Sercel-GRC Reintroduces AMERADA® brand for Series of Permanent Real-Time Downhole Monitoring Systems
May 2013 - TULSA, OK: Sercel-GRC today reintroduced the AMERADA® brand for electronic permanently installed downhole monitoring systems.
February 2013 - Sercel has confirmed the delivery of 14,500 channels of its industry-leading UNITE cableless land seismic acquisition system for the month of December 2012. This high monthly volume of deliveries results from sales of both single- and three-channel cableless units to fi ve different customers, including three new UNITE customers. For the full year 2012 the UNITE attracted more than 10 new customers, increasing its total client base to nearly 30 customers.
November 2012 - Sercel has added SeaPro Design, a new marine survey design software module, to extend the range of capabilities available in SeaPro Nav Suite, its proven marine navigation software portfolio.
November 2012 - Sercel has introduced new enhancements to its cable-free land acquisition portfolio with the joint launch of the new generation of UNITE, its industry-leading cable-free acquisition system, and the SG-5, a new geophone sensor. These enhancements are designed to offer seismic acquisition crews greater operational flexibility to acquire higher-quality data in all survey conditions.
October 2012 - Sercel has sold a UNITE cable-free seismic acquisition system to PanAmerican Geophysical, a full-service geophysical seismic acquisition company specializing in land and well seismic services throughout the Americas. The new order relates to the sale of a RAU-3 unit, the three-channel version of Sercel’s proven UNITE system.
September 2012 - Sercel’s complete portfolio of latest-generation marine seismic systems has been deployed on yet another high-end seismic vessel. Specifically designed to perform the full range of seismic functionalities from data acquisition through positioning to control, the systems portfolio is now being successfully deployed on the Oceanic Champion, a recently upgraded vessel in the CGGVeritas fleet.
June 2012 - SeaPro Nav, Sercel’s integrated navigation system for all in-water seismic equipment, has been selected by Seabird Exploration as the master system for two vessels in its marine seismic fleet, the Harrier Explorer and the Aquila Explorer.
June 2012 - Sercel announced today the expansion of its marine seismic equipment offering with the launch of the Sentinel® RD, the latest generation of its Sentinel solid streamer. With over 4,000 km of streamers delivered to more than 60 seismic vessels worldwide since its introduction in 2005, Sentinel has become the system of choice for streamer seismic survey acquisition.
May 2012 - CGGVeritas has increased its cable-free acquisition capacity to 20,000 Sercel UNITE channels on a large, 1,500-square-mile multi-client 3D land seismic survey it is currently acquiring in Pennsylvania, USA.
March 2012 - Sercel is pleased to announce the delivery of its 750th NOMAD 65 vibrator. The 750th NOMAD 65 was delivered as one of twelve vibrators ordered by SINOPEC ShengLi Geophysical Corp., the largest land seismic contractor for China Petrochemical Corporation.
February 2012 - Sercel is pleased to expand its UNITE cable-free acquisition market share with the sale of a system to United Oilfield Services (UOS), the 18th client to purchase UNITE so far. United Oilfield Services is an oilfield services company, headquartered in Poland, focused on providing critical hydraulic fracturing, modern drilling, and seismic data acquisition services to the European oil and gas industries.
January 2012 - Sercel announced today that it has acquired the assets of Geophysical Research Company, LLC (“GRC”). Headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma (USA), and established in 1925 by Amerada Petroleum Corporation, GRC is a leading provider of downhole sensors and gauges for the oil and gas industry. With approximately 120 employees, GRC is expecting 2011 revenues in the order of US$22 million.
January 2012 - Sercel has confirmed the fifth installation in the past year of its advanced integrated navigation system, SeaPro Nav.
September 2011 - Sercel has confirmed the successful deployment of its new satellite-positioned DSUGPS sensor on its first commercial seismic project. Some 9,250 DSUGPS units configured in single 428XL links were deployed by Comesa to acquire a PEMEX seismic survey in southern Mexico. An additional 750 Sercel DSU3BV units were used in the marshy areas of the prospect.
September 2011 - Sercel has launched the SeaRay® 428, the latest generation of its SeaRay® system, designed to deliver competitive, redeployable 4-C seabed seismic acquisition. The SeaRay 428 offers enhanced productivity and data quality for Ocean Bottom Cable surveys and addresses growing industry demands for ever larger channel counts and greater layout flexibility.
August 2011 - Sercel announced today that Robin Ellis will be the new Vice President of Sales & Marketing - Western Hemisphere, filling the post vacated by Mark Farine who has left the company to pursue other opportunities.
July 2011 - Sercel announced today the completion of the first UNITE cable free acquisition system project in Colombia. The project was completed ahead of schedule with the UNITE Remote Acquisition Units deployed for HOCOL S.A.'s Sinú San Jacinto Norte 3D project in In-Fill mode combined with a 428XL cable spread.
May 2011 - Sercel has successfully deployed SeaPro Nav, its new integrated navigation system for all in-water equipment. SeaPro Nav is currently being used as the master integrated navigation system on board two CGGVeritas 3D vessels, including the Elnusa Finder operated by the Elnusa CGGVeritas joint venture. It is also being used in production on two 2D vessels operated by GuangZhou Marine Geological Survey (GMGS).
May 2011 - Sercel has launched a new generation of DSU1 digital sensors, bringing an important advance in productivity to high-end land seismic surveys. Since its market launch, the DSU1 has offered the dual advantage over conventional sensors of an exceptional high-fidelity response in a broad range of seismic frequencies and efficient deployment on SuperCrews, allowing improved temporal and spatial resolution of final seismic images. The new-generation DSU1 is now the smallest, lightest and easiest to deploy digital sensor system available in the market.
May 2011 - Sercel announced today that it has broken the seismic recording channel capacity barrier with the launch of the Giga Transverse. The new Giga Transverse is offered as an add-on set of equipment to upgrade the channel capacity of the Sercel 428XL land seismic acquisition system. It is of particular benefit for SuperCrew high-channel-count surveys.
March 2011 - Sercel has been awarded a contract by Dolphin Geophysical for the purchase of Nautilus® and Sentinel® systems to equip its first high-capacity 3D seismic vessel, Polar Duke.
March 2011 - Sercel has sold a second UNITE cable-free acquisition system to Mitcham Industries, INC. The 3,000-channel order follows on from a previous purchase by Mitcham Industries, INC. of 7,500 channels last September, which have already been deployed on several seismic survey projects across the USA.
February 2011 - CGGVeritas (ISIN: 0000120164 – NYSE: CGV) announced today that its equipment subsidiary Sercel has been awarded a contract by Compania Mexicana de Exploraciones S.A. de C.V. (Comesa) for the purchase of 10,000 digital sensor units (DSU), including 9,250 DSUGPS stakeless three-component (3-C) digital sensors for dry land operations and 750 DSU3BV buried version digital sensor units for transition zone operations.
January 2011 - Sercel has released a new and enhanced version of TriggerFish, its real-time navigation and data acquisition system for flexible control over a distributed fleet of vessels during acquisition of transition zone, OBC, node and 2D streamer seismic surveys.
December 2010 - Sercel is pleased to expand its UNITE cable-free acquisition system market with the sale of a system to Paragon Geophysical Services, Inc., a company located in Wichita, Kansas which has been providing quality-oriented and competitive seismic crews since 1993.
August 2010 - The Sercel MaxiWave® digital downhole seismic array has been selected to perform high-quality VSP and microseismic surveys by the Canadian company, GeoStrata Resources Inc.
June 2010 - Ahead of the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers conference in Barcelona, Spain June 14th – 17th, Sercel is pleased to confirm it has delivered over 2,500 kilometers of its high-performance Sentinel® solid streamer, and continues to advance its leadership in the industry.
Deployment of Sercel DSU3-428 Provides Successful High-Quality Completion for Colombian 3D-3C Survey
March 2010 - Sercel announced today that deployment of the DSU3-428, an integrated digital sensor system for accurate, higher resolution data based on MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Sensor) technology, led to the high-quality completion of a 3D-3C seismic project. Both the oil company client, Ecopetrol, and the seismic contractor, Compania Latinoamerican S.A. (CGL), were pleased by the smooth completion of the project ahead of schedule.
Sercel Boosts Cutting-Edge Seismic Acquisition Hardware Product Offerings with GEDCO's Innovative Geophysical Software Solutions
July 2009 - Houston, TX - Sercel and its affiliates, a worldwide company specialized in the development and manufacturing of sophisticated seismic acquisition equipments, has established a strategic cooperation with GEDCO, a leading developer of seismic software solutions for the exploration sector.
June 2009 - Sercel has been awarded a contract by Compania Mexicana de Exploraciones S.A de C.V. (Comesa) for the purchase of a Unite cable-free acquisition system that will be used to carry out multiple seismic projects for Pemex in southern Mexico.
April 2009 - Sercel is pleased to announce that its new repair center in Almaty, Kazakhstan is now operational.
December 2008 - Sercel has successfully opened their new support center in Mexico City, which will be operated and facilitated by Sercel and Núñez y Asociados, S.A de C.V.
December 2008 - Sercel acquires Quest Geo Solutions Ltd in a private deal. Created in May 2003 and located in Liphook (UK), Quest Geo Solutions Ltd specializes in providing navigation and positioning software for the seismic industry.
November 2008 - Sercel announced today the first successful production deployment of SeaPro Nav. During a rigorous set of trials last month in the North Sea, SeaPro Nav was used as the master Integrated Navigation System onboard the CGGVeritas Search.
October 2008 - Sercel announced today that Wavefield Inseis has purchased the first Nautilus® Acoustic System to be installed on the newly built M/V Geowave Voyager.
October 2008 - Sercel has recently launched a new information platform which has been developed for the return and repair of all Sercel Electronics and Streamers products.
September 2008 - Baker Atlas has recently successfully completed the first MaxiWave™ survey in an onshore well in Middle East.
May 2008 - Sercel acquires the Metrolog group of companies in a private deal.
May 2008 - LAGUNA HILLS , Calif. — May 7th, 2008— Ultera Systems Inc., a leading provider of high-performance virtual tape libraries, has entered into a strategic partnership with Sercel, the world leader in seismic acquisition, under which the French company will internationally market and support the Mirage™ Data Recorder (MDR).
February 2008 - Sercel announced today that Geokinetics Inc has purchased the first commercial application of its SeaRay® system.
January 2008 - During last SEG in San Antonio, Texas, Sercel announced the launch of a New Seismic Marine Source, the G. GUN II.