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Fugro, NOAA Join for EEZ Mapping

Mar 10, 2020

Dutch provider of geo-intelligence and asset integrity solutions Fugro has partnered with the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (NOAA OER) to establish a new ‘opportunistic’ approach…

Fugro Hired for Abadi Field Survey

Mar 05, 2020

Dutch offshore survey firm Fugro has won what it says is 'a large marine survey contract' with Inpex offshore Indonesia.Fugro has been contracted to carry out geophysical and geotechnical surveys and the associated studies needed to support…

25 More Years for Ocean Surveyor

Mar 02, 2020

Damen Oskarshamnsvarvet in Sweden has won the public tender for a contract to undertake a major life extension program on the survey and research vessel S/V Ocean Surveyor, owned by SGU, Sweden’s national geological survey agency.“We are happy…

Shearwater Wins Total Black Sea Survey

Mar 02, 2020

Norwegian oil and gas exploration service provider Shearwater GeoServices Holding has landed a deal with French player Total to acquire 3D data in the Black Sea, off Bulgaria.According to the technology-driven provider of marine geophysical services…

Axxis to Begin OBN Survey in North Sea

Feb 24, 2020

Norwegean provider of shipping services Axxis Geo Solutions ASA (AGS) has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with a major international oil company to commence an Ocean Bottom Node (OBN) survey in the North Sea.Subject to fulfillment of certain conditions…

Searcher Completes Offshore Peru Seismic Datasets

Feb 10, 2020

Australia-based Searcher Seismic has completed its offshore Peru OpenSeis 2D & 3D seismic dataset as part of its offshore Peru multi-client campaign.The ‘Offshore Peru OpenSeis Seismic Dataset’ consists of both 2D and 3D vintage seismic data…

Tower Wraps Thali Survey Off Cameroon

Feb 10, 2020

Africa-focused oil company Tower Resources has completed a geotechnical survey at its Thali license offshore Cameroon, ahead of the planned drilling operations later this year.'The Geoquip Marine survey vessel MV Investigator completed its survey…

CGG Readies Offshore Mozambique Seismic Survey

Feb 04, 2020

French seismic player CGG has completed the final 3D PSDM seismic dataset from its recent 15,400-sq km (5,946-sq mi) multi-client survey of the outer Zambezi Delta in the Mozambique basin.The ultramodern data was acquired over blocks Z5-C and…

Polarcus Seismic Vessel Refit Completed

Jan 30, 2020

Portugal’s Navalrocha shipyard said it has completed a multimillion-euro repair and refit project for Dubai-based marine geophysical company Polarcus.The drydock project which completed in January 2020 involved a broad package of work to the…

ION to Shoot 2D/3D Programs off Colombia

Jan 23, 2020

ION Geophysical Corporation, a provider of geoscience technology, services, and solutions for the oil and gas industry, has entered into a multi-client agreement with Colombia’s National Hydrocarbon Agency (ANH), granting rights to reprocess…

SAExploration Wins $42M of New Projects

Jan 23, 2020

Houston-based  global seismic services company SAExploration Holdings announced two new projects in offshore West Africa.  The projects are valued at approximately $42 million in the aggregate and are scheduled to occur primarily during the 2nd quarter of 2020 and last approximately 71 days…

Indian Navy Signs MoU for Offshore Data with GSI

Jan 22, 2020

Indian Navy has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Geological Survey of India (GSI) for ‘sharing of seabed sediments data, products and expertise for Naval application in meteorology and oceanography’.The MoU was signed on 21 January 2020 between Commodore AA Abhyankar…

PGS Readies Offshore Sabah Data

Jan 22, 2020

Norwegian seismic services provider Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) said that key areas for the 2020 Malaysia Licensing Round are covered by the PGS Sabah MC3D program.Data is available to evaluate the petroleum potential of the highly prospective offshore Sabah province…

Fugro Wrap Up Sea Seep Hunting Study

Jan 21, 2020

Geophysical services provider Fugro and the Colombian Maritime Authority (DIMAR) have completed a joint environmental seep hunting study to help assess the country’s resource potential in the Caribbean Sea.The study involved shallow water seabed sediment coring…

Shearwater GeoServices Bags Gambia 3D Gig

Jan 07, 2020

The provider of 3D marine seismic data, imaging products, and data processing software solutions, Shearwater Geoservices has been awarded a 3D Isometrix seismic acquisition project by FAR Gambia Ltd (FAR).According to a press release from the…

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