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What Does Spectra Detect?

The detection range of Spectra is greater than that of FID technology which just detects C1 to C5 alkanes.

Within one minute Spectra detects:

  • Straight chain alkanes from C1 to C10+
  • Aromatic hydrocarbons such as benzene, toluene and xylene
  • Cyclic hydrocarbons
  • Inorganic compounds such as Helium and bit burn gases

The Spectra service allows detection and measurement of the following:

  • Petroleum type & quality
  • (Moved) fluid contacts
  • Reservoir compartmentalisation
  • Residual hydrocarbons and depleted zones
  • Pay and proximity to pay
  • Paleo-migrational pathways
  • Fluid fingerprints
  • Seals and seal integrity

View our case-study section for more details

To enquire about or for a demonstration of Spectra, click the ‘More Information’ button below.