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Seismic Firm Polarcus Set for Business Wind-down, Delisting from Oslo Exchange

Jun 25, 2021

Polarcus Limited, a seismic surveyor in liquidation, is set to be wound down and delisted from the Oslo Stock Exchange.As previously reported, in January this year, lenders took control of the company's vessels after a debt payment default, and decided to sell them and let go all the employees…

TotalEnergies Confirms Suriname Offshore Block Awards

Jun 25, 2021

France's TotalEnergies confirmed Friday it had with its partner Qatar Petroleum been awarded Block 6 and Block 8 in the Suriname SHO Bid Round 2020/2021. TotalEnergies will operate the two shallow-water blocks, with depths between 30 meters and 50 meters…

Lundin Energy Taps CGG for Barents Sea Seismic Imaging

Jun 24, 2021

CGG, a provider of seismic data for oil and gas explorers, has secured a contract with Lundin Energy in Norway for the seismic imaging of an innovative simultaneous node and streamer 3D survey currently being acquired over a 3700 km2 area of the Nordkapp basin in the Barents Sea…

TGS Announces 3D Seismic Program in U.S. Gulf of Mexico

Jun 22, 2021

Norway-based offshore seismic data provider TGS on Monday announced Sophies Resolve Refocus 3D, an OBC and NAZ imaging program in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.'The program includes approximately 6,175 square kilometers of reprocessed 3D seismic data to provide a high-quality regional product…

TotalEnergies, Qatar Petroleum, Chevron Submit Winning Bids for Suriname Offshore Blocks

Jun 18, 2021

U.S. oil major Chevron, and a consortium between France's TotalEnergies and Qatar's Qatar Petroleum have submitted winning bids for shallow-water offshore acreage in Suriname, Suriname's national oil company Staatsolie said Friday.Staatsolie…

Indonesia: Eni, SKK Migas Ink Exploration MoU

Jun 17, 2021

Italian oil and gas company Eni said Thursday it had signed an agreement with SKK Migas for cooperation on exploration activities in Indonesia. The memorandum of understanding defines the framework for further cooperation in the processing and…

TGS, Earth Science Analytics Bring AI to Seismic and Well Data World

Jun 15, 2021

Norwegian seismic data company TGS has partnered up with analysis and machine learning company Earth Science Analytics 'to share expertise and promote further innovation in data-driven geoscience.'TGS said Tuesday the partnership had already…

Seabed Geosolutions Receives LOA for Americas OBN Survey

Jun 11, 2021

Fugro's soon-to-be-sold marine seismic acquisition subsidiary Seabed Geosolutions has received a conditional Letter of Award (LOA) from an undisclosed company for an ocean bottom node (OBN) project in the Americas region.The project is anticipated…

Brazil: Petrobras Set to Start Sapinhoá Field OBN Survey

Jun 10, 2021

Brazilian oil firm Petrobras is set to kick off the first of the two seismic acquisitions of the Sapinhoá field monitoring project, in the pre-salt of the Santos Basin, offshore Brazil.'Seismic acquisition is an important tool for managing the deposit (reservoirs) and optimizing production systems…

Shearwater GeoServices Recycles Seismic Vessel

Jun 10, 2021

Marine seismic contractor Shearwater GeoServices has sold the seismic vessel Western Trident for recycling as part of the company’s fleet renewal strategy.The vessel has been delivered in Turkey for recycling. In late 2020, Shearwater also sold…

CGG Launches Upgraded Reservoir Characterization Software Portfolio

Jun 08, 2021

French seismic data and technology firm CGG has through its CGG GeoSoftware launched version 11.0 of its portfolio of reservoir characterization and petrophysical interpretation software solutions. 'GeoSoftware 11.0 is a milestone achievement…

Erebus Floating Wind Farm: Geotechnical Investigations Start

Jun 08, 2021

Blue Gem Wind, the joint venture between TotalEnergies and Simply Blue Energy, has begun geotechnical investigations on the Angle Peninsula in Wales, to examine the onshore cable route for its planned Erebus floating wind farm.The work, which began in late May…

PGS, TGS Expand Survey Campaign Off Canada. Another Vessel Set to be Deployed

Jun 07, 2021

Norwegian seismic surveyor PGS has, with its Ramform Titan seismic vessel, started the Cape Anguille seismic survey program offshore Canada, in partnership with seismic data firm TGS.The program expands the PGS-TGS joint venture with another…

ION, Shearwater Start UK North Sea 3D Survey

Jun 04, 2021

Offshore seismic surveyor Shearwater GeoServices has kicked off the second phase of ION Geophysical’s 11,000 sqkm UK Mid North Sea High 3D seismic survey program using the Oceanic Vega vessel.'The Mid North Sea High’s proximity to shore and…

MMT Surveying 'Beacon Wind' Cable Route

Jun 04, 2021

Equinor has awarded Ocean Infinity's MMT a contract for export cable route surveys for the ‘Beacon Wind’ offshore wind farm in the U.S.MMT is performing a combination of geophysical, geotechnical, environmental, and benthic surveys along the export route of Beacon Wind sites 1 and 2…

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