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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…

ION to enhance Orca software with Scottish grant support

Oct 23, 2017

A new US$1.32 million (£1 million) research and development project focussed on cost reduction, increased efficiency and value add for the oil and gas sector has received backing from government agency Scottish Enterprise. US firm ION Geophysical subsidiary…

Shearwater delivers Eastern Med 3D data

Oct 18, 2017

Shearwater GeoServices has delivered a 3D Fast Track Pre-Stack Depth Migration (PreSDM) product for Edison International, following the efficient acquisition of a high quality 3D SHarp broadband dataset in the Eastern Mediterranean. Simon Telfer…

Fairfield to start Trinidad OBN survey

Oct 17, 2017

FairfieldNodal is to start a large Z700 acquisition project offshore Trinidad in late October 2017. FairfieldNodal’s Z700 data acquisition system uses Z700 ocean bottom nodes, which are placed on the seafloor to carry out surveys. Fairfield says the Z700 system is easily deployed…

ION extends 2D seismic off Panama

Sep 28, 2017

ION Geophysical announced an approximate 50% extension to its previously announced program offshore Panama due to strong client interest and prefunding to evaluate offshore Panama in advance of the anticipated license round. The client…

CGG TopSeis helps reveal Loppa High, Barents Sea

Sep 28, 2017

CGG has successfully completed acquisition of the first-ever full-scale commercial survey using TopSeis, its latest offshore broadband seismic acquisition and imaging solution. The inaugural TopSeis survey was commissioned by Lundin Norway…

Exxon exec: 'A healthy geophysics industry is needed'

Sep 27, 2017

A healthy geophysical industry will be needed to enable exploration and production (E&P) companies to find not only unconventional hydrocarbons, but deepwater and conventional oil and gas as well, said Stephen Greenlee, president of ExxonMobil Exploration Co…

CGG WAZ survey in Perdido completes early

Sep 26, 2017

CGG has completed ahead of schedule an 11,500sq km wide-azimuth (WAZ) survey on behalf of Pemex in the deepwater Perdido area. This new survey has been acquired perpendicularly to existing WAZ data and the combined Imaging of this first…

CGG starts Alaminos Canyon survey in GoM

Sep 25, 2017

CGG announced the start of acquisition of its first Complementary Wide-Azimuth (CWAz) survey, known as AC CWAz, a BroadSeis 3D multi-client program in southern Alaminos Canyon, in the Gulf of Mexico. CWAz 3D survey map of 130 blocks…

Searcher begins Malvinas campaign off Argentina

Sep 19, 2017

Searcher Seismic has made its entry into Argentina with four new multiclient projects. Map of Searcher's four multiclient projects off Argentina. Map from Searcher. Beginning in phases…

Searcher Seismic enters Argentina

Sep 15, 2017

Searcher Seismic has announced entry into Argentina with four new multi-client projects. Commencing in phases, the first phase comprises of an Offshore Basin Analysis Report providing a regional framework to understand the offshore basins of Argentina…

Schlumberger unveils DELFI

Sep 13, 2017

Schlumberger unveiled the new DELFI cognitive E&P environment at the SIS Global Forum today (13 September), which enables collaboration across exploration and production (E&P) teams and leverages the full potential of all available data and science to optimize E&P assets…

Empyrean finds Pearl off China

Sep 07, 2017

Empyrean Energy has encountered a new prospect, Pearl, offshore China, following recently acquired 3D seismic in the area.  Map from Empyrean. The company finalized the preliminary…

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