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PGS to Conduct 4D Surveys on Gullfaks and Gudrun Fields for Equinor

Jan 24, 2023

Norwegian energy giant Equinor has exercised an option to extend the framework agreement with the seismic company PGS, originally entered into in March 2021. The extension is valid for two years.The two-year framework agreement covers 4D monitoring…

Rovco Expands Offshore Capabilities with Glomar Supporter Charter

Jan 24, 2023

Rovco, a UK-based subsea robotics and survey firm, has signed a three-year charter with Glomar Offshoreof the multipurpose support vessel, Glomar Supporter.The company said the charter was part of its growth strategy within its site characterizing business unit…

PGS Wins More Seismic Survey Work in Mediterranean Sea

Jan 23, 2023

Norwegian marine seismic survey firm PGS has won a 3D seismic survey contract in the Mediterranean Sea, the company said on the Oslo stock exchange.PGS said the client was 'an international energy company.'The company's 104.2-meter-long and…

PTTEP Taps Honeywell for CCS Project Offshore Thailand

Jan 20, 2023

Thai oil and gas company PTTEP has hired Honeywell as the carbon capture technology provider for the Arthit Carbon Capture and Storage Project in the Arthit Gas Field in the Gulf of Thailand. Honeywell said its Separex Membrane Technology will…

Fugro Wins Survey Deal for Gas Field Project Offshore Brunei

Jan 18, 2023

Dutch offshore survey firm Fugro said Wednesday it had received a 'sizeable' contract from Petronas Carigali Brunei, for the Kelidang Cluster gas field development project.Under the contract, Fugro will carry out various site characterization…

Caribbean Nation to Auction Up to 20 Offshore Gas Exploration Blocks

Jan 17, 2023

Trinidad and Tobago plans an auction this quarter of up to 20 offshore natural gas exploration blocks under new fiscal terms designed to increase the pool of potential bidders, people familiar with the matter said. The Caribbean nation has been…

Guyana Seeks Indian Investment in Its Hydrocarbon Sector - Indian official

Jan 11, 2023

Guyana wants Indian companies to invest in its oil and gas sector as the South American nation aims to expand its nascent energy sector, a senior Indian foreign ministry official said on Tuesday. Guyana's President Mohamed Irfaan Ali and Suriname's President Chandrikapersad 'Chan' Santokhi…

Orcadian Ups Recoverable Resources Estimate for North Sea Field

Jan 10, 2023

UK North Sea-focused oil and gas company Orcadian's management said Tuesday it had completed an update of its estimate of technically recoverable resources for the Pilot field, increasing it 18% to 97 MMbbl for a P50 case based upon a polymer flood development scheme…

Norwegian Petroleum Directorate Awards Seabed Mapping Contracts for Offshore Wind

Jan 10, 2023

Fugro and Enviros have secured contracts with the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) for mapping of the shallowest strata under the seabed offshore Norway, with the objective of locating sites that are best suited for the installation of wind turbines…

Brazil: CGG Starts Foz do Amazonas 3D Seismic Reimaging Project

Jan 09, 2023

French offshore seismic data company CGG has announced the start of a new Foz do Amazonas 3D seismic reimaging project. This project is meant to support Brazil's Permanent Offer initiative in the Equatorial Margin. Supported by industry funding…

Shell, APA JV, YPF Win Offshore Blocks in Uruguay

Jan 04, 2023

Uruguay's state oil company ANCAP has awarded two offshore blocks to Argentina's YPF and a consortium between Shell and APA (ex-Apache). Shell and APA Corporation won the rights to Area OFF-4, where the consortium has committed to conducting 3D seismic acquisition…

Shearwater Adds 8 Months to Order Book with New Survey Deals in Brazil's Campos Basin

Jan 04, 2023

Marine seismic survey services firm Shearwater GeoServices has won two contracts for 4D seismic surveys with Petrobras for the Jubarte  and Tartaruga Verde fields in the Campos Basin offshore Brazil.  Combined, the two surveys add eight months to the Shearwater's order book…

Brazil: TGS, CGG in Foz do Amazonas 3D Survey

Jan 04, 2023

Offshore seismic data companies TGS and CGG on Wednesday announced the second phase of the Foz do Amazonas 3D multi-client survey, located in the offshore Brazil equatorial margin. This survey, covering 11,425 square kilometers, will broaden…

ONGC Names Rawat as Director of Exploration

Jan 03, 2023

India's national oil company ONGC has appointed Sushma Rawat as Director of Exploration. She prevciously served as Executive Director-Basin Manager, Assam & Assam Arakan.She takes over the reins as Director of Exploration from Rajesh Kumar Srivastava…

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