Geofluids Lab

University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan
What the facility does

Characteristics and modeling of geofluids

Area(s) of Expertise

The Geofluids Lab at the University of Regina conducts research related to characterization and modeling of geologic fluids (geofluids). The main research areas are fluid inclusion analysis and numerical modeling of fluid flow, and their application in the study of mineral deposits and petroleum systems.

Research Services

Fluid inclusion microthermometry, Raman spectroscopy of fluids and minerals, Scanning Electron Microscope – Energy Dispersive Spectrometry (SEM-EDS) analysis of minerals- numerical modeling of geofluids flow systems

Sectors of Application
  • Energy (renewable and fossil)
  • Mining, minerals and metals

Name of specialized lab

Name of equipment

Description of function

Geofluids Lab

Heating-Freezing Stages

Microthermometric analysis of fluid inclusions, including aqueous, hydrocarbons, and melt inclusions and inclusions in opaque minerals.


Laser Raman Spectroscopy

Analysis of composition of fluid inclusions; determination of minerals

  • Saskatchewan Geological Survey
  • Geological Survey of Canada
  • University of Saskatchewan
  • China University of Geosciences
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences