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What is a Pressure Reducing Regulator?

What is a Pressure Reducing Regulator? Oil and gas producers use a Pressure Reducing Regulator to maintain a downstream pressure set point. It is a regulator, or “pilot-integrated valve,” because the pilot and the valve come together as one piece. Some may also refer to this regulator as a “pressure control valve” or a “pressure reducer valve.”
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What is a Back Pressure Valve?

A back pressure valve is a type of control valve that holds pressure on production vessels such as separators, treaters, and free water knockouts and releases upstream pressure when a designated set point is reached. How Do Back Pressure Valves Work? The Kimray Back Pressure Regulator is an “integrated” valve because the pilot—the key to
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Industry History | “History Matters”

In mid twentieth century, OG producers could not stray too far from the field. A site needed constant oversight to keep production moving. The products in use at the time got the job done, but they were far from efficient. Of particular concern was the back pressure regulator. Back pressure regulation was primarily achieved through
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