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Shearwater Clinches 3D Survey Work Offshore India

Jan 22, 2020

Shearwater GeoServices will carry out a 3D marine seismic survey offshore India under a new contract awarded by ONGC.The Norwegian seismic company will start the 3D broadband marine seismic acquisition campaign in Q1 2020.The 4-month survey for the Indian oil company covers 2…

Fugro Wrap Up Sea Seep Hunting Study

Jan 21, 2020

Geophysical services provider Fugro and the Colombian Maritime Authority (DIMAR) have completed a joint environmental seep hunting study to help assess the country’s resource potential in the Caribbean Sea.The study involved shallow water seabed sediment coring…

Polarcus Kicks Off Australia Survey

Jan 20, 2020

Polarcus has begun the latest phase of the Cygnus regional multi-client 3D survey in the Vulcan Sub-basin, offshore north-west Australia, the marine geophysical company announced on Monday.The 1,500-square-kilometer Phase 3 South survey, covering the Skua…

ION Reimaging 3D Data Offshore Uruguay

Jan 16, 2020

ION Geophysical Corporation, a provider of geophysical technology, services and solutions to the global oil and gas industry, has launched Tannat 3D, a multi-client reimaging program offshore Uruguay.Leveraging the ION’s existing regional UruguaySPAN data and subsurface knowledge…

Saipem Contracts Cathie for NnG

Jan 12, 2020

The offshore geoscience and geotechnical engineering consultancy Cathie Group has secured a contract by the Italian oil and gas contractor Saipem to provide geotechnical assistance for the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind project in the UK…

Equinor, Lundin Tap Shearwater for 4D Surveys

Jan 09, 2020

Norwegian seismic player Shearwater has signed letters of intent with Equinor for three 4D towed streamer projects by Equinor. Apart from the Equinor LoIs, Shearwater has secured 4D Ocean Bottom Seismic (OBS) project with Lundin Norway for the 2020 North Sea summer season…

SeaBird signs Asia survey LoA

Jan 09, 2020

Oslo-listed marine seismic acquisition firm SeaBird Exploration has secured a letter of award for a survey in Asia.In a brief statement issued Thursday, Seabird kept details scarce. The company said the survey would begin at the end of Q1 and was expected to be completed in Q2 2020…

Fugro Takes Over Seabed Geosolutions

Dec 30, 2019

Fugro announced on Monday it has entered into an agreement to acquire CGG’s 40% shareholding in Seabed Geosolutions and to terminate the Seabed Geosolutions’ joint venture agreement effective December 30, 2019 in exchange for a cash consideration of $35 million…

Seabed Study Precedes Planned Licensing Round in Nigeria

Dec 25, 2019

As Nigeria looks ahead to a possible oil licensing round in mid-2020, the plan has received a major boost with the launch of the West Africa country’s first ever regional multi-client Multibeam and Seafloor Sampling Study (MB&SS).The data gathering…

Equinor Re-ups Magseis Fairfield Contract

Dec 24, 2019

Magseis Fairfield announced Norwegian energy company Equinor had awarded four-year renewal for its reservoir monitoring program for the Snorre and Grane fields in the Norwegian North Sea.The containerized permanent reservoir monitoring (PRM) system…

TGS Begins Deepwater Nigeria Survey Work

Dec 22, 2019

TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company ASA (TGS) and PetroData, are to undertake Nigeria's first regional multi-client Multibeam and Seafloor Sampling (MB&SS) Study.The geoscience data company that provides the global energy industry solutions said the study will cover an area of approximately 80…

Congo Offshore to Reap from New Data Model

Dec 18, 2019

In Africa, as the count of offshore oil and gas blocks that are getting depleted continues to rise, some producing countries are opting to invest in seismic data to enable identification and demarcation of new blocks while at the same deploying more high end technology…

Shearwater Bags ONGC Contract

Dec 17, 2019

The marine geophysical services company Shearwater GeoServices has been awarded a combined 2D and 3D broadband marine seismic acquisition campaign by Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) in Eastern Offshore, India.The contract is planned for execution in the first half of 2020…

NOAA Awards 5-yr Hydrographic Gig to Fugro

Dec 17, 2019

Geo-data specialist Fugro has been awarded a 5-year Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to provide hydrographic surveying services in the US.Dutch multinational…

EGS to Survey Ocean Wind OWF Site

Dec 11, 2019

EGS Group, provider of survey solutions, has secured a contract to carry out a geophysical survey at Ørsted’s 1100MW Ocean Wind offshore wind project in New Jersey, the U.S.The survey work, aimed at providing high-resolution geophysical data…

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