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Magseis Fairfield in North Sea OBN Survey

Aug 20, 2021

Oslo-listed seismic contractor Magseis Fairfield has won a 'small size' Ocean Bottom Node contract in the North Sea.The contract is with an unnamed multi-client company. According to Magseis Fairfield, the survey will be conducted in Q3 2021 with roughly 500 MASS nodes…

iSURVEY to Provide Survey and Positioning Services for Nexans' Offshore Ops

Aug 18, 2021

Offshore power cable manufacturer Nexans has recently awarded iSURVEY a NOK 150 million (around $16,85 million) for survey and positioning services.Majority-owned by Norwegian private equity firm, Norvestor, iSURVEY will support Nexans’ offshore high voltage cable installation projects globally…

Fugro to Conduct Surveys Over Future Offshore Wind Farm Sites in Germany

Aug 18, 2021

Dutch offshore survey services firm Fugro has won a contract to carry out geophysical investigations for Germany's Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH)).'The award is in line with the…

Magseis to Join Danish Carbon Capture and Storage Project Greensand

Aug 17, 2021

Magseis Renewables, a subsidiary of offshore OBN seismic contractor Magseis Fairfield, has entered into a memorandum of understanding to join phase 2 of the Greensand carbon capture and storage (CCS) project consortium. The project entails transporting…

Carbon Transition's AGS Wraps OBN Survey in North Sea

Aug 13, 2021

Oslo-listed company Carbon Transition, previously known as Axxis Geo Solutions, said Friday that its AGS business line had successfully completed the ROV-deployed ocean bottom node survey in the North Sea, which was announced in November 2020…

EMGS' Client Firms Up Multi-client Data Licensing Deal

Aug 13, 2021

Norwegian offshore survey company Electromagnetic Geoservices (EMGS) in June entered into a framework contract with an existing client for licensing of multi-client data from the EMGS' international multi-client library.The company said at the…

'Large' OBN Survey for Magseis Fairfield in Asia

Aug 13, 2021

Oslo-listed ocean bottom node seismic data acquisition firm Magseis Fairfield has said it has secured a large OBN survey in Asia for an undisclosed customer. The survey will take about five months to complete and will begin in the fourth quarter of 2021…

Ocean Infinity Buys Geowynd

Aug 12, 2021

Marine robotics company Ocean Infinity said Thursday it had acquired marine geotechnics experts, Geowynd.Based in the UK, with clients all over Europe, Geowynd’s team of geotechnical engineers provides consultancy services to aid the safe and…

Silixa Claims 'World's first' as it Installs Distributed Acoustic Sensing (DAS) System at BP's Gulf of Mexico Field

Aug 11, 2021

Optical fiber sensors provider Silixa on Wednesday announced the successful installation, validation, and borehole seismic acquisition from a permanently installed fiber-optic Distributed Acoustic Sensing (DAS) system, Carina Subsea 4D, on BP’s Atlantis Phase 3 subsea field development…

ExxonMobil Hires Oceaneering for Offshore Surveys in Guyana

Aug 10, 2021

ExxonMobil has hired offshore services firm Oceaneering for the provision of two surveys offshore Guyana, where Exxon has over the past few years discovered around nine billion barrels of oil.Oceaneering will carry out a towed and autonomous…

DUG Software for PXGEO's Seismic Vessel

Aug 10, 2021

Australian supercomputer group DUG has signed an agreement with offshore seismic services firm PXGEO for the provision of software onboardtheir marine seismic vessel PXGEO 2.'The company will provide its DUG Insight software for real-time data…

Magseis Fairfield to Conduct North Sea OBN Survey

Aug 03, 2021

Marine seismic survey firm Magseis Fairfield said it has been awarded a multi-client ocean bottom node (OBN) survey in the North Sea.The survey, which is expected to require approximately two months to complete starting from the third quarter of 2021…

Pharos Wraps Seismic Survey Off Vietnam. Eyes Drilling Partner

Jul 30, 2021

Pharos Energy said Thursday it had completed its 3D seismic program on the western part of Block 125 in the Phu Khanh Basin, 'the last unexplored frontier offshore Vietnam.' The company hopes the data will help it attract a drilling partner…

Seismic Firm CGG Sells GeoSoftware Business

Jul 30, 2021

French seismic data firm CGG has signed a deal with Topicus and Vela Software, for the sale of CGG’s GeoSoftware business.According to the description on CGG's website, GeoSoftware product suite, among other things, helps oil and gas operators…

RWE Taps Fugro for UK North Sea Wind Farm Site Survey

Jul 29, 2021

Dutch offshore survey specialist Fugro has secured a contract with RWE to carry out geophysical exploratory works at Five Estuaries offshore wind farm, the extension project of the existing 353MW Galloper wind farm.Works are expected to take…

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