StratoChem maintains a modern, up-to-date, two-storey lab complex in Maadi, a prosperous Cairo suburb known for its expat population. Our facilities comprise six distinct laboratories specializing in sample cleaning, rock, gas, and oil analyses, and kerogen and petrographic studies. Moreover, StratoChem boasts an active research and education program that works to expand the frontiers of geochemistry and educate the next generation of geoscientists.
StratoChem employs a highly experienced staff of scientists with decades of experience and wide-ranging expertise. We maintain a multidisciplinary team of geologists, geochemists, engineers, geophysicists, petrographers, programmers, and basin modelers, trained in some of the foremost geoscientific institutions in the world. StratoChem also partners with scientists and consultancies around the world to better serve our clients and expand our base of services.
StratoChem strives to maintain the most uptodate possible instruments for its analyses, and we are constantly expanding the services we offer. For information on the instruments used for specific procedures, please contact Hunter Eden .
StratoChem’s scientific team are highly educated professionals who are thoroughly trained in the proper, safe, and responsible use of our instruments. All relevant best practices are rigorously followed, and reviews of health and safety are conducted every week.
StratoChem believes very strongly that science is a collaborative process. Our Englishspeaking scientists and our U.S.based Geochemist and Project Manager, Meagan Wall, will be happy to address any questions you and your team have.
StratoChem is very interested in advancing petroleum geoscience. We are available for
research and development. Please contact Meagan Wall, our U.S.based Geochemist and Project Manager, for more information.
StratoChem uses DHL for shipping. Most samples arrive a few days after being sent, and most screening analyses take a week or less. Our clients regularly ship samples on a Thursday and have their data in hand by the very next Monday.
StratoChem can handle the shipping of oil and gas samples as well, through the Rulewave Group. Our International Logistics Manager, Brian Wall, is available to answer specific questions about shipping of samples.
Yes. All procedures are performed in our Cairo lab, a twobuilding facility containing topquality instrumentation for the analysis of rock, oil, and gas samples. All our analyses are handled by highlytrained geoscientists with backgrounds in disciplines as diverse as geology, geochemistry, reservoir engineering, basin modeling, organic petrology, and palynology.
The cost of doing business in Egypt is lower, meaning that we can provide a highquality laboratory with wellcompensated staff, rapid turnaround, and paid shipping for a fraction of the cost that would have to be paid elsewhere. With our wellhoned system of logistics, we can provide you faster service than the lab down the streetfor less.
Egypt is by far one of the most stable parts of the Middle East, and the local political situation has calmed down a great deal since 2013. Moreover, StratoChem has never suffered a service interruption at any point in its career, whether due to political unrest or for any other reason
In 25 years, StratoChem has not lost a single sample, either incountry or in transit. We take the security of your samples and data very seriously, and have instituted a number of safeguards and protections to ensure that your samples arrive without issue and your data and interpretation is kept strictly anonymous and confidential.
StratoChem is an apolitical entity concerned first and foremost with providing quality science to exploration and production companies around the world. We will make a good faith effort to accommodate clients from any country, working anywhere in the world, though we are bound by all relevant local and international laws regarding the export and import of samples. For more information, please contact Hunter Eden, our Marketing Manager.
From our monthly EEEX talks in Cairo to industry parties in Houston, Denver, and elsewhere, to lectures around the world, StratoChem is an active participant in the industry. For upcoming StratoChem events in your area, check our newsletter, calendar, or contact Marketing Manager Hunter C. Eden.
StratoChem has both hosted classes in geochemistry and related topics in its Cairo facility and sponsored courses elsewhere. For future classes, please contact Geochemist and Project Manager Meagan Wall.