Schlumberger adds further Middle East laboratory

Nov. 1, 2016
Schlumberger has opened a new reservoir and rock analysis laboratory in Abu Dhabi.

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HOUSTONSchlumberger has opened a new reservoir and rock analysis laboratory in Abu Dhabi to support the company’s clients in the Middle East and Asia.

The facility is designed to complement its existing regional network of laboratories in Dubai, Qatar, Kuwait, andSaudi Arabia.

Features include a comprehensive portfolio of core processing and analysis services and advanced digital rock modeling and fluid inclusion technology.

Wallace Pescarini, president, Testing Services, Schlumberger, said: “Our customers now have better access to our proprietary technologies, workflows, and global domain expertise for achieving the most representative data in mitigating risk and maximizing production.”

The Abu Dhabi laboratory offers proprietary CoreFlow digital rock and fluid analytics services for creating 3D reservoir models to simulate flow performance under multiple scenarios.

It is also the first Schlumberger laboratory outside of the US to offer FIS fluid inclusion stratigraphy analysis for evaluating the abundance, distribution, and composition of hydrocarbon and non-hydrocarbon species trapped in inclusions in cuttings or core samples.