dump valve

Dump Valve Washout Issues

Dump Valve Problems in the Anadarko Woodford

We recently received a call from a producer in the Anadarko Woodford who was experiencing dump valve problems. We went out to see what we could do. Here are the results. Well Conditions Known Vessel Design: Bucket and weir water knockout Oil: 520 Bbl/D Water: 730 Bbl/D Gas: 8.2 Mmcf/D Knockout Vessel Pressure: 220 psi Downstream Pressure: 60 psi
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valve damage

Limit Valve Damage with the Low Pressure High Volume Valve

What Causes Valve Damage? Control valve damage is common with modern completion processes. Managing erosive production fluid is a constant battle for oil and gas producers, particularly during flowback.  Control valves take a beating from the sand and other particulates in the flow, often causing  damage to the valve trim and body. This leads to
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3 Challenges in the Bakken Oil Field

3 Challenges in the Bakken Oil Field

The Bakken oil field is a high yield oil play that also produces a lot of water, with an average production ratio around 1:2 oil to water. The produced oil is a clean, low specific gravity blend that requires little refining. The water content is typically high in salt content, which presents unique challenges to
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How to Repair a Dump Valve: the Piston Balanced Throttling (PBT) Mechanical Dump Valve

The Kimray Mechanical Dump Valve is a reliable, zero-emission valve used to dump liquid from oil and gas production vessels such as treaters, separators, and free water knockouts. In this video, we’ll show you how to repair a dump valve. These instructions apply to the 2” Piston-Balanced Throttling (PBT) Mechanical Dump Valve. Learn how to repair
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Should I Use Mechanical or Pneumatic Controls for my Coal Seam Gas production?

Should I Use Mechanical or Pneumatic Controls For My Coal Seam Gas Production? 

Kimray has helped pioneer coal seam gas production with producers across the United States, India, and Australia.   Coal Seam Gas recovery, also called Coal Bed Methane production, is a method of recovering gas stored in coal. In this video, we explain the process and two solutions Kimray provides to control it.   Coal Seam Gas Production Because coal seam
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