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GB2331971B - Control devices for controlling the position of a marine seismic streamer - Google Patents

Control devices for controlling the position of a marine seismic streamer

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Publication number
GB2331971B
GB2331971B GB9726974A GB9726974A GB2331971B GB 2331971 B GB2331971 B GB 2331971B GB 9726974 A GB9726974 A GB 9726974A GB 9726974 A GB9726974 A GB 9726974A GB 2331971 B GB2331971 B GB 2331971B
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Prior art keywords
controlling
position
control devices
marine seismic
seismic streamer
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GB9726974A
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GB2331971A (en
GB2331971A9 (en
Inventor
Simon Hastings Bittleston
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Geco A S
Schlumberger Holdings Ltd
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Geco A S
Schlumberger Holdings Ltd
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Priority to GBGB9626442.9A priority patent/GB9626442D0/en
Application filed by Geco A S, Schlumberger Holdings Ltd filed Critical Geco A S
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    • GPHYSICS
    • G01MEASURING; TESTING
    • G01VGEOPHYSICS; GRAVITATIONAL MEASUREMENTS; DETECTING MASSES OR OBJECTS
    • G01V1/00Seismology; Seismic or acoustic prospecting or detecting
    • G01V1/38Seismology; Seismic or acoustic prospecting or detecting specially adapted for water-covered areas
    • G01V1/3817Positioning of seismic devices
    • G01V1/3826Positioning of seismic devices dynamic steering, e.g. by paravanes or birds
GB9726974A 1996-09-20 1997-12-19 Control devices for controlling the position of a marine seismic streamer Expired - Lifetime GB2331971B (en)

Priority Applications (2)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
GBGB9619699.3A GB9619699D0 (en) 1996-09-20 1996-09-20 Seismic sensor units
GBGB9626442.9A GB9626442D0 (en) 1996-12-20 1996-12-20 Control devices for controlling the position of a marine seismic streamer

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GB2331971A9 GB2331971A9 (en)
GB9726974D0 GB9726974D0 (en) 1998-02-18
GB2331971A GB2331971A (en) 1999-06-09
GB2331971B true GB2331971B (en) 1999-11-17

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US9081111B2 (en) 2010-04-01 2015-07-14 Statoil Petroleum As Method of providing seismic data
US9116254B2 (en) 2007-12-20 2015-08-25 Statoil Petroleum As Method of and apparatus for exploring a region below a surface of the earth
US9164188B2 (en) 2007-11-16 2015-10-20 Statoil Petroleum As Forming a geological model
US9376893B2 (en) 2010-05-28 2016-06-28 Statoil Petroleum As Subsea hydrocarbon production system

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GB9925563D0 (en) * 1999-10-29 1999-12-29 Geco As Seismic surveying
US7450467B2 (en) 2005-04-08 2008-11-11 Westerngeco L.L.C. Apparatus and methods for seismic streamer positioning
GB2429278B (en) 2005-08-15 2010-08-11 Statoil Asa Seismic exploration
GB2443843B (en) 2006-11-14 2011-05-25 Statoil Asa Seafloor-following streamer
GB0803701D0 (en) 2008-02-28 2008-04-09 Statoilhydro Asa Improved interferometric methods and apparatus for seismic exploration
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US8472281B2 (en) * 2010-03-30 2013-06-25 Pgs Geophysical As Noise suppression by adaptive speed regulation of towed marine geophysical streamer
US9663192B2 (en) 2010-03-30 2017-05-30 Pgs Geophysical As Noise suppression by adaptive speed regulations of towed marine geophysical streamer
GB2499397A (en) * 2012-02-14 2013-08-21 Statoil Petroleum As Positioning towed underwater survey apparatus
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WO1997030361A1 (en) * 1996-02-13 1997-08-21 Thomson-Csf Method for controlling the navigation of a towed linear acoustic antenna, and devices therefor

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US9164188B2 (en) 2007-11-16 2015-10-20 Statoil Petroleum As Forming a geological model
US9389325B2 (en) 2007-12-20 2016-07-12 Statoil Petroleum As Method of exploring a region below a surface of the earth
US9116254B2 (en) 2007-12-20 2015-08-25 Statoil Petroleum As Method of and apparatus for exploring a region below a surface of the earth
US9081111B2 (en) 2010-04-01 2015-07-14 Statoil Petroleum As Method of providing seismic data
US9389323B2 (en) 2010-04-01 2016-07-12 Statoil Petroleum As Apparatus for marine seismic survey
US9376893B2 (en) 2010-05-28 2016-06-28 Statoil Petroleum As Subsea hydrocarbon production system
US8792297B2 (en) 2010-07-02 2014-07-29 Pgs Geophysical As Methods for gathering marine geophysical data

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