Tetra Technologies Inc, a Delaware corporation was incorporated in 1981. The Company is a geographically diversified oil and gas services company, focused on completion fluids and associated products and services, water management, after-frac flow back, production well testing, offshore rig cooling, compression-based production enhancement, and selected offshore services including well plugging and abandonment, decommissioning, and diving. The Company also has a limited domestic oil and gas production business. The Company is composed of five reporting segments organized into three divisions - Fluids, Production Enhancement, and Offshore. Its Fluids Division manufactures and markets clear brine fluids, additives, and associated products and services to the oil and gas industry for use in well drilling, completion, and work over operations in the United States and in certain countries in Latin America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. The Division also markets liquid and dry calcium chloride products manufactured at its production facilities or purchased from third-party suppliers to a variety of markets outside the energy industry. The Fluids Division also provides North American onshore oil and gas operators with comprehensive water management services. Its Production Enhancement Division consists of two operating segments: Production Testing and Compressco. The Production Testing segment provides after-frac flow back, production well testing, offshore rig cooling, and other associated services in major oil and gas basins in the United States, Mexico and Canada, as well as in certain basins in certain regions in South America, Africa, Europe, the Middle East, and Australia. The Compressco segment provides compression-based production enhancement services, which are used in both conventional wellhead compression applications and unconventional compression applications, and in certain circumstances, well monitoring and sand separation services. The Compressco segment provides these services throughout the onshore oil and gas producing regions of the United States, as well as certain basins in Mexico, Canada, and certain countries in South America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region. The Company's Offshore Division consists of two operating segments: Offshore Services and Maritech. The Offshore Services segment provides down hole and subsea services such as well plugging and abandonment and work over services; decommissioning and certain construction services utilizing heavy lift barges and various cutting technologies with regard to offshore oil and gas production platforms and pipelines; and conventional and saturated air diving services. The Maritech segment is a limited oil and gas production operation. Maritech's operations consist primarily of the ongoing abandonment and decommissioning associated with its remaining offshore wells and production platforms. The Company faces competition from small, privately owned operators. Expro International, Halliburton, Schlumberger, and Weatherford. The Company's main competitors in the sale of CBFs to the oil and gas industry are Baroid Corporation, a subsidiary of Halliburton Company; M-I Swaco, a subsidiary of Schlumberger Ltd; and Baker Hughes. The Company is subject to various federal, state, local, and foreign laws and regulations relating to health, safety, and the environment, including regulations regarding air emissions, wastewater and stormwater discharges, and the disposal of certain hazardous and nonhazardous wastes.