Skip to main content

Core Analysis Laboratory

Access specialised research laboratory facilities equipped with state-of-the-art apparatus to conduct core analysis.

Chemical, mechanical and analytical laboratory facilities and services are designed to provide tailored services to your needs.

Expert advice and consultancy is also available.

Read more

Examples of support available include:

  • The characterisation of porous reservoir rocks (gas, oil and water).
  • The innovation of products with porous media applications.
  • The characterisation of processes with multiphase flow.
  • Individual and collaborative prototypes generation.
The main machinery available is shown below.
  • Core Sample preparation
    • Core Cutting Machine
    • Core trimming
    • Core cleaning (Distillation column )
    • Core saturation
  • Routine Core Analysis
    • Core Saturation Measurements (Dean Stark Distillation)
    • Gas Permeameter (Nitrogen)
    • Helium Porosimeter
  • Special Core Analysis
    • Wettability quantification: Digital contact angle and Amott Cells
    • Relative Permeability: Core Flooding (High Pressure )
    • Effective Permeabilities ( Ko Swi)
  • Surface Characterisation
    • X-ray diffractometer (XRD), and ECD ( Elemental analysis )
    • Zeta analyser
    • Tensiometer
    • Thermo Gravimetric Analysis (For adsorption, desorption)
    • Gravimetric Analysis (BET , N2 adsorption )
    • FTIR (Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy)

Room rates & menus

  • Half day £300
  • £70/hr thereafter
Technical support included

Enquire now

Complete our enquiry form

We guarantee quality. All our business services carry the Customer First Standard, a quality mark recognising excellent customer service. And we can also help you source financial support.

Our business service charter sets out our commitment to a professional business service for all our clients.