National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI), Hyderabad Mous

National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI)

List of MOU's

The National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI), Hyderabad, has signed an agreement with the Norwegian University of Science & Technology (NTNU), Trondheim (Norway) for collaborative work on enhancing the secondary recovery of oil from oil-producing fields in India and Norway. The purpose of this agreement is to carry out a set of project activities on Reservoir modelling for enhanced oil recovery using Fractals and 4-D seismics for next thirty months.

The National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI), Hyderabad has entered into a collaborative agreement with Osmania University. NGRI has agreed to collaborate with Osmania University in the following areas:

  • Teaching, research and training and advanced thrust areas of S&T, with special reference to Earth Science
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Consultancy work
  • University-NGRI joint research programmes funded by agencies viz; DST, DBT, DSIR etc.,
  • Technology management and technology transfer, and
  • Any other area of mutual interest

The National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI),Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd., (ONGC) and Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)Trondheim, Norway, have joined hands to carry out collaborative work to improve secondary recovery of oil from Indian oil fields operated by ONGC.

In this connection an MoU was signed on 1 September 2005 at Oslo, Norway, by Dr V. P. Dimri, Director, NGRI, Shri N. K. Mitra, Director (Offshore) ONGC, and Prof. Jon Kleppe, Head IPT, NTNU in the presence of Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Shri Mani Shankar Aitar and Norwegian Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, , MS Thorhild Widvey.

NGRI signs 4 MoUs with DGH

DR V.P. Dimiri, Director, National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI), Hyderabad has signed Memoranda of Understanding with the Director General, DGH, Dr V.K. Sibal on four major projects of national importance related to oil industry in the presence of Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Shri Mani Shanker Aiyer.p

Under the agreement NGRI will carry out:

  • 2 D seismic reflection survey along six regional profiles in Kutch on land basin, Gujarat at a cost of 1600 lakh;
  • Marine seismic and magnetotelluric survey in Gulf of Kutch region (Rs 665 lakh);
  • Magnetotelluric studies along two long traverses, Sihore to Akola and Indore to Jalgaon, Central India in Narmada-Tapati basin (Rs 60 lakh); and
  • Analysis of aerial imagery/remote sensing data over Narmada Cambay/Deccan Syneclise region in Central India (Rs 120 lakh).

State-of-the-art data acquisition systems coupled with industry standard software would be used for data acquisition, processing and interpretation. Dr. B. Rajendra Prasad, Project Leader, CSS and Dr. T. Harinarayana, Project Leader, MT will co-ordinate the 23.5 crore project(s).