Schlumberger – Lab Facility

CSI assist Schlumberger in refurbishment of new lab facility with customised storage system.

Technological pioneers for over a century, Schlumberger provide the oil and gas industry with innovative and tailored services from exploration through to production. Employing 126,000 people worldwide, Schlumberger have an unrivalled commitment to research and development, allowing them to supply their customers with the widest range of products and services, and become global leaders in their field.

Having acquired new lab equipment, Schlumberger were refurbishing their lab and required extra storage facilities for the additional materials. CSI were directly invited to provide a solution by Schlumberger after forging a strong and long-lasting relationship over many years.

Following on from meetings with the architect who was designing the new lab area, CSI conducted a site survey and a comprehensive storage audit. This was to ensure that the finished solution flushly fit in the available area and had room for all of the desired equipment. CAD drawings of the final installation were then produced and reviewed by Schlumberger for approval.

Due to the varied dimensions of the equipment for the new lab, Dexion Hi280 Standard shelving was installed for its flexibility and ability to adapt to the items being stored. The experienced CSI team installed 29 bays of shelving that had a loading capacity of 150kg per shelf and 750kg per bay. The system was highly durable, being made of pre-galvanised steel, providing a long lasting storage solution. Steel cladding was fitted at the back and sides to provide extra security against items falling off, protecting Schlumberger’s expensive equipment. Quick and easy to install, the system was fully modular, allowing easy adaptation or integration with other storage systems in the future.


Project Details

  • Client : Schlumberger
  • Location : Aberdeen
  • Sector : Oil and Gas
  • Project Value : £5,900
  • Scope of Works : Supply and installation of Dexion Hi280 standard shelving.

Completed on time and on budget, CSI installed a storage system that allowed Schlumberger to start using their refurbished lab area with minimum disruption to their business. The solution provided catered for all of their storage needs while also benefitting their work efficiency by allowing quick and easy access to all of the equipment stored within the system.



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