Coring & core analysis

KTIB Holding is a qualified provider of Coring services in Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation with more than nine years of experience in the most complex operating and in-place conditions. Since 2007, KTIB is the distributor of Halliburton DBS coring products.

Core Technology Laboratory (CTL) is a subsidiary of KTIB Holding, established in Russia in 2013 to provide geological and geological surveyance services. CTL uses equipment manufactured by Halliburton DBS technology and by Russian manufacturers as well.

Core sampling and analysis services are provided on land in the following areas:

  • Azerbaijan: Binagadi, Gunashli, Hovsany, Mishovdagh
  • Kazakhstan: West Zharkamys, Northern Buzachi, Chinarevskoye, Rozhkovsky
  • Georgia: Mirzaani, HIB
  • Russia: Urengoy, Beregovoe, Yu-Kirinskoye, Yu-Lunskoye, Barrier
  • Turkmenistan: Block 1 - the Turkmen Shelf, Baren


KTIB has a wide experience in marine projects as well:

  • Russia: Carries out core sampling and analysis services for NewTech Services at the Yu-Kiniskoye and Yu-Lunskoye fields
  • Azerbaijan: Carries out core sampling and analysis services for Socar and BP companies

Applied core analysis technologies:

  • Standard core sampling process (Conventional ®)
  • Hydraulic system Hydro Seat Barrel HALLIBURTON ®
  • Oriented core sampling (Corienting®)
  • Full closure System (FCS ®)
  • Complete closing system (Posiclose®)
  • Core sampling using sponge coring crowns with sponges (Sponge coring®)
  • Core sampling with an insulating agent (Glider®)
  • Anti-jamming system®

Oilfield services:

  • Core sorting and processing
  • Core stabilization
  • Gamma control of the core
  • reservation of the core

Core Express Analysis Services:

  • High-resolution CT scan
  • Density of the mineral skeleton
  • Porosity
  • Determination of permeability in a steady state
  • Receiving high-resolution images

Special core analysis services:

  • Wettability by Amott
  • Residual gas by CCI
  • Cationic exchange capacity
  • Parameters of porosity and saturation
  • Relative permeability
  • Determination of capillary pressure by the semipermeable membrane method
  • Damage of the reservoir, compressibility of pore volume