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  • 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.

  • Update from the Field: Early Summer Activities

    AltaRock staff have been busy planning and organizing for the summer field season, testing field equipment and getting the Newberry EGS Demonstration site ready to roll. Welcome to new staff: AltaRock Energy recently welcomed Todd Kjellesvik, Project Facilitator, to the Newberry EGS Demonstration. Todd will be working in the field and from the Bend office to keep the Newberry field activities ...


    By AltaRock Energy, Inc.

  • 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

  • ASTM D5777 - 00(2011)e1 standard guide for using the seismic refraction method for subsurface investigation

    This guide summarizes the equipment, field procedures, and interpretation methods used for the determination of the depth, thickness and the seismic velocity of subsurface soil and rock or engineered materials, using the seismic refraction method. Measurement of subsurface conditions by the seismic refraction method requires a seismic energy source, trigger cable (or radio link), geophones, ...


    By ASTM International

  • 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

  • Preventing Human-Caused Earthquakes

    While the earthquake that rumbled below Colorado’s eastern plains May 31, 2014, did no major damage, its occurrence surprised both Greeley residents and local seismologists. To some Greeley residents, the magnitude 3.2 earthquake felt like a large truck hitting the house. The earthquake happened in an area that had seen no seismic activity in at least four decades, according to ...

  • Earthquake model could help reduce risks in Middle East

    A detailed database of active seismic faults in the Middle East, and a model that maps earthquake risk and evaluates mitigation strategies, were presented by scientists at The Seismological Society of America annual meeting last week (13–15 April). But experts have warned that the model will only be of value if ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • GIS/CAD services from VISIONS GRAPHICS

    Visions Graphics (p) Ltd. is a leading global provider of non-exclusive Seismic data, full service professional GIS & land Surveying Company.We are committed to raise the Standards of the Geospatial domain & land Surveying Profession by using Modern Technology and associated products to the oil and gas industry.Visions Graphics is a Geophysical Company, Licenses seismic data and Maintain ...


    By VISIONS GRAPHICS

  • 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

  • Silixa Q4 Operations Update

    Utilising permanently installed fibre optic cables, hydraulic fracture monitoring on shale gas wells was completed. Based on the intelligent Distributed Acoustic Sensor (iDAS™) and ULTIMA™ DTS, Silixa’s ...


    By Silixa Ltd

  • Screening tool developed to assess seismic risks from geothermal energy projects

    A new screening tool to assess the potential seismic risks (earthquake activity) from deep geothermal energy projects has been outlined in a recent study. The tool provides categories of seismicity risk for projects, which are dependent on factors including geological aspects, as well as social concern and location in relation to urban areas. The development of a range of low-carbon technologies ...

  • Silixa Ltd named as finalist in World Oil Awards 2013

    Silixa Ltd. is pleased to announce that its intelligent Distributed Acoustic Sensor™ has been selected as one of the finalists for the prestigious World Oil Awards in the category of Best Visualization and Collaboration Awards. Silixa’s intelligent Distributed Acoustic Sensor (iDAS) ...


    By Silixa Ltd

  • Expedition provides new insight on gas hydrates in Gulf of Mexico

    A joint-federal-agency 15-day research expedition in the northern Gulf of Mexico yielded innovative high-resolution seismic data and imagery that will help refine characterizations of large methane hydrate resources in the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf. According to the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy (FE), the information will be used to refine estimates of the ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • The risks of CO2 leakage through submarine ‘chimneys’

    NOC scientists are playing a key role investigating the risks of leaks from carbon dioxide (CO2) storage reservoirs situated under the seabed. Researchers from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) will work with academics at the University of Southampton, who are leading the project, and the University of Edinburgh to better understand the risks involved in the storage of CO2 in depleted oil ...

  • SeaBird - 2D Contracts awarded

    26 February, 2010.  Cyprus: SeaBird Exploration ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • Underground wastewater disposal in the US linked to increase in earthquakes

    The number of earthquakes of magnitude 3 or greater in the central and eastern US has increased significantly in recent years, from about 21 a year between 1967 and 2000, to over 300 between 2010 and 2012. Most of this increase seems to be linked to the deep injection of wastewater in underground wells, according to a recent review of seismic activity. In addition to natural causes, earthquakes ...


    By European Commission

  • SeaBird - 2D & 3D Contracts awarded

    14 April, 2010.  Cyprus: SeaBird Exploration Limited ('SeaBird' or 'SBX') is pleased to provide a contract update regarding its business ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • Eaton Introduces Catalog of OSHPD Pre-Approved Products to Simplify the Specification and Submittal Process in Seismic Projects

    Power management company Eaton’s B-Line business today introduced a new product catalog featuring a range of seismic bracing solutions pre-approved by the California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD). Designed to help specifiers meet the current code requirements, the catalog – OPM-0052-13 – Fire Sprinkler System Applications ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Update from the Field: Well Logging Completed!

    It’s been a busy few weeks at the Newberry EGS Demonstration field site, and we’re happy to report that we’ve completed both the injectivity test and well logging activities. Over the next few weeks we’ll be carrying out an additional seismic study, continuing our groundwater monitoring program and buttoning up the site for the winter months ahead. While we’re still ...


    By AltaRock Energy, Inc.

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