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by Newsman
Fri Nov 13, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: Oil and Gas Exploration
Topic: Jousting yard where Henry VIII nearly died just discovered 5 feet under
Replies: 0
Views: 71

Jousting yard where Henry VIII nearly died just discovered 5 feet under

https://cdn.mos.cms.futurecdn.net/Wx3E4TKZPkC5tpo8TxjAuP-970-80.jpg.webp Scientists in England have found the exact spot where, in 1536, King Henry VIII had a terrible jousting accident — a mighty smashup that led to what was likely a traumatic brain injury that permanently altered his personality....
by Newsman
Fri Oct 23, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: Oil and Gas Exploration
Topic: Bouncing back from a layoff in oil and gas is harder than it used to be
Replies: 1
Views: 590

Bouncing back from a layoff in oil and gas is harder than it used to be

After past industry downturns, many found better work within 3 years, but this time looks different. .... A significant portion of people who lost work in the industry prior to 2015 soon ended up earning more money than they had before. Within three years, the top quarter of them were earning at lea...
by Newsman
Sat Oct 03, 2020 9:36 pm
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Radar scan of Clemson cemetery complete but answers on unmarked graves may take years
Replies: 0
Views: 721

Radar scan of Clemson cemetery complete but answers on unmarked graves may take years

https://bloximages.newyork1.vip.townnews.com/postandcourier.com/content/tncms/assets/v3/editorial/8/4a/84a74b52-febe-11ea-8cfb-1385d6198e30/5f6d2e0846aae.image.jpg?resize=1200%2C900 CLEMSON — Scores of additional white flags flapping atop tiny plastic poles have appeared throughout Woodland Cemeter...
by Newsman
Thu Sep 10, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Egypt: Two missing ancient cities tipped for discovery as scans bring major breakthrough
Replies: 0
Views: 497

Egypt: Two missing ancient cities tipped for discovery as scans bring major breakthrough

EGYPT archaeologist Dr Chris Naunton has told Express.co.uk that he is pinning hope on two ancient cities being uncovered following a revolution in his field. Dr Naunton, the author behind ‘Searching for the Lost Tombs of Egypt,’ is hoping that will soon change, as archaeologists look to move away f...
by Newsman
Thu Sep 03, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: Oil and Gas Exploration
Topic: North Carolina sues over federal decision on seismic testing
Replies: 4
Views: 881

North Carolina sues over federal decision on seismic testing

NORTH CAROLINA (WWAY/AP) — On Wednesday, Attorney General Josh Stein filed a lawsuit in federal court to block the Trump Administration for allowing seismic exploration for oil and gas off the North Carolina coast. “Protecting our state’s beautiful natural resources – and the critical economic benef...
by Newsman
Sun Aug 30, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Archaeologists search for more graves at old Pinellas County school
Replies: 0
Views: 543

Archaeologists search for more graves at old Pinellas County school

CLEARWATER, Fla. — Archaeologists were back out at the old Curtis Fundamental School site located at Holt and Engman this week using ground-penetrating radar to search for even more graves than the dozens they detected earlier this year. The search is one of several happening across the Tampa Bay ar...
by Newsman
Sun Aug 09, 2020 2:32 pm
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Sinkhole no longer poses danger, engineering study says
Replies: 1
Views: 612

Sinkhole no longer poses danger, engineering study says

BLACK HAWK, S.D. (AP) — A sinkhole near an interstate in Black Hawk that forced some residents to evacuate their homes no longer poses danger based on an engineering study that did not find any voids under the road, the South Dakota Department of Transportation says. DOT hired Rapid City-based FMG E...
by Newsman
Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:47 am
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Lidar technology has revealed a whole new timeline of human occupation across the UK, from prehistoric burial mounds to
Replies: 0
Views: 891

Lidar technology has revealed a whole new timeline of human occupation across the UK, from prehistoric burial mounds to

https://ychef.files.bbci.co.uk/624x351/p08lgyb1.jpg Today, Bodmin Moor in north-eastern Cornwall is one of Britain’s most breath-taking wildernesses, where heather-covered high moors pocked by granite outcrops are cut with sharp river gorges and lonely woodlands. It’s not a place you would associat...
by Newsman
Thu Jul 30, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Ancient remains found in fields in East Yorkshire earmarked for new solar farm
Replies: 0
Views: 892

Ancient remains found in fields in East Yorkshire earmarked for new solar farm

https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/webimg/QVNIMTE2MjU3NTEw.jpg?crop=982:524,smart&width=640 A geophysical survey was carried out in April and May on 59 hectares of land at Skerne, near Driffield, where developers Harmony Energy have submitted plans for 99,000 solar panels. The survey found a number of...
by Newsman
Mon Jul 27, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: Oil and Gas Exploration
Topic: 3 ways energy and petroleum pros can pivot to new industries
Replies: 0
Views: 893

3 ways energy and petroleum pros can pivot to new industries

With 23 oil and gas companies filing for bankruptcy so far in 2020, including giants like Chesapeake Energy, Ultra Petroleum, Unit Corporation, and Whiting Petroleum, many Houston-based industry professionals are stuck in downturn-induced career stagnation. Although energy prices have bounced back f...
by Newsman
Mon Jun 29, 2020 7:31 pm
Forum: Oil and Gas Exploration
Topic: Brakes applied to worldwide oil, gas exploration
Replies: 0
Views: 879

Brakes applied to worldwide oil, gas exploration

The long-term view is frightening. With long gestation periods, new oil and gas projects may not get online when needed International oil and gas exploration and production are in the doldrums and won’t likely rebound any time soon. Canada has curtailed its crude output by one million barrels per d...
by Newsman
Mon Jun 29, 2020 7:28 pm
Forum: Oil and Gas Exploration
Topic: Oil rig workers claim unfair treatment in a system 'rotten to the core'
Replies: 3
Views: 855

Oil rig workers claim unfair treatment in a system 'rotten to the core'

Oil rig workers claim the industry is “rotten to the core”, angry that most senior jobs on a newly-arrived rig have been handed to foreigners. Stuff spoke to seven experienced rig workers overlooked for positions on the Archer Emerald rig, which has arrived off the Taranaki coast to drill up to five...
by Newsman
Wed Jun 17, 2020 4:57 pm
Forum: Oil and Gas Exploration
Topic: The U.S. Has Already Lost More Than 100,000 Oil And Gas Jobs
Replies: 9
Views: 4557

The U.S. Has Already Lost More Than 100,000 Oil And Gas Jobs

The US oil and gas labor market is amongst the world’s most severely hit by the downturn that the Covid-19 pandemic has brought, a Rystad Energy analysis of the latest data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (US BLS) reveals. More than 100,000 oil and gas jobs have already been lost in total, wi...
by Newsman
Sun Jun 14, 2020 9:01 am
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Complete ancient Roman city mapped using ground-penetrating radar
Replies: 2
Views: 1057

Re: Complete ancient Roman city mapped using ground-penetrating radar

https://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/s--GirvwMS6--/c_scale,f_auto,fl_progressive,q_80,w_800/h9cn3dmqpfbrxqbcanzf.jpg For the new survey, Millett and his colleagues used an all-terrain vehicle to tow a rig equipped with ground-penetrating radar. The scientists made scans every 12.5 cent...
by Newsman
Tue Jun 09, 2020 9:36 pm
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Complete ancient Roman city mapped using ground-penetrating radar
Replies: 2
Views: 1057

Complete ancient Roman city mapped using ground-penetrating radar

https://assets.newatlas.com/dims4/default/7aec56e/2147483647/strip/true/crop/1843x1559+0+0/resize/1135x960!/format/webp/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fnewatlas-brightspot.s3.amazonaws.com%2F2f%2F91%2F27fe9cb245d28f1c3667ad79f8e3%2F233716.jpg An international team of researchers has mapped the entiret...
by Newsman
Wed Jun 03, 2020 10:20 am
Forum: Oil and Gas Exploration
Topic: How realistic are the hopes of oil workers in the geothermal opportunity?
Replies: 3
Views: 993

How realistic are the hopes of oil workers in the geothermal opportunity?

A lot has been written about the possibility that the oil crash could create an unprecedented boom for the geothermal sector in recent weeks. Something not completely new, similar discussions were popping up during the financial crisis of 2008/ 2009. Naturally the point of view from the geothermal s...
by Newsman
Fri May 29, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: Oil and Gas Exploration
Topic: Chevron to cut up to 15% of jobs in restructuring
Replies: 1
Views: 794

Chevron to cut up to 15% of jobs in restructuring

Chevron will cut 10 to 15 per cent of its worldwide workforce as part of an ongoing restructuring at the second-largest US oil producer. The company previously disclosed a 30 per cent reduction in its 2020 budget and voluntary job cuts amid this year's sharp drop in oil prices and lower demand for o...
by Newsman
Fri May 22, 2020 7:42 pm
Forum: Oil and Gas Exploration
Topic: Rise in Oil and Gas Exploration Activities Benefit Marine Seismic Equipment and Acquisition Market
Replies: 5
Views: 1264

Rise in Oil and Gas Exploration Activities Benefit Marine Seismic Equipment and Acquisition Market

- Rise in multi-client projects in Africa and Latin America cement global prospects of marine seismic equipment and acquisition market - Spate of new oil and gas reserves discoveries boost demand ALBANY, New York, May 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Growing demand for cutting-edge technologies in marine se...
by Newsman
Thu May 21, 2020 2:29 pm
Forum: Oil and Gas Exploration
Topic: Google Says It Will Not Build Custom A.I. for Oil and Gas Extraction
Replies: 7
Views: 1460

Google Says It Will Not Build Custom A.I. for Oil and Gas Extraction

After a year of weathering criticism from tech workers, politicians, and activists over its oil industry contracts, Google has stated that it will not create new custom A.I. or machine learning algorithms that would help the oil and gas industry enhance its ability to extract fossil fuels. “We will ...
by Newsman
Sun May 10, 2020 3:12 pm
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Archaeologist searching for thousands of unmarked graves in Australia's cemeteries
Replies: 4
Views: 1232

Archaeologist searching for thousands of unmarked graves in Australia's cemeteries

https://www.abc.net.au/cm/rimage/12198546-3x2-xlarge.jpg The radar looks for lines in the soil that show where new graves have been dug over time, and where existing graves have been dug up and added to. Headstones inside a cemetery. The lines remain for hundreds of years after the soil has been mo...
by Newsman
Sun Jul 16, 2017 7:37 pm
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: MEXICAN MYSTERY Spooky ‘tunnel to the underworld’ found hidden beneath Mexico’s ancient Pyramid of the Moon
Replies: 1
Views: 1624

MEXICAN MYSTERY Spooky ‘tunnel to the underworld’ found hidden beneath Mexico’s ancient Pyramid of the Moon

https://www.thesun.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/nintchdbpict0003365006941.jpg?strip=all&w=960&quality=100 ARCHAEOLOGISTS have found a secret tunnel hidden beneath a world-famous pyramid in Mexico – believed to have been built as link to the underworld. The eerie passageway was found underneath ...
by Newsman
Sat Jul 08, 2017 8:13 pm
Forum: General Geophysics and Geoscience
Topic: Why cut the state geologist position?
Replies: 0
Views: 4520

Why cut the state geologist position?

I am from out of state now, but I was educated in Boone and Iowa State University. I worked at the Iowa Geological Survey from 1973-1981. The agency was on the forefront of science and research in the state, including topics such as water exploration, wise well development, remote sensing, mineral e...
by Newsman
Sat Jul 08, 2017 8:07 pm
Forum: General Geophysics and Geoscience
Topic: The Fragile Ground Beneath 66 Million Barrels of Oil
Replies: 0
Views: 1013

The Fragile Ground Beneath 66 Million Barrels of Oil

Wastewater from oil drilling is triggering earthquakes, and no one can predict where they will strike or how hard they will shake. https://www.insidescience.org/sites/default/files/images/articles/inline-images/south-side-after-quake----medium-width-crop-lowres.jpg Three miles below the town of Cush...
by Newsman
Sat Jul 08, 2017 1:50 pm
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Border Patrol agents say they are ill-equipped to detect drug tunnels (Video)
Replies: 0
Views: 1017

Border Patrol agents say they are ill-equipped to detect drug tunnels (Video)

As the U.S. debates the border wall proposed by President Trump, a new, illicit world is emerging underground. And while Trump believes a wall will thwart illegal immigrants and drug dealers, it will do little to address the daunting labyrinth law enforcement authorities are confronting below the gr...
by Newsman
Sat Jul 08, 2017 1:13 pm
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Radar "can save costs caused by street tree roots"
Replies: 0
Views: 930

Radar "can save costs caused by street tree roots"

Ground penetrating radar (GPR) can enable tree managers to monitor the roots of street trees, helping to avoid pavement cracking and lifting and hence the cost of pavement repair or tree removal, according to an Australian study. http://www.hortweek.com/radar-can-save-costs-caused-street-tree-roots/...