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At PetroStrat, we provide world-class laboratory services and products at four laboratory sites including Houston (USA), New Orleans (USA), Northwich (England), and our main laboratory facilities in Conwy (Wales).

  • Global reach, local expertise. With four labs strategically located, we bring our world-class geoscience services to your doorstep. Our laboratories are kitted out with cutting-edge facilities. Our team of experienced professionals is dedicated to excellence.
  • Unmatched experience, tailored solutions. We combine extensive knowledge of biostratigraphy and petrographic preparation with a deep understanding of offshore challenges. Our large team of wellsite-going technicians has global experience working with a variety of operators.
  • Innovation at our core. We constantly adapt and refine our techniques to stay at the forefront of efficiency and accuracy.
  • Client-centric focus. We believe in open communication and collaboration. We listen to your needs and strive to meet your specific project requirements, ensuring timely completion and that remain in-budget.

Quality You Can Trust

Our ISO-accredited processes guarantee consistent, top-tier results across all our facilities.

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Quality Management System
ISO 9001:2015

Interface UKAS ISO 45001 Certified High Res 1

Occupational Health & Safety Management System
ISO 45001:2018

Interface UKAS ISO 14001 Certified High Res 1

Environmental Management System
ISO 14001:2015

ISO QSL Cert ISO 27001 Custom

Information Security Management System
ISO 27001:2022

Our Laboratory services

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Biostratigraphy is the cornerstone of our laboratories. We have proven extensive knowledge and track record expertise in these laboratory services including:

  • Lithology sets
  • Micropalaeontology preparation and picking
  • Nannopalaeontology
  • Soxhlet extraction
  • HF-Acid palynology
  • Acid-Free palynology preparations
  • Hot shot turnaround sample preparations
  • External sample preparations
  • Diatom sample preparation
  • Megaspores
  • Kerogen
  • Acetolysed Slides
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We provide high-quality petrographic thin sections, including polished sections. A tailor-made service that can be used across many types of samples and services including:

  • Concrete
  • Archaeological
  • Environmental
  • Outcrops/core/SWC
  • Ditch cuttings
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Biostratigraphic and petrographic preparation services are provided offshore and onshore with our own specialised kits for:

  • Micropaleontology
  • Nannopalaeontology
  • Acid Palynology
  • Non-Acid Palynology
  • Thin Section
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We also provide other services in our laboratories including:

  • SEM stubs
  • Heavy minerals
  • Stable isotopes
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