Using electromagnetics to find oil
Electromagnetic hydrocarbon detection shows promise, technique has potential to locate large oil and gas pools in rock strata offshore
Despite major advances in techniques such as 3-D seismic surveying, the direct detection of underground oil and gas deposits has remained an elusive desire for exploration geologists and geophysicists: Exploration invariably involves drilling to test for the uncertain presence of oil in geologic str....
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First tried in 1934
Got going in the 1990s
Detects electrical resistance
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