TOC(Tight Oil Consortium) July 22 – 26

Separated samples based on grain size 10-60 mesh

July 22: Finished preparing next 10 samples, ground down once again with mortar and pestle. Prepared sample cups for XRF use.

July 23: Tested samples using XRF. Then Using a microscope cleaned up samples for use in pycnometer.

He Pycnometer

July 24: Finished testing samples using pycnometer. Then began to gather all my data together from all previous tests to begin populating spread sheets.

July 25: Began getting together the rest of the sample set listed in my project description, as there were 40 listed for testing. Susan Machan would be taking over this same project, this way she could take over where I left off with this project.

July 26: Finished organizing samples, and getting my project notes up to date. In the after noon had a in depth tour of both wet and dry TOC labs with Amin, Susan, and some industry reps.

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