Seismic exploration includes geophysical methods of studying the Earth’s crust, which are based on the study of artificially excited elastic waves. Seismic exploration is used to study the deep structure of the Earth and to find deposits of minerals (mainly oil and gas), to solve problems of hydrogeology and engineering geology. Seismic survey is very reliable, it can obtain a huge amount of information.
Big profit recoups the work of numerous expensive equipment that comes to the places which have never had any roads at all…
Now we are going to spend some time with a seismic crew and see how they work.
It looks cool on the picture, but how is it like in reality? Let’s check it out..
Flying over the taiga.
We are somewhere in Yakutia.
This is where engineers work.
This is what they need for their work.
The equipment is almost ready.
But it must be tested first.
Now they are filling the ice crossing.
The equipment is ready for work.
Digging the equipment out after the blizzard in Sakhalin.
They have to make a road for their equipment to cross the swamp.
This is a normal working temperature in Yakutia.
The Republic of Komi, Russia.
The wiring got burned…
The vibrator is being heated up. By the way, the consumption of diesel is huge.
The engine is being replaced.
Equipment often needs to be repaired.
The knuckle is being replaced.
Trying to pull the equipment out from the ice prison.
The bulldozer has a problem, too.
They start repair works again.
Ural is being repaired.
The barrel of oil was crushed.
It’s a Sakhalin motorcycle.
This one was left just like this…
This one can hardly be repaired…
Spring has come!
On the land of Sakhalin.
This is some idol on Sakhalin island.
At the station.
The result of all the work.
Oops, the bathhouse was accidentally burnt!
The workers are about to fly home.
At the station.
Civilization at last! After all these long seven months!
Who comes from Sakhalin without caviar?
And this is one of the working moments.
So they sank the tractors, burnt the bathhouse, crushed the barrel, but the mission was accomplished anyway!