EOR Laboratory Services

Careful Measurement, Accurate Result


Our track record demonstrates that our laboratory has always maintained a strong commitment to experimental work in combination with numerical and analytical analysis. As a result, we are in a position to offer customised and complex laboratory services in cooperation with our technology partners.

Chemical EOR Core Flooding Services

  • Brine and low salinity flooding
  • Polymer (P) flooding
  • Akaline (A), Surfactant (S), AP, SP, ASP flooding
  • Nanoparticle flooding

Process Analytics for Chemical EOR

  • Effluent composition (produced brine, oil, emulsions)
  • Anion, cation and nanoparticle concentrations
  • pH-value, ion chromatography, electrical conductivity, NMR, zeta potential, ELS, HPLC, GC, UV-VIS spectroscopy
  • Characterisation of complex cEOR solutions (non-destructive analytics, molecular structure, etc)
  • Contact angle measurements (at reservoir conditions, IFT, wettability alteration)
  • Phase behaviour tests

Petrophysical Measurements

  • Bulk X-ray diffraction (XRD)
  • Bulk X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy (RFA)
  • CT and micro-CT
  • Mercury injection capillary pressure (MICP)
  • FIB – Scanning electron microscope (SEM) with energy-dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (EDX)

Drill Cuttings Analysis

  • Permeability estimate
  • Total, micro and macro porosity estimates
  • Grainsize distribution
  • Clay, cement and framework percentages
  • Geological interpretation
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HOT Engineering GmbH   Tel: +43 3842 43 0 53-0   Fax +43 3842 43 0 53-1   hot@hoteng.com