Media

Media_flatBACTERIAL GROWTH MEDIA FOR THE OIL & GAS INDUSTRY

Ecolyse offers a variety of specialized bacteria media for the Oil & Gas industry. Ecolyse media is manufactured in accordance with NACE, ICorrST, and API recommendations. Our media and media kits will allow you to quickly and effectively determine the presence of microorganisms responsible for microbial influenced corrosion (MIC) in oil field process water and cooling systems.

Microbiological Test Media offered:

  • MPB – Modified Postgates B Broth
    • For the enumeration of Sulfate-Reducing Bacteria (SRB)
    • Media contains precipitated salts
    • Suitable for microbial monitoring in oilfields to NACE Standard TMO194-04
  • PRD – Phenol Red Dextrose
    • For the enumeration of Acid-Producing Bacteria and Heterotrophic Bacteria (APB)
    • Suitable for microbial monitoring in oilfields to NACE Standard TMO194-04
  • SRB2 – Sulfate-Reducing Bacteria Broth 2
    • For the enumeration of Sulfate-Reducing Bacteria (SRB)
    • Media contains no precipitated salts.
  • IRB – Iron-Reducing Bacteria Broth
    • For the enumeration of Iron-Reducing Bacteria (IRB)
  • NRB – Nitrate-Reducing Bacteria Broth
    • For the enumeration of Nitrate-Reducing Bacteria (NRB)
  • TRB – Thiosulfate-Reducing Bacteria Broth
    • For the enumeration of Thiosulfate-Reducing Bacteria (TRB)

MPN_Test_KitGrowth media may be made to one of five standard formulations to suit the salinity of your specific system investigation.

  • Freshwater (1%)
  • Seawater (2.5%)
  • Produced Water (6%)
  • Brine (10%)
  • High Brine (15%)

We can also produce media to a specific salinity upon request.

Media is sold in:

  • Boxed media kits (12 bottles)
  • Case of 288 bottles (3 flats)
  • CombiKit (MPB/PRD & field supplies)

For more information or to place an order, please email orders@ecolyse.com with order information and/or full contact information.

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