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Applied Geology Laboratory

Applied Geology
The Applied Geology Laboratory (AGL) has the ability to perform testing ranging from basic petrographic and routine core analysis to advanced evaluations such as relative permeability and proppant embedment. Its diverse team of engineers and geologists work to provide solutions relevant to the petroleum industry.


  • Uniaxial compression
  • Triaxial compression
  • Consolidation/constant rate of strain testing
  • Proppant strength testing


Formation Characterization

  • Core description
  • Sample selection and cutting
  • Fluid saturations
  • Fracture analysis
  • Core-to-log correlation
  • Clay mobility
  • Clay typing