About Our Tubular and Energy Services Group


Tubular and Energy Solutions

L.B. Foster plays an integral role in each stage of the oil and gas industry, from the drilling and production market segment to transportation to refi neries, as well as in distribution networks carrying hydrocarbon fl uids and natural gas.

The Company’s Tubular and Energy Solutions segment is focused on the safe deployment of tubulars for energy transport applications, and the critical measurement required for the transport of liquids and gases. Our breadth of conversion services such as corrosion protection of pipelines, asset integrity services, and premium connections prepare tubulars for critical oil and gas transport applications across the entire energy delivery path. Our engineered liquid and gas fl ow metering system solutions provide critical custody transfer for oil and gas projects around the world. The Company also manufactures complete additive and dye injection systems that are used in petroleum and petrochemical applications.

The Tubular and Energy Services segment has four primary product or service groups: Protective Coatings (Line Pipe and Custom Coating), Threading Services (Waterwells), Inspection Oilfield Services (Test and Inspection Services for Pipe, On-Site Inspection for Drill Pipe, Refurbishing Pipe Services, API Threading), and Chemtec Energy Services (Measurement Solutions for Pipelines, Additive & Injection Systems, Metering Skids).

  • Protective Coatings provides a variety of protective coatings for steel line pipe and custom coatings for specialty diameter pipe and fittings at its two facilities located in Birmingham, AL and Willis, TX.

  • Inspection Oilfield Services (IOS), provides non-destructive testing, inspection, and other asset integrity services such as repair and maintenence.

  • Chemtec Energy Services engineers and custom builds metering systems for custody transfer applications including crude oil and other petroleumbased products. This business also builds additive and dye injection systems that are used to inject additives and/ or dyes into petroleum and petrochemical products.

  • Threading Services provides quality threading of water well pipe from its production facility in Magnolia, TX. The unit also provides threading for OCTG and drill tools.

Latest News

World Pipelines asked several companies to answer some questions in relation to coatings. Our own Scott...

Coatings Q&A with World Pipelines

Inspection Oilfield Services' (IOS) Morgantown, West Virginia facility has added 3 new fully equipped mobile inspection trailers to...

IOS Morgantown, WV Facility Adds State-of-the-Art Mobile Inspection Trailers to its Existing Fleet