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Tuesday, 01 January 2013 00:00

Planning on a better future

Andrew McBarnet If there was such a thing as an annual horoscope for the marine seismic and related geophysical businesses,…
Published in OE: 2013 / January
Saturday, 01 December 2012 00:00

It happened in Vegas

Andrew McBarnet finds an optimistic atmosphere at the recent SEG annual international meeting in Las Vegas. Judging from the mood…
Published in OE: 2012 / December
Saturday, 01 December 2012 00:00

Sonar for engineering

Figure 1. Figure 2. Figure 3. Figure 4. Figure 5. The use of high resolution sonar in project planning for…
Published in OE: 2012 / December
Saturday, 01 December 2012 00:00

US on crest of a wave

Ocean Power Technologies has received US government approval for a planned 1.5MW wave power station off the coast of Oregon.…
Published in OE: 2012 / December
Tuesday, 01 January 2013 00:00

EMGS has signed

EMGS has signed a US$12 million data acquisition contract extension with Brazil’s Petrobras. Data acquisition is underway and should be…
Photo: Expro Minorities to fill 35% of energy jobs by 2030API President and CEO Jack Gerard released a new report…
Saturday, 10 November 2012 13:00

Seismic vessels notation

The need for enhanced redundancy and proper deck arrangements to ensure continuous operation of seismic vessels without loss of speed…
Friday, 12 October 2012 10:03

Gardline Geosciences and Canyon Offshore

Gardline Geosciences and Canyon Offshore have established a three-year strategic alliance to provide seabed drilling, sampling in situ services for…
Monday, 01 October 2012 15:58

Petrobras discoveries

Over the last 18 months or so, Petrobras has a string of reported discoveries to its credit. Company CEO Maria…
Published in OE: 2012 / October
Saturday, 01 September 2012 10:02

Sailing close to the wind

A prediction of an oil price slump in less than a decade prompts Andrew McBarnet to onder on the prevailing…
Published in OE: 2012 / September
Sunday, 27 May 2012 11:14

Core Values

Equipment at Schlumberger’s new Geoengineering Laboratory in Houston allows scientists to obtain electrical properties for log calibrations at reservoir temperature…
Tuesday, 01 May 2012 00:00

On board the broadband bandwagon

Seismic surveys with increased bandwidth are the way forward. There will be some winners and losers, reports Andrew McBarnet. Talk about…
Published in OE: 2012 / May
Sunday, 01 April 2012 00:00

Big crew change now 'in full swing'

Staffing shortages are creating project delays at a majority of large oil & gas companies, according to new data released…
Published in OE: 2012 / April
Sunday, 01 April 2012 00:00

EM expectations rise on celebratory tide

Andrew McBarnet joins in a 10th birthday party.It is not entirely coincidental that the current market optimism discernible in the…
Published in OE: 2012 / April
Saturday, 03 March 2012 15:15

Scanning at speed

Point cloud collection speeds of up to 30,000 points per second and a range of 150m can be achieved with…