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BP Taps PGS for CCS 3D Seismic Survey

Jan 18, 2022

Norwegian offshore seismic data acquisition firm PGS has secured a Carbon Capture and Storage (“CCS”) 3D seismic acquisition contract with BP in the UK.PGS will carry out the survey over the Endurance reservoir, located about 145 kilometers off the coast from Teesside and around 85 kilometers from the Humber coast. Seismic acquisition is scheduled to start during April 2022 and completed in June.'PGS…

Fugro's Augmented Reality Camera to Assist with Sepetiba FPSO Mooring

Jan 21, 2022

Danish offshore vessel operator Maersk Supply Service has awarded Dutch geodata specialist Fugro a subsea survey and positioning contract to support the installation of an anchoring system for the Sepetiba FPSO in Petrobras deepwater Mero 2 project…

Magseis Fairfield Wins North Sea, Gulf of Mexico OBN Gigs

Jan 21, 2022

Norwegian ocean bottom node seismic survey specialist Magseis Fairfield on Friday said it had secured work in the North Sea and in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.The company had in December said that it had secured the award of a 4D Ocean Bottom Node (OBN) survey in the U…

Denmark’s Energy Islands: Fugro Wins Cable Route Survey Deal

Jan 18, 2022

Dutch offshore survey specialist Fugro has won a contract with Danish grid operator Energinet in relation to the Energy Island that will be built in the Danish North Sea to serve as an offshore power plant distributing up to 10 GW of offshore wind to Denmark and other neighboring markets…

Equinor Extends 4D Permanent Reservoir Monitoring Contract with CGG

Jan 18, 2022

French seismic data specialist CGG has secured a three-year contract extension to keep operating a dedicated permanent reservoir monitoring (PRM) imaging center in Equinor’s Stavanger offices. Equinor’s asset teams analyze the 4D seismic images…

Shell Seismic Survey Approval Complied with Rules, S.Africa Minister Says

Jan 13, 2022

Shell's plan for seismic testing on South Africa's Wild Coast, which critics say threatens dolphins, seals, whales, penguins and other rare sea life, received all necessary environmental approvals, the country's energy minister said in a letter to parliament…

U.S. Gulf of Mexico Offers Tremendous Advantages for CCUS, But Regulatory Support Required, NOIA Says

Jan 12, 2022

The U.S. National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) on Wednesday released the policy paper, Carbon Capture, Use, & Storage: An Economic, Employment, & Climate Opportunity for the U.S Offshore Region, where it says that while the U.S. Gulf…

Magseis Fairfield, Fairfield Industries in Mediation Over Middle East Project

Jan 11, 2022

Norwegian ocean bottom node survey firm Magseis Fairfield ASA on Tuesday disclosed an ongoing mediation process between Magseis Fairfield ASA and Fairfield Industries Inc. regarding certain contractual claims between the parties. On October 30…

CGG Hires Shearwater GeoServices for North Sea Seismic Survey

Jan 11, 2022

Marine seismic surveyor Shearwater GeoServices has said it has won a large multi-component seismic survey contract with  CGG for work over the North Viking Graben area offshore Norway.The five-month project is expected to start in the second…

TGS in Extensive Seismic Data Reprocessing Project in Indonesia

Jan 10, 2022

Norwegian marine seismic data company TGS on Monday announced a project designed to help drive exploration across the South Makassar and North East Java regions of Indonesia.The company said that processing has begun on the East Java Sea 2D-cubed project…

Magseis Fairfield in Conditional OBN Survey Award

Jan 06, 2022

Norwegian ocean bottom node survey specialist Magseis Fairfield on Thursday announced a conditional award of an Ocean Bottom Node (OBN) survey contract from an undisclosed repeat client.The company said the start-up was expected in Q3 2022, with the project expected to run for about two months…

S. Africa Court Stymies Shell Offshore Seismic Survey

Dec 28, 2021

A South African high court today blocked Shell from conducting seismic testing offshore from South Africa's pristine Wild Coast, in the latest ruling in a case seeking to prevent the oil major from exploring for oil and gas.On Dec. 3 a different…

ION Geophysical Gets NYSE Listing Warning

Dec 24, 2021

Marine seismic data provider ION Geophysical has received a notice from the New York Stock Exchange informing it that the company is not in compliance with the continued listing standards.ION is considered below criteria established by the NYSE…

New Revenue Stream: PGS Signs Data Management as a Service Deal

Dec 22, 2021

PGS, a Norwegian marine seismic data acquisition and processing firm, has this week said it has signed a multi-year Data Management as a Service (DMaaS) agreement for multi-client seismic with an unnamed 'major customer.'Under this agreement…

Vår Energi, Partners Team Up to Reduce Environmental Impact of Seismic Surveys

Dec 16, 2021

Vår Energi, the largest independent upstream oil and gas company on the Norwegian continental shelf, has said it has entered a joint industry project to develop a more environmentally friendly method for seismic data collection.'Seismic data…

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