Fluid Sampling and On-Site Analyses
Obtaining representative samples is a key step in any PVT and fluids characterization study. Our field sampling engineers and chemists are trained to collect subsurface, wellhead, separator, processing plant, and atmospheric samples. These pressurized and atmospheric samples are transported to the laboratory using certified and approved cylinders or containers which are available in various sizes and materials depending on the type of fluids being sampled.
On-site analysis during an extended flow period, such as a DST, is ideal for obtaining crucial time-sensitive information on produced fluids such as oil, gas, and water for field development, process design, and pipeline specification. Due to factors like trace concentrations, reaction/losses to sampling cylinders, short half-life, and sample volume requirements, it’s not always feasible to gather this information in a lab setting.