News tagged with oil deposits

No-sweat pressure sensors

Microelectronic chips used to take pressure readings are very delicate. A new technology has been developed that makes pressure sensors more robust, enabling them to continue operating normally at temperatures ...

dateJan 13, 2010 in Engineering
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Satellites show the way to new oil finds

A new map of the Earth’s gravitational force based on satellite measurements makes it much less resource intensive to find new oil deposits. The map will be particularly useful as the ice melts in the oil-rich ...

dateFeb 27, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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