Valve Failure Position - Fail Open Valve or Fail Closed Valve

Should My Valve Fail Open, Closed or In Place?

Should your valve fail open, closed, or in place? Despite how it sounds, “valve failure” does not mean that the control valve itself has failed. In the event of power loss, a control valve will “fail,” or stop, in one of three positions—open, closed, or in place. Today we will look at what these three
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An aging Kimray well. Kimray provides several products to benefit an aging well, including the Electric Submersible Pump, Gas Lift, and Plunger Lift.

Three Artificial Lift Methods for Aging Wells

Never more than in our current climate are upstream oil and gas producers often looking to increase efficiency and make their operations leaner. One proven way to do this is to maximize production on the wells they currently have open through well stimulation. The more these existing assets produce, the better. There are three primary
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A Kimray employee helping a customer with service and repair at their site. Kimray stands by their products, and will provide service and repair for as long as you own a product.

Service and Repair

At Kimray, our parts are our name. We understand you want as much life in your valves and control equipment as possible. That’s why when we sell you a product, we are committed to keep it working as long as you own it. Kimray products are often found in difficult conditions and many times under
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Kimray's electric products: Electric Pilot, E-Lo Control Valve, Gen II Liquid Level Controller, and Electric Glycol Pump.

Electric Products

Over the last decade, as concerns about environmental protection have grown and emissions requirements have been updated, oil and gas producers are increasingly looking for ways to lower their atmosphere emissions levels. In 2012 the EPA published “Code of Federal Regulations 40, Part 60, Subpart OOOO”—”Quad O” for short. These regulations apply to all onshore
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Kimray R2L and Valvcon Actuator in the Field

How Kimray is Using the Latest Technology to Drive Performance

Now is the Time to Invest in Productive Technology Efficiency is important in every industry, and oil and gas is no exception. At Kimray, we believe that now is the time to invest in new technology. For instance, valve automation is a productive investment. Embracing this technology will increase cost-effective production. In other words, valve automation
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