Undersea Hydrocarbon Detection

Tech ID: 20593 / UC Case 2005-035-0

Technology Description

University researchers at the Scripps Institute of Oceanography have invented a new sensor for detecting the presence and measuring the characteristics of hydrocarbon reservoirs. This invention features a design that is more compact and robust than previous designs currently on the market. The invention also allows for specific monitoring of the changes to reservoir, and not surrounding geology.

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Country Type Number Dated Case
United States Of America Issued Patent 7,482,813 01/27/2009 2005-035


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oil exploration, gas exploration

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