Business Wire

Wireless Seismic, Geokinetics, and Total E&P Research & Development Announce Partnership for Next-Generation Land Seismic Acquisition: METIS

Jaa

Wireless Seismic Inc. (Wireless), Geokinetics Inc., and Total E&P Research & Development (TOTAL) announced today the development of the next-generation land seismic acquisition and processing system, Multiphysics Exploration Technology Integrated System (METIS).

TOTAL initiated the METIS R&D program covering all facets of the geophysics workflow, from real-time wireless seismic data acquisition through real-time processing and interpretation. METIS concentrates on complex geologic onshore environments, such as foothills, where significant “Yet to Find” hydrocarbons remain.

The goal of METIS is to deliver true-to-life 3D subsurface models by optimizing prospect evaluation and drilling performance in hard-to-access areas. METIS is an integrated real-time geophysical and automated logistics system, significantly increasing the efficiency of seismic acquisition and quickly delivering quality 3D data to interpreters with minimal HSE exposure. The METIS R&D program has an initial five-year term, with the first large-scale commercial pilot project targeted for 2021.

As a METIS development partner, Wireless provides:

  • Real-time seismic recording infrastructure that supports the 150,000+ channels required by METIS deployments.
  • High-speed, real-time radio telemetry system, based on next-generation radio technology from Wireless.
  • Seismic recording channel called DART (Downfall Air Receiver Technology) deployed from aerial drones.

“Wireless Seismic is pleased and proud to collaborate with TOTAL as a key partner for METIS,” said Mick Lambert, President and CEO of Wireless. “METIS is an exciting and ambitious project that will push the boundaries of onshore seismic acquisition.”

As a future METIS development partner, Geokinetics provides:

  • Integrated seismic solutions, from survey design and modeling, to advanced acquisition methodologies, and complete data processing and reservoir analysis capabilities.
  • Logistics and project management expertise, helping ensure timely and efficient execution in challenging environments.
  • Geokinetics’ industry-recognized Operations Management System (OMS) and QHSE commitments, helping ensure that operational elements of METIS are managed effectively.

“Geokinetics has an established record of safely and efficiently acquiring and processing thousands of km² of seismic data in inhospitable terrains over several decades,” said David Crowley, President and CEO of Geokinetics. “As part of the METIS partnership with TOTAL, we look forward to leveraging this experience to contribute to the next generation of seismic imaging.”

“With METIS, TOTAL is taking the lead in resolving the challenges of 3D seismic acquisition and real-time processing in hard-to-access environments, such as foothills, which today make many exploration opportunities uneconomical and field development far from optimal,” said Florent Bertini, Earth Imaging R&D Program Director at TOTAL. “Beyond the high 3D quality we obviously target for our geoscientists, our core ambition is to develop METIS with the highest HSE standards. Far beyond foothill environments, METIS, when industrialized, has the potential to be the leading technology for onshore seismic acquisition, including UXO lands.”

About Wireless Seismic wirelessseismic.com

Wireless Seismic is revolutionizing onshore seismic data acquisition, by delivering the industry's only fully scalable wireless seismic recording systems with real-time data transmission. Headquartered in Sugar Land, Texas, the company's recording systems enable contractors to efficiently tackle the most challenging seismic projects by delivering commercially compelling solutions for conventional surveys and passive monitoring projects.

About Geokinetics geokinetics.com

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Geokinetics is one of the world’s largest independent land and seafloor geophysical companies. The company specializes in acquiring and processing seismic data in challenging environments worldwide. Geokinetics’ Multi-Client Survey Library consists of both 2D and 3D data, covering conventional and unconventional plays throughout North America, Brazil and Mexico.

About TOTAL total.com

Total S.A. is the world’s fourth-largest oil and gas company, as well as a major integrated player in the global solar industry. Backed by nearly a century of history, we discover, produce, transform, market and distribute energy in a variety of forms, to serve the end customer. With operations in more than 130 countries, our 98,000 employees are committed to energy that is safer, cleaner, more efficient, more innovative and accessible to as many people as possible.

Contact information

Wireless Seismic, Inc.
Scott Williams
swilliams@wirelessseismic.com
or
Geokinetics, Inc.
David Hammer
david.hammer@geokinetics.com
or
Total E&P Research & Development
Florent Bertini
florent.bertini@total.com

Tietoja julkaisijasta

For more than 50 years, Business Wire has been the global leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure.

Tilaa tiedotteet sähköpostiisi

Haluatko tietää asioista jo ennen kuin ne uutisoidaan? Kun tilaat tiedotteemme tältä julkaisijalta, saat ne sähköpostiisi yhtä aikaa suomalaisen median kanssa. Tilauksen voit halutessasi perua milloin tahansa.

Lue lisää julkaisijalta Business Wire

PMI’s Salary Survey Reveals that Project Management Practitioners with the PMP Certification Earn 23% More22.1.2018 19:58Tiedote

Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Earning Power Report reveals a significant advantage in earning potential for PMP® certified practitioners. Survey respondents holding the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification report higher median salaries than those without a PMP certification―23% higher on average across the 37 countries surveyed. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180122006262/en/ (Graphic: Business Wire) The Earning Power: Project Management Salary Survey is a comprehensive biennial salary survey that offers insight into the value of project management skills, experience and certifications. It is an industry-leading source of data, giving project management practitioners a greater awareness of their earning potential and helping employers, compensation committees, human resource departments and executive recruiters to better determine salary ranges. The 10th edition of the survey incorporate

ABB and City of Davos Pave the Way to Sustainable Mobility Through E-Vehicle Innovation22.1.2018 18:41Tiedote

For this year’s annual World Economic Forum (January 23–26, 2018), the city of Davos and ABB have teamed up in a long-term partnership to provide e-infrastructure for public and private transportation. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180122006126/en/ ABB flash-charging station in Davos (Photo: Business Wire) Davos residents and WEF guests can experience the pioneering TOSA bus for themselves. The award-winning TOSA bus, developed by ABB in Switzerland, is already in use in Geneva and will soon be implemented in the French city of Nantes. It can recharge its battery in just 20 seconds as passengers board and disembark. In Davos, it will operate on the busy Line 1, running from the tourist center to the hospital. This is the first time TOSA technology is being used in an Alpine region. The idea is to run the system under extreme winter weather conditions; ABB and its project partners expect to gain valuable insig

Calvin Klein, Inc. Announces the Spring/Summer 2018 Calvin Klein Underwear and Calvin Klein Jeans Global Advertising Campaign22.1.2018 17:00Tiedote

Calvin Klein, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of PVH Corp. [NYSE:PVH], today announced its new CALVIN KLEIN UNDERWEAR and CALVIN KLEIN JEANS global multi-media advertising campaign. The campaign represents the latest iteration of the evolution in the CALVIN KLEIN brand’s globally recognized #MYCALVINS call to action: Our Family. #MYCALVINS. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180122005732/en/ CALVIN KLEIN, INC. ANNOUNCES THE SPRING/SUMMER 2018 Campaign Led by Kim Kardashian West, Khloé Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Kendall Jenner and Kylie Jenner Shot by photographer Willy Vanderperre, the latest chapter of this new campaign features sisters Kim Kardashian West, Khloé Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Kendall Jenner and Kylie Jenner. The siblings are featured wearing styles of CALVIN KLEIN UNDERWEAR that are available in stores and online now, including CALVIN KLEIN Modern Cotton and the new CALVIN KLEIN Body ran

Ferring enters into worldwide OmniAb® platform license agreement with Ligand22.1.2018 17:00Tiedote

Ferring Pharmaceuticals announced today that it has entered into a worldwide license agreement with Ligand Pharmaceuticals to use Ligand’s OmniAb platform® to discover new human monoclonal antibodies for a range of indications. Under the agreement, Ferring will use OmniAb to accelerate development solutions for unmet patient needs in reproductive medicine and women’s health, urology and gastroenterology. “Antibody-based therapies improve the quality of life and care for patients with a wide range of conditions but have not been fully investigated, in particular in the area of reproductive medicine and women’s health,” said Armin Metzger, Senior Vice President, Head of Global Pharmaceutical Research and Development, Ferring Pharmaceuticals. “This agreement expands Ferring’s growing capabilities in biologics and broadens our historical focus on peptides, opening up significant opportunities for discoveries that will help patients to live better lives.” Ligand's OmniAb® platforms produce

European Commission Approves ADCETRIS® (brentuximab vedotin) for CD30-Positive Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma after One Prior Systemic Therapy– Providing an Innovative Treatment Option to Patients22.1.2018 16:00Tiedote

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502) today announced that the European Commission (EC) extended the current conditional marketing authorization of ADCETRIS® (brentuximab vedotin) and approved ADCETRIS for the treatment of adult patients with CD30-positive cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) after at least one prior systemic therapy. ADCETRIS is an antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) directed at CD30, which is expressed on skin lesions in approximately 50 percent of patients with CTCL. The decision follows a positive opinion from the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) on November 9, 2017. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180122005037/en/ “CTCL is a subtype of non-Hodgkin lymphoma that primarily involves the skin; it typically presents with red, scaly patches or thickened plaques of skin that often mimics eczema or psoriasis and can have a substantial impact on patients’ self-esteem. There a

Hilton Led Hospitality Industry in Customer Innovations and Recorded Best Ever Growth in 201722.1.2018 16:00Tiedote

In 2017, Hilton (NYSE: HLT) achieved record-setting growth, unveiled industry-leading innovations, and introduced new benefits for guests and Team Members. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180122005292/en/ Hilton Led Hospitality Industry in Customer Innovations and Recorded Best Ever Growth in 2017 (Graphic: Business Wire) 2017 was a year of industry firsts, including the launch of Five Feet To Fitness, Hilton Honors loyalty program partnership with Amazon, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, and workplace innovations that received international recognition. It was also the year that Hilton introduced a ground-breaking concept – Connected Room – the first truly mobile-centric hotel room that will let guests personalize and control their stays from the award-winning Hilton Honors smartphone app. “Last year was another pioneering year for our team around the world, with the launch of new technologies, brands, and partn

Uutishuoneessa voit lukea tiedotteitamme ja muuta julkaisemaamme materiaalia. Löydät sieltä niin yhteyshenkilöidemme tiedot kuin vapaasti julkaistavissa olevia kuvia ja videoita. Uutishuoneessa voit nähdä myös sosiaalisen median sisältöjä. Kaikki STT Infossa julkaistu materiaali on vapaasti median käytettävissä.

Tutustu uutishuoneeseemme