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Active Bacteria Count with ATP Test Kits

Mitigating microbial growth is paramount for preventing microbiologically influenced corrosion (MIC) and souring in oil and gas applications. Information regarding overall population, metabolic subtypes present and presence of biofilms are all important to determine the best course of action. The first step in mitigating microbial growth is to assess the level of microbes in fluid or on surfaces prior to treatment. On-site, this can be accomplished with easy to use, reliable microbial testing technology – ATP Test Kits.

ATP test kits are simple field tests that detect the overall population of microbes by measuring the metabolic activity of a molecule (living cell) called adenosine triphosphate, or ATP. All-inclusive results in minutes provide enhanced monitoring capabilities for superior control of microbes in your process. These on-site field ready tests easily evaluate the microbial content of fluid or solids in oilfield and industrial applications and identify the potential microbial threat.

LifeCheck ATP Test Kits Features and Benefits

  • Accurate: Facilitates immediate action to reduce operating costs
  • Versatile Applications: Easy to adapt to multiple applications
  • Fast: Reliable results in 10 minutes or less
  • Field Friendly: Choice of field prep and lab analysis or complete analysis in the field

Gain access to the accurate bacteria count with ATP Test Kits. For full step by step instructions, please reference our LifeCheck ATP Handbook.

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OSP works with the global oil and gas community to create solutions for the effects of water and its use. From consulting services, to on-site and in lab microbial testing services, to chemical supply, OSP is focused on water treatment solutions. Our commitment to quality is evident in the technical support and customer service we provide. From identified problem to solution, OSP is committed to targeting, testing and treating water related issues.

An area of focus for OSP is microbial identification, evaluation and control via technology and services to ensure our clients are protecting their assets with the best information and specialty chemical products available. Another area of focus for OSP is scale inhibition, supporting our clients with chemistries and finished formulations that effectively target scale issues.