Offshore Geoscience News


SeaBird Exploration Wins OBN Source Work for Its Eagle Explorer

May 21, 2024

Norwegian marine seismic survey services firm Seabird Exploration has received a letter of award (LoA) for OBN source work for the Eagle Explorer in the Western Hemisphere with a repeat client.The duration of the contract is six months, with options to extend by another six plus six months…

Ocean Geophysics Introduces ‘Recycling’ of Free Seismic Data for Wind Farms

May 16, 2024

Renewable energy industry supplier Ocean Geophysics has introduced a solution to recycle and reprocess freely available seismic data, which can help developers reduce cost and risk when deciding which wind farms to bid for or not.In Europe and Australia…

CGG Rebrands to Viridien

May 16, 2024

French seismic company CGG has changed its name to Viridien.At the Annual General Meeting on May 15, 2024, shareholders approved the resolution to change the company’s corporate name from CGG to Viridien. “Our new name, Viridien, connects our company’s history to our future…

CGG to Support Discoveries Off Africa with Two New 3D Reimaging Projects

May 14, 2024

French marine seismic firm CGG, in collaboration with Côte d’Ivoire's Direction Générale des Hydrocarbures (DGH) and Petroci, has set out plans for two new multi-client 3D reimaging programs off Africa.The programs include CDI24 Phase I (3,120 km²) and Phase II (6…

AGR Gets Offshore CO2 Storage Job in North Sea

May 13, 2024

Altera Infrastructure has appointed AGR, part of ABL Group, to conduct an independent third-party storage evaluation of the Havstjerne CO2 storage license offshore Norway.In late March 2023, the Norwegian Ministry of Energy awarded Altera Infrastructure…

Oceaneering Signs On for Terradepth's Ocean Data Service

May 01, 2024

Ocean data management solutions provider Terradepth announced it has signed on subsea engineering and applied technology company Oceaneering International as a customer for its new Absolute Ocean (AO) service.AO gives organizations the ability to manage…

Fugro Gets Dogger Bank South Offshore Wind Survey Job

Apr 26, 2024

RWE and Masdar (Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company) have appointed Fugro to conduct geotechnical seabed survey on 3 GW Dogger Bank South offshore wind farm.The findings will give a detailed and accurate picture of the ground conditions, which will…

Argeo Lands Woodside Energy’s Calypso Survey

Apr 23, 2024

Norwegian offshore services company Argeo has signed a contract with Woodside Energy to conduct a geophysical survey for the deepwater Calypso field in Trinidad and Tobago.The autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) survey work will be carried out by Argeo Searcher vessel…

Fugro’s Self-Elevating Platform On Call for Japan’s Offshore Wind

Apr 23, 2024

Fugro has transferred its self-elevating platform (SEP) Amberjack to Japan to meet the country’s growing demand for offshore wind geotechnical services.Under Japanese regulations, vessels registered in Japan follow a more streamlined procedure…

Shearwater and Mondaic Enter Strategic Alliance to Optimize Seismic Surveys

Apr 17, 2024

Marine seismic acquisition firm Shearwater Geoservices and Mondaic, a provider of proprietary software and services for high-resolution 3D imaging, have entered a strategic collaboration for development and use of full waveform inversion solutions…

Arctia to Map Offshore Wind Area in Norway

Apr 11, 2024

Arctia Meritaito, a subsidiary of Finland's Arctia, announced it has been awarded a contract by the Norwegian Mapping Authority to perform hydrographic seabed surveying as part of the 2024 Mareano program.Under its contract from the Norwegian Mapping Authority's Hydrographic Service (NHS)…

Venterra’s GDG to Provide Geophysical Services for Polish Offshore Wind Farm

Apr 11, 2024

Venterra Group's company Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions (GDG), a global offshore wind services provider, has secured a contract to provide early supervisory and investigatory geophysical and geotechnical services for the Baltica 1 offshore wind farm…

Sandia Studies Subterranean Storage of Hydrogen

Apr 09, 2024

Scientists at Sandia National Laboratories are using computer simulations and laboratory experiments to see if depleted oil and natural gas reservoirs can be used for storing this carbon-free fuel.Hydrogen is an important clean fuel: It can be made by splitting water using solar or wind power…

Sulmara on Offshore Survey Job at Bayou Bend CCS Scheme in Texas

Apr 09, 2024

Subsea specialist Sulmara has delivered offshore geophysical survey for Bayou Bend carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in the United States, being developed by joint venture owned by Chevron, Talos Energy and Equinor.Bayou Bend CCS joint…

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