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PGS to survey Aasta Hansteen area

Apr 08, 2016

In May 2016, PGS will commence acquisition of a 4400sq km 3D GeoStreamer survey over the Aasta Hansteen area of the Norwegian Sea, scheduled to be completed in August 2016. Fast track data will be available four months after the final shot…

Searcher to begin Mexico 3D Ultracube seismic

Apr 07, 2016

Searcher Seismic will begin the South Campeche Ultracube 3D seismic reprocessing project offshore Mexico that will merge three existing surveys. Map of the Ultracube project, from Searcher. In total…

Fugro completes EOWDC site work

Apr 04, 2016

Fugro has completed offshore works undertaken in preparation for full construction of the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) at Aberdeen Bay, Scotland. The geotechnical site investigation took place at 11 turbine locations to assess the seabed…

Aqualis lands Race Bank gig

Mar 30, 2016

Offshore marine and engineering consultancy Aqualis Offshore has been contracted by A2SEA to perform engineering consultancy services for its offshore wind farm installation work at the Race Bank Offshore Wind Farm offshore the UK. Aqualis…

Emerson releases Roxar Tempest 7.2

Mar 29, 2016

Emerson Process Management has launched Roxar Tempest 7.2, the latest version of its integrated reservoir engineering software suite that can be applied in a wide variety of scenarios such as field appraisal, field optimization, and brownfield development…

SeaBird extends Hawker Explorer lease

Mar 08, 2016

SeaBird Exploration has signed an addendum to the charter party relating to M/V Hawk Explorer to further extend the lease on current payment terms from 31 May 2016 to 28 February 2017. At the end of the lease, the company will have the…

Geoquip Marine releases new rig

Mar 04, 2016

Geoquip Marine, a geotechnical engineering and offshore drilling company, will unveil its new GMTR150 rig at Oceanology International in London. The GMTR150 is a twin ram drilling rig that can be used for drilling, coring, sampling and testing in water depths up to 3500m…

Assessing Mexico’s geological potential

Mar 01, 2016

Heather Saucier examines the potential of deepwater plays to be auctioned in Mexico’s next offshore round, including the most prized area in the Perdido Fold Belt. Shell’s deepwater Perdido spar in the US Gulf of Mexico…

CERAWeek: Potential grows in Africa

Feb 24, 2016

Current oil prices does little to support exploration and expanding developments. However, keeping an eye on the future, sub-saharan African nations show promise. Western African countries, such as Nigeria, have already seen the benefits…

Fugro wins Kaombo survey contract

Feb 22, 2016

Fugro has won a contract to provide offshore survey and positioning services at the Kaombo oil development offshore Angola. Under the contract awarded by Technip, Fugro will provide offshore deepwater survey and positioning services to…

Chariot completes Namibia 3D survey

Feb 19, 2016

Chariot Oil & Gas completed its 3D seismic survey in Blocks 2312 & 2412A offshore Namibia, in conjunction with its partners AziNam (20%), NAMCOR (10%) and Ignitus (5%). The survey comprised approximately 2600sq km of data and was conducted by PGS Exploration…

ION wins Mexico seismic data processing extension

Jan 28, 2016

ION Geophysical has been awarded an extension to its existing multi-year contract with Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex), the national oil company of Mexico. Under this contract, ION is providing a broad range of seismic data processing for multiple offshore and onshore surveys…

AziNam completes Namibia survey

Jan 26, 2016

AziNam, the offshore Namibia focused exploration company, has announced that it has completed a 3D seismic survey on PEL 34, the Guy Block, offshore Namibia. The survey is located in the Walvis basin and was conducted by PGS Geophysical…

Repsol seeks Guyana extension

Jan 18, 2016

Representatives from Spanish oil and gas explorer Repsol met with Guyana's President David Granger to seek an extension to continue exploratory work in the Kanuku Block, offshore the South American country, the Ministry of the President announced on 13 January…

Offshore’s opportunity?

Jan 01, 2016

Innovate, collaborate, standardize; lead with lean.   One could argue that the future of the global offshore E&P business, particularly deepwater development, is ours to create. Confronted…

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