University of Nottingham

British Geological Survey laboratories

British Geological Survey Facilities


The British Geological Survey (BGS) provides state-of-the-art laboratory facilities for all aspects of geoenergy research. The majority of these amenities are based at the British Geological Survey headquarters in Keyworth.

The laboratories are categorised into four discipline based facilities:


Fluid Processes: Transport Properties Research / Hydrothermal / Hydrates and Ice / Geomicrobiology / Gas Monitoring

Geochemistry: Inorganic chemistry / Organic chemistry

Physical Properties: Geotechnical Soils Properties / Hydrogeological Properties and Processes / Rock Mechanics and Physics / Physical Property Research

Mineralogy, Petrology, Microanalysis and Imaging: Mineralogy / Petrology and Microanalysis / Thin Section / Biostratigraphy



GeoEnergy Research Centre