Entries by Bob Basili


SEG 2019

Due to the short time between EAGE in London in June and SEG in San Antonio in September we have decided not to exhibit at SEG this year. We will still be attending so please contact Ronny Bøhn for meeting appointments.  

inApril announces two new board members

inApril is pleased to announce the appoint of two new independent board members. Paal Johnsen and Jørn Christiansen have joined the company’s board of directors effective May 29, 2019. Commenting on the appointments, inAprils CEO, Vidar Hovland, stated: “We are pleased to welcome Paal and Jørn to our board.  They will bring invaluable additional financial […]


inApril introduces the long life A3000LL node with up to 200 days battery life

Based on requests from customers inApril now introduces the A3000LL (long life) node. The A3000LL has extended battery life (125, 150, 175 or 200 days). All specifications except for battery life, weight and size will be the same as for the A3000. An A3000LL with 200 days battery life will have a weight of 35/15kg (air/water). Please contact us for more details. […]


inApril agrees node technology agreement with 4CNode Geophysical

inApril has signed a technology cooperation agreement with 4CNode Geophysical, a Norwegian company developing a node-based system mainly for reservoir characterization and monitoring. 4CNode will use inApril`s technology in their nodes and for data management and several quality control solutions. 4CNode Geophysical, founded by Eivind Berg, legendary pioneer of the first commercial ocean bottom node […]

Video of inApril´s node storage unit

Oslo, November 20,  2018. Following is a short video demonstrating our containerized node storage unit with fully automated data download, clock and battery management.  The system handles one node in or out every 16 seconds from a 40´container.  In the video, we sped up the off loading process for illustration purposes.  Also important to note […]

inApril launches major product upgrade

We are excited to be announcing a major product upgrade being readied for implementation in H1 2019 which will give our Venator node-based seabed seismic solution a strong competitive advantage over current node-on-a-rope (NOAR) systems. Highlight of the changes, based on the company’s continuing R&D programme, will be Venator’s ability to safely deploy and retrieve […]

inApril’s Ocean Bottom Node technology successfully tested

inApril is happy to announce that our proprietary Venator technology has passed further field trials. As part of a prequalification process a number of inApril’s A3000 nodes, along with other Ocean Bottom Seismic technology, was tested during a field trial. The nodes were deployed by ROV and recorded continuous data during approximately 45 days in the field. The subsequent […]


Pierre-Loïc Laizet to begin as Vice president Technical

Oslo, August 20, 2018 inApril is pleased to announce the appointment of Pierre-Loïc Laizet as Vice President Technical, effective September 1.  Pierre started his career assembling wireline tools with Schlumberger in Paris, then moved to Norway and Malaysia with WesternGeco in engineering and manufacturing of marine and land seismic hardware.  Combined with experience in sourcing […]

Venator highlights

Oslo, June 27 2018. After a few requests during and after the EAGE exhibition, we are now publishing the following animation highlighting the main benefits of our Ocean Bottom Seismic system, Venator.