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DarkVision & Ovintiv Industry Collaboration Featured in JPT Article

DarkVision and Ovintiv’s industry-leading collaboration on the identification and quantification of plug related casing damage was recognized within the industry-leading Journal of Petroleum Technology (JPT). The article highlights how Ovintiv’s completions engineers rely on DarkVision’s high-resolution 3D data to accurately identify and measure casing damage, and optimize their completion design.

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DarkVision Wins Curtis Blount Outstanding Paper Award

DarkVision and ARC Resources were awarded the Curtis Blount Outstanding Paper Award for their significant contribution to the oil and gas industry’s knowledge of well integrity in a recent technical paper (SPE-204412-MS). The award was presented at the 2021 SPE/ICoTA Well Intervention Conference in Houston, Texas.

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DarkVision Featured In Multiple ATCE 2020 Papers

DarkVision’s high resolution 3D visualizations were featured in two prominent papers released at the SPE Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (ATCE). The high-fidelity submillimetric measurements generated by HADES™ has given operators the ability to investigate and quantify downhole failures with a level of detail that was previously unattainable.

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SPE-201734-MS
SPE-201715-MS

DarkVision Showcased in May 2020 Issues of Hart Energy’s E&P Magazine

DarkVision’s technology was showcased in the May 2020 issue of Hart Energy’s industry leading E&P magazine. The article investigates DarkVision’s high-resolution acoustic-based imaging technology and its evolution for applications in perforation erosion imaging and measurement.

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Koch Acquires DarkVision

Koch Engineered Solutions (KES), a unit of Koch Industries Inc., has acquired a majority stake in DarkVision Technologies Inc. in the first step towards developing a broad asset integrity platform within KES. In conjunction with the acquisition, KES has made a significant growth equity investment in DarkVision to fund future growth, R&D, and expansion.

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DarkVision Receives OTC 2020 Spotlight on New Technology Award

DarkVision was honoured to receive the 2020 Spotlight on New Technology Award from the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston, Texas. The award recognizes DarkVision’s highly innovative acoustic imaging technology for making a significant impact in the oil and gas industry.

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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.