Geophysics News

  • Borehole geophysical logs are now available through USGS online map

    Digital borehole geophysical logs and related data files are now accessible through GeoLog Locator, a new web-based map view and retrieval tool developed by the U.S. Geological Survey. The tool releases more than 7000 digital borehole geophysical logs at more than 1700 locations to the public — many for the first time. Hydrogeologists, ...

  • VIY3-070 GPR: New model of VI3 Ground Penetrating Radar

    A new model of GPR was added to our product line: VIY3-070 GPR. This model has the lowest central frequency in our GPR product range - 70 MHz. Product specification: Antenna frequency: 70 MHz Receiver-to-Transmitter offfset: 1500 mm Analogue-to-Digital Converter range: 18 bit Dynamic range: not less than 135 dB Data acquisition rate: up to 30 ...


    By Transient Technologies LLC

  • FerroCheck 2000 Magnetometer Series from Spectro Scientific Adds Capability to Measure Ferrous Particulates In Grease, Meets ASTM Test Method

    The FerroCheck 2000 Series of portable magnetometers from Spectro Scientific quickly and conveniently measures total ferrous wear particulates in lubricating fluids. The FerroCheck 2000 unit, which measures ferrous wear particles in oils, is now joined by the FerroCheck 2100 version that adds the capability to quantify up to 15% ferrous debris in grease. The instruments enable users in ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Geomil Equipment ntroduces brand new downhole CPT systems at the Bohrtechniktage 2017

    During the Bohrtechniktage (Bad Zwischenahn, Germany), Geomil Equipment introduces two new Cone Penetration Testing (CPT) systems for onshore, downhole use. Both the Wasp-90 and Oryx-125 will make their world premiere at this fair for the ...


    By Geomil Equipment B.V.

  • VIY3-300 GPR went to Antarctica

    They are 12 scientists. These people are going to stay in ‘Academician Vernadsky’ Ukrainian Antarctic scientific station for one year, doing different researches of Antarctic environment. Transient Technologies has provided the scientists with a new version of VIY3-300 ground penetrating radar (GPR). They are going to use it in ice and ground structure surveys. This will be the second ...


    By Transient Technologies LLC

  • Existing and newly developed tools to assess groundwater shared at NGWA Hydrogeophysics and Deep Groundwater Conference

    The NGWA Hydrogeophysics and Deep Groundwater Conference was co-located with the Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems (SAGEEP) March 20-21 in Denver, Colorado, where presentations shared the enhancements to existing tools and methods used to locate and assess groundwater resources as well as newly developed techniques. Several presentations focused ...

  • Study Evaluates Critical Mineral-Resource Potential in Alaska

    A new method for evaluating the resource potential for large, underexplored regions for critical minerals in Alaska is now available online. Critical minerals are used in products that are vital to national security, technology, and also play an integral role in our everyday modern life. The U.S. Geological Survey in collaboration with the Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys ...

  • CGG S.A. Announces A Consent Solicitation In Respect Of Its Senior Notes And Term Loan B

    CGG S.A. (“CGG”) today announces that it is soliciting consents (the “Solicitation”) to permit the appointment of a ‘mandataire ad hoc’ (a French facilitator for creditor negotiations) from (i) the holders of each series of Senior Notes and (ii) the creditors under the Term Loan B.  “Senior Notes” means CGG’s 7.750% Senior Notes due 2017 ...


    By CGG

  • Assistant, Associate, and senior scientist (Tenure Track) - Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry

    The Department of Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry (MC&G) at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (www.whoi.edu/main/mcg) invites exceptional candidates to apply for a tenure‐track or tenured scientific‐staff position (Assistant, Associate and Senior Scientist) to complement and expand existing programs on the chemistry of the ocean and its interactions with the Earth as a ...

  • Tetra Tech to ring the NASDAQ stock market opening bell

    Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Company’s founding and 25th anniversary as a publicly traded company, members of its management team will ring the NASDAQ Stock Market opening bell on Wednesday, December 14, 2016. Founded in 1966 to provide innovative solutions in the areas of coastal engineering, research and development, ...


    By Tetra Tech

  • 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

  • Jewell Instruments to Exhibit at 2016 AGU Fall Meeting

    Jewell Instruments will be displaying some of its highest precision sensors for the geophysical and geotechnical markets at the 2016 AGU Fall Meeting. The show will be hosted at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA on December 12-16. This is the largest Earth and space science meeting in the world. Jewell will be showcasing its ...


    By Jewell Instruments LLC

  • 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 ...

  • Jon Erik Reinhardsen Joins Board of Directors

    Oceaneering International, Inc. (“Oceaneering”) (NYSE:OII) announced today that Jon Erik Reinhardsen has been elected to its Board of Directors. Mr. Reinhardsen is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of Petroleum Geo-Services ASA (“PGS”), an international marine geophysical company providing a broad range of seismic and reservoir services, positions he has ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Valuing Undrilled Exploration Acreage: CGG and Wood Mackenzie Release EV² Exploration Valuation Platform

    Launched today, the powerful EV2 decision support platform enables oil and gas clients to determine the value of undrilled exploration acreage in the world’s most prospective basins. Combining the geological expertise of CGG Robertson with the commercial insight of Wood Mackenzie, EV2 represents an industry first in terms of coupling a flexible valuation tool with a rigorous and ...


    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

  • Spectro Scientific Introduces The FerroCheck 2000 Portable Magnetometer

    The FerroCheck portable magnetometer from Spectro Scientific provides accuracy and convenience in measurement of total ferrous wear particulates in lubricating fluids. FerroCheck enables users to perform accurate measurements of ferrous wear particles, both in the field, and in the lab where it can be used to analyze gearbox, transmission and ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • 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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