Who We Are

Stric-Lan Companies, LLC is a family owned and operated diversified service company with an established history of providing outstanding results. Our portfolio includes completions, production and pipeline operations. Celebrating our 48th year in business, Stric-Lan continues to operate nationwide. We are known for delivering premium work to our clients including, but not limited to, well testing, flowback, and pipeline. Our story began with well testing onshore and offshore and over the years we have expanded our service lines adding pipeline divisions with offices in PA, TX and LA.

Our excellent safety record paired with a proven ability to problem solve for customers through specialized consulting, results in minimal downtime and maximum productivity. We’ve accomplished this by maintaining our exceptional attention to detail and determination to go the extra mile. These core values, both on land and offshore, have been instrumental in our success since the company’s inception in 1972.

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  • Stric-Lan has tested the most wells in the GOM & Gulf Coast region.
  • Pioneered high rate pipeline separation work since 1995 – flowed 1.1BCF of gas during a project in California.
  • Established deepwater subsea flowbacks in the GOM while working for one of the majors.
  • Flowback Group routinely performs frac monitoring, drillouts and flowbacks on 8-10 well pads in high rate gas/condensate areas.

Our Mission

Stric-Lan Companies is committed to providing exceptional value to go along with exceptional service while retaining its most experienced and capable personnel in order to provide our clients with confidence that they will attain the results they need to achieve their goals.

Executive Management

Gary Landry


Gary has worked at Stric-Lan full time since 1978 in offshore/onshore operations, sales, leadership, and senior management capacities.  Currently Gary is President, and oversees Stric-Lan Sales/Operations management, Financials, and is a Board member.  He has been in that capacity since his father’s passing in 2002.  He is involved with clients frequently to ensure service quality and safety on every job.  He represents and promotes Stric-Lan at industry functions, and is on the LAGCOE Board of Directors, for which he currently serves as Chairman.

Karen Oertling


Karen has worked at Stric-Lan for over 35 years in various administrative and senior management capacities. Karen and her brother, Gary Landry, have owned the company together since their father, Ronnie Landry, passed away in 2002.

Bill Nice

Vice President

Bill has worked at Stric-Lan since 1997 in various administrative roles including HR, Safety, QA and Training. Since 2003 he has operated as the company’s Vice President. Bill has both undergraduate and master’s degrees in business & safety management from West Virginia University in Morgantown, WV.

Larry Courville


Larry has been with Stric-Lan since 2016, leading the accounting and administrative groups. Larry is a licensed CPA with a degree in accounting from McNeese St. University in Lake Charles, LA.


“We were very pleased with Stric-Lan’s well testing services. As a smaller company, we felt that Stric-Lan was well aligned with our culture and priority of safety and environmental stewardship. Their crews on-site were well-trained with ample experience and efficient throughout our flowback operations. The communication, reporting, and data management exceeded expectations and we look forward to a continued partnership on future projects.”
Ryan Warner – Infinity Natural Resources

Job Locations

Stric-Lan maintains a steady presence in many of the major shale plays in North America and we’re a leader in the Gulf of Mexico. The green dots represent areas that we’ve operated in. Click on the oil drops to see what areas we’ve worked in.

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This is a sample representation of the jobs completed.

Latest News

Deepwater Well Testing Projects Secured in 2021

Deepwater Well Testing Projects Secured in 2021

Stric-Lan has secured several Deepwater projects in the Gulf of Mexico in 2021.  Stric-Lan’s 48 year history in the region coupled with its experience and reputation for getting the job done in a safe and efficient manner played a huge role...

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