A Kimray employee working in the repair shop.

Investing in the Customer Experience

Since the return of industry production in late 2016, we—like many oil and gas industry suppliers—have been challenged to meet the rapid growth in demand for our products. “With the upswing in production, our customers’ need for control products and production equipment has come back strong,” says Dustin Anderson, Vice President of Sales and Marketing.
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Kimray 2200 High Pressure Control Valve.

High Pressure Dump Valve vs. Erosive Flowback in the Woodford Shale

High Pressure Dump Valve vs. Erosive Flowback in Woodford Shale Recently, I met a with Kimray customer who had operations in the Woodford Shale. This well had been online for a few months, and they were getting a huge amount of sand in their production. This resulted in three time-consuming and costly issues:  The customer was
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How to Operate Liquid Level Control with a Kimray Gen II

A liquid level controller works in conjunction with a control valve to provide level control for oil and gas production operations. Applications for the Liquid Level Controller A liquid level controller is typically used on horizontal and vertical separators, glycol dehydration systems, and free water knockouts. How the Liquid Level Controller Works Kimray’s pneumatic Gen
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What is a Treater Valve?

A treater valve is a mechanical on/off valve designed to hold liquid level. Oil and gas production vessels use a treater valve. Examples of these include: heater treaters, free water knockouts, and saltwater disposal systems. How Do Treater Valves Work? The treater valve actuates based on the hydrostatic pressure generated from a column of liquid in
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Kimray's liquid slugs.

Managing Fluid Density Changes in Early Production

I was recently working with a producer in New Mexico who was experiencing liquid slugs on a recently fracked well. His team was having to perform regular shut-ins to deal with them. He asked if there was any way we could help. Fluid Density and Liquid Slugs A producer injects his fracked well with sand
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