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 …

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

ICorr Corrosion Forum

Our consultant microbiologist Dr Carol Devine attended the ICorr Aberdeen Branch corrosion forum at the end of August. The theme of the event was energy transition and corrosion, and material challenges associated with the energy transition. Topics covered included corrosion issues arising during hydrogen transport, and with offshore wind, fusion reactors and solar energy. As we transition our energy supply away from oil and gas it is essential that corrosion challenges – including microbiologically influenced corrosion – are fully considered so that monitoring is effective and preventative action can be taken. We …