Saving Jack on Jacks

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By Olav Cramer This article was written about 2 busts ago with the help of some good friends in the pumpjack maintenance business. Some have retired, and some are still around, but as our collective memories are hampered by the exodus of the Boomer generation and as most of this is still quite relevant I feel

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Baffled by Baffles?

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Pressure vessels are sometimes referred to as ‘cans’, but we know there’s more to it than that. The internals in production equipment can make all the difference when cleaning oil, gas, water or solids from production streams. You may wonder why one 10′ treater costs over $ 1Million and a smaller vertical one costs under

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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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