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Radiological Analytical Services


Oil and Gas Industry

Perma-Fix Friendly Laboratory

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Friendly, West Virginia

We operate a certified radiochemistry laboratory at a comprehensive oil and gas (O&G) waste facility in Friendly, West Virginia. The lab uses heavily shielded HPGE systems to analyze a wide range of radioisotopes including NORM and TENORM constituents. The lab is an exciting and natural extension of our continuous support for the NORM and TENORM markets across the U.S.. We are certified for gamma spectroscopy by the State of West Virginia, approved by the State of Ohio, and in the process of becoming Pennsylvania and NELAP accredited. The laboratory offers 24-hour turnaround and 10-day turnaround for total radium analysis and other gamma-emitting NORM/TENORM isotopes.

Laboratory Highlights

  • 24-hour sample turnaround

    24-hour turnaround time for NORM/TENORM radionuclides including total radium analysis (Ra-226 and Ra-228).

  • WV Certified

    Certified by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, Certificate No. 406.

  • OH Approved

    Approved by Ohio Department of Health to analyze samples from Ohio.

2019 Pricing

  • $200

    24-hour sample turnaround

  • $80

    10-day sample turnaround

TENORM Management

Our Experience, Our People and Our Vision

Beyond analytical services, Perma-Fix has practiced a full range of professional and technical services for NORM and TENORM facilities for over 17 years. We help you protect your workers and the environment during your regular operations by providing NORM and TENORM monitoring services and safe work procedure development and controls. Our federally recognized subject matter experts can develop and/or implement a plan for you.

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2019 Friendly Lab Brochure

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SECUR Ben's Run Materials Management Facility

The Ben's Run Materials Management Facility is the first of its kind in West Virginia to accept and process TENORM-containing liquids, sludges, and solids.


  • WV-registered facility specially designed and constructed by SECUR for the management of gas and oilfield materials
  • Dedicated, enclosed buildings for the management of solids, sludges and liquids for separation, solidification and repackaging for transport to offsite disposal facilities
  • All processing and storage areas have secondary containment to safeguard the environment
  • Workforce, which includes certified radiological professionals, is highly skilled and experienced in safe material handling practices
  • Onsite CSX rail service allows materials to be shipped by rail rather than over the road to long-distance disposal facilities
  • Oilfield Liquids Processing
  • Solids & Sludge Processing
SECUR Oil and Gas website: www.securllc.com/oil-gas

Waste Treatment

Our fixed base facilities offer highly specialized treatment options that help reduce risk and avoid costly internal program development.

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Nuclear & Technical

Our highly experienced team of professionals can handle domestic and international challenges across all project disciplines.

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We repair, calibrate and rent radiological and industrial hygiene instrumentation, and have one of the country's largest commercial instrument inventories.

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Our research team specializes in development of new and innovative solutions that manage risk and create value associated with nuclear materials.

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NORM / TENORM Services

Our team provides turn-key services for NORM management, specializing in tailoring solutions for difficult waste streams and strategic support which range from regulatory compliance consulting to turn-key NORM program management design and implementation.

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