Geophysical Surveys News

  • Study to Uncover Yellowstone’s Subsurface Mysteries

    A new study providing an unprecedented regional view of the earth’s crust beneath Yellowstone National Park will begin with a helicopter electromagnetic and magnetic (HEM) survey on November 7, 2016. Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey, University of Wyoming and Aarhus University in Denmark hope to distinguish zones of cold fresh water, hot saline water, steam, clay and unaltered ...

  • Sercel Sells 10,000 UNITE Nodes to NIS

    CGG announced today that Sercel has sold 10,000 channels of its high-end UNITE cable-free land seismic acquisition system to NIS, the leading Serbian oil and gas company in which Gazprom Neft has a majority shareholding. After having successfully deployed the UNITE system since 2014 in Romania, NIS have now decided to purchase a new complete batch of UNITE for survey projects that they will be ...


    By CGG

  • CGG Awarded Multi-Client Projects Offshore Mozambique

    CGG announced today that it has been awarded an extensive multi-client program by the Instituto Nacional de Petroleo (INP) to acquire seismic data offshore Mozambique. The multi-survey program is designed to improve industry insight into the region’s geology and provide oil and gas companies with a greater level of understanding of the country’s prospectivity. ...


    By CGG

  • Sercel Delivers Two 508XT Land Acquisition Systems to One of the Largest Russian Oil Service Companies

    CGG announced today that Sercel has delivered two of its new-generation 508 land seismic acquisition systems, representing a total of 12,000 channels, to Bashneftegeofizika, one of the largest oil service companies in the Russian Federation. The Sercel 508 land acquisition system was selected for its unique game-changing cross-technology (X-Tech) architecture which combines the benefits of cable ...


    By CGG

  • Hydro 2015 Developing Sustainable Hydrography in Africa

    The theme for the conference is: “Defining the extent and ownership of maritime real estate for development in Africa”. Showcasing products and services to attendees from Africa and worldwide: equipment such Hydrographic Survey Equipment, Differential Global Positioning System (DGPS), Subsea Positioning, Survey Software, ROV, AUV etc. to ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • Kutztown University uses GPR to map cemetery

    In an attempt to determine if bodies originally buried at an old cemetery behind the present historical society were re-interred, university students and their professor spent Friday afternoon examining the old cemetery. Roughly a dozen students from Kutztown University and their instructor, Professor Laura Sherrod, used a magnetometer and ground penetrating radar to search for ...


    By Geomorph Instruments

  • Sensing Success

    The Australian Deep Exploration Technologies Co-operative Research Centre has signed a commercialisation agreement with Boart Longyear for its downhole sensing tool The Deep Exploration Tech- nologies CRC (DET CRC) has been established to address the most significant chal- lenge to the future of the miner- als industry, i.e. the reduction in the mineral-resources inventory due to high production ...


    By Boart Longyear Inc.

  • Sercel Extends Frontiers of Downhole Operations with Launch of GeoWave II

    Sercel announced today the launch of GeoWave II, an innovative new downhole seismic tool for conducting safe and efficient Vertical Seismic Profile (VSP) and hydraulic fracture monitoring surveys in the most hostile well environments. GeoWave II is the industry’s first digital multi-level array specifically designed for high-temperature, high-pressure wells. It is capable of continuous ...


    By CGG

  • ZZ has attended the 9th SAEMC conference

    ZZ Resistivity Imaging has attended the SAMEC conference in Adelaide in 2012. Over the years, we had developed competency in providing cost effective resistivity surveys, including surface, borehole-surface and crosshole resistivity surveys. We attended SAMEC to increase our brand presence as a viable geophysical service provider in South Australian region. Please refer to photo gallery ...

  • CSIRO dam break modelling to help flood planning

    CSIRO scientists have developed powerful modelling techniques to help understand the full impact of flooding that occurs when dams collapse. The research has been helping China’s disaster management authorities better understand the full impact of the catastrophic flooding that would occur if one of China’s, and the world’s, biggest dams collapsed. The work could also be ...

  • Otish Energy Commences Work Program on Purini Gold Project, Guyana

    Otish Energy Inc. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: OEI) is pleased to announce its wholly owned Guyana subsidiary, Otish Gold (Guyana) has commenced phase one of the exploration program on its 6 (six) contiguous land blocks totaling approximately 9000 acres in the Mazaruni Mining District No. 3, Guyana. Otish has hired Martin David Zambrano Gutierrez of Peru to oversee the work program. Mr ...


    By Marketwire

  • TGS Announces Its First Multi-Client 3D Survey in Indonesia

    PERTH, AUSTRALIA -- TGS will commence a new multi-client 3D survey in the Tarakan Basin, offshore East Kalimantan, Indonesia in the Celebes Sea. The survey, TBN10, is the first ever multi-client 3D survey for TGS in Indonesian waters and will cover in excess of 1,600 km2. The data will be acquired by the M/V Seisquest and will commence before the end of this year, with acquisition expected to ...


    By Marketwire

  • Earth`s lakes are warming - NASA research of 167 large lakes worldwide

    In the first comprehensive global survey of temperature trends in major lakes, NASA researchers determined Earth's largest lakes have warmed during the past 25 years in response to climate change. Researchers Philipp Schneider and Simon Hook of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, CA, USA, used satellite data to measure the surface temperatures of 167 large lakes worldwide. They reported ...

  • TGS Acquires Directional Survey Business and Signs Well Header Sharing Agreement

    HOUSTON, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 06/15/10 -- TGS announced today that its Geological Products division purchased the directional survey business of P2 Energy Solutions' Tobin business line. The agreement includes the purchase of P2's existing database of over 38,000 high quality directional surveys and incorporates ongoing client initiated programs in several ...


    By Marketwire

  • EMGS awarded contract worth USD 7.5 million

    Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) has been awarded a contract worth USD 7.5 million to provide 3D ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • EMGS awarded survey worth USD 5 million offshore West Africa

    Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) has today received a Letter of Award from an oil and gas company to provide 3D EM data acquisition services offshore West Africa.  The survey will be performed using the purpose-built 3D ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • EMGS launches 21st licensing round campaign

    Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) is pleased to announce the launch of a major multi-client 3D EM campaign ahead of the 21st licensing round in Norway. This is a continuation of the highly successful Barents Sea project in 2008, which was the world's first large-scale multi-client 3D EM survey.Carl Hutchins, EMGS president multi-client group, stated: ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • EMGS awarded campaign in Norway by Rocksource

    Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) has today signed a contract worth in excess of USD 7 million with Rocksource to provide data acquisition services for a number of areas on the Norwegian continental shelf, ahead of Norway's 21st and APA 2010 exploration licensing rounds. It is expected that ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • CSIRO and China Geological Survey sign agreement

    The signing follows a number of successful projects between CSIRO and CGS in the field of hyperspectral imaging. This new collaborative relationship will assist Australian geological technologies entering or planning to enter the Chinese market. It will also help further secure China as Australia’s leading resource partner. CGS is a non-profit government owned organisation research institution ...

  • Space tech helps to find natural resources

    Using space-based technology developed during ESA’s gravity mission studies, a novel gradiometer is being developed by a UK-based company to help oil and gas companies find the most appropriate locations to drill wells and plan further exploration. The gravity gradiometer measures the variations in the Earth’s gravity, or in technical terms, the ‘differential acceleration’. These variations ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

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