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TGS Starts 2D Survey Offshore Brazil

May 13, 2021

Norway-based TGS, a provider of seismic data for oil and gas exploration, has this week started the acquisition of Pelotas 2D multi-client phase 3 offshore Brazil.The survey located in the Pelotas Basin covers approximately 17,000 line kilometers…

PXGEO Strikes Seismic Vessel Deal with TGS

May 12, 2021

Marine seismic contactor PXGEO has signed a deal to provide 12 months of towed-streamer seismic acquisition services to the Norwegian seismic data firm TGS.TGS has committed to using the PXGEO 2 vessel or any other capable vessel which PXGEO…

Norwegian Seismic Firm Buys Offshore Wind Intelligence Group 4C Offshore

May 12, 2021

Marine seismic data firms that supply data to offshore oil explorers are typically the first among oil industry contractors to bear the brunt of price drops, as their customers, the oil companies, slash expenses and wind down exploration activities while waiting for oil prices to rise again…

Oil Industry Spending Cuts Hit Seismic Firm CGG's Results

May 12, 2021

French oil services group CGG posted a 71% plunge in first-quarter core profit on Wednesday, reflecting a year of drastic spending cuts by the oil industry in the pandemic and sending its shares sharply lower.In a call with analysts, CEO Sophie Zurquiyah said the quarter had been slow as expected…

Petrobras Awards 4D Seismic Survey Contract to Shearwater

May 12, 2021

Marine seismic surveyor Shearwater GeoServices has secured a 4D monitoring contract with Petrobras for towed streamer seismic acquisition in the Campos Basin offshore Brazil.These 3D and 4D programs will be conducted over 9-months by the SW Empress vessel over the Marlim…

BOSS' Ocean Bottom Seismic Robotic Vehicle Prototype Passes Sea Trials

May 11, 2021

Blue Ocean Seismic Services (BOSS), the company developing autonomous subsea vehicles for seismic survey applications, said Tuesday it had completed sea trials navigating a test prototype version of its underwater vehicle autonomously underwater…

TGS Starts 3D Survey in Brazil's Santos Basin

May 10, 2021

TGS, a Norwegian offshore seismic data provider, has begun collecting data on the Santos multi-client 3D Phase 4 survey off the coast of Brazil.The survey, which covers approximately 5,000 square kilometers and is situated in the western portion of the Santos Basin…

Eidesvik Offshore Finds Work for Veritas Viking Seismic Vessel

May 10, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Eidesvik Offshore has obtained a charter for its seismic vessel Veritas Viking.The charter for the Veritas Viking, according to the Oslo-listed company, is for 130 days, including transit. The contract is with an unnamed third-party operator…

CGG Bags OBN Imaging Work with Equinor in Brazil

May 10, 2021

Equinor has awarded CGG a major contract for the seismic imaging of its Bacalhau 3D ocean bottom node (OBN) survey covering 409 sq km currently being acquired in Brazil’s deepwater Santos Basin.The project is already underway at CGG’s Rio de…

Axxis Geo Solutions to Sell Neptune Naiad Vessel to Sanco

May 07, 2021

Norwegian ocean bottom node seismic services firm Axxis Geo Solutions has agreed to sell its Neptune Naiad seismic research vessel to Sanco.Axxis has agreed to sell the vessel following a May 3 decision by the District Court of Asker and Bærum to confirm the reconstruction proposal…

Software Update: Sharp Reflections Upgrades PreStack Pro for 4D Seismic

May 06, 2021

Sharp Reflections, an offshore seismic data analysis solutions company, has announced a software update to its PreStack Pro software.According to the company, the 6.2 update, developed in partnership with Equinor focuses on expanding the software’s capabilities within the 4D domain…

Seismic Data Firm CGG Launches Pollution Monitoring Solution

May 06, 2021

French firm CGG, best known for its seismic data services for oil and gas exploration, has now launched a maritime pollution monitoring solution named SeaScope.'Combining expertise in remote sensing science, Earth observation data, machine learning and high-performance computing…

Equinor Hires Fugro for Deepwater Survey Work off Canada

Apr 28, 2021

Equinor has selected Fugro to perform a deepwater site investigation in Canada’s Flemish Pass, 500 kilometers off the coast of St John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, in approximately 1200-meter water depths.The field campaign will run from July until August and entails a seabed survey…

CGG Delivers Data from Agata Reimaging for Brazil Project

Apr 28, 2021

CGG delivered the fast-track data from its Agata Reimaging program over the Agata block in the Santos Basin, a highly prolific area of Brazil’s offshore pre-salt. The ultramodern reimaged seismic data set covering over 9,300 sq km will provide…

Atlantic Shores to Deploy Research Buoys at U.S. Offshore Wind Lease Area

Apr 21, 2021

U.S. offshore wind developer Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind will next month launch two buoys that will collect critical atmospheric and weather data, and track the migration of species of birds, fish, turtles and other animals that have been nanotagged by researchers…

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