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Cellula Robotics Sells Seafloor Drill Division to Focus on AUVs

Sep 20, 2022

Cellula Robotics has sold its Seafloor Drill Division to an unnamed company, to focus on its autonomous underwater vehicle business.Cellula said that the sale would facilitate its focus on the development of proven, trusted autonomy as it brings its fuel cell powered…

Magseis Fairfield's North Sea OBN Survey Scope Increases

Sep 14, 2022

Norwegian seismic data acquisition firm Magseis Fairfield has secured an increased scope of work related to an offshore survey project awarded back in June 2020.On June 30, 2020, Magseis Fairfield said it had secured a 4D OBN monitor survey for the North Sea 2021 summer season…

CGG Joins UK Research Assessing Ecosystem Impact of Offshore Wind Farms

Sep 14, 2022

French seismic data specialist CGG is acting as a special technical partner in a consortium research project led by Bangor University to identify opportunities that benefit biodiversity and the conservation of species around offshore wind farms…

Shearwater GeoServices, WesternGeco in Seismic Survey Services Deal

Sep 14, 2022

Marine seismic services firm Shearwater GeoServices has signed a multi-year global agreement for the purchase of geophysical data acquisition services by WesternGeco, and the award of a survey in Australia under the new agreement.The agreement…

TGS Gearing Up for Capreolus Phase 2 3D Seismic Survey Off Australia

Sep 13, 2022

Norwegian marine seismic data acquisition and processing firm TGS on Tuesday announced the Capreolus Phase 2 3D seismic survey in the Carnarvon Basin on the Australian North West Shelf. This survey will be conducted near the Capreolus Phase…

TGS Extends Gulf of Mexico OBN Survey

Sep 12, 2022

Offshore seismic data firm TGS today announced Amendment Phase II, a continuation of its ultra-long offset ocean-bottom node (OBN) acquisition in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. This project extends the first phase of the survey that was acquired to the east in 2018…

CGG's Sercel Buys ION Geophysical's Software Business

Sep 12, 2022

French seismic data firm CGG said Monday that its Sensing & Monitoring division Sercel had completed the acquisition of ION Geophysical Corporation’s (“ION”) software business.ION's software business includes Orca: a navigation system dedicated to streamers…

Green Energy Group Wraps Sale of 'Petrel Explorer'

Aug 30, 2022

Norwegian company Green Energy Group has completed the sale of its Petrel Explorer seismic survey vessel.The company, which last year rebranded to Green Energy Group from Seabird Exploration to reflect a strategic shift in business towards green energy transition…

Schlumberger Joins Shared Offshore Seismic Data Base 'Versal'

Aug 29, 2022

Seismic data companies CGG, PGS, and TGS, which last year launched Versal, a unified seismic data ecosystem giving access to 'three of the world’s largest multi-client libraries via a single log-in,' said Monday that Schlumberger had become a part of Versal…

CGG's Sercel Sells 12000 Seabed Nodes to China's BGP

Aug 29, 2022

French seismic data firm CGG's subsidiary Sercel has sold the second batch of 12,000 GPR300 seabed nodes to China's BGP, following BGP's earlier major order of 18,000 GPR300 nodes in 2021. 'This represents a significant increase in the seismic…

Shell, PGS in Seismic Data Library Deal

Aug 26, 2022

Norway-based marine seismic data acquisition and processing services firm PGS and oil major Shell have entered into a multi-year agreement for access to a significant part of PGS’ MultiClient Data Library.'Over the last two years, PGS has developed…

MacGregor to Deliver Traction Winch Systems for Chinese Geological Survey Drilling Vessel

Aug 23, 2022

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has been selected to supply two self-contained traction winch systems for a geological survey drilling vessel in China.The vessel is owned by Guangzhou Marine Geological Survey (GMGS), a subsidiary of China’s Ministry of Natural Resources…

Chevron Taps Shearwater for Time-lapse Seismic Imaging at Wheatstone Field

Aug 23, 2022

Marine seismic survey services firm Shearwater GeoServices has won a contract for a large time-lapse seismic imaging project with Chevron over the Wheatstone field, offshore W. Australia.'This project award marks Shearwater’s continuing growth…

EMGS Tapped for Marine Mineral Survey

Aug 18, 2022

Norwegian offshore survey services firm Electromagnetic Geoservices (EMGS) has been selected as the acquisition provider for the NTNU ATLAB consortium. The consortium was formed to study geophysical imaging of geological processes and has received funding from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate…

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