Geological Characterization Services

Rock and fluid analysis services in the laboratory and at the wellsite

Quality analysis on time, every time

  • 40+

    years of accumulated experience

  • 100+

    clients in Latin America
    the United States,
    the Middle East, Europe, and Asia

  • 2,000+

    meters of cores analyzed

  • 40,000+

    thin sections prepared and described

  • 500+

    salt cores processed
    and preserved

  • 500,000+

    cuttings samples washed
    and processed for delivery
    to the CNH


Technology and Experience Serving the Energy Industry - Innovative Solutions

Our philosophy is to provide you with the best analysis for making critical decisions on time.

In the Petricore Group, we are your trusted partner. We offer a wide range of rock laboratory services, including routine core and rock sample analysis, providing high-quality measurement of rock properties for reservoir characterization; special core analysis, focusing on multiphase flow behavior and electrical properties, offering insight into fluid distribution in the reservoir; and digital rock analysis, combining laboratory measurements with advanced technology to enhance reservoir understanding and reduce uncertainties. Additionally, the Petricore Group provides specialized wellsite services, including continuous mudlogging and solutions to maximize drilling operational efficiency. With decades of experience and a team of experienced professionals, we have established ourselves as a technical leader in the industry, committed to both safety and environmental care.

  • What distinguishes Petricore is our commitment to excellence. We have specialized teams in Mexico, the United States, and Norway. By prioritizing quality and customer care, we deliver customized services in close collaboration with our clients. Our experts are always available to address any requests throughout the analysis process.

Choose the Petricore Group as your trusted partner to unlock the full potential of your reservoir. Benefit from our commitment to quality, customer care, and technical excellence, and achieve exceptional results.



Rock and fluid

Discover the physical properties of your reservoirs through the analysis of rocks and fluids, backed by state-of-the-art technology and extensive experience.


Optimize your drilling project with our wellsite services. Our comprehensive approach challenges non-productive times and incorporates geological excellence.

Digital rock

Petricore is the pioneer of digital rock technology, and through decades of continuous research and development, we stand at the forefront of delivering quality digital rock analysis.

Core store

Petricore provides comprehensive solutions in the management and operation of national core stores, leveraging our proven expertise in the integration of rock and fluid samples for the national inventory.


We tailor services and programs to your specific needs.



The Petricore team includes the founders of the novel Digital Rock Technology - a new paradigm which can complement and enhance data generated in traditional laboratory studies. Petricore’s integrated workflows will accelerate the evaluation of multiple scenarios, offer improved understanding of production and recovery from complex reservoir systems.

Mark Knackstedt

Professor at the ANU

The Australian National University (ANU)

Thanks to the support provided by Petricore for the generation of information and geological control during the projects, this participation was key to reducing the operational program times in each project.

Operations Manager

Independent Oil Company, Mexico

Thanks to the remote geological monitoring that Petricore offers, it was of great help to us to follow up and be closer to the information generated by the cabin.

Geosciences Leader

International Oil Company, Egypt

Excellent work and performance of the specialists in the well and recognition of the effort of Eng. Pedro Aguirre.

Project Manager

National Oil Company, LATAM

We thank Petricore for the organization and performance of all its staff that was first level.

It is worth mentioning the performance and experience of its field personnel who were training the participants and managed to motivate them for their performance in the processing of geological samples.

National Oil Company, LATAM

The service provided by Petricore is first class and I like the promptness with which they deliver the results.

Geological Engineer

National Oil Company, LATAM

I would like to take a moment to acknowledge the personnel and crews currently at the well locations.

To date, the group has been outstanding.

We have received the requested data in a timely and organized format.

All groups, including those providing the paleo and XRF descriptions, have been very responsive and have provided much-needed information during the critical stages of the drilling program.


International Oil Company, Mexico

Many thanks for the excellent explanation on steady state permeability measurements and the benefits over unsteady state.


Senior petroleum engineer

Responsible for Core Analysis Projects

National Oil Company, Saudi Arabia

Thanks – the image quality looks pretty good, even when resolution reduction is applied. Keep on going!


Senior Petrophysicists

Core Analysis Projects Responsible

International Oil Company, Germany

Thank you so much. You guys are the best.

Drilling Fluids Lab Manager / QMR

Oil and Energy Company, USA


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