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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…

TGS, PGS, WesternGeco in 6,400 sq km Seismic Survey Offshore Malaysia

Jul 22, 2021

Offshore seismic data and services trio TGS, PGS, and Schlumberger's WesternGeco, have secured pre-funding for a 6,400 square kilometer multi-client 3D survey starting in October in the Sarawak Basin, offshore Malaysia.The survey is the first…

Offshore Seismic Duo in Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage Pact

Jul 22, 2021

Norwegian marine seismic data acquisition company PGS has signed a MoU with the French geoscience firm CGG, with a plan to combine their seismic MultiClient products and technical capabilities applied to the Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage (CCUS) industry…

La Gan Wind Taps Fugro, Partners for Geotechnical Survey Off Vietnam

Jul 20, 2021

Offshore wind developer La Gan Wind, owned by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), Asiapetro, and Novasia, has awarded an offshore geotechnical contract to a consortium led by Vietsovpetro, PTSC G&S, and Fugro.The award is part of CIP’s…

Ocean Floor Geophysics, PGS Complete Towed Streamer CSEM System Transaction

Jul 19, 2021

Norwegian seismic data firm PGS has completed the sale of the hardware, software, and intellectual property associated with the company’s towed streamer Controlled Source Electro-Magnetic (“CSEM”) system to Canada's Ocean Floor Geophysics, Inc (“OFG”)…

Chinese Seismic Giant Buys 18,000 Seabed Nodes from Sercel

Jul 12, 2021

CGG, a France-based provider of seismic data for oil and gas exploration, said Monday its subsidiary Sercel has recorded the first major sale of its recently launched GPR300 seabed nodal solution.Sercel sold the nodes to BGP, a China-based international geophysical services provider…

Shearwater to Start OBN Seismic Survey at Petrobras' Parque das Baleias

Jul 09, 2021

Brazilian oil firm Petrobras said this week it would soon start the first seismic acquisition with Ocean Bottom Nodes (OBN) technology and new multiphysics surveys (magnetometric and gravimetric) of the 3D Nodes project of Parque das Baleias…

GC Rieber Reduces Ownership in Seismic Firm Shearwater GeoServices

Jul 08, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel operator GC Rieber Shipping is reducing its ownership in the seismic acquisition giant Shearwater GeoServices.GC Rieber said Thursday it had agreed to sell shares in Shearwater decreasing its ownership from 17.0% to 8…

SeaBird Exploration Signs LoI with 'Leading Operator' for Fulmar Explorer Source Vessel

Jul 08, 2021

Seismic services company SeaBird Exploration has signed a letter of intent for a source vessel contract with an unnamed 'leading operator.'The company did not say where the vessel would be deployed exactly apart from saying it would be in the Western Hemisphere…

PGS, TGS Kick Off 3D Survey Offshore Canada

Jul 06, 2021

Norwegian offshore seismic data firms TGS and PGS have partnered up and started the second phase of a multi-client survey offshore East Canada.The project, called Lewis Hills 3D multi-client phase 2, includes the acquisition of 947 square kilometers of additional 3D data…

PXGEO Buys Fugro's OBN Subsidiary Seabed Geosolutions

Jun 29, 2021

Offshore seismic surveyor PXGEO has completed the acquisition of Fugro's subsidiary Seabed Geosolutions, a company specializing in Ocean Bottom Node surveys.'The acquisition includes a substantial ocean bottom node inventory,  handling equipment…

Fugro Builds Geo-Data Platform for Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind

Jun 28, 2021

Dutch offshore survey company Fugro has completed the first phase of a 2-year contract with Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind (Atlantic Shores) to build and manage a centralized, cloud-hosted Geo-data repository for Atlantic Shores' lease development off the coast of New Jersey in the US…

ExxonMobil Hires PGS for 4D Survey Offshore Guyana

Jun 28, 2021

Norwegian offshore seismic surveyor PGS has been awarded a 4D seismic acquisition contract by ExxonMobil for work offshore Guyana.PGS will deploy a Titan class seismic acquisition vessel in the fourth quarter of 2021 with the acquisition slated for completion in the first quarter of 2022…

EMGS in Multi-client Data Deal Worth Up to $3M

Jun 25, 2021

Norwegian offshore survey company Electromagnetic Geoservices (EMGS) said Friday it had entered into a framework contract with an existing client for licensing of multi-client data from the EMGS' international multi-client library.There are…

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