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CGG sets seismic records in GOM

Apr 04, 2013

CGG announced today that its new fleet, with the addition of four high-end vessels from its recent acquisition of Fugro Geoscience, set two new industry records that highlight the strength of its marine capabilities. Firstly, through…

Apache adds 14 GOM blocks

Apr 02, 2013

Apache subsidiaries placed high bids on 14 blocks during the most recent Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 227, the company announced on April 1, 2013.(Image: Chevron-Statoil ASA)Apache said it was the sole bidder on nine shallow water blocks on the continental shelf…

Beach reports seismic results from Lake Tanganyika

Apr 01, 2013

South Australia's Beach Energy Ltd. discussed the results of its 2012 inland offshore exploration program in western Tanzania in an investor presentation last month. Wholly owned subsidiary Beach Petroleum (Tanzania) Ltd. holds 100% interest…

TGS Polarcus Asima

Mar 28, 2013

TGS announced it will charter the 12-streamer Polarcus Asima for a six-month period. TGS will utilize the ship during an acquisition of a 3D multi-client survey covering 7800km 2 of the Sunfish acre age in Harper Basin, off Liberia. TGS will…

How Spectrum is changing its focus to win multi-client business

Mar 28, 2013

Rune Eng, president and CEO, provides the answers to why Spectrum is emerging as a key player in the market for multiclient marine seismic surveys and where the company is heading with its business. Before joining Spectrum in 2010 Rune…

Ecuadorean seismic

Mar 28, 2013

WPG Group initiated the acquisition of 2D and 3D surveys last month in Ecuador’s transition and shallow water zones for the State Sevmorgeo Company (SMG). SMG is utilizing Fairfield Z700 oceanbottom nodes in combination with portable sources provided by WPG.

Chinese duo

Mar 28, 2013

Chevron subsidiary Chevron China Energy and China National Offshore Oil Corp (CNOOC) signed production sharing contracts for two shallow water exploration blocks in the South China Sea. Chevron will hold 100% interest during the exploration…

FAR Ltd. expands off Kenya

Mar 27, 2013

The Kenyan Government has confirmed a 60% expansion of FAR Ltd.’s L6 exploration permit off Kenya. This additional area, which had previously been relinquished and has now been re-instated, increases the total permit area to 5,010 km2.Click…

Total unveils new supercomputer

Mar 21, 2013

Total inaugurates its new high-performance supercomputer on Friday, March 22, 2013. The computer, located at its Scientific and Technical Centre in Pau, now ranks the Group among the top ten international companies in terms of computing power…

BOA Galatea gears up for equatorial margin study

Mar 18, 2013

The BOA Galatea will today complete the multi-client program in the Ceara area in northern Brazil. BOA Galatea (Photo: EMGS)The vessel will immediately after a scheduled port call mobilise for a multi-client program covering approximately 8000…

North Energy signs up TGS

Mar 01, 2013

North Energy has today entered into a four-year collaboration agreement with (TGS) concerning the purchase of seismic data and services. This represents a natural progression from an earlier collaboration agreement with Rex Oil & Gas (Rex) on…

Borders & Southern extend Falkland search

Feb 27, 2013

PGS' Ramform Challenger gathers a Falkland surveyThe PGS vessel Ramform Challenger began gathering London-based Borders & Southern Petroleum’s (B&S) 3D seismic program off the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic Ocean. Located about 140…

FAR ups offshore Africa estimates

Feb 27, 2013

Australian-listed exploration firm FAR says prospects offshore Kenya and Senegal “much larger than we originally assessed”.Announcing the outcome of updated prospective resource estimates following the completion of internal technical studies…

Upstream highlights of Eni's 2012 results

Feb 15, 2013

Italian major, Eni S.p.A., announced results for fourth-quarter and full-year 2012 on Friday, 15 Feb 2013. Operational highlights include: Record amount of discovered resources in the year: 3.64 bboe; Proved reserves at eight-year record: 7…

Guinea study encourages Hyperdynamics

Feb 14, 2013

Hyperdynamics cheered by updated Guinea studyMap of Guinea (Image: Dana Petroleum)Netherland, Sewell & Associates, Inc. (NSAI), completed an updated resource evaluation study for Houston-based Hyperdynamics Corp.'s oil and gas concession off the Republic of Guinea…

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