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Stuff You Should Know about Oil and Gas Production is an educational show featuring enlightening conversations and helpful tips about producing oil and gas. This podcast is produced by Kimray, an industry-leading manufacturer of oil and gas control equipment.

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Stuff You Should Know about Oil and Gas Production is an educational show featuring enlightening conversations and helpful tips about producing oil and gas. This podcast is produced by Kimray, an industry-leading manufacturer of oil and gas control equipment.

    5 Ways to Damage Your Control Valve I Ep. # 69

    5 Ways to Damage Your Control Valve I Ep. # 69

    Looking for an easy way to ruin your day? Damaging your control valve can do that and more! 

    So if you are in the the mood for some frustrating downtime, follow these 5 ways to damage your valve.

    Resources mentioned in this episode:


    5 Ways to Damage Your Control Valve
    The 3 types of control valve trim
    How to Select Valve Elastomers

    • 12 min
    Trouble with a Glycol Pump, LACT Units, and Set Point Drift | Ep. #68

    Trouble with a Glycol Pump, LACT Units, and Set Point Drift | Ep. #68

    In this episode, we answer customer questions about glycol pumps, LACT units, suction controllers, and more.

    Resources mentioned in this episode:


    The Best Suction Controller for a Gas Compressor
    What Does a LACT Unit Do? 

    • 15 min
    EPA Classifications, Repair Kits, Max Valve Volume | Ep. #67

    EPA Classifications, Repair Kits, Max Valve Volume | Ep. #67

    In this episode, we tackle 5 common customer questions:


    How does Kimray classify their venting devices by EPA standards? 
    How do I find what repair kit I need to use with my valve? 
    Can Kimray regulators be mounted vertically? (Inlet/outlet moving vertically) 
    How can I find the maximum volume I can move through my valve?  
    How can I find information on my valves on Kimray’s website? 

    Resources mentioned in this episode: 


    Kimray Emissions Solutions
    What is Valve Cv? 
    Repair Kit Search
    Serial Number Search

    Have a questions? We want your hear about your toughest oil and gas control challenges. Drop us an email at podcast@kimray.com and we’ll get you an answer.

    • 12 min
    Why You Should Convert Your Back Pressure Regulator to Reduce Emissions | Ep. #66

    Why You Should Convert Your Back Pressure Regulator to Reduce Emissions | Ep. #66

    ESG Commitments, how a back pressure regulator vents, and how to convert it to use an air compressor.

    Resources mentioned in this episode: 


    https://kimray.com/training/eliminate-fugitive-emissions-your-back-pressure-regulator-simple-conversion
    https://kimray.com/training/how-convert-gas-regulator-vent-non-vent

    • 20 min
    What is Liquid Level Interface? | Ep. #65

    What is Liquid Level Interface? | Ep. #65

    In this episode, Kyle explains the liquid level control function "interface."

    Topics include: 


    How do you know if your interface is accurate?  
    Mechanical vs. Pneumatic vs. Electric?  
    Troubleshooting 
    What’s the proper way to weight a float?  
    How and why should you adjust the linkage rod?  
    What is a torque calculator? 

    Resources mentioned in this episode


    How to Weight a Float Ball for Interface 
    Torque Calculator 
    2 Critical Adjustments for Accurate Liquid Level Control

    • 16 min
    How One Producer Extended Uptime in Sandy Plunger Lift | Ep. #64

    How One Producer Extended Uptime in Sandy Plunger Lift | Ep. #64

    Chase Hendley shares how a producer in Western Oklahoma dealt with sandy, erosive fluid that was causing premature valve washouts. 

    Resources mentioned in this episode: 

    https://kimray.com/training/t-body-field-study-western-oklahoma

    • 19 min

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