A single-source for full service environmental analytical and bioassay testing services, Element has the only lab on the Gulf Coast and one of the few in the United States providing clients with one stop shop access to testing for the EPA NPDES GMG 290000 permit.

Element supports offshore oil and gas drilling and production operations by providing both Analytical and Bioassay testing services in one location.

Long recognized as an industry leading partner to land based and offshore Oil and Gas companies, Element has built an outstanding reputation based on industry expertise, customer service, logistical support, technical accuracy and competitive turnaround times.

Element offers logistical support, operating route services that cover the majority of Louisiana and East Texas.  Additionally, Element offers services ranging from routine to urgent with weekend coverage available. Our 24/7 live answering service will contact our On Call Manager who can coordinate services.

Our services include:

Drilling Fluids Programs

  • Static Sheen Kits
  • Aquatic LC50 testing using Mysidopsis bahia
  • Sediment Toxicity testing using Leptocheirus plumulosus
  • GCMS for Formation Oil Determination
  • Oil and Grease for Workover, Completion Fluids

Produced Water Programs

  • Oil and Grease
  • 7-Day NOEC using Mysidopsis bahia and Menidia beryllina


  • LDEQ (Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality)
  • TCEQ (Texas Commission on Environmental Quality)

Our team of over 6,000 Engaged Experts in North America, Europe, The Middle East, Australia, Asia and Africa are ready to help you.

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