Recent Developments at Princess Colliery of the Old Sydney Collieries, Limited

CIM Bulletin, 1946


BEFORE discussing the areas of Alberta now being prospected for oil by the seismic method1 and some of the problems involved, it might be of interest to explain briefly why seismic prospecting has come into general use in the search for oil, and to give some account of the development of the; method, the field procedure, and the physical properties involved and made use of in obtaining seismic records . Also, to indicate how these records are computed and mapped to determine sub-surface structural conditions.
Keywords: Alberta, geology, glacial drift, petroleum, seismograph, energy, Materials, Oil, Oils, Prospecting, Records, Seismographs, Structure, waves