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Lebanon 2nd Offshore Licensing Announced

Dec 23, 2018

The Ministry of Energy & Water in Lebanon together with the Lebanese Petroleum Administration announced via their website the recommended blocks for bidding during the Lebanese 2nd licensing round for hydrocarbon exploration offshore Lebanon…

Polarcus Awarded Work in West Africa

Dec 17, 2018

Offshore geophysical company Polarcus Limited announced Monday that it has received a contract award for an XArray marine seismic acquisition project in West Africa.The project will commence in Q1 2019 with an approximate duration of two months…

CGG Renews Cooperation with OMV

Dec 04, 2018

French-based geophysical services company CGG announced Tuesday that its contract with Austrian integrated oil and gas company OMV to operate a dedicated center at its head office in Vienna has been renewed for a further three years.The two…

Petrobras, Murphy to Explore in GoM

Dec 03, 2018

Brazil's state-controlled Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) said on Monday it had sealed a joint venture with Murphy Exploration & Production Company to explore oil and gas fields in the Gulf of Mexico, according to a securities filing.Petrobras received $795 million for the deal…

MacArtney Delivers TRIAXUS ROTV to China

Nov 15, 2018

MacArtney Singapore delivered a TRIAXUS ROTV with customized sensor payload to the Chinese Academy of Science for oceanographic research projects in the South China Sea.The Chinese Academy of Science, via MacArtney agent Geo Marine Technology Ltd…

Artificial Intelligence Aids Subsea Object Detection

Nov 13, 2018

A developer of real-time 3D sonar technology and real-time subsea intelligence has launched a new product that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to automatically detect and recognize distinct underwater objects.Coda Octopus announced Tuesday…

Polarcus Wins 3D Project in West Africa

Nov 01, 2018

Offshore geophysical firm Polarcus Limited said Thursday it has received an award for a 3D marine seismic acquisition project in West Africa.The award comprises two surveys of approximately three months each, with the first survey expected to commence Q2 2019 and the second survey Q4 2019.

FairfieldNodal closes WGP acquisition

Jan 12, 2018

Houston-based marine seismic node firm FairfieldNodal has finalized its acquisition of UK-based marine geophysical services firm WGP Group from Thalassa Holdings. The acquisition will have an effective date of 31 December 2017. FairfieldNodal…

TGS to start new 3D GoM survey

Dec 21, 2017

Geoscience firm TGS is to start a new multiclient acquisition project called Alonso 3D in the US Gulf of Mexico. Alonso 3D will cover 6172sq km in the Atwater Valley and Lloyd Ridge protraction areas of the US Gulf of Mexico. TGS says multi-level targets exist…

Polarcus teams up with TGS for GoM survey

Dec 21, 2017

Norwegian seismic firm Polarcus has received a letter of award from TGS for the acquisition of 6172sq km of 3D seismic data in the Gulf of Mexico. TGS announced earlier today (21 December) that the firm will begin the Alonso 3D survey in February 2018…

Seabed Geosolutions inks Nigeria, Trinidad 3D, 4D ocean bottom node work

Dec 20, 2017

Seabed Geosolutions has been awarded a 3D ocean bottom node (OBN) seismic acquisition project over the greater Angostura field in shallow waters, offshore Trinidad for BHP, and a 4D OBN project for Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company…

Spectrum starts Mozambique seismic survey

Dec 08, 2017

Norwegian geoscience frim Spectrum has started a 2D seismic survey offshore Mozambique, in partnership with WesternGeco, for the country's Institute of National Petroleum (INP) ahead of future licensing rounds. The seismic survey will cover up to 19…

ION offers up Argentine multi-client data before 2018 license round

Dec 06, 2017

Houston-headquartered geoscience firm ION Geophysical has launched a 2D multi-client data package for offshore Argentina, ahead of the country's 2018 license round.  ION has delivered a regional framework consisting of approximately 30…

Genel to shoot 3D seismic over Sidi Moussa, Morocco

Nov 09, 2017

UK-based independent Genel Energy is to carry out a 3D seismic campaign across the Sidi Moussa acreage offshore Morocco, in place of an exploration well. The firm reached an agreement with the Moroccan government over its remaining exploration…

Fugro to study seeps off Eastern Canada

Oct 25, 2017

Fugro has teamed up with Amplified Geochemical Imaging (AGI) to acquire offshore hydrocarbon seep data in advance of Canada’s 2018 east coast bid round. Bathymetry, backscatter and water column anomaly data will be collected to pull together…

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