How to Build a High Pressure Valve Package for Back Pressure in 14 Steps

When you purchase a High Pressure Control Valve for a back pressure application, you need several other components to make that valve fully functional. When you order from us, we’ll help you spec in your package and it’ll be delivered fully assembled and ready to install. However, if you purchase these parts individually, you’ll want to
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Kimray High Pressure Control Valves are one of the top products used in Eagle Ford Production

Eagle Ford Production: 3 Popular Kimray Products in South Texas

The state of Texas is predicted to become the third biggest oil producer in the world in the near future, behind only Russia and Saudi Arabia. Two big reasons: shale plays in the Eagle Ford and the Permian. Originally discovered in 2008 by Petrohawk, the Eagle Ford is conveniently located near the Gulf of Mexico.
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A CATCO Catalytic Heater being used on a Valve

How CATCO Heaters Improve Oilfield Productivity in Winter

CATCO heaters are unique flameless heaters for oilfield environments. Consequently, these heaters are ideal for remote field environments, as they do not require a permanent electric supply. Because of this feature, CATCO heaters are the most cost-efficient way to prevent your valves and regulators from freezing during the colder months. How Do CATCO Heaters Work?
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What is the Best Valve Trim Material to Prevent Abrasion?

What is the Best Valve Trim Material to Prevent 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 flowback, natural sand in the formation, and
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Oil Well in Titusville, PA

A Short History of Oil: 1700-1870

The history of oil starts in the dark. Before the modern era of electricity, once the sun dropped below the horizon, it was dark. If you wanted to do anything after sundown, you needed a source of fuel for fire. This quest for this fuel led people to do some interesting things with animals. In
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