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  • Interuniversity options for geoscience students

    Aachen, Bonn, Jülich, Cologne, 19 December 2012 – Geoscience students at RWTH Aachen University and the universities of Bonn and Cologne can now take part in lectures and seminars at all three sites free of charge if they are enrolled at one of the universities. This only used to be possible if students were prepared to pay a three-figure sum per semester to register at a second ...


    By Forschungszentrum Jülich

  • CGG GeoSoftware Integrates Geoscience Disciplines

    CGG GeoSoftware has completed the launch of a series of innovative new releases from across its reservoir characterization product portfolio. The delivery of Jason 9.5, HampsonRussell 10.1, InsightEarth 3.0.2, PowerLog 9.5, EarthModel FT 9.5 and VelPro 9.5. marks the next stage in GeoSoftware’s strategy to offer a full suite of powerful and complementary software solutions that integrate ...


    By CGG

  • Portable FTIR for Geoscience Analysis of Soil and Rock in the Field

    Danbury CT. A2 Technologies now offers a family of portable hand held FTIR systems that are optimized for geoscience applications including the compositional analysis of rocks, minerals and soils. A2’s Exoscan and FlexScan FTIR systems are battery powered, hand-held FTIR spectrometers that are proven for field applications. For years, FTIR spectroscopy has been applied to this area of study ...


  • Silixa to attend the European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2014 in Vienna, Austria

    The EGU General Assembly 2014 will bring together geoscientists from all over the world to discuss their ideas with experts in all fields of geosciences. The event will take place between 27 April – 02 May, 2014. Silixa will present on “Monitoring borehole flow dynamics using heated fibre optic DTS in a fractured rock aquifer” on Tuesday, 29 April 2014, at 17:30, in board room ...


    By Silixa Ltd

  • New Innovations at AGU 2015 Extend the Boundaries of Isotope Analysis for Geosciences Research

    Scientists engaged in climate research, biochemistry, forensics and oil/gas exploration can now analyze the isotopic anatomy of molecules using a new high-resolution isotope ratio mass spectrometer. It enables scientists to access the direct conditions under which molecules were formed, transported, stored and degraded. Thermo Fisher Scientific will showcase this and other solutions this week at ...


    By Thermo Fisher Scientific

  • Terracon acquires Great Falls-based NTL Engineering & Geoscience

    Terracon is pleased to announce the acquisition of NTL Engineering & Geoscience, a corporation practicing in the geotechnical, construction materials and environmental engineering fields, with headquarters in Great Falls and offices in Kalispell and Bozeman, Mont. Terracon is one of the nation’s largest employee-owned engineering consulting firms with headquarters in Olathe, Kan. The merger ...


    By Terracon Consultants, Inc.

  • Fugro Robertson Taps Insight Earth(R) From TerraSpark Geosciences for 3D Seismic Interpretation

    TerraSpark Geosciences, LLC announced today an agreement to provide three-dimensional seismic interpretation software to Fugro Robertson Ltd., a UK-based member of the Fugro companies and a recognized global leader in geosciences consulting and technical services for oil and gas exploration companies. Fugro Robertson has secured TerraSpark's Insight Earth® seismic interpretation platform, ...


    By Marketwire

  • IHS Donates Nearly $11 Million in IHS Kingdom Geoscience Software, Training and Services to Texas A&M University

    IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), a leading global source of critical information and insight, today announced it has donated $10.9 million in the form of its industry-leading IHS Kingdom geoscience software licenses, training and supporting services to the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University in College Station. The donation will enable the university’s undergraduate and ...


    By IHS

  • Air Products Accelerates Electronic Materials Product Development Through Collaboration With China University of Geosciences Wuhan

    Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced it has initiated a joint research and development (R&D) project with the Sustainable Energy Laboratory of the China University of Geosciences Wuhan to accelerate the development of materials for the microelectronics industry. By utilizing computational modeling, the project will enable better understanding of the chemical ...


    By Air Products

  • Dynamic depth conversion functionality of New IHS Kingdom 8.8 Software Transforms Geoscience Workflows

    Geoscience software delivers unique, dynamic depth-conversion capabilities, enabling geophysicists and geologists to dramatically reduce cycle times associated with traditional computer velocity modeling and time-to-depth processes IHS (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of information and analysis, has launched IHS Kingdom® 8.8, the latest release of its industry leading ...


    By IHS

  • CGG Delivers Final PreSDM Data Sets for Gabon South Basin Multi-Client Survey

    CGG announced today that the final processed depth volumes (Kirchhoff and RTM PreSDM) from the company’s recent 3D BroadSeis multi-client survey in the highly prospective Gabon South Basin are now available for license. As technical consultant to the Gabonese Republic’s Ministry of Petroleum and Hydrocarbons, CGG acquired the broadband seismic survey of over 25,000 km2 to support ...


    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

  • NASA satellites detect unexpected ice loss in East Antarctica

    Using gravity measurement data from the NASA/German Aerospace Center's Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) mission, a team of scientists from the University of Texas at Austin has found that the East Antarctic ice sheet-home to about 90 percent of Earth's solid fresh water and previously considered stable-may have begun to lose ice. The team used Grace data to estimate Antarctica's ...


    By ScienceDaily

  • CGG Announces Joint Venture with GOSCO for Seismic Services Offshore Ghana

    CGG announced today that it has signed an agreement with GNPC Operating Services Company Ltd (GOSCO), an independent Ghanaian E&P services company, to form a joint-venture company dedicated to conducting high-end 2D, 3D and 4D marine seismic acquisition and related services in the territorial waters of the Republic of Ghana. The primary aim of the joint-venture company, known as GOSCO ...


    By CGG

  • The renowned Lewis Fry Richardson Medal is awarded to Jürgen Kurths

    The European Geosciences Union honours Kurths as an “exceptional scientist” for his development of "important new methods in nonlinear time series analysis". Kurths’ ideas and methods “have opened new branches of theoretical research, and have triggered key applications in the Earth sciences and sustainability,” the EGU states. His studies of complex ...

  • CGG GeoSoftware Releases Enhancements across Full Portfolio

    CGG GeoSoftware has announced a series of innovative software releases across its reservoir characterization product portfolio.  As part of its commitment to improve efficiency for interpretation experts, asset teams and reservoir engineers, the delivery of InsightEarth 3.1, Jason 9.6, PowerLog 9.6, EarthModel FT 9.6 and VelPro 9.6 offer more productive workflow solutions to address the ...


    By CGG

  • CGG Announces Availability of the Interim Financial Report for the Period ending June 30, 2016

    Société Anonyme with a share capital of €283,304,307 Registered office: Tour Maine Montparnasse, 33 avenue du Maine, 75015 Paris No.: 969 202 241 – RCS Paris CGG announced today that its interim report for the period ending June 30, 2016 and its Form 6-K for the second quarter and first half of 2016 were filed with the ...


    By CGG

  • Exprodat Exhibits with Esri at EAGE 2013

    Exprodat, the oil and gas services, software and training supplier will be sharing a stand with Esri Inc. at the forthcoming EAGE London ’13 conference to exhibit their GIS-based oil and gas solutions. The conference will be held at the ExCeL fairgrounds in London between 10th and 13th June and is expected to attract over ...

  • CGG Achieves Near Real-Time Imaging for Offshore Morocco Survey

    CGG announced today the delivery of near real-time imaging results for a 4,200 sq km BroadSeis 3D marine seismic survey acquired offshore Morocco. CGG delivered the very-fast-track (VFT) RTM PSDM volume to the client only 4 days after the last shot. This technical feat crowned an excellent operational performance by the crew of the CGG Geo Caspian who worked in a safe, collaborative and ...


    By CGG

  • CGG Completes Phase 1 Processing for Davros Multi-Client Survey in Northern Carnarvon Basin

    CGG announced today that the final pre-stack depth-migrated data for Phase 1 of its Davros 3D BroadSeis™ and BroadSource™ multi-client survey in the Northern Carnarvon Basin on the North West Shelf of Western Australia is available now. With over 6,400 km2 already acquired, Davros is the largest multi-client seismic program ever to be acquired and processed by CGG in the Asia-Pacific ...


    By CGG

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