Better decisions through geochemistry

About Prismatic Geochemical Research

PGR was founded by Ben Cowie in 2013 to provide advanced research services to operators in Alberta's oil sands regions. The PGR approach now incorporates geochemical and stable isotope techniques to develop creative solutions in the energy, environmental, geothermal, and water resources industries.

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Latest Blog Post

A new tool for water characterization in oil sands reservoirs

It's been a while since anything has happened here on the PGR blog. I've been solely focused on the new and exciting oxygen-17 isotope system, and hope to have some new ideas together soon on oil sands systems. In the meantime, our papers that show how to to measure total dissolved solids (TDS) and stable isotope composition (δ18O, δ2H) in the McMurray formation can be found here. The f....

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