Field Services

As an added benefit to our customers, Zalco Laboratories offers a Field Service Department that is trained and qualified to assist our customers at their sample collections sites.

We offer specialized field services for the petroleum industry:

  • Field-testing including dew points, water vapor, sulfur readings, pH and more.
  • Petroleum samplings from vessels, AWTs, LOTS, knockouts, heat treaters, ISF, wash tanks, wellheads and pipelines.
  • Collecting oil samples from light and heavy oil tanks (HOST, RVP/TVP, API Gravity testing).
  • Collection of oil/solids samples from tank bottoms.
  • Collecting soil samples from gas/diesel dispenser lines and subsurface tank sites.
  • Collection of gas samples using Tedlar® bags and stainless steel cylinders.

Our field crew holds the following certifications:

Passport Petroleum Safety Orientation
CSETConfined Space Entry Training
HAZWOPERHazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response
BESGIBasic Employee Safety for General Industry
MSHAMining Safety & Health Administration
H2SMeets the requirements of ANSI Z390.1
Fresh AirSCBA and Air Trailer Capabilities

Our field service team also meets current DOT requirements and is subject to random drug testing.