NCIMB grows overseas sales with new Malaysian and Asia Pacific distributor dP Fluiteq

Aberdeen-based oilfield microbiology experts NCIMB Ltd have entered into an exclusive distributor agreement with dP Fluiteq for distribution of their bacterial growth media in Malaysia and Asia Pacific. The media is used in the oil and gas industry to assess the risk of microbiologically influenced corrosion in production facilities. This form of corrosion can contribute to failure of pipelines, and the presence and activity of microorganisms can also cause other issues in oilfield systems. NCIMB is a biotechnology company with decades of experience in making media suitable for culturing bacteria …

Meet us at RMF 2023!

Our consultant Microbiologist Dr Carol Devine will be attending the Reservoir Microbiology Forum (RMF) in London on 15 November. The event is run by the Energy Institute (EI) with the support of a small working group within the EI’s Microbiology Committee, of which Carol has been a member for a number of years. Excellent and welcoming event RMF is an excellent and very welcoming multi-disciplinary platform that brings together oil producers, scientists, technologists, engineers, academics and researchers from around the world to present, share, and discuss the widespread and versatile …

ICorr Industrial Visit to ICR

Our consultant microbiologist Dr Carol Devine attended the ICorr Industrial visit to ICR last Tuesday evening. She said: “It was a most enjoyable and educational visit, and it was good to meet old friends, colleagues and clients face-to-face again! It was great to be back at ICR and to see how the company has grown and developed over the past three years, with many new faces AND new technologies” The evening included demonstrations from QuickFlange, OMNI, Sky-Futures, TechnoWrap and Insono as well as from the Corrosion Monitoring and Chemical Injection …

Visit from integrity monitoring partners ICR

We were delighted to welcome our corrosion monitoring partners from ICR to our new purpose-built facility last week! NCIMB partners with ICR in the delivery of full microbiological and corrosion monitoring surveys of oil and gas production facilities. Microbial monitoring is an essential step towards safeguarding assets against the effects of microbiologically influenced corrosion. You can find more information about all our oilfield microbiology services here

EURO-MIC conference

NCIMB’s consultant microbiologist Dr Carol Devine reports on the COST – European Network for MIC Management (EURO-MIC) conference on Microbially Influenced Corrosion Last week I headed to Berlin to attend a COST- European Network for MIC Management (EURO-MIC) conference on microbiologically influenced corrosion (MIC). MIC describes the negative effects of microorganisms on materials – a phenomenon of increasing concern to the European community. During the conference, held at BAM (Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und – prüfung/ the Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing), I enjoyed some outstanding presentations from the …

NCIMB Sponsors the Reservoir Microbiology Forum 2021

We are delighted to be a sponsor of the 27th Reservoir Microbiology Forum. We always look forward to attending RMF, and this year it is being run as a hybrid event, giving everyone the opportunity to participate in the way the way that is most convenient and comfortable for them. The forum, which is hosted by the Energy Insitute, is a great opportunity for oil producers, scientist, technologists, engineers, academics and researchers from around the world to present, share and discuss the widespread effects of microbes in oil reservoirs. New …