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2014-07-01 10:05:14

Seismological Society of America Natural earthquakes and nuclear explosions produce seismic waves that register on seismic monitoring networks around the globe, allowing the scientific community to pinpoint the location of the events. In order to distinguish seismic waves produced by a variety of activities – from traffic to mining to explosions – scientists study the seismic waves generated by as many types of events as possible. In August 2012, the emergence of a very large...

2014-06-03 12:28:02

LONDON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:The Marine Seismic Equipment and Acquisition Markets 2013-2023: Offshore Seismic Survey Contracts for Oil & Gas E&P; 2D, 3D & 4C Vessels & Equipmenthttp://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/oil_gas/marine_seismic_equipment_acquisition_markets_2013_2023_offshore_seismic_survey_contracts_oil_gas_ep_2d_3d_4c_vessels_equipment.html Report DetailsSpending on marine seismic...

2014-02-03 12:21:57

LONDON, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: The Marine Seismic Equipment and Acquisition Markets 2013-2023: Offshore Seismic Survey Contracts for Oil & Gas E&P; 2D, 3D & 4C Vessels & Equipment Report Details Spending on marine seismic equipment and acquisition will enjoy positive growth over the next five years. The same will be true in the longer term. The cautiousness of the industry, new technological...

2011-04-19 07:00:00

HOUSTON, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- INOVA Geophysical Equipment Limited and the Bureau of Geophysical Prospecting (BGP) announced the completion of a high productivity Vibroseis 3D seismic survey test for Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), an exploration and production company that accounts for more than 70% of the country's crude-oil production. BGP leveraged INOVA's portfolio of technologies which included their ARIES II recording system, Vib Pro source controllers, and AHV-IV...

2011-01-13 16:41:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- INOVA Geophysical Equipment Limited today announced a 2010 fourth quarter sale of 13,000 channels of ARIES II, INOVA's cable based land recording system, to Dubai based Terraseis. The deal also includes the sale of 39,000 SM-24XL geophone strings from the Sensor subsidiary of ION Geophysical, for which INOVA is a channel partner. The system will be used by one of the largest operating crews in Southern Iraq. Deployment of the equipment commenced in...

2010-06-03 07:30:00

TAMPA, Fla., June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Proper Power & Energy, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PPWE) announced today the Company geophysicist, Robert Dunbar, has commenced his initial review of the seismic data recently acquired by the Company. Mr. Dunbar has compared the initial data with his previously completed Radiometerics Plus results in the Tooele County claim. As a result, he has contacted the seismic source provider and has requested additional information and clarification...

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2010-05-09 07:31:35

Scientists from the Alfred Wegener Institute present first results of a new measurement method in Antarctica Currently the yearly General Assembly of the European Geological Union takes place in Vienna, Austria. Dr. Olaf Eisen from the German Alfred Wegener Institute presents results from an environmentally friendly measurement method that he and his colleagues used on an Antarctic ice-shelf for the first time in early 2010. It supplies data that are input to models for the ice mass balance...

2009-07-21 15:05:00

HOUSTON, July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ION Geophysical Corporation (NYSE: IO) today announced that its super-major E&P client has sanctioned the next phase of a high channel count, multicomponent (full-wave) seismic acquisition program in northeast Texas. Data acquisition of the first phase began in May 2009 using a 6,100 station (18,300 channel 3C) FireFly((R)) recording system from ION. The E&P company's two primary goals in the initial phase of the program were to...


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2010-10-07 16:05:32

The Seismometer is an instrument designed to measure the motions of the ground. This includes seismic waves generated by earthquakes, nuclear explosions, and other seismic sources. Records of these activities allow seismologists to map the interior of the Earth, and locate and measure the size of the different sources. There are also seismographs, which is sometimes used in place of the word seismometer. However, a seismograph is the older instrument in which the measuring and recording...

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