Basic Oil and Natural Gas Production

Coalescing filters

How does a coalescing filter work?

By Tiffanie Gupton / November 20, 2019 / 0 Comments

What is a coalescing filter?   Coalescing filtration or Coalescing gas separators are designed specifically for the removal of mist, fogs, and dust from gas streams. These contaminants usually exist with the bulk of the particles having diameters considerably less than 10 microns; therefore, standard separators or scrubbers are not capable of effectively removing these minute […]

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Coalescing gas separator

What is a coalescing filter?

By Tiffanie Gupton / November 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

Coalescing gas separators (or coalescing separators) are designed specifically for the removal of mist, fogs, and dust from gas streams. Standard separators cannot remove these small, minute contaminants in the gas stream because particles are usually less than 10 microns.  A coalescing gas separator consist of a vessel, combining specially constructed coalescing elements and a […]

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Partner Spotlight: Genis Holdings, LLC

By Tiffanie Gupton / November 12, 2019 / 0 Comments

Croft Production Systems, Inc. is excited to announce that we are now an authorized dealer for Genis Holdings, LLC for the Aeris Gas Cooler, a gas-powered air cooler. Genis and PC3 Technologies, LLC were established in 2017 to find ways for to improve an industry that had not seen many changes in over 50 years, specifically on […]

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Winterizing your processing equipment

By Tiffanie Gupton / November 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

How to prepare oil and gas processing for winter Why is winter hard on production and processing? Two words; hydrate formations. Hydrates are crystals formed when water and gas are combined in a low temperature and high-pressure environment. They become more prevalent during colder ambient temperatures. During the colder ambient temperatures, water vapor will begin to condense which can cause […]

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How does a separator work in oil and gas?

By Tiffanie Gupton / October 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

A separator is a mechanical device for removing and collecting liquids from natural gas. Read our blog on What is a Separator? to learn more about the specific applications for a separator. Now, let’s dive in on the specifics of how a separator works and understanding the process a little more in-depth. The Separation Process: All separators […]

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What is a separator?

By Tiffanie Gupton / October 9, 2019 / 0 Comments

An oil and gas separator is used for removing and collecting liquids from natural gas. A properly designed separator will also provide the release of entrained gases from the accumulated hydrocarbon liquids. These separators can go by many names or different purposes like liquid separators, oil separators, water and oil separators, etc., but the most […]

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Bullet Tank Features with Eric Orellana

By Tiffanie Gupton / June 27, 2019 / 0 Comments

Engineer, Eric Orellana, talks about bullet tanks, their features and NGL recovery.  Read more about CROFT bullet tanks and their features. What is a Bullet Tank? Transcription Hi, my name is Eric Orellana, I’m an engineer here at Croft Production Systems. Today I’ll be talking to you about bullet tanks and some of their features. […]

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TEG Cleanout Utilizing Mobile PDS

By Croft Productions / May 8, 2019 / 0 Comments

Do you dread the anticipation of having to clean out your TEG? Having to shut down your operation for a few weeks? Here at CROFT we offer a mobile Passive Dehydration System. It is a quick, easy and a temporary way to bypass a TEG and continue to dehydrate the gas while your TEG is […]

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CROFT’s TEG design & TEG Components

By Croft Productions / April 23, 2019 / 0 Comments

What is A teg Unit? Triethylene glycol (TEG) is a liquid desiccant system used for the removal of water from natural gas and NGLs. It is the most commonly used means of water removal from natural gas. A TEG Unit also referred to as a glycol unit, uses absorption, which occurs when the water vapor […]

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Partner Spotlight: EcoVapor Recovery Systems

By Tiffanie Gupton / April 3, 2019 / 0 Comments

We are excited to spotlight one of our partners, EcoVapor Recovery Systems. CROFT values this relationship because EcoVapor’s dedication matches CROFT’s commitment to environmental controls. EcoVapor Recovery Systems helps its clients achieve a ZERO Emissions facility while improving free cash flow and site safety. With their extensive expertise in tank vapor management and vapor recovery systems, […]

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Bullet Tank Safety Features

By Croft Productions / March 26, 2019 / 0 Comments

There are many guidelines that our industry must follow to ensure there is a safe environment for everyone. At CROFT, we follow the same standard and safety guidelines for all of our equipment and bullet tanks are no exception.  Last week we told you what a bullet tank was and what it is used for. […]

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What is a Bullet Tank?

By Croft Productions / March 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

A bullet tank is a storage container that houses natural gas liquids (NGLs). The tanks come in many different sizes and include accessories that best suit your operation. Bullet tanks range from 6,000 to 30,000 gallons, with an 18,000-gallon tank being the most common size. Tanks should be no more than 70-80% full in order for […]

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Why Cool Natural Gas?

By Croft Productions / June 17, 2016 / 0 Comments

We’ve checked the forecast…it is going to be HOT, HOT, HOT!! Remember to keep your pets, children, and elders inside during these boiling hot days, but don’t forget about your oil and gas processing and production equipment! They need to stay cool, too.  Cooling natural gas has numerous benefits for equipment operations such as: reducing the […]

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What is a Plunger Lift?

By Croft Productions / March 29, 2016 / 0 Comments

A plunger lift is an artificial list method of deliquifying a natural gas well. A plunger is used to remove contaminants from productive natural gas wells, such as water, sand, oil, and wax.  The basics of the plunger is to open and close the well shutoff valve at the optimum times, to bring up the plunger and […]

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What Is A Certificate of Insurance?

By Croft Productions / February 22, 2016 / 0 Comments

This week our Guest Blogger is Ben Odom, Producer, and Terry Tomasino, Marketing Account Executive for McGriff, Seibels & Williams.  McGriff is the 5th largest brokerage firm in the United States and the 6th largest worldwide. McGriff is a full service broker with 8 operating divisions- one of which is Energy and Marine.  AN INTRODUCTION TO CERTIFICATES OF INSURANCE […]

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The Oil & Gas Industry is Everywhere

By Croft Productions / February 19, 2016 / 0 Comments

People are constantly talking about our dependence on oil. It’s true. America as a whole is dependent on the oil and gas industry and it’s not just for gasoline. I truly believe that people forget how many things they touch every day that have some type of petroleum in them.  I mean heck, the keyboard […]

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The U.S. Shale Boom & Railroads

By Croft Productions / October 16, 2015 / 0 Comments

I am sad to say that I have never ridden on a train.  I don’t count the train ride at Herman Park or the Light Rail through the Texas Medical Center as a true train ride either.  Here in SE Texas, railways and all public transportation in general is just not a mode of transportation used very often.  We are car-loving […]

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Differences between Upstream, Midstream & Downstream in Oil & Gas

By Croft Productions / September 9, 2015 / 0 Comments

The oil & gas industry is massive.  There are a multitude of different businesses & jobs that must be preformed to get the oil & gas from under the ground to the consumer.  Luckily this massive industry can be broken into three chronological sectors; upstream, midstream & downstream. So what is the upstream sector? Upstream is commonly […]

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Pipeline Specifications and Why They are Important?

By Croft Productions / August 29, 2015 / 0 Comments

When going through the proposal process with clients, we are trying to get as much well information as possible. This ensures that the data.  The more details we are able to get, the more accurate our proposal for processing equipment sent to the client will be. One of those important details is pipeline specifications or […]

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Well Optimization Is Not Just a Catch Phrase, It’s a Must

By Croft Productions / May 1, 2015 / 0 Comments

I love the phrase ‘fiscal responsibility’. I threw that phrase around all the time at my previous job. I worked for an amazing non-profit organization here in Houston, so it was a daily focus.  Fiscal responsibility is something that anyone or any company can practice.  With the current oil and gas market, I know it […]

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