TDI-Brooks International, Inc.

Scientific Services on a Global Basis

Analytical Services

B&B Laboratories boasts state of the art equipment and an accomplished staff.

TDI-Brooks International specializes in conducting offshore surface geochemical exploration (SGE) and heat flow programs for the worlds leading petroleum producers, and has a large collection of SGE and heat flow program data from around the world available for sale. TDI-Brooks also has extensive experience in conducting offshore geotechnical coring/engineering programs, environmental assessments, metocean, site surveys and seabed surveys. Our field services are supplemented by high quality environmental and geotechnical laboratories.

About our Programs

TDI-Brooks International is the recognized leader in offshore surface geochemical exploration and heat flow measurement. Since 1996 TDI-Brooks has collected over 18,000 deep water piston core sediment samples and heat flow stations for every major oil company, in areas such as the Caribbean, the Gulf of Mexico (USA and Mexico), the Mediterranean, the North Atlantic, and offshore West Africa.

In addition to conducting numerous private coring programs, TDI-Brooks also has extensive consortium SGE and Heat Flow program data available for sale in the Gulf of Mexico, Nile Delta, eastern Canada, and west Africa. Several new consortium programs are being planned in these and other areas, see our News & Publications section for more details.

For more information about purchasing any of our data or conducting new programs, please contact Dr. James Brooks at 979-696-3634 or email

News & Calendar

News from TDI-Brooks

Proteus Conducts Successful Search & Rescue Operations

R/V Proteus was called upon to support a Search and Rescue (SAR) operation while transiting from Port Arthur, TX to Paramaribo, Suriname. On the evening of 12 September, a VHF radio call was received for rescue operations of a 25 foot sport fisherman that had been...

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Survey for Icebreaker Wind Farm

TDI-Brooks International recently completed a geotechnical survey for the Icebreaker project in Lake Erie. Mr. Peter Krouse, a journalist for, recently wrote about progress on the Icebreaker Wind Farm Project. He also made a video which can be seen...

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Three New Geotechnical Publications

TDI-Brooks was recently acknowledged, referenced, and techniques described in articles that have been posted on our Geotechnical Publications page. These links provide a direct download: Rate-Effect Correction Methods for Free-Fall CPT Data in Deepwater Gulf of Mexico...

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