Laboratories & Product Development

RSI prides itself on the continued investment in key basins and at our main technical facility in Hempstead to better serve each customer’s needs and challenges. Strategically locating technical centers in all geographic basins in which RSI operates allows for technical engineers to supply clients with real time data to allow more knowledgeable decision making. As of 2021, RSI operates four fully equipped and five functionally equipped laboratories throughout the lower 48. Each operating area has the capabilities to design, develop, and test chemistries that uniquely qualified for specific basins to support the clients that are being serviced.

  • PSL Cold Finger – 15 Cell Cold Finger for Paraffin Inhibitor Chemical Screening
  • Custom Built Cold Fingers – 6 cell Cold Fingers for Paraffin/Wax Screening
  • Digital Scanning Calorimeter (DSC) – Wax Appearance Temperature
  • Pine Technology Rotating Cylinder Electrode (RCE) – High Shear Corrosion Inhibitor Performance
  • Rohrback Cosasco Linear Polarization Resistance (LPR) – Corrosion Inhibitor Performance
  • Stereo and Metallurgical Microscope – High Resolution Images and Pit Depth Analysis
  • Inductively Coupled Plasma Spectrometer (ICP) – Utilized for Water Analysis to Identify and Quantify Cations
  • Ion Chromatography (IC) – Utilized for Water Analysis to Identify and Quantify Anions
  • ScaleSoftPitzer and SqueezeSoftPitzer – State-of-the-Art Scale Prediction and Modeling Software
  • PSL Differential Scale Loop – Scale Inhibitor Performance
  • Dynamic Foam Rig – Foamer Screening
  • Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometer (GC/MS) – Carbon Chain Distribution in Crude Oils and Waxes
  • Fourier Transform Infra-red Spectrometry (FTIR) – Utilized for Quality Assurance/Quality Control of Incoming Raw Materials and Identification of Unknown Material
  • Mettler Toledo V30 Karl Fischer Titrator – Measures Moisture Content
  • Dataphysics SVE 20 N Spinning Drop Tensiometer – Performance Testing and Development of Surfactants and Non-Emulsifying Frac Fluids

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