Tetra Technologies, Inc.
Analytical Testing
Our Analytical Services and Water Management Group offers a broad spectrum of chemical and material characterization capabilities and expertise. Analyses ranging from bulk properties to ultra-trace elemental quantification can be performed in-house via various types of instrumental and wet chemical techniques. The analytical group provides direct support to all technical functions within TETRA and provides the data required to help customize fluid formulations or to identify non-compliant materials.

Some of our Analytical and Frac Water Testing includes:

  • Analytical Testing
  • GC-Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS)
  • Fourier Transform Infra-Red (FTIR)
  • Color Spectrophotometer
  • Inductively Coupled Plasma Spectrometry (ICP)
  • High Pressure Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
  • Ion Chromatography (IC)
  • Total Organic Carbon (TOC)
  • X-ray Diffraction (XRD)
  • Particle Size Analysis (Laser Scattering)
  • Thermogravimetric Analysis Differential Scanning (TGA/DSC)
  • High Pressure Differential Scanning Calorimeter (HP DSC)
  • Flash Point
  • Reaction Calorimeter

Product Development Story

Barry Donaldson
Global Vice President Sales & Marketing
Phone: 281.364.2254

Dave Lee
Special Projects and HSE Manager
Phone: 936.321.7341


Judy Guy-Caffey, Ph.D.
Manager, Technology Center 
Phone: 936.321.7303