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  1. Large seismic survey starts offshore Norway

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    Tue, 8 Apr 2014

    shooting the largest broadband multiclient seismic survey it has conducted in Northwest ..... large, uniform dataset with increased seismic resolution, CGG said. Data acquisition by the Viking Vanquish seismic vessel, to be joined later by a second

  2. NPD completes seismic acquisition season in northern Barents Sea

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    Fri, 22 Aug 2014

    Directorate reported completion of its seismic acquisition season Aug. 19, nearly a month ..... NPD acquired about 5,600 km of 2D seismic in the northern Barents Sea. The program ..... for the assignment. The Artemis Atlanic seismic vessel conducted the survey and has arrived

  3. States to investigate whether injection wells induce seismic events

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    Wed, 30 Apr 2014

    relationship exists between injection wells and seismic events in several states, IOGCC said ..... evaluate the possible connections between seismic events and injection wells, minimize risk, and enhance appropriate readiness when seismic events occur, according to IOGCC. Participating

  4. Taipan 2D seismic complete in Kenya’s Badada prospect

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    Thu, 6 Mar 2014

    Nairobi, Kenya, reported that an additional 196.2 km 2D seismic survey on Block 2B onshore Kenya has been completed, confirming ..... is planned to be drilled later this year. Taipan’s 2D seismic data base over Block 2B now totals almost 2,500 line-km

  5. Contracts awarded for Barents Sea seismic surveys

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    Tue, 11 Mar 2014

    The Statoil ASA-operated collaboration for joint seismic acquisition in the recently opened southeastern Barents Sea ..... Statoil expects this technology to improve resolution on the seismic data and provide a more detailed interpretation of the subsurface

  6. POINT OF VIEW: Multicomponent seismic work seen at crossroads

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    Mon, 5 Sep 2011

    fast and too slow to adopt multicomponent seismic technology. It was too fast, says the ..... technology "the gold standard of the seismic industry." Results? "We are making ..... Hardage says. "The end result is a seismic crew that involves fewer vehicles and

  7. DOI establishes Atlantic OCS seismic timetable with draft EIS

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    Wed, 28 Mar 2012

    the Interior set the stage for the first seismic evaluation of potential oil and gas resources ..... There is significant interest in doing seismic exploration in the Atlantic,” US Interior ..... species effects, as it works on the final seismic EIS. “We’ve received significant expressions

  8. Broadband acquisition, processing improving marine seismic surveys

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    Mon, 5 Nov 2012

    Refinements to marine seismic work through broadband acquisition and ..... of low frequencies in the spectrum of seismic data. Because low frequencies survive ..... Ghosting results from reflections of seismic energy—sound—from the sea surface

  9. Seismic survey completed offshore Namibia

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    Mon, 14 Apr 2014

    Pancontinental Oil & Gas NL , Perth, reports completion of a 3,000-sq-km 3D seismic survey on a license operated by Tullow Kudu Ltd. in the Walvis basin offshore Namibia. The survey is on EL 0037, which is adjacent

  10. Regional seismic survey planned in Libya

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    Fri, 30 May 2014

    agreement with ION Geophysical Corp. , Houston, in conjunction with North Africa Geophysical Exploration Co. for a regional seismic survey in Libya. To be shot in multiple phases, the survey will acquire 21,000 line-km of 2D data. The first phase will

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