Seismic Vessel Tech News


Russia, Norway Ink Seismic Pact for Barents Sea

Oct 25, 2018

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) and Russian petroleum authorities (Federal Subsoil Resources Management Agency, Rosnedra) have entered into an agreement to exchange seismic data from the areas around the demarcation line in the Barents Sea…

Seabed Geosolutions Wins Red Sea Ocean Contract

Oct 23, 2018

The provider of comprehensive ocean bottom seismic (OBS) solutions to the global oil and gas industry Seabed Geosolutions and its partner have been awarded a 3D ocean bottom node survey in the Red Sea.The S-79 project will require the acquisition…

Polarcus Awarded 3D Project in Southeast Asia

Oct 22, 2018

Marine geophysical company Polarcus Limited said it has been awarded a 3D marine seismic acquisition project in South East Asia.The project duration is approximately four months and is scheduled to commence in Q4 2018.Following this award, the Polarcus fleet is 100 percent booked for Q4 2018.

Kitron Signs MASS Nodes Deal with Magseis

Oct 22, 2018

Scandinavia's Offshore/Marine electronics manufacturing services company Kitron and Norwegian geophysical company Magseis ASA has entered into an agreement to manufacture Magseis' MASS (Marine Autonomous Seismic System) nodes to support their growth…

EMGS Preps for South American Survey

Oct 22, 2018

Norwegian owner Electromagnetic Geoservices (EMGS) said in a press note that it is currently engaged in the final stages of a contractual exchange for a proprietary data acquisition survey with an undisclosed customer.The survey will take place…

Turkish Ship to Continue Explorations in Mediterranean

Oct 19, 2018

A Turkish energy exploration ship will continue to operate in the Mediterranean Sea, the energy minister said on Friday, after Ankara said the navy stopped a Greek frigate from harassing the ship due to territorial disputes.Turkey, Greece and…

Turkish Navy Stops Greek Frigate 'Harassment' in Mediterranean

Oct 18, 2018

Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency said on Thursday that the navy had stopped a Greek frigate from harassing a Turkish ship in the Mediterranean. It did not give further details.Turkey, Greece and Cyprus's internationally recognized Greek…

High-End Seismic Imaging Solves Shallow Gas Challenges

Oct 17, 2018

The latest Q modeling, and Q-compensating imaging techniques bring greater clarity to Northern Viking GrabenCGG has recently completed seismic depth imaging of its entire Northern Viking Graben multi-client survey, in the Norwegian North Sea…

SeaBird, MCG Get More Work

Oct 14, 2018

Seismic players SeaBird Exploration and its partner Norway's MultiClient Geophysical (MCG) announce that significant additional pre funding commitment from an oil major has been secured relating to the ongoing MC2D project in North West Europe…

Schlumberger, TGS Bags New US Seismic Project

Oct 14, 2018

Norwegian seismic specialist TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company (TGS) and oilfield services providers Schlumberger have announced a new multiclient nodal seismic project in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.The project, named Amendment, will comprise acquisition of a 2…

SAExploration Wins USD 100mln Project in South Asia

Oct 05, 2018

Houston-based oilfield services company  and seismic data specialist SAExploration announced receipt of a letter of award for a new marine project in South Asia for a major National Oil Company valued at approximately $100 million.The project…

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