Offshore Geoscience News


Fugro Wraps Hollandse Kust Zuid Wind Farm UXO Survey

Feb 25, 2020

Dutch geotechnical survey company Fugro has completed unexploded ordnance (UXO) risk mitigation project for TenneT, on a cable route survey as part of the construction of the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm.Over the course of the 13-month project…

SeaBird in Asia Pacific OBN Survey

Feb 20, 2020

Norwegian marine seismic company SeaBird Exploration has received a letter of award for an OBN source contract.The contract, with an undisclosed client, is expected to start in April 2020, SeaBird said Thursday.The survey will be carried out…

Fugro in Record Cable Route Survey at Sofia Wind Farm Site

Feb 20, 2020

Dutch geotechnical services firm Fugro has said that its Fugro Pioneer vessel has left the Port of Sunderland in the UK earlier this month to begin a 6-month offshore site investigation and survey campaign for innogy's Sofia offshore wind farm…

DOF Vessel to Install Seismic Nodes in Nigeria

Feb 20, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel operator DOF Subsea has secured two contracts in Nigeria, and Angola, respectively.The first contract is for seismic nodes installation in Nigeria for an undisclosed client. The work will be executed from the CSV Geosund…

Mapping in the Cloud

Feb 19, 2020

How cloud-based computing is transforming subsea surveyDigitalization has revolutionized the world, and hydrographic survey techniques are no exception. While advances in mechanical design have enabled the survey of increasingly remote locations…

Eidesvik Offshore Duo in 4-Month Charter with Seabed Geosolutions

Feb 19, 2020

Offshore supply vessel operator Eidesvik Offshore has signed a deal to provide two of its vessels to the seismic company Seabed Geosolutions.The Norwegian vessel owner said Wednesday it would, under the contracts, provide the seismic source…

Judge Allows South Carolina Suit Over Seismic Surveys

Feb 19, 2020

A federal judge ruled on Tuesday that some of the claims raised by South Carolina in a lawsuit against the Trump administration over seismic tests for oil and gas deposits in Atlantic waters may proceed, but dismissed four others. Coastal states…

TGS in Senegal Seismic Survey

Feb 19, 2020

Norwegian seismic data provider TGS has said it has completed the acquisition of its latest 3D survey offshore Senegal, SN-UDO-19. This latest stand-alone survey is located in northern Senegal and follows a further recently completed survey…

Geoprovider Releases Western Barents Sea Data

Feb 19, 2020

Norwegian seismic data company Geoprovider has released its first multi-client reprocessed 3D seismic dataset in the Western Barents Sea, offshore Norway.According to Geoprovider, the reprocessed broadband data covers 900 km2 of the Veslemøy…

PGS, Cognite Partner on Seismic Surveying

Feb 18, 2020

Marine geophysical firm PGS and artificial intelligence (AI) software-as-a-service (SaaS) company Cognite are teaming up in an effort to make seismic survey vessels work better, faster and more efficiently.Venturing into a new area of the energy sector…

Norwegian Seismic Player Names New CFO

Feb 17, 2020

Norwegian oilfield seismic data company TGS has named Fredrik Amundsen as the new Chief Financial Officer, to replace Dean Zuzic who joined the company last year after the acquisition of rival Spectrum.Amundsen has served as Executive Vice President (EVP) Europe at TGS…

Magseis Fairfield Sells OBN to Asian Client

Feb 17, 2020

Magseis Fairfield, a marine seismic acquisition company specializing in Ocean Bottom Node surveys, has signed a system sales contract for the delivery of Z100-nodes to an existing client in Asia. The Oslo-listed surveyor said the delivery complemented…

Australia: PGS' North Carnarvon Basin Data In

Feb 14, 2020

Norwegian seismic player has made available final data of its PGS Mawson MultiClient 3D seismic survey covering the prospective North Carnarvon Basin of Australia.'The Mawson 3D survey applied a modern, triple-source GeoStreamer 3D survey design…

Total Extends Processing Contract with CGG

Feb 13, 2020

Paris-based geophysical firm CGG announced that Total has renewed its contract to operate the oil major’s Dedicated Processing Center (DPC) in Pau, southwest France, for five years from January 2020.The two companies have been working in close collaboration at the DPC since 2006…

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