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PGS Nets 4D Survey Gig in Gulf of Mexico

Jan 31, 2022

Norwegian marine seismic survey company PGS said Monday it had won a contract for a 4D survey in the Gulf of Mexico.PGS said it would use a Ramform Titan-class vessel for the project. The survey is expected to begin late February and en in late March…

Doosan Unveils 8MW Offshore Wind Turbine, South Korea's Largest

Jan 28, 2022

Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction has unveiled South Korea's largest offshore wind turbine, a 232.5 meters tall giant with a capacity of 8MW.Doosan said Thursday it had completed the implementation of the 8MW offshore wind turbine prototype at the Korea Wind Power Demonstration Center…

Santos Hires Shearwater for Seismic Surveys Off W. Australia

Jan 26, 2022

Marine seismic survey services contractor Shearwater GeoServices has secured contracts for two multicomponent surveys offshore Western Australia with the oil and gas company Santos.The two-month program covers the Keraudren North Extension with an area of approximately 680 sqkm in the Bedout Basin…

Shearwater, Equinor, Lundin, Vår Energi Working on Marine Vibroseis Tech for Seismic Surveys

Jan 25, 2022

Marine seismic services company Shearwater GeoServices and the Norwegian oil and gas firm Equinor are extending their seismic tech collaboration to include Vår Energi and Lundin Energy Norway to accelerate the development and commercialization…

Fugro's Augmented Reality Camera to Assist with Sepetiba FPSO Mooring

Jan 21, 2022

Danish offshore vessel operator Maersk Supply Service has awarded Dutch geodata specialist Fugro a subsea survey and positioning contract to support the installation of an anchoring system for the Sepetiba FPSO in Petrobras deepwater Mero 2 project…

Magseis Fairfield Wins North Sea, Gulf of Mexico OBN Gigs

Jan 21, 2022

Norwegian ocean bottom node seismic survey specialist Magseis Fairfield on Friday said it had secured work in the North Sea and in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.The company had in December said that it had secured the award of a 4D Ocean Bottom Node (OBN) survey in the U…

Denmark’s Energy Islands: Fugro Wins Cable Route Survey Deal

Jan 18, 2022

Dutch offshore survey specialist Fugro has won a contract with Danish grid operator Energinet in relation to the Energy Island that will be built in the Danish North Sea to serve as an offshore power plant distributing up to 10 GW of offshore wind to Denmark and other neighboring markets…

BP Taps PGS for CCS 3D Seismic Survey

Jan 18, 2022

Norwegian offshore seismic data acquisition firm PGS has secured a Carbon Capture and Storage (“CCS”) 3D seismic acquisition contract with BP in the UK.PGS will carry out the survey over the Endurance reservoir, located about 145 kilometers…

Equinor Extends 4D Permanent Reservoir Monitoring Contract with CGG

Jan 18, 2022

French seismic data specialist CGG has secured a three-year contract extension to keep operating a dedicated permanent reservoir monitoring (PRM) imaging center in Equinor’s Stavanger offices. Equinor’s asset teams analyze the 4D seismic images…

Shell Seismic Survey Approval Complied with Rules, S.Africa Minister Says

Jan 13, 2022

Shell's plan for seismic testing on South Africa's Wild Coast, which critics say threatens dolphins, seals, whales, penguins and other rare sea life, received all necessary environmental approvals, the country's energy minister said in a letter to parliament…

U.S. Gulf of Mexico Offers Tremendous Advantages for CCUS, But Regulatory Support Required, NOIA Says

Jan 12, 2022

The U.S. National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) on Wednesday released the policy paper, Carbon Capture, Use, & Storage: An Economic, Employment, & Climate Opportunity for the U.S Offshore Region, where it says that while the U.S. Gulf…

Magseis Fairfield, Fairfield Industries in Mediation Over Middle East Project

Jan 11, 2022

Norwegian ocean bottom node survey firm Magseis Fairfield ASA on Tuesday disclosed an ongoing mediation process between Magseis Fairfield ASA and Fairfield Industries Inc. regarding certain contractual claims between the parties. On October 30…

CGG Hires Shearwater GeoServices for North Sea Seismic Survey

Jan 11, 2022

Marine seismic surveyor Shearwater GeoServices has said it has won a large multi-component seismic survey contract with  CGG for work over the North Viking Graben area offshore Norway.The five-month project is expected to start in the second…

TGS in Extensive Seismic Data Reprocessing Project in Indonesia

Jan 10, 2022

Norwegian marine seismic data company TGS on Monday announced a project designed to help drive exploration across the South Makassar and North East Java regions of Indonesia.The company said that processing has begun on the East Java Sea 2D-cubed project…

Magseis Fairfield in Conditional OBN Survey Award

Jan 06, 2022

Norwegian ocean bottom node survey specialist Magseis Fairfield on Thursday announced a conditional award of an Ocean Bottom Node (OBN) survey contract from an undisclosed repeat client.The company said the start-up was expected in Q3 2022, with the project expected to run for about two months…

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