Cold Weather

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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Prevent Freezing Valves: Valve Insulation Jackets vs. Catalytic Heaters

  Operators often use valve insulation jackets or insulation wrapped with heat tape to keep valves warm and prevent freezing. In this article, we’ll explain how valves freeze and highlight a better alternative.  How Do Valves Freeze? Frozen instruments can lead to significant production downtime and accompanying frustration. And while freezing ambient temperatures don’t help
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Freezing valves, cold weather, back pressure, gas tubing

5 Tips for Oil and Gas Production in Cold Weather

Cold weather provides unique challenges to maintaining uptime at your oil and gas production site. Whether you live in Canada, a cold-weather state like North Dakota, or you only experience freezing temperatures during the winter months, freezing gas lines and control valves can have damaging effects on your production goals. Check out these 5 tips
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