SERVICES  

  1. Routine and SCAL Analyses
  • Sample preparation (core handling, slabbing, plugging, etc…
  • Side wall and cuttings analysis
  • Core photography
  • Extraction and drying
  • Particle Size Analysis
  • Porosity, gas Permeability and liquid permeability measurements
  • Relative permeability measurement
  • Capillary pressure and pore size distribution measurement
  • Electrical rock properties
  • Wettability analysis (contact angle and Amott test measurements)
  1. Fluid Properties
  • Crude oil analysis: pour point, viscosity at different temperatures, API gravity
  • Oil and Gas composition (upto 40+)
  • Scale analysis
  • CO2 Analysis
  • H2S Analysis
  • Surface tension
  • Interfacial tension measurements covering the range: 1•10-6 - 2•103 mN/m. These measurements can be done at different temperatures.
  • Full polymer/starch rheology analysis
  • Emulsion analysis
  • Nano drilling fluid analysis
  • Basic cement testing
  1. Rock-Fluid Compatibility, Formation Damage & Core Flooding
  • Testing the effect of damage/enhancement on formation core samples properties (from both wellbore end and reservoir end) caused by any drilling mud type, stimulation chemicals, acid (any type of acid including HF) and enzymes.
  • Performing any core flooding types (water flooding, water shut-off flooding, chemical EOR flooding such as Alkaline-Surfactant-Polymer flooding, microbial injection, steam injection, acid flooding, ….etc.). All of these tests are done under reservoir temperature and pressure.
  • X-Ray diffraction Compositional Analysis & XRF
  • Conduct SEM analysis (including photographs)
  • Cryogenic SEM for oil leg, by two methods to observe pore-filling and porelining fluid (including photographs)
  • Thin Section analysis (including photographs)
  • CAT scanning/photography
  • AFM/XPS/NMR analysis
  • Asphaltene analysis
  1. Water Analysis
  • Anion (Na, K, Ca, Mg, Ba, Sr, Fe, B, Al, P, Si) and Cation (Cl, SO4, HCO3, Br) sampling and analysis (TDS)
  • VFA (formate, acetate, propionate, and butyrate) sampling & analysis
  • Field water dissolved gas (H2S and CO2) sampling and analysis
  • Field pH/temperature/ specific gravity sampling and analysis
  • Field total sulfide in water sampling and analysis
  • Field Total Dissolved and Suspended Solids sampling and analysis
  • Total Alkalinity, Bicarbonate Alkalinity, Carbonate Alkalinity, Hydroxide Alkalinity.
  • Total Hardness, Calcium Hardness
  • Microbiology reader bioscreen C
  • Bacterial nutrient (nitrate, nitrite, ammonia, phosphate, and iron) field sampling
  • MPN serial dilution sampling and analysis procedure- SRB, GAB, and NRB
  • Gradient PCR and real time PCR
  • Metagenomics and nonculture dependent technique for microbial identification at molecular level by 16 S rRNA using iron torrent
  • Culture dependent technique for isolation SRB / NRB under anaerobic conditions using anaerobic chamber
  • Nanodrop spectroscopy
  • Gas chromatography (TCD and FID detection)
  • Co-culture study: core flood
  • Co-culture study: lab scale bioreactor