Entries by Bob Basili

inApril’s dealings with patents and technical solutions.

April 22, 2016 It is well known that seismic companies have a long tradition for patenting their solutions and it has become a necessity for all players in the industry to navigate carefully in the development and use of seismic equipment. The validity of patents will always be geographically limited – some very narrow and […]

inApril contracts leading onboard seismic data management experts, Profocus Systems

September 10, 2015 inApril has contracted to ProFocus Systems to develop Venator’s integrated Data Management and Operator Console system. The system will deliver post processed navigation data in near real-time. “We are very satisfied with having ProFocus onboard in building Venator to become the complete and fully integrated system for ocean bottom node acquisition.  Their knowledge […]

inApril secures additional financing

September 1, 2015 inApril has over the summer secured additional financing to further the company´s development and test program. The test program includes: – A node verification program. (ongoing) – The manufacture and testing of full scale versions of the Launch and Recovery System (LRS),  including: (ongoing)      a) the module that connects / disconnects the […]

Odd Erik Rudshaug joins inApril as Chief Financial Officer

8th February 2015 Odd Erik joined InApril in February 2015, as CFO. He has 28 years experience from the shipping and offshore industry, 20 of these within the seismic sector. He has been Group Chief Accountant and Financial Controller in PGS, co-founder and CFO in Reservoir Exploration Technology ASA, and recently co-founder and CFO in […]

Node-on-a-rope now also in deep water.

8th December 2014 inApril is developing a system for deployment of ocean bottom nodes in deep water using our node-on-a-rope solution. This allows our customers to acquire ocean bottom seismic in deep water with efficiency that haven’t been seen to date. For further information please contact us on ‘post@inapril.com’.

Westcon Power and Automation becomes a solution partner of inApril

21st November 2014 We are happy to announce that Westcon Power & Automation and inApril have signed an agreement for development of the Venator’s advanced node-on-a-rope deployment and recovery system. This includes winches, rope traction control and over the stern / side system. Westcon Power & Automation delivers advanced, tailor-made automation systems for the oil […]

Longer battery life in the A3000 ocean bottom node

30th October 2014 inApril is pleased to announce that we have been able to develop a Node with battery life of more than 100 days. This makes the Node suitable for all kind of node operations, also deep-water ROV node operations, which normally require the node to stay longer on the seabed. For our customer […]