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Arctia to Map Offshore Wind Area in Norway

Apr 11, 2024

Arctia Meritaito, a subsidiary of Finland's Arctia, announced it has been awarded a contract by the Norwegian Mapping Authority to perform hydrographic seabed surveying as part of the 2024 Mareano program.Under its contract from the Norwegian Mapping Authority's Hydrographic Service (NHS)…

Venterra’s GDG to Provide Geophysical Services for Polish Offshore Wind Farm

Apr 11, 2024

Venterra Group's company Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions (GDG), a global offshore wind services provider, has secured a contract to provide early supervisory and investigatory geophysical and geotechnical services for the Baltica 1 offshore wind farm…

Sandia Studies Subterranean Storage of Hydrogen

Apr 09, 2024

Scientists at Sandia National Laboratories are using computer simulations and laboratory experiments to see if depleted oil and natural gas reservoirs can be used for storing this carbon-free fuel.Hydrogen is an important clean fuel: It can be made by splitting water using solar or wind power…

Sulmara on Offshore Survey Job at Bayou Bend CCS Scheme in Texas

Apr 09, 2024

Subsea specialist Sulmara has delivered offshore geophysical survey for Bayou Bend carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in the United States, being developed by joint venture owned by Chevron, Talos Energy and Equinor.Bayou Bend CCS joint…

NextGeo Taps Frank Koopman as Offshore Wind Strategy Director

Apr 04, 2024

Marine geosciences and offshore construction support services company NextGeo has appointed Frank Koopman as Offshore Wind Strategy Director.Koopman is an experienced executive and leader in the offshore energy sector, with over 20 years of experience in leading complex organizations…

PGS Hooks Northern Europe Seismic Deal

Apr 04, 2024

Marine seismic data company PGS has secured a 4D contract in Northern Europe for an independent energy company.PGS said it will mobile its Ramform Tethys for the survey in late April.The project has a total duration of approximately 30 days…

Survey to Assess CCS and New Oil & Gas Opportunities Gets Underway Off Malaysia

Apr 03, 2024

Marine seismic data company TGS, together with joint venture consortium partners PGS and SLB, has kicked off a multi-client 3D seismic project in the Penyu Basin, offshore Peninsular Malaysia.The project aims to provide insights on the exploration…

TDI-Brooks Completes Survey Off New York & New Jersey

Apr 01, 2024

Between January 2023 and February 2024, TDI-Brooks conducted an extensive site investigation program in two offshore wind blocks in state and federal waters. The projects involved surveying in excess of 20,000 line-kms of analogue and either…

Chuditch-2 Appraisal Well Surveys in Full Swing Offshore Timor-Leste

Mar 29, 2024

SundaGas Banda Unipessoal, a subsidiary of UK-based oil and gas company Baron Oil, has completed geophysical site surveys at the planned drilling location for the Chuditch-2 appraisal well, offshore Timor-Leste, and is planning to start a new one next month…

Ocean Infinity Inks Deal with Shell for Subsea Data Capture Services

Mar 28, 2024

Ocean Infinity signed a global framework agreement (GFA) with Shell to provide its robotic fleet for servicing the offshore energy sector.The GFA marks a significant milestone in the provision of lean-crewed and robotic seabed geomatics, spanning geophysical and geotechnical services…

TotalEnergies Gets Share of Bayou Bend CCS Project in United States

Mar 18, 2024

TotalEnergies has signed an agreement to acquire Talos Low Carbon Solutions (TLCS), securing 25% of its share in the Bayou Bend carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in the United States.After the completion of the transaction, TotalEnergies will own a 25% share in the Bayou Bend project…

Spirit Energy Hires Shearwater for CCS Seismic Survey in UK

Mar 12, 2024

UK-based oil and gas firm Spirit Energy has awarded a contract to Shearwater Geoservices to conduct a seismic survey in the East Irish Sea, as part of the Morecambe Net Zero (MNZ) carbon capture and storage (CCS) project.The six-week operation…

Venterra Geoscience On Call for Nova Scotia’s Offshore Wind

Mar 11, 2024

Venterra Group, the global offshore wind services company, has secured a contract to assess metocean data collection needs that will assist with offshore wind farm development off Canada's Atlantic Coast.Amidst a surge in interest in offshore wind power…

AI Tool to Tackle Boulder Issues for Offshore Wind Developments

Mar 07, 2024

Renewable energy industry supplier Ocean Geophysics has introduced an AI-driven boulder identification tool, which is expected to reduce development risk, time and cost for developers of offshore wind farms.Large, individual boulders as well as boulder fields with thousands…

TDI-Brooks Wraps Geotechnical Survey in Gulf of Campeche

Feb 19, 2024

TDI-Brooks, a U.S.-based marine services company specializing in geotechnical and offshore survey projects, reports it has completed a geotechnical coring campaign in the Gulf of Campeche offshore Mexico.As a subcontractor of Drebbel de Mexico out of Cd…

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