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Michael W Norris, Michael Hares, George Wood: Quality control seismic data processing system. Baker Hughes Incorporated, Alan J Atkinson, July 6, 1999: US05920828 (70 worldwide citation)

An automated quality control system for processing geophysical seismic data and positioning data from a marine navigation system. The invention includes a prospect data logger in communication with system components for accessing the seismic data, for coordinating seismic data processing, and for id ...


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Robbert Jasper de Kok: Method for acquiring and processing of data from two or more simultaneously fired sources. Westerngeco L L C, David S Figatner, Madan Mossman & Sriram P C, April 8, 2003: US06545944 (69 worldwide citation)

A method of seismic surveying and seismic data processing using a plurality of simultaneously recorded seismic-energy sources. An activation sequence for each of said plurality of seismic energy sources may be determined such that energy from seismic sources may be recorded simultaneously and seismi ...


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Dennis Corrigan, Vaughn L Ball: Amplitude and phase compensation in dual-sensor ocean bottom cable seismic data processing. Atlantic Richfield Company, Anderson Levine & Lintel, June 30, 1998: US05774417 (67 worldwide citation)

A method and computer system for applying corrections to dual sensor ocean bottom cable marine seismic signals, for purposes of eliminating ghosts and reverberations, are disclosed. According to the disclosed method and system, both phase and amplitude corrections are derived in common receiver gath ...


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Lee E Siems, Paul M Morgan, Carl H Savit: Decentralized seismic data processing system. Western Geophysical Co of America, William A Knox, May 30, 1978: US04092629 (55 worldwide citation)

The seismic system includes a seismic sensor cable assembly having 50 cable sections and much of the seismic data processing electronics decentralized into the cable structure itself. The cable assembly is coupled to a central station mounted in a recording vehicle. The central station includes reco ...


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Partha Sarathi Routh, Phil D Anno, Robert T Baumel: Simultaneous inversion for source wavelet and AVO parameters from prestack seismic data. ConocoPhillips Company, Madan Mossman & Sriram PC, July 4, 2006: US07072767 (49 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides for a method and apparatus for seismic data processing. Prestack seismic data is obtained that contains a plurality of reflectors. Non-parallel moveout of the plurality of reflectors is utilized to determine a source wavelet using an L2-Norm and a reflectivity paramete ...


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E Frederic Herkenhoff, Joseph P Stefani: Methods for acquiring and processing seismic data from quasi-simultaneously activated translating energy sources. Chevron U, Richard Schulte, Maurice Teixeira, March 16, 2010: US07679990 (48 worldwide citation)

A method for obtaining seismic data is disclosed. A constellation of seismic energy sources is translated along a survey path. The seismic energy sources include a reference energy source and a satellite energy source. The reference energy source is activated and the satellite energy source is activ ...


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Zheng Zheng Zhou, Jaime A Stein, Michael S Keehan: Seismic data processing method. NuTec Sciences, Baker Botts L, November 13, 2001: US06317695 (47 worldwide citation)

A method for migrating seismic data is disclosed in which seismic traces recorded by a plurality of receivers are separated into offset bands according to the offsets of the traces. The data in each offset band is then migrated according to a downward continuation method. The downward continuation m ...


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Anthony A Vassiliou, Paul Garossino: Time-frequency processing and analysis of seismic data using very short-time fourier transforms. Amoco Corporation, James A Gabala, Robert E Sloat, December 15, 1998: US05850622 (42 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates generally to method of seismic data processing which provides a superior method of removing or attenuating some forms of seismic noise and can also be used as a basis for seismic attribute analysis and automatic trace editing. In particular, the present invention is dir ...


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Randol R Read, Ralph E Warmack, James M Farmer, Jerry D Henshaw, Connie T Marshall: Cableless seismic digital field recorder having on-site seismic data processing capabilities. Amoco Corporation, Timothy D Stanley, December 5, 1989: US04885724 (40 worldwide citation)

An improved cableless seismic digital recording system is disclosed which records seismic-trace data generated by any type of seismic source, including high energy impulsive seismic sources, such as dynamite, and low energy surface seismic sources, such as vibrators and hammers. A seismometer, or ge ...


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Steven L Roche: Method for correcting amplitude and phase differences between time-lapse seismic surveys. Colorado School of Mines, Holme Roberts & Owen, March 21, 2000: US06041018 (35 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a time-lapse or 4-D seismic data processing method in which cross-correlation of trace information in a series of time-lapse seismic images is used to distinguish one source of noise from another source of noise. After a source of noise has been identified, an approp ...