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Over the past three decades, the oil and gas industry has experienced a major technological leap in the effectiveness of geophysics, exploration, and production operations.  Advancements in seismic data acquisition have led to a huge increase in exploration and production efficiency, and as seismic technology improves, data acquisition will continue to become more advanced, accurate and reliable, resulting in higher production and meeting the global energy demand for decades to come.

Reprint from The American Oil & Gas Reporter Volume 57 No. 8, July 2014.

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Doug Crice explains the design details of a cable-free seismic acquisition system that retrieves data in real time and demonstrates its effectiveness on a recent survey in Kurdistan using 7500 channels -- believed to be a world record for real-time wireless data acquisition.

Reprint from First Break volume 32, January 2014.

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A real-time and cable-free seismic data acquisition system was tested in the heavy brush and piney woods of the Sam Houston National Forest.  Continuous data were acquired at different station spacing with no lost samples.

Reprint from Hart Energy's E&P Daily News (SEG 2013 Annual Meeting on September 25, 2013) 

Real-time and cable-free wireless seismic system successfully deploys 7,500 channels in Kurdistan.

Reprint from Hart Energy's E&P Daily News (SEG 2013 Annual Meeting on September 23, 2013) 

From Bay Geophysical website

In October 2012, Bay acquired the Wireless Seismic RT System 2 seismic acquisition system for the purpose of increasing field operation efficiency for 3-D seismic acquisition.  The Wireless Seismic system is a cable-free acquisition system with real-time data monitoring and recording.  In January 2013, Bay doubled the number of Wireless Seismic acquisition channels for acquiring 3-D seismic grids.  Since then, Bay has acquired 3-D grids with its Wireless Seismic system enhancing field operations and efficiency while maintaining a superior product for its clients.  Read More.

 

Real-Time Wireless vs. Cable System

Bay conducted a comparison test between the Wireless Seismic RT System 2 and the ARAM Aries II acquisition systems.  To see comparison test, click here.

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Presentations

Deploying Wireless Seismic Recording Systems for Real-time Monitoring and Analysis of Hydraulic Fracturing Projects

John Flavell Smith delivers poster presentation at EAGE – Fourth Passive Seismic Workshop, March 2013


Wireless Seismic Acquisition - Real-time Data Matters

John Flavell Smith presents at Finding Petroleum – The Next Generation of Exploration Technologies, March 2013