Monitoring Services for Oil, Gas, Mining and Energy

Your gateway to geo-information and insight for Oil, Gas and Mining operations

Our unique satellite constellation, combined with over 30 years’ experience in Intelligence, make us the perfect partner for oil, gas and mining organisations. We provide a range of precise and cost-effective monitoring services for every stage of the project lifecycle.

Stack Insight - Making Volume Calculation Easy

Stack Insight facilitates volume calculations and change detection, allowing operators to monitor their mines without sending people into the field. 

This Monitoring service delivers volume measurement reports as well as change analysis over mines within 3 days after acquisition. Mainly used for the mining industry, this could be used for any type of stacks (paper, earth, minerals, wood, etc.).

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Stack Insight key features:

Combination of Two Offers:

  • Change Analysis: Change detection analysis reports to follow changes on active areas of extraction, including water bodies and other surface changes
  • Volumetric Calculation: Report with calculation of extracted ground and piles of excavated material or waste material

Your advantages with Stack Insight:

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Accurate: Satellite-based calculation service with reliable coverage of any area worldwide with up to daily revisit capabilities

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Cost-efficient: Reduced costs due to the remote nature of the service and automated data analysis

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Accessible: Flexible access to the service from any location with an internet access

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Safe: No need to send people on the ground (even in remote areas) and no hardware required on site

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Surface Movement Monitoring - Your Alternative to Terrestrial Surveying

Our Surface Movement Monitoring Service reliably determines surface displacements: Information that is crucial if you need to ensure the security or effective performance of your project or activities. Surface Movement information with millimetre precision is derived by applying radar interferometric technologies. 

TerraSAR-X as well as data from other radar sensors, including Sentinel-1, are utilised.
Individual baseline studies as well as long term monitoring requests and updated studies (for e.g. along multi-year oil and gas production or larger construction projects) can be covered.

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Burgan is an oil field in Kuwait, the second largest worldwide. The extraction of oil from the ground during production causes reservoirs to compact and the surface to subside (here with a rate of up to 1.2 cm/year).

Surface Movement Monitoring key features:

  • Project design according to specific conditions
  • Derivation and delivery of baseline surface movement maps and reports
  • Delivery of periodically updated surface movement maps for oilfield monitoring / geohazard surveillance or infrastructure construction
  • Optionally interpretation and further exploitation of information on surface movements as well as conception and installation of corner reflectors

Your advantages with Surface Movement Monitoring:

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Precise: Measurement of surface changes in
the millimetric range 
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Flexible: High revisit time of TerraSAR-X/ PAZ constellation allows monitoring of highly dynamic processes

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Valuable: High density of measurement points
allows measurement of spatially complex and small-scaled surface
movement phenomena 
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Efficient: Remote access to surface movement
information for minimising costs and risk for staff
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Global Seeps - Offshore Oil Slick Database

Global Seeps is the World’s leading offshore oil seepage information product for the oil exploration industry. Global Seeps is a non-exclusive database of offshore oil slicks, constructed by systematically screening the world’s offshore basins using both archive and newly programmed radar satellite imagery. 

Oil seep information is valuable to oil exploration companies for the detection and monitoring of natural seepage and oil pollution on the ocean’s surface. It is a cost-effective resource for risk-ranking new exploration regions and for baseline oil pollution mapping.

Global Seeps key features:

  • Digital geo-coded calibrated data for the full scene at 100m resolution
  • Slick characterisation identifying natural seepage and man-made pollution
  • Annual subscription services available
  • Useful for screening of frontier basins & new licensing rounds, seismic planning & integration, planning surface geochemical programmes, assessing offshore and coastal activities and initial environmental risk assessment and impact statement 

Your advantages with Global Seeps:

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Accurate: High-resolution radar data ensures all slicks are captured

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Cost-effective: Risk ranking tool prior to new exploration

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Complete: From slick characterisation identifying natural seepage and man-made pollution, to the slick interpretation results

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Scalable and future proof: Continuously updated with new data and new areas

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Geological Studies - Geological Mapping and Interpretation

Our geologists offer a comprehensive range of onshore geological mapping services to the Oil, Gas and Mining industries, including structural and lithological interpretation and detailed fracture analysis utilising various sources of satellite imagery and Digital Elevation Models. 

Geological interpretation can be performed at a range of scales, from regional down to prospect scale or individual structure.

Geological Studies key features:

  • Identification of a wide range of features (e.g. orientation and dip of bedding surfaces, faults and their classification, fold axial traces and direction of fold plunge,stratigraphic boundaries, geomorphological features etc)
  • Non-exclusive studies off-the-shelf available for East Africa with a Madagascar extension, East Mediterranean, Iraq, Iran, Libya
  • Follow up propriety studies possible down to 1:5,000 scale using very high-resolution imagery and DEMs

Your advantages with Geological Studies:

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Cost-effective geological mapping for regional to prospect exploration

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Consistent high scale surface geological mapping covering large regional areas

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Seismic planning & integration

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Planning surface geochemical programmes

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