How Does an Offshore Oil and Gas Compressor Work?

| | In Natural Gas Industry
Oil Rig and Drilling Platform in the Ocean - KB Delta

The high demand for energy around the world has led to the migration of oil and gas fields from land to offshore. Yet in order to work, offshore oil and gas plants need compressors. In these offshore oil and gas facilities, compressors such as centrifugal and reciprocating compressors are used in drilling gas and extracting […]

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4 Things to Know About Natural Gas Liquids (NGL)

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Oil and Gas Production - KB Delta

Natural Gas Liquids (NGL) and the terms associated with it such as Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) and Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) can be quite confusing, so here’s everything you need to know about them. While NGL, LPG, and LNG may be closely related since they refer to hydrocarbons and are an abbreviation for gases, their […]

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Dual Plate Check Valves vs Swing Check Valves: What to Know

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Dual Plate Check Valves Vs Swing Check Valves: What To Know-KB Delta

Dual plate check valves vs swing check valves are two main types of check valves that are usually compared side by side, but what are the similarities and differences between the two, and how do you decide which is best for you? Either of these valves help to prevent a fluid reversal in a pumping […]

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Compressor Equipment in the Oil and Gas Industry

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Compressor Equipment In The Oil And Gas Industry-KB Delta

Within the oil and gas industry, there are many essential aspects that require proper compressor equipment. Here are the most common applications of compressors in this industry. The oil and gas industry through its refinement and distillation processes has helped in the production of: Gasoline Kerosene Jet fuel Diesel fuel Plastics A wide range of […]

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What Is a Natural Gas Compressor Station (and Why Is It Important)?

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What is a Natural Gas Compressor Station (And Why Is It Important)?-KB Delta

Natural gas is used in many applications throughout the United States, but many people don’t understand the function and importance of a natural gas compressor station. When you turn on a natural gas furnace or fire up a gas oven, the fuel for these important household appliances don’t appear by magic. The gas which powers […]

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Why Is Natural Gas Pipe Fabrication Essential for Success?

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Why is Natural Gas Pipe Fabrication Essential For Success-KB Delta

The United State’s natural gas pipeline is at the same time complex and efficient, but it relies heavily on pipe fabrication and compressor stations for success. This process brings energy to millions of end users with its coast to coast network of compressor stations, pipelines, purification processes, and wellheads. Understanding how it works and the […]

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What Is the Role of Natural Gas Compressor Stations?

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What is the Role of Natural Gas Compressor Stations?-KB Delta

Gas compressor stations play a vital role in the United State’s system of transporting our natural gas to consumers from well sites where the gas is extracted. Here’s how. Since pressure and gas flow are essential to the procedure of moving gas, these gas compressor stations help to keep the process efficient and safe. Geographical […]

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Natural Gas Pipeline Safety: The Importance of Compressor Valves

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Natural Gas Pipeline Safety: The Importance Of Compressor Valves-KB Delta

The US relies on natural gas for industrial, commercial and residential use. Because of this, natural gas pipeline safety is of utmost importance.  Almost 45 miles of pipeline were replaced in Massachusetts after a series of explosions and more than 60 fires occurred in September, 2018. A teenager was killed, and approximately 25 people were […]

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What Is A Natural Gas Compressor?

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What is a Natural Gas Compressor?-KB Delta

A natural gas compressor is a machine that acts to reduce the volume of natural gas by increasing the pressure of the gas. This is generally done for one of two reasons. To reduce natural gas volume and store larger quantities in tanks or bottles for storage or transport. To use the pressurization and attendant […]

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Everything You Need to Know About a Natural Gas Well

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Everything You Need To Know About A Natural Gas Well-KB Delta

  The world runs on natural gas every day. You use it whenever you use your furnace, gas stove, and many other gas powered appliances. All that gas has to come from somewhere, and it’s a more complex operation that you’d think. Here’s your guide to how a natural gas well is created, and how […]

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  • Metallic Plates

    KB Delta manufactures and stocks a complete range of metallic compressor valve plates and rings for the natural gas, refrigeration and P.E.T. industries.

  • Thermoplastic Plates

    Our specialized precision tooling and proprietary lapping process gives our customers the highest quality thermoplastic plates and rings in the industry.

  • Springs

    We manufacture our own springs and stock over 2 million springs for a variety of OEM spring styles, forms and materials.

  • Peripheral Valve Internals

    KB Delta offers one of the most complete lines of valve internals in the industry. All of our parts are manufactured to OEM Standards in performance and efficiency.

  • Complete Valve Repair Kits

    KB Delta offers a full line of valve repair kits for all the major reciprocating compressor manufacturers.

  • P.E.T. Compressor Parts

    KB Delta specializes in manufacturing compressor valve parts for high pressure air compressors used in the P.E.T. plastic bottle manufacturing industry.

Industries we serve

Natural Gas Industry

The processing and refining of Natural Gas into a marketable products, by separating gas into pipeline-quality natural gas and a stream of mixed natural gas liquids and the transportation of natural gas to through a series of reciprocating compressor stations and pipes, and from there to end users.

Blow Molding Industry

This industry manufactures blow molding machinery. Injection stretch blow molding process has two main different methods, a single-stage and two-stage process; these are the methods by which hollow plastic parts are formed.

Medical Technology Industry

The medical technology industry is an important part of the healthcare sector. It includes most medical devices which aid the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and illnesses. Established centers of this industry include the United States and Western Europe.