Category Archives: Seismic

Content related to seismic exploration in the Niobrara

Earthquake Study Shows Natural Quakes Outshake Man-Made Tremors

By TAMARA AUDI – Wall Street Journal – August 18,2014 When it comes to making earthquakes, Mother Nature still packs the most powerful punch, a new study says. Quakes believed to be caused by human activity, such as those associated with oil … Continue reading

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Study raises new concern about earthquakes and fracking fluids

Rockpick Commentary: It is important to point out that this study involves Underground Injection Control (UIC) wells where fracking fluids and produced water are disposed of regularly. This study is NOT about fracking fluids or the process of fracking a … Continue reading

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Anadarko begins seismic work

Vast sensor array taking shape in east Loveland By Tom Hacker Reporter-Herald Staff Writer – February 21, 2013 Seismic survey crews this week installed a network of sensors and cables across a vast area of east Loveland, the first step toward natural … Continue reading

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Seismic Surveyor Geokinetics Shares Plunge in 2012

Geokinetics, the predominant supplier of seismic data acquistion services in the Niobrara, saw its shares (GEOK) plunge in 2012 from approximately $2.00 a share on January 1st 2012 to just 5 cents on December, 31, 2012. The latest blow to … Continue reading

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Geokinetics now conducting seismic survey in Elbert County

We have had field reports from three separate parties that Geokinetics is actively conducting a seismic survey in Elbert County, CO. The survey lines have been reported along county roads, 13 and 17. The survey equipment consists of geophones that … Continue reading

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Geokinetics Plans Southern Niobrara 3D Seismic Survey in Douglas and Elbert Counties

Geokinetics Inc. is planning to conduct a 3D seismic survey named “Delbert 3D” in Douglas and Elbert counties in Colorado, directly east of the town of Parker. The area of interest includes Townships 4,5,6, and 7 South and Ranges 63, … Continue reading

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Field Report – Seismic Thumper Trucks in Arapahoe County

Today we had a field report that 3 Thumper Trucks were parked in Aurora along Gun Club Road overnight between The Municipal Dump and Murphy Creek Golf Course. Our reporter noted that the trucks were parked there after hours overnight, … Continue reading

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