liquid level control

What is a Free Water Knockout (FWKO)?

What is a Free Water Knockout (FWKO)?

What is a Free Water Knockout (FWKO)? A free water knockout (commonly abbreviated as FWKO) is an oil and gas production vessel that separates the produced oil emulsion into its various elements. What is “Free Water”? Free water is water produced with crude oil that is not emulsified. Free water will generally settle out of
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How to Repair the Kimray Gen II Liquid Level Controller (Side Mount)

How to Repair a Side Mount Gen II Pneumatic Liquid Level Controller

In this video, Will shows you how to repair a side mount Gen II Pneumatic Liquid Level Controller.  This repair could  also be used if you need to reconfigure your Gen II from right mount to left mount.   Here’s what you’ll need:  Needle nose pliers  Flathead screwdriver  Adjustable wrench  7/64” Allen wrench  1/2″ wrench  5/16” wrench  Gen II repair kit (RMD)  Pick  Channel locks 
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Electric Gen II at Well Site

What is an Electric Level Controller?

In upstream oil and gas, an electric level controller uses electric power to maintain a specific level of liquid inside a fluid separator. This liquid level control is a critical component of all oil and gas production. What’s the Advantage of Electric Level Control? An electric level controller like the Kimray Gen II provides an
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How Liquid Level Controllers Work

Video Guide to Float-Operated Liquid Level Controllers

In this video, Mike explains how Kimray’s line of float operated liquid level controllers work. These are pneumatic or electric level controllers and level switches. They are commonly referred to as pilots because they are not valves themselves but they send a signal to a valve to open or close based off the liquid level that
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How to Troubleshoot a Treater Valve

Troubleshooting a Kimray Treater Valve

Experiencing operational issues with your Kimray Treater Valve? In this video, we explain three possible reasons for this and show you how to correct them. Troubleshooting the Treater Valve If your Kimray Treater Valve is opening and closing too quickly or not holding tight level control, this usually indicates an issue with the valve equalizing line.
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