Can the Titan Process change the microscopic water oil interface within the pore spaces?
Yes. You may remember seeing drops of water fall onto a powdery surface. The water is completely surrounded by the powder particles, which form a complete coating on the drop. The Titan microbes coat the oil drop in a similar manner. The surface of the microbes is what couples the formation water and the oil. Because the oil is coated with the microbes, it is the microbe surface, which increases the surface area and allows for increased water contact and traction.