COAL & ORGANIC PETROLOGY SERVICES PTY LTD

ABN 71 107 385 008

 

Laboratory: unit 23, 80 box road, taren point 2229 nsw australia

Mail Address: PO Box 174 Sans Souci NSW 2219

e-mail admin@organicpetrology.com      phone 61 02 95240403 fax 61 02 95267083

 

 

Established 1985 as Harold Read & Associates Pty Ltd, providing coal petrographic analyses to Coal Testing Laboratories in New South Wales and Queensland.

 

Coal & Organic Petrology Services Pty Ltd was established 2004 to expand the range of skills and services available to include organic petrology relevant to oil & gas exploration; and to offer consultancy advice regarding the use and interpretation of petrographic analyses, in particular maceral analysis and vitrinite reflectance, in coal, oil & gas exploration; coal and coke preparation and product quality monitoring.

 

 

SERVICES:

 

Microscopic examination & analysis

 

-         coal analysis

exploration

quality control

single seam coal and coal blend analysis:

 

-         coke petrography:

 

-         dispersed organic matter (DOM) analysis

maturity determination (VR, spore colour, fluorescence)

kerogen typing;

 

-         environmental analysisdust samples

assessment of environmental impact of coal mining and handling;

 

-         general organic petrology.

 

Core logging

Workshops/Training

 

The Taren Point laboratory is equipped for maceral analysis, vitrinite reflectance analysis,spectral fluorescence analysis, general microscopy/petrography.

Appropriate ISO and Australian Standards are followed. Analysts are encouraged to join and particiate in exercises with the International Committee for Coal and Organic Petrology (ICCP); currently  9 our staff have ICCP Accreditation.

 

 

Directors:

Harold Read BSc FAusIMM CP

Harold.Read@organicpetrology.com

Dr. Walter Pickel FAusIMM

Walter.Pickel@organicpetrology.com