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GEO CHEMICAL

GEO CHEMICAL

Geochemistry labs are providing high-quality geochemical data and interpretation to the petroleum industry.

Geochemistry labs are an analytical laboratory specializing in petroleum geochemistry providing high-quality geochemical data and interpretation services to the petroleum industry. Labs specialize in petroleum geochemistry and therefore have experience of most of the oil and gas producing basins of the country. HDIP Geochemistry labs can provide routine or specialized geochemical services, including contract research.

The bulk of our work involves the routine geochemical evaluation of oils/ well cores and cuttings from single or multi-well studies for the petroleum industry. We also provide a routine analytical service for other laboratories requiring our geochemical services. HDIP Geochemistry labs can provide the following services:

   
SOURCE ROCK QUALITY & DISTRIBUTION  
Screening Analysis  
  • Total Organic Carbon (%) by LECO CS-300 & CS-244.

  • Genetic potential characterization, S1, S2, S3, PI and Tmax by Rock-Eval 6.
Bitumen Classification  
  • Extractable Organic Matter by Soxhelt Extraction technique.
  • Separation of saturated hydrocarbon C15+, aromatic hydrocarbon C15+ and NSO compounds by liquid adsorption chromatography.
  • C15+ Saturated Hydrocarbon fingerprinting by GC-FID Auto System XL, Perkin Elmer.

  • Biomarker analysis of C15+ saturated hydrocarbon, Terpanes m/z 191, Steranes m/z 217 (SIM Mode) by GCMS, Shimadzu, QP 2010 plus.
Organic Petrography and Maturity Assessment  
  • Sample Preparation
  • Maceral analysis by Reflectance Microscope (Carl. Zeiss Axio Imager Z1M).
  • Thermal maturity estimation by Reflectance Microscope (Carl. Zeiss Axio Imager Z1M).
CRUDE OIL CHARACTERIZATION  
  • Chromatographic separation of saturated hydrocarbon, aromatic hydrocarbon and NSO compounds by liquid adsorption chromatography.
  • C15+ Saturated Hydrocarbon fingerprinting by GC-FID Perkin Elmer, Auto System XL.
  • Biomarker analysis of C15+ saturated hydrocarbon, Terpanes m/z 191, Steranes m/z 217 (SIM Mode) by GCMS QP 2010 plus Shimadzu.
  • Ni/V ratio by Atomic absorption spectrometer, Perkin Elmer 3110.
  • Data on crude oil/condensate percentage yield of different fractions.
  • Analysis of Naphtha, Kerosene, Diesel, Residue.

 

  • Specific gravity
  • Heavy metals (Sodium, Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium, Copper, Barium, Iron, Nickel, Aluminium & Zinc) by Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer PE3110, Perkin Elmer.
NATURAL GAS ANALYSIS  
  • Compositional Analysis (C1-C5, C6+, CO2, N2, O2/Ar) of Natural Gas by Perkin Elmer Clarus 500.
 
          
  • Gross Calorific Value (by calculation)
  • Gross Specific Gravity (by calculation)
FORMATION WATER CHARACTERIZATION  
  • pH by pH meter-827, IRDA.
  • Conductivity by Conductivity meter HACH, SENSLON-5.
  • Salinity by Salinitimeter Lovibond, Con-200.
  • Density
  • Total dissolve solids (TDS) Gravimetric.
  • Metals by Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer, Perkin Elmer 3110.
  • (Sodium, Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium, Copper, Barium, Iron, Nickel, Aluminium & Zinc)
  • Arsenic, Selenium and Mercury by Hydride generation assembly MHS-15, Perkin Elmer.
  • Anions (Chlorides, Carbonates and Bicarbonates) by Potentiometer-702 SM Titrino, Metrohm.
  • Nitrates by Test Kit
  • Sulphates (Gravimetric)
 
DRINKING WATER/ EFFLUENTS WATER  
  • pH by pH meter 827, IRDA.
  • Conductivity by Conductivity meter SENSLON-5, HACH.
  • Salinity by Salinitimeter Lovibond Con-200.
  • Density
  • Total dissolve solids (TDS) Gravimetric
  • Total suspended solids (TSS) Gravimetric
  • Metals (Sodium, Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium, Copper, Barium, Iron, Nickel, Aluminium, Zinc) by Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer Perkin Elmer 3110.
  • Arsenic, Selenium and Mercury by Hydride generation assembly Perkin Elmer MHS-15.
  • Anions (Chlorides, Carbonates and Bicarbonates) by Potentiometer-702 SM Titrino, Metrohm.
 
  • Nitrates by Test Kit
  • Sulphates by Gravimetric.
  • Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD) by BOD Measurement System, Lovibond, FKU-1800.
 
  • Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) by COD Apparatus Lovibond, PCH-46035.
  • Oil and Grease Gravimetric.
COAL CLASSIFICATION  
  • Moisture Thermogravimetric Analyzer (LECO-701).
  • Ash by Thermogravimetric Analyzer (LECO-701).
  • Volatile Matter by Thermogravimetric Analyzer (LECO-701).
  • Carbon and sulphur by Carbon sulphur determinator LECO CS-244 &CS-300.
  • Coal petrography by Vitrinite Reflectance Microscope Carl. Zeiss Axio Imager Z1M.
  • Fixed Carbon (by calculation)
ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES  
A: Organic Analysis  
  • Phenolic Compounds by UV-Spectrophotometer, Shimadzu 1650 PC.
  • Oil and Grease Gravimetric.
  • Total Petroleum Hydrocarbon (Soil/Water).
  • Total Semi volatile Hydrocarbon (Soil/Water).

B: Inorganic Analysis  
  • pH by pH meter 827, IRDA.
  • Conductivity by conductivitimeter, HACH Senslon-5.
  • Total Dissolve Solids (TDS) Gravimetric.
  • Total Suspended Solids (TSS) Gravimetric.
  • Metals (Sodium, Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium, Copper, Barium, Iron, Nickel, Aluminium & Zinc) by Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer Perkin Elmer 3110.
  • Arsenic, Selenium and Mercury by Hydride generation assembly Perkin Elmer MHS-15.
  • SO4 by Gravimetric analysis
  • Biological oxygen demand (BOD) by BOD Measurement System, Lovibond, FKU-1800.
  • Chemical oxygen demand (COD) by COD Apparatus, Lovibond, PCH-46035.
  • Dissolved Oxygen (DO) by DO meter, Lovibond, OXI-200.
  • Soil Salinity by Salinitimeter, Lovibond, Con-200.
  • Sodium Absorption Ratio
 

 

Range of Facilities & Services
  Hydrocarbon Development
Institute of Pakistan
Plot No.18, Street 6, H-9/1,
P.O. Box 1308, Islamabad.
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+(92-51) 926-5207
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