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The complete solution for all your microseismic survey needs

Magnitude, a Baker Hughes company, provides microseismic monitoring, acquisition, processing, and consulting services to reduce the risk, optimize the design, and improve the production of fracture stimulation operations.

Created in 2003, Magnitude’s strategic focus has been realigned on the growing microseismic monitoring segment. This group now controls a robust portfolio combining borehole, surface, and permanent monitoring technologies, and is in a unique position of offering the industry truly integrated solutions.

Magnitude, initially a joint venture between Baker Hughes and CGG, builds on the experience, capabilities, and industry-proven scientific integrity that both companies offer in microseismic acquisition, microseismic imaging, and analysis.

Magnitude’s multidisciplinary approach offers a range of technologies and services for surface and borehole microseismic acquisition, and it is committed to delivering quality microseismic monitoring solutions that address a broad range of oil and gas industry challenges, including hydraulic fracturing, gas storage, and wastewater disposal.

Our dedicated teams of seismologists, engineers, and programmers have been involved in the research, development, and application of microseismic technologies for over 20 years. Using cutting-edge acquisition and processing methodologies, our experts provide tailored microseismic solutions ranging from short feasibility studies to large turnkey monitoring projects.

Headquartered in Houston, with processing and research & development (R&D) centers located across the world, Magnitude can deliver effective, customized reservoir monitoring solutions that provide the insight necessary to reduce fracturing risk, optimize field planning, and maximize recovery.

Magnitude’s complete microseismic offering includes:

  • Monitoring services:
    • Hydraulic fracture monitoring
      • Borehole microseismic
      • Surface microseismic
    • Induced seismicity monitoring
      • Reservoir and cavern integrity
    • Integrated interpretation
  • Consulting services
  • Acquisition technology
  • Processing

Our scope of work history ranges in many known oil and gas geologically defined areas. These areas include but are not limited to:

  • Marcellus
  • Utica
  • Bakken
  • Horn River
  • DJ
  • Mississippia Lime
  • Eagle Ford
  • Barnett
  • Permian
  • Haynesville
  • Niobrara
  • Mexico
  • Poland
  • Australia
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Vietnam

Leveraging a comprehensive technology portfolio

When combined with the Baker Hughes industry-recognized formation evaluation, seismic acquisition, and pressure pumping technology and services, Magnitude offers unsurpassed microseismic solutions.

To learn more about Magnitude’s complete microseismic solution, please contact your local service representative.

September 2016 Newsletter

Though the last few years have been a difficult period for the Oil and Gas industry, Magnitude remains committed to providing our customers with the most accurate and dependable microseismic solutions available...

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