Seismic Monitoring News

  • Israel opens new eastern Mediterranean oil & gas exploration round

    The Government of Israel has reportedly announced that it would be tendering off around 19 offshore blocks in a new eastern Mediterranean oil & gas exploration round. With the new exploration bidding round, the government hopes to bounce back from last year’s disappointing oil & gas bidding round, cite reliable sources. According to a press release from Israel’s Ministry of ...


    By Global Market Insights, Inc.

  • Updated Maps on Induced and Natural Earthquake Hazards — Press Conference

    This is an update to their 2016 forecast and the second year both types of hazards are forecasted, as previous USGS maps only identified hazards from natural earthquakes. The new report is valuable for making more informed decisions to reduce the nation’s vulnerability ...

  • Scientists Deploy Seismographs in Napa Valley

    As the second anniversary of the August 24, 2014 South Napa earthquake approaches, U.S. Geological Survey scientists and volunteers, along with faculty and students from California State University, East Bay ...

  • DSI Underground signs an exclusive distribution agreement with NMP of Sweden for dynamic inflatable rock bolts

    July 2016, DSI Underground signed an agreement to manufacture and sell patented Dynamic OMEGA-BOLT with Northern Mining Products (NMP) of Luleå, Sweden. In their quest for higher grade ore, underground mines around the world are going deeper and deeper, where rock mass is often highly stressed by the weight of overlaying strata and by tectonic forces. During the process of developing large ...

  • Seismo Electronics LLC. has successfully completed Shengli Oilfield Seismoelectric Survey Project for Sinopec Group

    Seismo Electronics LLC. has recently finished a project for its client-Sinopec Shengli Oilfield Company. This project, which has over 8000 acre survey area, has been in the works since January, 2015. Our geophysicists used our instrument to detect reservoir 2000-4000m below ground surface. We provided three recommended drilling locations to our client, which all match the client’s existed ...


    By Seismo Electronic LLC.

  • Seismic Calculations–What Are They and When Are They Needed–Quick Tanks Tech Topic 1, April 2016

    Seismic calculations are used to calculate leg & saddle support strength for vessels during earthquakes. Seismic Calculations are needed when: Specification requires seismic calculations Federal or State requirement Project is going into a hospital, federal facility or heavy industrial facility. Quick ...


    By Quick Tanks, Inc.

  • OGA launches exploration licence competition

    The Oil and Gas Authority has launched a competition linked to future exploration licensing rounds in order to stimulate further offshore oil and gas exploration activity in the United Kingdom Continental Shelf (UKCS). The £500,000 competition has been designed to encourage geoscientists and engineers to develop innovative interpretations and products potentially using the data acquired ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Silixa to present at the Sixth EAGE Workshop on Passive Seismic in Muscat, Oman on 31 January – 3 February, 2016

    Mahmoud Farhadiroushan, Silixa’s CEO, will be presenting on Detection of Seismic and Microseismic Events Using Distributed Acoustic Sensor (DAS) in the "New Technologies, New Approaches" session on Wednesday, 3 February 2016, at 08:40 hrs. The presentation will detail examples of seismic and microseismic event detection using ...


    By Silixa Ltd

  • Ongoing Passive Seismic Tomography Project in Bokhtar PSC area, Tajikistan

    Ongoing Passive Seismic Tomography Project... We are very proud to announce that Seismotech Geophysical Solutions has been awarded the biggest Passive Seismic Tomography project that has ever been launched. BOC – a joint venture of Total SA, CNPC and Tethys Petroleum Ltd, operating in the Republic of Tajikistan– has assigned to Seismotech Geophysical Solutions a ...


    By SeismoTech Ltd

  • Geode Seismograph Promotion

    Geometrics are currently offering a 28% discount on a second Geode Seismograph for customers who wish to upgrade from a 24 channel to a 48 channel system! As well as 50% off the cost of MGOS (Multi Geode Operating Software). A second spread cable and additional geophones are not included in this offer. For further information or a quotation please ...


    By Geomatrix Earth Science Ltd

  • Study links hundreds of Ohio quakes to fracking

    A new study suggests fracking triggered hundreds of small, unnoticeable earthquakes in eastern Ohio late last year, months before the state first linked seismic activity to the much-debated oil-and-gas extraction technique. The report, which appears in the November issue of the journal Seismological Research Letters, identified nearly 400 tremors on a previously unmapped fault in Harrison County ...


    By Associated Press

  • Update from the Field: Stimulation Underway

    Stimulation of the Newberry EGS Demonstration injection well, NWG 55-29, began on September 23. Since then, we’ve successfully injected approximately 3,000,000 gallons of water into the expanding EGS reservoir. The first microseismic events associated with stimulation were recorded on September 28, and to date over 200 events have been located by the microseismic array (MSA). These events ...


    By AltaRock Energy, Inc.

  • SeaBird Exploration Plc: Letter of Award for Aquila Explorer

    SeaBird Exploration Plc ("SeaBird") is pleased to announce that Aquila Explorer has received a letter of award for a 2D seismic survey in Australasia. The survey will cover a minimum of 10,000 km and will have an estimated value of approximately USD 11 million. The project is expected to start in Q4 2014 and will have an estimated duration of 90 days based on the minimum survey size.  ...


    By SeaBird Exploration

  • Judge Says Ocean Sound Blasts Need Not Be Halted

    Scientific research that involves blasting the ocean floor with sound waves can go ahead despite an effort by Gov. Chris Christie's administration to halt it, a judge ruled Tuesday. The project, years in the making, emerged suddenly last week as a major public issue in New Jersey as commercial fishermen and environmentalists spoke up about worries that sea life could be harmed by it. The ...


    By Associated Press

  • New spring isolators VIBRO SMR soon to be available!

    We are very excited to announce that we have recently completed the innovative design and production of the antivibration product (spring mounts category) VIBRO- SMR . A new antivibration spring mount with multi-directional lateral restrain and adjustable height. Spring mount Vibro-SM is an evolution of the spring mounts VIBRO-SM series (developed more than 15 years ago) offering further: ...


    By ALPHA ACOUSTIKI Ltd.

  • Ohio geologists link small quakes to fracking

    Geologists in Ohio have for the first time linked earthquakes in a geologic formation deep under the Appalachians to hydraulic fracturing, leading the state to issue new permit conditions Friday in certain areas that are among the nation's strictest. A state investigation of five small tremors last month in the Youngstown area, in the Appalachian foothills, found the injection of sand and water ...


    By Associated Press

  • Investors to be shown oil and gas seismic data by Greece

    The Greek government is set to provide international investors with the latest oil and gas seismic data in February. Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) - a Norway-based oilfield service company - has completed all of its offshore seismic tests and passed the relevant information on to the Development and Energy Ministry in Athens. Surveys were carried out across the Ionian and the sea area south of ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Oil and gas exploration tenders to be published by Croatia

    The Croatian government is set to publish tenders for offshore gas and oil exploration later this year. It was specified that an announcement regarding the matter will be forthcoming in the second quarter of 2014 - possibly April, Reuters reports. The central and southern Adriatic region will be the focus of the tenders, which come in the wake of a survey revealing promising deposits in the ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Anti-vibration products VIBRO in Big 5 Show Dubai

    Alpha Acoustiki had the pleasure to participate for the 5th consecutive year in one of the biggest construction shows in the world. VIBRO anti-vibration products are already established in Dubai and rest of the MENA counties. The expo took place at the Dubai World Trade Centre, from the 25th to the 28th of November 2013 and it attracted a wide range of construction sector specialists. Primarily ...


    By ALPHA ACOUSTIKI Ltd.

  • Trinidad and Tobago to host meetings in Houston, Oct. 24, to discuss details of six deepwater blocks on offer; IHS will facilitate

    The Ministry of Energy and Energy Affairs for the twin-island Caribbean nation of Trinidad and Tobago has enlisted IHS (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of information and analytics, to facilitate private meetings in Houston on Thursday and Friday, October 24 and 25, 2013 to discuss the country’s 2013 Deepwater Competitive Bid Round. On behalf of the ministry, IHS will also facilitate ...


    By IHS Markit

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