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BP Employs Deep Learning Tech for Seismic Data Interpretation

5 hours ago

British oil major BP has signed an agreement with Bluware Corp, a digital innovation platform, to help it interpret large seismic data sets.Bluware, which describes itself as a platform that helps the oil and gas industry to accelerate digital transformation initiatives using deep learning…

PGS Completes Shetland Survey. Moves Vessel to Barents Sea

May 28, 2020

Norwegian seismic acquisition company PGS has completed its East Shetland Basin 2020 survey using the Ramform Tethys seismic vessel.The company said Wednesday the first results of the survey would be available in August. 'PGS and the survey…

TGS Starts Norwegian Sea Seismic Survey

May 27, 2020

Norwegian seismic data company TGS has begun its previously announced Atlantic Margin 3D multi-client seismic survey offshore north-west Europe using the Polarcus Adira survey vessel.The AM20 survey covers the latest APA19 awards in the Norwegian…

Fugro IOVTEC Wins Survey Work at Hai Long Wind Farm Sites

May 26, 2020

Fugro IOVTEC, a JV between Dutch Fugro and Taiwan's IOVTEC, has secured an offshore geotechnical site investigation project in Taiwan for the Hai Long 2 and Hai Long 3 offshore wind farms. The Hai Long offshore wind farms are being co-developed by Northland Power Inc…

PGS Releases Sharper Ivory Coast Data

May 22, 2020

Norwegian seismic company PGS has said it has released new multi-azimuth GeoStreamer 3D data for Ivory Coast.The company promises that the new 900 sq. km multi-azimuth broadband seismic survey provides increased resolution and sharper imaging…

Australia: Polarcus Completes Petrel Survey for Neptune

May 21, 2020

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy on Thursday announced the completion of the acquisition of the 3D broadband seismic survey of the extensive Petrel field located in the Bonaparte basin of Australia.'The 2,900 km2 survey significantly expanded…

Vattenfall Taps NGI for Kriegers Flak Wind Farm Monitoring

May 19, 2020

Swedish wind farm development company Vattenfall has hired Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI) to provide monitoring services for the Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm being built in the Baltic Sea, offshore Denmark.NGI will provide design…

PGS Gearing Up for Three New Surveys Offshore Canada

May 18, 2020

Norway's PGS has said it will carry out three new seismic surveys off the east coast of Canada this summer, using its Ramform Atlas and the Ramform Titan vessels.PGS said Monday that the new surveys, Blomidon, South Bank, and Torngat Extension…

Shearwater Wins Forties Survey Deal with Apache

May 18, 2020

Norwegian marine seismic surveyor Shearwater GeoServices has won a contract with Apache for a 4D seismic survey with 3D extension over the Forties Field in the UK North Sea.Irene Waage Basili, the CEO of Shearwater GeoServices: 'We are very…

TDI-Brooks Completes Niger Delta Survey for TGS

May 15, 2020

TDI-Brooks has said it has completed the offshore multibeam phase offshore the Niger Delta, under a contract by the Norwegian seismic data firm TGS.'This survey took place in water depths of 750 to 3,500 meters and is Nigeria’s first regional…

Santos Gets OK for Dorado Block Survey

May 13, 2020

Australia's offshore oil and gas safety body NOPSEMA has approved oil company Santos' plan to carry out a geotechnical and geophysical survey within Permit WA-437-P offshore W. Australia, containing the large oil discovery Dorado.Santos is planning…

PGS' Ramform Vanguard Starts Viking Graben Seismic Survey

May 12, 2020

Norwegian marine seismic acquisition company PGS has begun a new multi-azimuth marine seismic survey in the North Sea, offshore Norway. The industry-funded survey- conducted by seismic vessel Ramform Vanguard - extends the GeoStreamer X area within the Viking Graben by 1160 sq…

WesternGeco Wraps OBN Survey at Neptune's Egypt Block

May 07, 2020

Schlumberger's seismic division WesternGeco has completed an ocean bottom nodes (OBN) multiclient survey in the North West El Amal block, offshore Egypt, delivering promising results for further analysis, Neptune Energy, which prefunded the project…

Hilcorp to Conduct Geohazard Survey in Cook Inlet, Alaska

May 05, 2020

Oil and gas company Hilcorp has received permission from the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management to carry out a geohazards survey in the federal waters of Cook Inlet, off the coast of Southcentral Alaska. The area to be surveyed is in lower Cook Inlet…

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