Geophones News

  • Choosing a more reliable method than batch tracking

    Oil and gas pipeline owners routinely conduct inspections of their assets by using inline inspection pigs. These tools are used to identify defects within the pipeline and need to be tracked throughout an inspection. Pipeline owners have several options to track a pig such as legacy tracking, remote tracking, and batch tracking, which is sometimes considered as a viable alternative to legacy or ...

  • 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 contact ...


    By Geomatrix Earth Science Ltd

  • NETL Releases Hydraulic Fracturing Study

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has released a technical report on the results of a limited field study that monitored a hydraulic fracturing operation in Greene County, PA for upward fracture growth out of the target zone and upward gas and fluid migration. Results indicate that under the conditions of this study, for this specific location, ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • 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.

  • Ecotech captures quake statistics

    Ecotech captured unique details of the earthquake which struck Victoria at 8.53pm last night at one of their live blast monitoring sites. After a magnitude 5.3 quake shook Gippsland and many parts of Victoria, there were 60 aftershocks, making it the largest quake in the state in over 100 years. “We recorded a maximum vibration of 6.69mm/sec for the main quake and also recorded several ...


    By Ecotech - ACOEM Group

  • 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

  • Making coal mining safer, more efficient and greener

    CSIRO’s efforts to help the Australian coal industry improve safety and efficiency and reduce its environmental impact received a boost this week with the allocation of more than A$3 million in funding from the Australian Coal Association Research Program (ACARP).The funding package will enable CSIRO Exploration & Mining to undertake nine important research projects.“We are delighted to work ...

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