ES Xplore Comparisons

ES Xplore’s electroseismic surveying brings significant advantages compared to traditional seismic data. With ES Xplore, you can perform a smaller survey (one square mile), whereas conventional seismic’s minimum survey area is significantly larger. ES Xplore is environmentally non-intrusive and does not require an active energy source. This innovative technology brings significant time and cost savings, from efficiencies on-site to the reduced survey equipment required.

Comparisons of Conventional Land Seismic vs Electroseismic

Comparisons - Seismic Detects Structure

Seismic Detects Structure

Uses multiple source-receiver combinations

Comparisons - Electroseismic Detects Hydrocarbons

Electroseismic Detects Hydrocarbons

Uses passive electric fields and seismic waves to construct a time trace INDEPENDENT of other traces

Key Differences Between Seismic and Passive ES

Comparisons - Seismic Illustration


Spherical pulse from point source:
Attenuation from geometric spreading

Intrinsic seismic attenuation dominant

Reflections from each interval interface:
Many multiples

Comparisons - Passive ES Illustration - ES Xplore Technology

Passive Electroseismic

Plane wave from formation:
No attenuation from geometric spreading

Intrinsic seismic attenuation small

Only hydrocarbon intervals generate seismic return:
Far fewer multiples