FAQs

Where is the laboratory located?

We have two laboratories. One is located in Calgary at #360, 800 – 6 Ave SW and is geared towards testing cement, drilling and fracturing fluids. A second laboratory is located in Edmonton at 8750-53 Ave NW and is geared towards quality control testing of in-house manufactured products.

What type of work does your laboratory do?

We do testing of drilling fluids, fracturing fluids, cements, chemical additives, QA/QC testing as well as Research and Development.

How many people work in your laboratory?

We currently have a total of four laboratory technologists and chemists working in our laboratory.

Can a person from outside Di-Corp use our laboratory facility?

Due to health and safety considerations this is not possible. However, one of our qualified staff will gladly run the tests for you and present you the results.

Does Di-Corp borrow or rent their test equipment?

All of our test equipment is for in-house use only. We do not borrow or rent our test equipment.

If I require testing or I want to initiate a R&D project can I contact the lab directly?

Yes, you can contact the lab directly or through one of our sales representatives designated to your account.

Can I get a formal report for the tests I requested?

Yes. For every test we perform we will issue a formal report that details the testing procedure, test results, conclusions and a contact person should you have any further questions.

If I have a QC issue with one of Di-Corp products can I contact the lab directly?

Yes. QA/QC of the products sold by Di-Corp is the responsibility of the laboratory and will be addressed by one of our laboratory staff.

Do you run the tests based on API testing procedures?

We run the tests as indicated by the customer or a specific situation. Our testing procedures can be API based or can be developed in-house to closely replicate down-hole conditions.

How long does it take for a project to be completed?

Depending on the complexity of the test procedure and the current laboratory work load testing time can be up to ten business days. Priority is given to troubleshooting field situations.