The suggestion that there is a host of noises in the ground under our feet may seem strange. However, the rock underneath us is not just one solid inactive object. There are various rock types with different physical properties. They have tiny pores that can harbour gas or fluids. Oil wells are drilled through several … Continue reading Noises underground?
Distributed Optical Sensing (DOS) utilises optical fibre as the sensor, effectively creating thousands of sensor points along the fibre, all acquiring continuously and instantaneously at the same time by sensing at the speed of light. What is Distributed Acoustic Sensing (DAS)? DAS is a DOS application, i.e. it works with optical fibre as a sensor. … Continue reading A million microphones downhole
This question is as relevant today as it is controversial. We have pondered about this as well. After all, it seems as if our CEO, Graham Gaston, is working to make his former role as a DOS (Distributed Optical Sensing) specialist redundant. D/SRUPTION have published an interesting piece on exactly that issue. They discuss how … Continue reading Will AI kill specialist jobs?