Urucu-Manaus Pipeline

Deforestation is difficult to monitor in the tropics due to persistent cloud coverage in equatorial regions, however Capella’s all-weather SAR imagery provides transparency into new infrastructure and agricultural developments that threaten natural habitats. This SAR image clearly visualizes an access road leading from the Rio Urucu to a natural gas pipeline running parallel to the […]

St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador

St. John’s is the capital of the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. The city is the commercial hub of the Canadian offshore oil industry. The region currently has four offshore oil producing projects: Hibernia, Terra Nova, White Rose and Hebron. In this high-resolution SAR image, you can see downtown St. John’s and St. John’s […]

Cushing Oil Storage Terminal

Cushing, Oklahoma is a major trading hub for crude oil and is known as the Pipeline Crossroads of the World. The city’s crude oil tanks, many of which are reflected strongly here in Capella’s SAR image, have approximately 91 million barrels of storage capacity.

ExxonMobil Singapore Chemical Plant

In this image you can see ExxonMobil’s Singapore Chemical plant. The central berths show individual oil tankers and nearby pipelines leading to the large above ground oil storage tanks on the island. SAR images of oil storage tanks contain information on the facility’s inventory levels based on the height of the floating roofs. The brightest […]

Aliağa Shipyard

Aliağa serves as a site for ship breaking and dismantling as well as petroleum refining at the Tüpraş Izmir facility. All-weather SAR can be used to analyze the contents of floating roof oil tanks at the facility’s 2.51 million tonnes of storage. Cars can be counted in parking lots associated with maintenance work to track […]

Athabasca Oil Sands Deposit

The Athabasca deposit is the largest known crude bitumen reserve in the world. This very high resolution spotlight SAR image contains features for SAR analysts to explore for oil and gas applications such as oil storage, open pit mines, tailings, and heavy hauler trucks.