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Well Site in the Anadarko Basin

SCOOP & STACK: 3 Popular Kimray Products in Oklahoma’s Anadarko Basin

Oklahoma’s SCOOP and STACK are two prominent oil and gas plays in the Anadarko Basin. SCOOP stands for South Central Oklahoma Oil Province. The SCOOP play is located southern part of the Anadarko. STACK stands for Sooner Trend Anadarko Canadian Kingfisher. However, it is also called the STACK because of the layered shale plays in
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Flowback Wellsite in the Woodford Shale

Flowback: A Quick Guide

Flowback is the first stage of production after a well has been opened. In this guide, we’ll briefly explain the flowback process, the job of a flowback operator, and some unique challenges the flowback phase presents. 5 Stages of Oil Well Production The process of producing a well follows five broad stages:  Drilling—the ground is punctured
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Flowback Operator Adam Vettner at a Woodford Shale Well Site

Oilfield Profiles: Flowback Operator

Shale Boom Creates Flowback Jobs The practice of horizontal drilling and fracturing shale formations for oil and gas began growing in the U.S. in the early 2000s. In September of 2014, this practice surpassed traditional methods and became the primary way companies produced energy. After drilling a well the next step in the process requires a
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Flowback Equipment: A Dump Valve Designed to Handle Sand

Flowback Equipment: A Dump Valve Designed to Handle Sand

Flowback equipment takes a beating from sand. Because of their flow paths, valves are particularly vulnerable to damage. Stems, cages, diaphragms, seats, and sometimes even the valve bodies can be compromised. In this video, Kimray Account Manager Kyle Andrews demonstrates the Kimray Dump Valve that works best in this application. What is Flowback? The flowback
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Solution for Liquid Level Control in Changing Production Fluid

In this video, Kimray Account Manager Kyle Andrews demonstrates a simple solution for liquid level control in changing fluid densities. The Challenge of Liquid Level Control in Changing Fluid Density The chemistry of a well’s production can change rapidly. This is especially common when it transitions from the injected fluids to normal produced fluid. Consequently,
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