How Does Liquid Level Control work with a Mechanical Dump Valve?

Liquid level control in separation vessels is a critical component of oil and gas production. Kimray’s Level Controller is designed to operate in conjunction with a Kimray mechanical dump valve. It maintains and controls the liquid level in oil and gas production vessels. These vessels include heater treaters, two-phase separators, three-phase separators, free water knockouts,
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Control Valve Pilot | Direct or Indirect?

When building a regulator package with a Kimray High Pressure Control Valve and Control Valve Pilot, the standard configuration calls for the following: Back Pressure control: a pressure-closing valve Pressure Reducing control: a pressure-opening valve This is based on the assumption that a back pressure regulator protects the upstream from over pressure and therefore should “fail open,”
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Product Notice | Temperature Controllers, Pilot Plug Seats, & Glycol Pump Elastomers

Section H Effective February 15, 2018, we will be consolidating our various repair kits for Temperature Controllers into two master repair kits: RXX (Thermostats) and RXY (Pilots). We will continue offering the following end items: HAA, HAM, HBT, HBA We will continue offering the following separable sockets: HCC, HCE, HCN, HBC, HCH, HCJ, HCM, and HCMSS6
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Field Report | Liquid and Well Slugs in a Back Pressure Valve

Recently I visited a customer’s operations in west Texas. The challenges we encountered there—including valve placement and well slugs—were very common, so I thought I would take a minute to share what we found in case it’s helpful to other producers.  The customer had been using Kimray control valves and equipment for the life of
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What’s the Best Trim Material to Prevent Control Valve Abrasion?

How Is Abrasion Affecting Your Valves? In oil and gas applications with highly abrasive conditions, control valves can take a real beating. Sand, salt, and other abrasive elements wear away the internal trim, packing, and body as it moves through the valve. Sources of valve abrasion include fracking, natural sand in the formation, and saltwater.
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