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Ocean Infinity's Armada Fleet to Feature Gregg Drilling's Seabed Drills

6 hours ago

Marine robotics company Ocean Infinity has formed a geotechnical drilling services joint venture with Gregg Drilling, a subsidiary of Alaska Native Corporation Sealaska.Ocean Infinity said that the JV would provide geotechnical services to offshore…

Fugro, MMT Tapped for Seabed Mapping Work at Danish Wind Energy Hub in North Sea

Apr 12, 2021

Dutch offshore survey firm Fugro and Sweden's MMT have won contracts with the Danish grid operator Energinet, to carry out seabed surveys for the Danish Energy Island project in the North Sea.The contracts follow an announcement by the Danish…

Shearwater Wins 3D Seismic Survey Gig Offshore Vietnam

Apr 12, 2021

Marine seismic acquisition company Shearwater GeoServices has won a 3D seismic survey contract in Vietnam.The company said the contract was awarded by 'a major operator,' but it did not say who the client was.The two-and-a-half-month project…

Emperor Energy Buys Judith Field Seismic Data. Gets More Time to Find Drilling Partner

Apr 09, 2021

Australian oil and gas company  Emperor Energy has acquired from CGG a license to recently acquired 3D seismic data covering its Judith gas field located within the Vic/P47 Permit in the offshore Gippsland Basin, Victoria, Australia.According to Emperor Energy…

ION Selected for 3D Multi-client Seismic Survey Programs offshore Kenya

Apr 09, 2021

Marine seismic data company ION Geophysical has said it has secured an exclusive agreement for 3D multi-client programs offshore Kenya, an underexplored province that has yet to produce its first offshore oil. The agreement includes both 3D…

Magseis Fairfield Nets 'Meaningful' Gulf of Mexico OBN Survey Contract

Apr 08, 2021

Oslo-listed offshore oil and gas seismic data acquisition company Magseis Fairfield has won a new contract in the Gulf of Mexico.The company has been awarded an Ocean Bottom Node for 'a multi-client company,' which it did not name.'The duration…

ION Geophysical to Launch 2nd Phase of North Sea Seismic Survey

Mar 31, 2021

Oil and gas seismic data company ION Geophysical has finalized plans to launch the second phase of its North Sea 3D multi-client survey program, following on from Phase 1, which started in August 2020. The field data for this latest addition…

BP Taps CGG for Three Seismic Imaging Projects

Mar 31, 2021

CGG, a France-based provider of seismic data for oil and gas industry, has said it has won three major seismic imaging projects by BP.Two projects are for data from deepwater Gulf of Mexico and one from offshore Trinidad & Tobago.'These projects…

Fugro to Sell Seabed Geosolutions to PXGEO

Mar 30, 2021

Dutch offshore survey services company Fugro has agreed to sell its Seabed Geosolutions subsidiary to PXGEO Seismic Services (PXGEO) to for USD 16 million (approximately EUR 14 million) in cash. The transaction is expected to be completed mid-2021…

'Supermajor' Taps PGS for 3D Survey Offshore Egypt

Mar 30, 2021

Norwegian marine seismic data company PGS has said it has won a contract for a high-fidelity 3D exploration program by a supermajor offshore Egypt. Without sharing the identity of the client, apart from saying it is a supermajor, PGS said Tuesday…

Ørsted and NOAA Ink Data Sharing Agreement

Mar 29, 2021

NOAA and offshore wind development company Ørsted have signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) to share physical and biological data in Ørsted-leased waters subject to U.S. jurisdiction. NOAA, said the MOA is the first of its kind with an offshore…

SeaBird Nets 90-Day Source Vessel Deal

Mar 29, 2021

Norwegian seismic survey contractor SeaBird Exploration said Monday it had secured a contract for source vessel services.In a brief update, SeaBird said the contract was for the provision of source vessel services for an OBN survey in the Eastern hemisphere…

EMGS Nets 3D CSEM Survey Work in Southeast Asia

Mar 25, 2021

Norwegian offshore survey company EMGS said Thursday it had won a 3D CSEM contract in Southeast Asia. 'This is EMGS's first CSEM data acquisition contract with this customer,' EMGS said without sharing who the customer was.'The company expects…

Geelen Nominated as Fugro CFO

Mar 22, 2021

Dutch-based geo-data specialist Fugro said its supervisory board has nominated Barbara Geelen for appointment as member of the board of management and chief financial officer. She will succeed Paul Verhagen, who is slated to step down as Fugro CFO at the upcoming general meeting of shareholders…

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