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Microbes are Everywhere

   Did you know microbes are everywhere, even in our waters? Each water will provide different nutrients and experience different environmental changes. If your water changes, so will your microbial community. You can’t make changes in any one part of the...

50 Shades of Water

Water is water, right? Look at water as a vehicle. It is a key component of your fluid package helping deliver sand, inhibitors, friction reducers and other chemistries in, and debris out. Every time we use a water source, we leave behind industrial chemicals and...

Biocides vs Washing Dishes

What do biocides and washing dishes have in common? More than you think. Stay with me folks, this one is going to be good.Scenario 1: You’re on a frac job and pre-treat the source water on surface with an oxidizer, looking for a quick kill to ensure the microbial load...

Caution Bear in the Area

Join OSP for a Friday adventure. You pack your hiking gear, get in the car, drive to the mountains and arrive at your destination. You jump out of the car with excitement only to come face to face with a sign that reads ‘Caution Bear in Area.’ Do you think to yourself...