Providing water analysis for the oil and gas industry enhances our clients’ understanding of the industrial waters they rely on for unimpeded production.

Independent water analysis for the oil and gas industry offers organisations a detailed insight into the makeup of the fluids they require to maintain the consistency of their operations. 

Oil and gas production is heavily reliant on a range of waters - from produced water that must be monitored to maintain the integrity of reservoirs, wells and hardware, to the vital potable supplies on offshore platforms. 

Water analysis is important to maintain the health of your water systems and typically forms part of a comprehensive management strategy. 

Such monitoring methods need to be implemented and maintained to ensure that you are adhering to best practice and acknowledging any important alterations in microbial activity or water quality.

Providing valued water analysis to oil and gas businesses and a full spectrum of related support to clients worldwide, we are the ideal partner to deliver your services.

We possess capabilities in analysing a wide range of waters for the exploration and production industry, including reservoir, potable, cooling water and wastewater.

Typical analyses we perform include examinations of oil in water, chloride, cations, anions, water pH and alkalinity, specific gravity, resistivity, suspended solids and chemical oxygen demand.

Enabling access to much-needed support at short-notice, our fully trained personnel are available to undertake both onshore and offshore sampling.

Our oilfield microbiology centre of excellence based in Aberdeen holds ISO17025 UKAS accreditation under Laboratory Accreditation Number 0101, along with ISO14001 and ISO45001 certification. To see the applicable scope of accreditation please visit UKAS

At Intertek, our extensive Total Quality Assurance experience, in-house knowledge and cutting-edge facilities allow us to provide you with first-line technical support and timely, reliable analysis results.

With teams of world-class chemists located strategically around the globe to meet the needs of the exploration and production industry, you can access our support regardless of your location. 

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