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Are You Pumping Money down a well?

The oil and gas industry could spend upwards of $10.7 Billion dollars on chemical in 2018. Some estimate that chemical was over-injected by an average of 20% with some injecting 50% above the prescribed rate. That's a lot of waste. How much could you save?

Profire Energy: Take a look inside the box

Since the beginning, Profire has been driven by more than just a desire to make and offer a product. We pride ourselves on being solution providers for our customers through our superior products that are paralleled with unmatched service and support, all with the goal of delivering performance. Collaboration with our customers is what led to the development and refinement of the PF2100, the standard among burner management systems. But Profire is more than just a box. The strength of Profire has always been what goes into that box...

Profire Unveils Next-Generation Burner Management System, Designed for Long-Term Strategic Flexibility

The newly announced management system, the PF3100, is an advanced management system designed to work with any number of Profire-engineered modules, specific to different applications, thus allowing the system to expertly manage a wide variety of different applications and possibly environments in future years.

About our Products

From the time that conversations begin to well beyond installation, we take the time to ensure that our customers have the right equipment in place. Our products are simple to understand yet capable of resolving many time-consuming industry procedures.

Profire's Three-fold Mission

In an industry that evolves with every legislation passing, every upgrade to technology and processing equipment, and every improvement in workplace practice, Profire Energy remains firmly focused on the customer. The company was initially a service-based provider. In time, we developed our own products and with them, along with our deep understanding of service as well as customer wants and needs, we became a solution for burner management.

BMS 101

The term "burner management system" varies in definition and understanding throughout the oil and gas industry. Though it would be convenient to have an industry council and come to a general consensus of what it is and what it isn't, such an event is unlikely. But perhaps an understanding of what a burner management system is to Profire will do.

In order for a box to be deemed a burner management system by Profire, it needs to provide the following:
     •Auto Ignition
     •Flame Detection
     •Temperature Control
     •Safety Shutdown Capabilities
     •Remote Capabilities (Modbus, Remote Start/Stop, and ESD)

Burner Management Basics

In the oil and gas industry, various applications including
tanks, line heaters, and dehydrators, are used in the production and
transportation of oil and gas. Whether it’s keeping oil at a specified
temperature or separating oil and gas from wax, water, and other contaminants,
heat is required. To provide that heat, a burner is used within the

The History of Profire

Founded in 2002, we opened our first office in Spruce Grove, Alberta —a small town west of Edmonton. Initially specializing in instrumentation and burner services, Profire quickly became known as combustion experts. Increasing regulatory pressure and code requirements mandated the use of an auto ignition system to light oil and gas production and processing equipment as opposed to the traditional "rag-and-stick" method. Due to our expertise, Profire technicians were often called upon to repair and maintain other companies...



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