Get Your Treater to Treat You Right

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“Treating systems have long been one of the most expensive and troublesome of all lease surface equipment. Also, there is little data available to accurately size treating equipment, and as a result, treating equipment is frequently over or undersized,” according to C. Richard Sivalls, of Sivalls Inc., manufacturer of onshore and offshore production equipment since

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Liquid Slugs – Not as easy as a dash of salt

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Slugs in your garden can help get rid of organic waste matter, but occasionally they can become a pest when they attack your newly planted rose bush. Slugs in oilfield pipelines are just as unavoidable; they bring a large amount of valuable hydrocarbon to the plant, but if slugs happen without some kind of control

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Separate Your Separators

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Known by many different names – separators, filter separators, knockout pots, cyclone separators, centrifugal separators, vertical separators, SKUDs, horizontal separators, spherical separators, flash tanks, scrubbers, slug catchers, line drips, slug catcher, steam separator, sand separator – they are designed to do what their name suggests:separate whatever comes in. The main job of a separator is

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Glycol Keeps Your Gas Dry

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Canada is the fifth largest producer of natural gas in the world. With advancements in technology, accessing Canada’s vast natural gas reserves is easier using a combination of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing. But there’s still a challenge removing produced water from the gas. Glycol dehydration is used as a drying agent to remove water

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