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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Stacks of Oil Barrels

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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Product Notice: Gen II Horizontal and Vertical Displacer Product Codes

Product Notice: Gen II Horizontal and Vertical Displacer Product Codes

This product notice is to inform you that we are consolidating all Gen II horizontal and vertical displacer product codes into one. Starting April 18, 2019, we are consolidating all Gen II horizontal and vertical displacer codes into one, so that every Gen II will come with the components to configure in either vertical or
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Three Quick Tips for Operating the Electric Pilot

The Kimray Electric Pilot is a stand-alone electric controller that controls pressure, flow, temperature, or level. This valve pilot features an interactive screen. It allows you to control your process conditions without the use of a Remote Terminal Unit (RTU), Programmable Logic Controller (PLC), or any other computing hardware. In this video, Kimray’s Electric Product Manager Alex
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