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On Demand Webinar

Characterization of Shale Rock with Thermal Extraction-GC/MS

This webinar will explore the thermal extraction-GC/MS technique and the method map for material characterization, and its use in analyzing hydrocarbons in shale rock.

Despite advances in bio-based conversion technologies, hydrocarbon-based petroleum continues to be the most cost-effective energy source. However, the search for and the development of new oil and gas sources has become more and more complex. Rock Evaluation Pyrolysis (REP) which determines Total Organic Carbon (TOC) takes several hours to perform and consequently, is not used for real-time, field analysis. Some laboratories solvent extract the sample before analysis, but the most organic material is not accessible via traditional liquid extraction techniques.

During this webinar, we’ll discuss thermal extraction-GC/MS technique, pyrolysis and the method map for material characterization, and its use in analyzing hydrocarbons in shale rocks. More scientists are turning to thermal extraction by way of Frontier Multi-Shot pyrolyzers to solve the analytical challenges of REP testing, while providing more detailed information.

Key Webinar Takeaways:

  • Simplified sample preparation
  • Improved accuracy of the organic determination
  • Detailed information on precisely what chemical species are present
  • Ability to perform rock evaluation pyrolysis and biochemical speciation on the same system
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PRESENTED BY:

Rojin Belganeh

Rojin Belganeh

Technical Director,

Frontier Lab Americas

Rojin Belganeh is the Technical Director at Frontier Lab Americas. Rojin graduated from the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. She started her profession as an analytical chemist at Nalco Champion-An Ecolab company in 2012. As an analytical chemist, Rojin worked with various analytical instruments, such as Pyrolysis GCMS, TGA, FTIR, and X-Rays for material characterization, polymer identification, and contamination analysis. She also holds an MBA degree concentrating in strategic marketing from the University of Houston-Victoria. As a former user for more than five years, Rojin joined Frontier Laboratories in May of 2017. She is very passionate in creating awareness about Frontier technology and providing technical support to users.
Dr. Terry Ramus

Terry Ramus, PhD

Application Scientist,

Diablo Analytical

Dr. Terry Ramus is an application scientist operating in Diablo Analytical, a technology and development company. Terry has more than 35 years of experience in a wide variety of companies and markets with emphasis on analytical chemistry. Areas of research experience include process development, polymer, materials characterization, and gas phase instrumentation. Terry holds a B.S from the University of California, Davis and a Ph. D. in Analytical Chemistry from Oregon State University.

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