oil and gas separator

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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Vertical and Horizontal Oil and Gas Separators

Oil and Gas Separator: How It Works

An oil and gas separator is a vertical or horizontal vessel that producers use to separate the elements of a fluid stream. The typical elements in the stream are oil, gas, water, and sand or sediment. Oil and Gas Separator Phases Oil and Gas separators are classified as two-phase and three-phase separators. Two-phase separators handle
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Kimray Control Valves Being Used as Dual Dump Valves

Should You Be Using Dual Dump Valves?

Oil and gas producers use dump valves to dump liquid from production vessels when the level reaches a pre-determined point. Recently, we have seen a lot of producers in the Permian and New Mexico move to using dual Kimray High Pressure Control Valves in dump valve applications on their separators. This practice is also starting
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Troubleshooting a Mechanical Dump Valve and Trunnion Set Up

The Kimray Mechanical Dump Valve is designed to provide emissions-free liquid level control in vessels such as heater treaters, two-phase separators, three-phase separators, and free water knockouts. In this article, we’ll explain how to adjust the dump valve and cover some troubleshooting scenarios. We’ll also provide a detailed torque calculator to help you select the correct
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