choke valve


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choke valve

[′chōk ‚valv]
(mechanical engineering)
A valve which supplies the higher suction necessary to give the excess fuel feed required for starting a cold internal combustion engine. Also known as choke.
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"This is the third time Kent Introl has held frame agreements with Statoil for its control and choke valve products, having previously secured contracts from 1996-2001 and 2007-2015.
The API 6D specification for pipeline valves is generally applicable beyond the Christmas tree and production choke valve to provide ESD/PSD protection for shale flow lines from gathering points, to processing operations for separation and treating, and onto storage facilities and custody transfer stations.
A single controller is able to configure up to two well facilities or more together with choke valve control, separator control, plunger lift control, tank control, other equipment control and shutdown logic.
"I direct you to provide me a written procedure for opening the choke valve as quickly as possible without damaging the well should hydrocarbon seepage near the well head be confirmed."
However, in a letter to BP chief managing director Bob Dudley, Admiral Allen demanded a written procedure for opening the choke valve.
These adjustable choke valve snubbers are typically used to protect pressure gauges from pressure perturbation, surges and fluid hammering, often caused by reciprocating compressors and pumps.
Bill McKelvie (above right) and Nick Reid (centre) have been appointed choke valve sales engineers working in the sales team and overseeing the technical preparation of customer quotations of choke valves for both the surface and sub-sea oil and gas industries.