Stim-Lab is the oil and gas industry’s foremost provider of a broad range of research and testing services for drilling, cementing, completion and stimulation design, additive evaluation, petrology and reservoir analysis.

Stim-Lab has the experience and proficiency needed to fully evaluate your problem, and propose an effective testing regime. In cases where the testing does not meet our standard offerings, we can design and manufacture testing equipment to answer our client’s needs.

For more than 38 years our expertise in research and testing has provided answers in the key areas of industry specialization including:


The Stim-Lab Proppant Consortium is now into its 37th year of investigating methods to optimize recovery from hydraulically fractured oil and gas wells.

Proppant Evaluation

Fracture conductivity testing and API Standard 19C evaluation of proppant characteristics under specific testing conditions in the laboratory.

Core Flow Evaluation

Fluid Sensitivity Screening by Capillary Suction Time (CST) and Roller Oven (RO) Analysis — Shale Flow Properties: Unpropped Fracture Conductivity

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Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - New Orleans, LA


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