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Post-Frac Souring Issues

A few operators approached our Technical Sales Professional, Dustin Sockwell, after experiencing souring issues post-frac. The fracs showed great treatment of bacteria on surface but after testing the flowback 30 days later, the presence of sulfur reducing bacteria...

Evolving the Biocide Selection Procedure for Frac

When asked about frac kill studies, Virginia Wornstaff, offered some words of wisdom from her extensive experience. During frac operations, frac studies are often run for the duration – often a 48 hour test. Regularly, the waters are in the reservoir for a lot...

How to Kill it in Completions

Evolving the Biocide Selection Procedure for Frac By Virginia Wornstaff, Vice President Yes, Kill Study sounds a little morbid. I have run hundreds of these microscopic genocides in my career trying to zero in on biocide application efficiencies for production...

The Importance of Looking at Water as a Whole

Robert Johnson, Lead Technologist at OSP, offers some words of wisdom on the relevance of looking at water as a whole. From time to time people come to us without having completed a water analysis but they’re asking for a biocide to treat their corrosion issues. In...

Measuring Systems in The Good Times and The Bad

Our clients often ask why they should be making measurements in systems where they are not experiencing microbial issues. Shirin Fallahtafti, MES, EP, Product Line Manager at OSP, likes to use the analogy of weight loss and weight gain. It’s all about measuring...