Oil and Gas Industry

Oil and Gas Laboratory Services

  • Nanoparticle enhanced oil recovery
  • Surfactant enhanced oil recovery
  • Ionic liquid enhanced oil recovery
  • Foam enhanced oil recovery
  • Steam injection additive evaluation
  • Thermal enhanced oil recovery
  • Dean-Stark / Soxhlet Extractions
  • Porosity and Permeability
  • Surface Area and Pore Volume by BET 
  • Configurable Extreme Reservoir Condition Flow in Porous Media Tests
  • Two highly configurable extreme reservoir condition core flood apparatus, one specialized for steam injection flow in porous media and thermal enhanced oil recovery methods. (Tmax 240°C, Pmax 5000psi) , and the other capable of operating at elevated temperatures (120°C)

(Crude Oils, Condensates, Heavy Oils, Bitumen, Kerogen, Biodiesels)

  • Specific Gravity / Density/ API
  • Bottom Solids and Water
  • Toluene Insoluble Fraction
  • Ramsbottom Carbon Residue
  • Pentane Insoluble (Asphaltenes)
  • Viscosity
  • SARA (Saturates, Asphaltenes, Residues and Aromatics)
  • High Temperature Simulated Distillation (ASTM D2887, ASTM 7169)
  • Detailed Hydrocarbon Analysis
  • Petroleum GCMS Open Scan and Compound Identification
  • BTEX / Aromatic Hydrocarbons
  • Oxygenates
  • Olefins
  • Metals in Oil

(Tailings Ponds, Process Waters, Boiler Blowdown, Steam Condensates, Brackish Water Makeup)

  • Total Suspended Solids
  • Turbidity
  • pH
  • EC
  • Major Cations and Anions
  • Dissolved Metals by ICPQQQ
  • Total Metals by ICPQQQ
  • Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons
  • CCME Hydrocarbons in Water
  • BTEX
  • Solvent Scan
  • Alcohols
  • Amines
  • Glycols

(Produced Gas, Flue Gas, Off Gas, Combustion Gas)

  • Fixed Gases (O2, N2, CO2, Ar)
  • H2, He
  • Non-Condensable C1 – C5, including alkenes
  • H2S