• The Fast Reservoir Forecaster quickly predicts a field’s generative potential
    A cloud application, the Fast Reservoir Forecaster can provide reservoir engineers with reliable forecasts of the hydrocarbon resources in a reservoir. This workflow automation based on artificial intelligence allows users to save valuable time without jeopardizing quality, a decisive competitive asset.
  • Old-century technology – deep ocean cables can be a global observatory to warn tsunami
    According to Oden Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences and United Nation’s SMART Cables Joint Task Force, deep ocean optic cables are stretched across a million kilometers on the ocean floor. The current task of research group is testing the concept of the sensors that will allow for low-cost global deep ocean observation to detect temperature, pressure, and seismic acceleration. 
  • Strong earthquake near the Fukushima region of Japan, 16 March 2022 – more than 2 million households are without power
    A 7.4 magnitude earthquake that struck the Fukushima region of Japan on March 16 killed at least four people and injured more than 100, bringing back memories of a deadly quake and tsunami 11 years ago that caused a nuclear plant disaster. According to Japan’s Kyodo News agency, the temblor, which hit just after 5 a.m. local time, was centered at a depth of 8 km, and was felt as far away as Tokyo and Osaka. The earthquake struck the same area as the March 11, 2011, quake and tsunami, which left over 18,000 people dead or missing and caused