LaRose’s principal business activity is the acquisition of damaged or used platforms, pipes, valves, and vessels from oil and gas explorations companies for the purpose of scrapping . Scrapped items are broken down into saleable unit sizes for resell on the open metal market. LaRose uses specific technologies to determine metal content to ensure proper marketing of these items and to achieve the best pricing, LaRose has varied and consistent sources of supply and many longstanding customers interested in the acquisition of its product.