treater valve

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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3 Challenges in the Bakken Oil Field

3 Challenges in the Bakken Oil Field

The Bakken oil field is a high yield oil play that also produces a lot of water, with an average production ratio around 1:2 oil to water. The produced oil is a clean, low specific gravity blend that requires little refining. The water content is typically high in salt content, which presents unique challenges to
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Control Valves for Two-Phase Separation

Control Valves for Two-Phase Separation

Producers use two-phase separators to separate produced fluid from produced gas. Some of these separation vessels are made with 1″ connections for the controller. Kimray offers three solutions for controlling the separation in these vessels. Pneumatic Level Switch with External Float Cage  A Pneumatic Level Switch is a good option for two-phase separation, because it’s not
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Types of Liquid Control Valves

What is a Liquid Control Valve?

A liquid control valve regulates the flow of liquid. There are many varieties of liquid control valve. In this article, we’ll cover three common types: a High Pressure Control Valve, a Treater Valve, and a Dump Valve. High Pressure Control Valve A High Pressure Control Valve is a highly versatile product that can be used in both liquid and
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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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