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To modify or not to modify, that is the question

A1: Liquid Sample vs A4: Modified Soak When completing LifeCheck ATP Testing it is important to understand when best to muscle up to get that 1 mL sample out and when to tap out and use the modified soak procedure (LifeCheck ATP Handbook A4: Modified Soak). Why? The...

The Importance of Being Precise

Avoid Garbage In, Garbage Out By Stan Leong, President and CEO I recently read a book called 12 Rules for Life by Jordan Peterson, containing some very interesting rules of how to live a good life. One that resonated with me the most was Rule 10 of Life, Be Precise in...

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 ABC’s of ATP Test Kits

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...

Micro-Managing Oilfield Produced Water

Join OSP at PWS Seminar 2019: Solutions for Microbial Control Water consumption and management has quickly become paramount to the success of most, if not all modern unconventional shale oil plays. Water-borne microbes are introduced to a well during drilling....