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Seismic Surveys: Shearwater Launches 'Lightest, smallest, and smartest node ever'

Jun 08, 2022

Marine seismic player Shearwater GeoServices on Wednesday announced the launch of Pearl, “a significant advance in ocean bottom nodal technology with several industry-first innovations.”According to Shearwater, the Pearl node offers a new standard for time and cost efficiency which expands the potential ocean bottom seismic market, enabling solutions to geoscience challenges that were previously not possible…

TGS Buys Prediktor

Jul 01, 2022

Norwegian company TGS has acquired Prediktor AS, a provider of asset management and real-time data management solutions to renewable and energy asset owners.'Established in 1995, the company has carried out thousands of installations on mission…

Petrobras Extends Reservoir Characterization Services Contract with CGG

Jun 30, 2022

French oil and gas seismic data firm CGG said Thursday it had secured a four-year contract extension for its dedicated reservoir services center for Petrobras in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.'[CGG's] in-house team of reservoir characterization specialists…

Seismic Firm TGS Launches Takeover Offer for OBN Specialist Magseis Fairfield

Jun 29, 2022

Norwegian seismic data acquisition and processing company TGS is set to acquire all shares of the Norwegian ocean bottom node survey specialist Magseis Fairfield.TGS will put forward a voluntary exchange offer to acquire all shares of Magseis…

TGS to Reprocess Greater Catcher Area Seismic Data

Jun 28, 2022

Norwegian marine seismic data acquisition and processing firm TGS on Tuesday announced a new seismic reprocessing project 'designed to secure exploration success in the Western Margins of the Central North Sea.'This project will see the reprocessing of 3…

Apache, Shell Win Offshore Exploration Blocks in Uruguay

Jun 27, 2022

Uruguay's ANCAP has awarded three of the six available offshore blocks on its continental shelf to Shell and Apache, following bids received in the most recent ANCAP 2022 Open Bidding Round.Shell won the rights to the shallow-water block OFF-2 and deepwater Block OFF-7…

ION Geophysical Wraps 3D Seismic Project in Mauritania

Jun 24, 2022

ION Geophysical has completed the reprocessing and reimaging of approximately 19,100 km² of 3D seismic data offshore West Africa for its Mauritania 3D reprocessing program. The multi-client program was undertaken through an exclusive agreement with the Ministry of Petroleum…

PXGEO Wins More OBN Survey Work with Petrobras

Jun 15, 2022

Marine seismic survey company PXGEO has secured a contract with Brazil's Petrobras for a 3D ocean bottom node (OBN) survey in Brazil. The survey is to be acquired in water depths of up to 2200m and is scheduled to start in late 2022. The project is expected to take around four months to complete…

Sercel's Marine Seismic Acquisition System for KIGAM's Seismic Survey Vessel

Jun 13, 2022

French marine seismic data specialist CGG said Monday that its subsidiary Sercel had sold a complete marine seismic acquisition system to South Korean shipbuilder HJ Shipbuilding & Construction.The contract calls for the supply of a Seal 428 recording system…

Three Firms Apply for CO2 Storage Acreage Offshore Norway

Jun 09, 2022

Three companies have applied for future storage of CO2 on the Norwegian continental shelf, the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy said Thursday.Norway in April announced a new area for CO2 storage in the North Sea, citing growing interest from the industry…

Ocean Floor Geophysics Buys NCS Subsea and Its P-Cable System

Jun 03, 2022

Ocean Floor Geophysics, Inc (OFG) has completed its acquisition of NCS SubSea, which provides ultra-high-resolution 3D seismic data to the oil and gas and new energy markets via its P-Cable system.According to info on NCS SubSea's website, P-Cable is a compact…

Shearwater GeoServices Wins Work at CCUS Project in UK

May 31, 2022

Marine seismic survey firm Shearwater GeoServices has won a contract in the UK related to a carbon capture and storage project.The project, awarded by BP on behalf of the Northern Endurance Partnership  (NEP), is for geophysical data processing and imaging to advance the East Coast Cluster…

Fugro Deploys Mobile Rig for U.S. Offshore Wind Site Work

May 24, 2022

Dutch marine survey services firm Fugro is back on the water for Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind off the U.S. east coast, conducting a third year of integrated site characterisation services for the New Jersey-based offshore wind farm developer…

Equinor Taps CGG for Gullfaks Seismic Work

May 19, 2022

French seismic data acquisition and processing company CGG won a multi-year contract with the Norwegian energy company Equinor.The contract is for 4D seismic imaging of multiple towed-streamer and OBC datasets from the Gullfaks field area in the Norwegian North Sea…

UK-based Waste Management Firm to Store CO2 Under Seabed in Norway

May 13, 2022

Cory, a UK-based waste management and recycling company, might soon ship carbon dioxide from its 'energy from waste operation' on the River Thame in London to Norway's Northern Lights subsea carbon storage facilities.Cory and Northern Lights…

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