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 Identify sabkahs / salt lake areas

 

Challenge ID:

HCP-1212

Originator:

Onshore: Hatfield

Title:

Identify sabkahs / salt lake areas.

Theme:

ON 1.2: Seismic Planning - Identification of adverse terrain for trafficability

Consortium Lead:

RPS Group

Interviewed Company:

RPS Group

Geography:

ON.REG.02 - Australia

Challenge Description

What is not possible / not adequately addressed at present?

If a crust is present it might fail/break when vibroseis vehicles are operational. An issue in countries such as Australia, Egypt and Ethiopia.

What effect does this challenge have on operations?

Health and safety risk that requires mitigation. If hazard is not identified, can cause damage to equipment and personnel.

Thematic information requirements:

Ortho base images

Water quantity

Terrain information

What do you currently do to address this challenge? 

How is this challenge conventionally addressed?

Use available base data and satellite images to assess ground conditions.

What kind of solutions do you envisage could address this challenge?

A method to accurately identify sabkahs.

What is your view on the capability of technology to meet this need?

Are you currently using EO tech? If not, why not?

None.

Challenge Classification

Impact on Lifecycle (0=none, 4=high):

Climate / Topography / Urgency:

Pre-license:

1

Climate class:

Dry

Exploration:

3

Topographic class:

Not specific

Development:

1

Seasonal variations:

Any season

Production:

1

Impact area:

Health and Safety, Cost reduction

Decommissioning:

1

Technology urgency:

3 - Immediately (0-2 years)

Challenge Information Requirements

Update frequency:

Snapshot

Data currently used:

Medium resolution imagery

Spatial resolution:

Basin

Thematic accuracy:

Not specific

Required formats:

Not Specific

Timeliness (Vintage):

Reference data

Geographic extents:

Basin

Existing standards:

None