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by Newsman
Sun Feb 07, 2021 8:00 pm
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Ground-Penetrating Radar Locates Massive Viking Burial Mounds in Norway
Replies: 0
Views: 154

Ground-Penetrating Radar Locates Massive Viking Burial Mounds in Norway

https://www.ancient-origins.net/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/image003_572.jpg?itok=CC14gNjn The discovery of the burial mounds was not a surprise. Aerial photographs had already picked up subtle signs of their presence, and it was in fact these photographs that prompted the 2019 survey. ...
by Newsman
Sun Feb 07, 2021 7:54 pm
Forum: Oil and Gas Exploration
Topic: Biden’s climate change plan and the battle for America’s most threatened workers
Replies: 0
Views: 98

Biden’s climate change plan and the battle for America’s most threatened workers

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimated the number of oil and gas extraction jobs at roughly 160,000 at the end of 2020, and coal mining jobs slipped below 50,000 total by year-end. Those numbers can appear small — Amazon hired over 400,000 workers during the pandemic and now employs more than one ...
by Newsman
Fri Jan 15, 2021 9:31 am
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Archaeologists Are Just Beginning to Unearth the Mummies and Secrets of Saqqara
Replies: 2
Views: 346

Archaeologists Are Just Beginning to Unearth the Mummies and Secrets of Saqqara

https://thumbs-prod.si-cdn.com/qgLeXvvAMmp3LQKzFn-r0gG_Dao=/1024x596/https://public-media.si-cdn.com/filer/b7/a8/b7a8e83c-849a-4d5a-bfd7-5f2b8219361b/gettyimages-1229614249.jpg ... Geophysical surveys have revealed the remains of numerous temples buried under the sand. Archaeologists have also disc...
by Newsman
Mon Nov 30, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: Near Surface Geophysics
Topic: Facebook Severs Second Cable; Leaves Debris at Tierra Del Mar
Replies: 1
Views: 422

Facebook Severs Second Cable; Leaves Debris at Tierra Del Mar

Facebook representative, Stephen Uy, admitted November 13th that a second cable has severed offshore from its drilling site in Tierra Del Mar. (See statement from Stephen Uy below, sent to Tierra Del Mar residents.) A Facebook crew had been doing an electrical resistivity tomography (ERT) survey as ...
by Newsman
Mon Nov 30, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: Oil and Gas Exploration
Topic: COVID-19 Takes Major Toll On Australian Oil & Gas Jobs
Replies: 1
Views: 326

COVID-19 Takes Major Toll On Australian Oil & Gas Jobs

https://d32r1sh890xpii.cloudfront.net/tinymce/2020-11/1605633446-o_1enbjbstb1jo416tk1a0b8fq1ea58_large.jpg The Covid-19 pandemic hit Australia’s already declining oil and gas workforce hard, causing a loss of over 28,000 jobs this year, equivalent to a quarter of the country’s total count, a Rystad...
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: 1
Views: 387

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: 803

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: 1202

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: 967

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: 1228

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: 1007

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: 792

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: 1287

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: 1279

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: 1290

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: 1027

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: 1083

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: 4916

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: 3
Views: 1395

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: 3
Views: 1395

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: 1188

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: 951

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: 1594

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: 1805

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: 1478

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...