Bruce Edward McCollom



AA – Chemistry & Biology – Bakersfield Community College, Bakersfield, California

Professional Certification – Hazardous Materials Management – University of California –Davis

Additional coursework in geology, mineralogy, physics and computer science




Currently a geoscience consultant for CoreSpec Alliance LLC
Houston, TX

Prior Work History – Geoscientist and Mineral Analysis Laboratory Supervisor for Chevron-ETC – Houston Engineering Technology Center.  Also a Core Analysis Coordinator for Southern Africa Business Unit  (37 years experience-retired 2007)




Core Analysis Expert

X-ray Diffraction Interpreter including whole rock and detailed clay fraction analysis and quantitation

Mercury Intrusion Capillary Pressure Analysis Expert

Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) Expert

Experience in Geochemistry (Rock Pyrolysis (“Rock-Eval/TOC”) and Oil Fingerprinting (F-Scott))




40+ years lab experience in all aspects of core analysis, including:

  • 20 years experience in project coordination including basic and special core analysis
  • 30 years experience in SEM petrography
  • 30 years experience in x-ray diffraction and interpretation
  • 30 years experience in mercury intrusion capillary pressure analysis and interpretation
  • 25 years experience in laboratory management and supervision


We work closely with you and carry out research to understand your needs and wishes.