About Core Lab

Established in 1936, we have built a solid reputation as a global provider of proprietary and patented reservoir description and production enhancement services and products for the oil and gas industry. We develop innovative, tailored services and cutting-edge products to optimize reservoir performance and maximize hydrocarbon recovery, addressing our clients’ evolving needs.

  • Founded in 1936
  • NYSE Listed in 1998
  • 50+ countries
  • 6 continents
  • 3,200+ full time employees
  • 30+ languages represented
  • 4 advanced technology centers
  • 21 regional specialty centers

Our Core Values

Setting a standard of excellence, our five Core Values represent and establish the way we treat each other and conduct our business. They simply define “how we do things around here”.

Safety Awareness

We provide a work environment where employees are empowered to manage their work safely and responsibly.

Honesty & Integrity

We behave consistently, acting in accordance with moral, ethical, and professional guidelines.

Customer Focus

We build and maintain the highest levels of customer service and satisfaction internally and externally.

Building Trust

We promote an atmosphere of openness, respect, and dignity, producing confidence in our intentions. 

Employee Development

We invest in our people to build a stronger workforce ready and willing to get the right results the right way, every time. 


Strong corporate governance is the cornerstone of our success. This begins with solid leadership.


Our commitment to sustainability includes careful consideration of social and environmental impacts and dedication to the highest standards of governance.

Career Opportunities

We continue to build and maintain a workforce of talented and diverse individuals.