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Magseis Fairfield's 100th OBN Survey is Also 'First Ever' Carbon Neutral Seismic Survey

May 28, 2021

Norway-based ocean bottom node seismic surveyor Magseis Fairfield said Friday it had completed the acquisition of its 100th OBN survey, and with that announcement also shared what it was doing to become a carbon-neutral company, and what it…

Atlantic Shores Keeps Fugro Busy Offshore New Jersey

May 27, 2021

Dutch offshore survey firm Fugro has won a contract renewal with the U.S. offshore wind developer Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind.The contract is for the provision of real-time wind and metocean measurements off the coast of New Jersey in the U…

PGS Nets Black Sea Seismic Survey Deal

May 27, 2021

Norwegian marine seismic surveyor PGS has said it has won a 'significant' seismic data acquisition contract in the Black Sea. The project is scheduled to start in mid-August 2021 and be completed in November. The customer will have the opportunity to extend the contract…

Benthic Wraps Geotechnical Survey at Santos' Dorado Site

May 26, 2021

Benthic, part of Acteon's geoservices division, has said it has completed geotechnical site investigation services for Santos at the Dorado field off the coast of Western Australia.Benthic said this week that the work at the Dorado site involved…

Society of Petroleum Engineers, AAPG Exploring Merger

May 25, 2021

The American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) and the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) on Tuesday announced the two associations were in the process of exploring a potential merger.AAPG and SPE said they were studying the benefits…

Shearwater Hires DOF Subsea's Vessel, ROV for OBN Survey in Brazil

May 25, 2021

Marine seismic contractor Shearwater Geoservices has awarded subsea support vessel operator DOF Subsea a vessel and an ROV contract for seismic support work in Brazil.DOF Subsea's Skandi Neptune vessel will support Shearwater's Ocean Bottom Node seismic campaigns on Petrobras' Jubarte…

James Fisher Renewables Nets Offshore Wind UXO Survey Gig in France

May 25, 2021

James Fisher Renewables has been selected by the French transmission grid operator Réseau de Transport d'Electricité (RTE) to identify unexploded ordnance (UXO) along the export cable routes for the Fécamp offshore wind project.The 18-kilometer export cable…

Shell Taps Fugro for Pensacola Site Survey in Preparation for 2022 Drilling

May 24, 2021

Shell has hired Fugro to carry out geophysical and geotechnical site survey works over the Pensacola prospect in the UK North Sea, in preparation for the drilling of the Pensacola exploration well.The piece of news on the survey was shared by…

Survey Works Start at North Falls Offshore Wind Farm Site

May 20, 2021

For the next three months, three wind farm survey vessels will be busy in the Southern North Sea at the North Falls offshore wind farm site in the UK.North Falls, a proposed extension to the existing Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm, is located…

Increased Output Rates, Carbon Storage: Halliburton, TGS in Reservoir Monitoring Tech Collab

May 18, 2021

U.S. oilfield services giant Halliburton and Norway-based offshore seismic data firm TGS have teamed up to bring advanced seismic imaging to fiber optic sensing with the aim of helping oil firms boost output rates, but also explore carbon storage options…

Magseis Fairfield Wins 4D Survey Gig in North Sea

May 18, 2021

Magseis Fairfield has won a contract to conduct a 4D  Ocean Bottom Node (OBN) monitor survey in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea with an unnamed client.The survey is expected to begin in the third quarter of 2021 and last for just under a month…

Australia: NOPSEMA Approves Inpex's Seismic Survey Plans

May 17, 2021

The Australian offshore oil and gas safety regulator NOPSEMA has approved Inpex's plans for 2D seismic surveys offshore W. Australia.Inpex's proposed survey will cover the WA-532-P and WA-533-P offshore blocks in the Browse and Offshore Canning Basins…

Offshore Wind: Fugro Nets 3-Year Geotechnical Survey Deal in Germany

May 17, 2021

Dutch offshore services firm Fugro has been awarded a multi-year site investigation contract by Germany's Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency for offshore wind projects in the German part of the North Sea.'The program will be completed…

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…

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