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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…

Challenger Energy Gets Offshore Exploration License in Uruguay

May 26, 2022

Challenger Energy, the company previously known as the Bahamas Petroleum Company, has formally signed a license agreement for the AREA OFF-1 petroleum license offshore Uruguay.The AREA OFF-1 license has a total area of approximately 15,000 km2 and is situated in water depths from 20 to 1000 meters…

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…

PGS, TGS in Another Seismic Survey Off Canada, Ahead of November Licensing Round

May 12, 2022

Norwegian marine seismic data companies TGS and PGS said Thursday that they had, as a joint venture, secured pre-funding for the South Bank 3D phase II multi-client project offshore Canada, extending on the South Bank phase I survey acquired in 2020…

Petrobras Extends Deal for Use of CGG's Seismic Processing Software

May 11, 2022

French offshore seismic data services company CGG said Wednesday that it had recently signed an expanded five-year licensing agreement with the Brazilian oil company Petrobras for Geovation seismic processing and imaging software.CGG said the…

ION Geophysical Reprocesses 62,000 km of Colombia's Vintage Offshore Seismic Data

May 06, 2022

Offshore seismic data company ION Geophysical has completed reprocessing of the prestack time and depth imaging of over 62,000 km of legacy data acquired from the National Hydrocarbon Agency of Colombia (ANH) for its Colombia Caribe 2D reprocessing program…

PGS to Start Large Offshore Survey in Norwegian Sea Next Week

May 05, 2022

Norwegian seismic company PGS said Thursday it had secured solid industry pre-funding for a large MultiClient survey on the Northwest shelf of the Norwegian Sea. The Ramform Atlas vessel is currently mobilizing for the survey, with scheduled acquisition starting around May 10…

PXGEO Activates Second OBN Crew for CGG Project in North Sea

May 03, 2022

Marine seismic company PXGEO said Tuesday it was activating a second Ocean Bottom Node crew for a seismic acquisition project in the North Sea.'CGG has awarded this work to PXGEO as part of a hybrid streamer and ocean bottom node project, with a duration of approximately three months…

PGS Wins Wide Azimuth 3D Survey Contract Offshore Cyprus

May 03, 2022

Norwegian marine seismic survey company PGS has won a Wide Azimuth 3D acquisition contract offshore Cyprus. PGS, which owns a fleet of seismic survey vessels, said that mobilization was scheduled to start in mid-June. The acquisition is expected to complete in mid-August…

Magseis Fairfield Wins More Survey Work in U.S. Gulf of Mexico

Apr 27, 2022

Norwegian offshore seismic survey company Magseis Fairfield has secured more work in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.Following the original 4D Ocean Bottom Node (OBN) survey in the US Gulf of Mexico, announced in November 2021, the company's client has now exercised an extension…

Shell to Exit North Sea Blocks Containing Resolution, Endeavour Gas Finds

Apr 26, 2022

Shell has decided to withdraw from the North Sea licenses containing the Resolution and Endeavour gas discoveries, Egdon, its partner in the licenses, said Tuesday.'Egdon Resources advises that Shell U.K. Limited has informed Egdon and the North…

PGS Starts Southern North Sea Seismic Data Rejuvenation Project

Apr 21, 2022

Norwegian offshore seismic data acquisition and processing company PGS has announced the Southern North Sea reprocessing project.The SNS Vision data rejuvenation project from PGS will target a mature gas province in the central SNS area, with…

Eni Taps Seismic Firm Shearwater for CO2 Storage Survey Offshore UK

Apr 19, 2022

Shearwater GeoServices has said it has won a 3D geophysical survey with Eni with an option for a second survey, for a carbon storage project in Liverpool Bay, England.“We are delighted to conduct this survey work for Eni, advancing UK carbon storage by deploying towed streamer…

Offshore Seismic Firm ION Geophysical Gets OK to Tap Bankruptcy Loan

Apr 15, 2022

Offshore energy technology services company ION Geophysical Corporation on Wednesday secured temporary court approval to access a loan to fund operations during its bankruptcy. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Marvin Isgur in Houston approved on an interim basis ION's request to tap a $2…

Egypt: TGS, Schlumberger in Red Sea 3D Survey

Apr 06, 2022

Norwegian seismic data firm TGS, has announced a new 3D seismic survey in the Red Sea, offshore Egypt, in partnership with the oilfield services giant Schlumberger.This is the second phase of the new acquisition for the two companies in the region and will encompass a minimum of 5…

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