DarkVision, SM Energy, and Halliburton Release Limited Entry Perforation SPE Paper

DarkVision, SM Energy, and Halliburton co-authored an SPE paper which was released at the 2020 Hydraulic Fracturing Technology Conference. SPE-199712-MS evaluated limited entry perforating designs using DarkVision’s high resolution acoustic imaging tool and Halliburton’s distributed temperature sensing fiber.

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DarkVision Authors Industry Leading SPE Paper

DarkVision released its first SPE paper with co-authors Jagged Peak, PETRONAS Canada, and Encana Oil & Gas (USA). SPE-199718-MS was revered for being the most comprehensive overview of perforation erosion analysis across all North American basins.

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DarkVision Featured on Front Cover of JPT

DarkVision’s high resolution images were featured on the front cover of the oil and gas industry’s most widely read publication, the Journal of Petroleum Technology (JPT). The January 2020 issue addresses how DarkVision is helping operators diagnose casing failures, providing never before seen images of damage within operators’ wells.

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DarkVision CEO Honoured as 2020 Energy Innovator

DarkVision’s CEO, Stephen Robinson, was awarded the designation of Energy Innovator by E&P Magazine, a Hart Energy publication. The award recognized Stephen’s leadership and significant contribution to advancing oil and gas downhole imaging technology.

DarkVision Honoured with ICoTA Canada Innovation Award

DarkVision was awarded the ICoTA Canada Innovation Award for their outstanding technological advancements in oil and gas downhole imaging.

DarkVision Featured in UBC’s 2018 Ingenuity Magazine

DarkVision’s founders featured in UBC’s 2018 Ingenuity Engineering Magazine for their role in entrepreneurial success and support of UBC engineering students. Article below page 32.


DarkVision Sponsors Girls in Tech Hackathon

DarkVision is a proud sponsor of the first-ever Girls in Tech Hackathon in Vancouver, that took place on February 10th, 2018. The winning team, PicTalk, received the top prize of $2,500 for the most innovative solution. The team of four developed a browser plugin that leveraged a machine learning convolutional neural network to identify and describe objects in photos for the visually impaired. Congrats PicTalk!

DarkVision Opens Alberta Office

DarkVision has now opened a field operations office in Calgary, AB to support the increased demand for its technology from oil and gas operators in Canada. The new office is located at #40 – 999 57 Ave NE, Calgary, AB

DarkVision Becomes Lead Sponsor for UBC Rocket Team

DarkVision replaces Lockheed Martin as the lead sponsor for UBC’s now world-renowned Rocket Team. In 2017, the team made its first appearance at the Spaceport American Cup in New Mexico and won 1st prize in the competition, beating 115 rival teams from top universities including MIT and the University of Michigan. DarkVision had the honor of naming the team’s new testing platform for 2018, now officially named DARKSTAR (Data Acquisition Rig for Kilonewton Static Testing and Acceptance of Rocket engines).

DarkVision Named Outstanding Employer in Canada

DarkVision was named to Canada’s Outstanding Employers list for its engagement with youth in entrepreneurship, technology and engineering. 14 other companies were named to the list as winners for 2016. Current and past winners have included Samsung, MDA, Nexen, CBC and Bell.