is a Natural Gas Compressor Station? Natural gas compressor stations play a vital role in the midstream oil and gas sector. Companies construct these stations along natural gas pipelines and use them to compress gas so it can continue flowing downstream to its final destination, which may be a processing facility, a storage tank,
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Natural Gas Inter/Intrastate Pipelines

Midstream Oil and Gas: How Gas Gathering Works

There are approximately 580,000 wells around the United States currently producing oil and gas. In order to get these energy resources from the wells to end users around the country, infrastructure is required. This is the area of the industry midstream companies fill. Midstream oil and gas companies construct vast, far-reaching networks of pipelines, storage
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