TITLE

Vertical receiver arrays come of age

AUTHOR(S)
Moon, Ted
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Offshore;Mar2006, Vol. 66 Issue 3, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reflects on the problem encountered in deeper waters exploration by operators in drilling under salt and basalt formations. Related to this, WesternGeco, a seismic technology provider, has introduced a technology which provides a way to attain a full bandwidth of de-ghosted data, by getting low-frequency data to enhance imaging beneath salt and basalt formations, while also maintaining high frequencies for resolution in thin beds. Over/Under processing can permit much easier measurement of 4D seismic, which contrasts seismic data over the same area over time.
ACCESSION #
20528279

 

Related Articles

  • 4D seismic provides quantitative data. Stein, Jaime A.; Bertrand, Alexandre; Bannister, David // Offshore;Mar2006, Vol. 66 Issue 3, p66 

    The article presents the impact 4D seismic technology has on oil and gas production worldwide. Various factors in considering the validity of the application of 4D analysis and the effect it has posed on the discovery of wells, water injection and hydrocarbon recovery in the Troll Field are...

  • Potential for increased recovery drives subsea processing. Trowbridge, George; Robertson, Steve // Offshore;Jun2006, Vol. 66 Issue 6, p88 

    The article discusses the functions of subsea processing as part of the technology portfolio in oil companies. A survey of 30 leading subsea experts from oil companies indicated a growing trend toward subsea processing. Subsea processing is being considered as an option by majority of the larger...

  • Teamwork expected to speed decisions. Hartley, Frank // Offshore;Oct2004, Vol. 64 Issue 10, p22 

    Reports on the Wellsite information transfer standard markup language (WITSML) project, an integrated information technology that will enable multi-disciplinary teams to improve workflow processes across all phases of the oil/gas field life cycle. Role of the Petrotechnical Open Standards...

  • Offshore Drilling Takes Center Stage.  // American Gas;Oct2008, Vol. 90 Issue 8, p12 

    The article focuses on the contentions and desires to expand offshore drilling for energy sources in the U.S. in 2008. It highlights that offshore drilling issue has been the major topic focused in presidential campaigns, revealing as well on the strong desire of Americans for a government...

  • A Global Footprint.  // Offshore;May2015, Vol. 75 Issue 5, p42 

    The article presents some of the regions where mining company BHP Billiton Ltd. drills for gas and oil around the world. The oil fields for the drilling projects of BHP Billiton, its gas and liquid production, its oil and gas exploration, and the percentage of its non-operated oil fields are...

  • Seismic analysis used in pipeline design. Qiang Bai; Wenjun Zeng; Li Tao // Offshore;Oct2004, Vol. 64 Issue 10, p100 

    Discusses the use of seismic analysis of the permanent ground deformation for buried pipes and unburied pipes and seismic ground waves for unburied pipes for designing pipeline systems. Different methods for analyzing the responses of a structure subjected to seismic ground wave; Suggestion that...

  • Somalia, East Black Sea opening up for exploration. Beckman, Jeremy // Offshore;Dec2015, Vol. 75 Issue 12, p40 

    The article focuses on the frontier seismic surveys to be directed by seismic data specialist Spectrum Geo Ltd. offshore Somalia and in East Black Sea in the fall of 2016. Topics discussed include the view of the offshore prospectivity of the country, the primary oil-producing basins of the...

  • Middle East, Africa drilling to climb steadily from US$ 13.56 billion in 2012 to US$ 17.03 billion in 2016.  // African Business News;3/18/2013, p11 

    The article reports on the increase in the amount of money spent on offshore drilling and rise in exploration activity in the Middle East and Africa due to the growth in offshore discoveries based on the report from business intelligence firm GBI Research. It mentions that the report forecasts...

  • GULF OF MEXICO. Kammerzell, Jaime // Offshore;Oct2004, Vol. 64 Issue 10, p14 

    Offers news about petroleum exploration and production in the Gulf of Mexico as of October 2004. Increase in deepwater semi-drilling day rates in August 2004 compared to same period last year; Decline in the number of jackups operating in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico; Highlights of the offshore oil...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics