back pressure

What is a Back Pressure Valve?

What Is It? A back pressure valve is designed to hold pressure on pressurized production vessels—such as separators, treaters, and free water knockouts—and release upstream pressure when a designated set point is reached. How Does it Work? The Kimray Back Pressure Valve is considered an “integrated” valve because the pilot—the key to opening and closing
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Industry History | “History Matters”

In mid twentieth century, OG producers could not stray too far from the field. A site needed constant oversight to keep production moving. The products in use at the time got the job done, but they were far from efficient. Of particular concern was the back pressure regulator. Back pressure regulation was primarily achieved through
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