heater treater

How to Achieve Liquid Level Control with a Treater Valve

What is a Treater Valve? The Kimray Treater Valve is a weight-operated throttling valve designed to hold liquid level in production vessels such as heater treaters, free water knockouts, and saltwater disposal systems. How the Treater Valve Works in Liquid Level Control The Treater Valve actuates based on the hydrostatic pressure. Production vessels like heater
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What Does “Back Pressure” Mean, and Why Is It Important?

Simply put, back pressure is pressure that is held back. “Back” in this context means against the natural flow of fluid or gas. In oil and gas applications it refers to upstream pressure that is held, or maintained, in a variety of production vessels to provide the right conditions for separation and processing. Production Vessels
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Examples of Oil Separation Systems

What is an Oil Separation System?

Oil Separation System Wells typically produce three elements: oil, gas, and water. Oil and gas producers use a combination of separation vessels, also called an “oil separation system,” to separate these elements. Three of the most common types of separation vessels are two-phase separators, three-phase separators, and heater treaters. Three-Phase Separator A three-phase separator separates
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Following the Pipes around an Oil and Gas Well Site

Oil and Gas 101: Following the Pipes around an Oil and Gas Well Site

In this Oil and Gas 101 video, we take a trip around a well site and explain what each piece of equipment is doing to separate the oil, gas, and water being produced. Well Head The well head is where it all begins. The producer in this video has drilled a well and set up
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Back Pressure Valve in a Field

Questions to Ask When Looking for a Back Pressure Valve Supplier

Kimray is a world-class back pressure valve supplier based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA. Trusted for generations, Kimray has been creating simple, effective products for temperature, level, flow, and pressure control for over 70 years. Common applications for our products include compression, gas dehydration, separation, heaters, artificial lift, gas regulation skids, measurement stations and more.
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