Laboratory Services

Leader in root cause failure analysis and fitness for service

Skystone has a 4,200 sq. ft. in-house laboratory located at our headquarters in Calgary. Our state of the art material testing laboratory has been designed specifically to meet the needs of the oil and gas industry. We
distinguish ourselves with our field experience and operational perspective. Our team is available to respond and guide clients through an emergency 24/7. Over the years Skystone has been involved in various major litigation investigation, and currently conducts over a quarter of all failure analysis in Alberta.

Skystone provides services ranging from failure prevention and analysis to material selection and evaluation. Drawing upon lessons learned from hundreds of investigations, Skystone’s laboratory engineers and technicians have extended practical experience in analyzing and handling failures of metallic and non‐metallic materials, and litigation support.

Failure Analysis
  • Root cause failure analysis: Complete recommendations to remedy existing programs and prevent future incidents
  • Corrosion failure analysis
  • Mechanical failure analysis
  • Complex failure mechanisms: stress corrosion cracking, hydrogen induced cracking