Element has decades of experience in providing a comprehensive range of Oil and Gas testing services enabling critical infrastructure to be tested, inspected, and certified. We understand the complex challenges of searching for, extracting, and transporting oil and gas reserves in a reliable, efficient, and safe way.
Our Oil and Gas testing laboratories support our customers with a broad range of testing services for the upstream, midstream, and downstream markets to ensure the safety and integrity of production and storage infrastructure, including rigs, catenary risers, pipes, and pipeline systems, refineries, and tanks.
Oil and Gas testing services
We have profound experience in laboratory and field-based methods. Our testing services include;
- Non-destructive testing (NDT) and inspection
- Mechanical testing
- Fatigue testing
- Full-scale pipe testing
- Fracture Mechanics and Toughness Testing in Sour Environment
- Coatings testing
- Corrosion testing
- Structural testing and mechanical engineering
- Engineering Critical Assessment (ECA)
- Fitness for Service (FFS) assessments
- Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
- Weld testing
- Weld procedure qualification
- Failure analysis services
- Environmental impact assessment
Our Petroleum, Oil & Gas testing laboratories
Element operates a global network of Oil and Gas testing laboratories which are located in Europe, North America, the Middle East, and Asia. Most locations are focused on the requirements of their local and regional markets. Some laboratories offer specialized services including mechanical testing at cryogenic temperatures and determining the composition of natural gas.
The Element advantage
Everything Element does is designed to deliver Certainty to its customers. We make certain that the materials and products we test, inspect and certify for our customers are compliant, safe and fit for purpose to maintain the reliability of their production, transportation and storage infrastructure.
For more information about our oil and gas testing services, or to request a quote, contact us today.
Composite repair integrity using Structural Reliability Assessment (SRA)
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Failure Analysis in the Oil and Gas Industry
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Whitepaper: Rapid Gas Decompression (RGD) Tests Involving Hydrogen Sulfide
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Learn more about our services
Find out more about Element's comprehensive ranges of materials testing services available in the TIC sector, covering materials selection, application and performance testing as well as failure analysis testing services.
Find out how Element's fatigue testing labs help companies meet quality requirements and create safer, stronger, more successful parts and products.
Failure Analysis for O&G
Element offers failure analysis services with lab-based and on-site investigation capabilities that support the global oil and gas industry.
Fracture Mechanics Test in Sour Environment
Element provides in-situ Fracture Mechanics and Toughness Testing to improve pipeline designs and reduce the likelihood of failures.
Structural Testing & Mechanical Engineering
Element offers a range of advanced and application oriented engineering services to help solve a wide variety of mechanical engineering and structural engineering analysis problems.
Corrosion Testing Services
Find out about Elements extensive corrosion testing expertise in the Energy industry across a global network of laboratories.
Find out about Elements range of coatings testing services designed to help to make certain that materials, products and pipelines we test for our customers are protected from corrosion, ultraviolet light, water penetration, heat, abrasion and chemicals.
Weld Testing for the oil & gas sector
Element offers weld testing services to simulate conditions for welds and offshore components and their behavior in the field, including increased temperatures, higher pressures, corrosive conditions, and deepwater environments.