Survey News


EMGS Vessel Utilization Up

Jan 06, 2020

Norwegian geophysical services company Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) has seen an increase in vessel utilization for the fourth quarter 2019 at 80% compared with 32% for the fourth quarter in 2018.For the full year 2019, the vessel utilization was 59%…

Gazprom Neft Completes Okhotsk Survey

Jan 06, 2020

Russian oil and gas exploration company Gazprom Neft has completed ecological monitoring of grey whale populations at the Ayashsky license block, offshore from Sakhalin Island, with expedition members registering more than 550 animals in the course of a five-month survey…

TGS Begins Deepwater Nigeria Survey Work

Dec 22, 2019

TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company ASA (TGS) and PetroData, are to undertake Nigeria's first regional multi-client Multibeam and Seafloor Sampling (MB&SS) Study.The geoscience data company that provides the global energy industry solutions said the study will cover an area of approximately 80…

Repsol Awards Seismic Survey to Shearwater

Dec 18, 2019

Norwegian survey contractor Shearwater GeoServices Holding AS announced the award of hybrid node and towed streamer seismic survey by Repsol Oil & Gas Malaysia Limited.The survey is scheduled for Q1 2020 and is expected to take 2 months to complete…

Sovcomflot Postpones Vessel Redelivery

Dec 17, 2019

Russian shipping giant Sovcomflot (SCF) will not be returning the Vyacheslav Tikhonov seismic vessel to Polarcus as previously agreed.Polarcus Limited, the UAE-based offshore geophysical company operating a fleet of seismic research vessels worldwide…

EGS to Survey Ocean Wind OWF Site

Dec 11, 2019

EGS Group, provider of survey solutions, has secured a contract to carry out a geophysical survey at Ørsted’s 1100MW Ocean Wind offshore wind project in New Jersey, the U.S.The survey work, aimed at providing high-resolution geophysical data…

TGS Expands 3D Seismic Survey in Gambia

Dec 02, 2019

TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company (TGS), the surveying services company, announced that it has added a further 1,500 square kilometers of 3D seismic data offshore The Gambia.The Norwegian survey firm said that this dataset will further expand TGS’ existing 3D multi-client library in the MSGBC Basin…

Shearwater Bags Shell Black Sea Seismic Gig

Nov 26, 2019

Geophysical services company Shearwater GeoServices said that it has been awarded a Black Sea 3D seismic acquisition contract by the oil giant Royal Dutch Shell plc.The provider of 3D marine seismic data acquisition said in a press note that…

Shearwater Adds 2nd for TGS Survey

Nov 21, 2019

The marine geophysical services company Shearwater GeoServices has expanded the Malvinas 3D multi-client seismic program offshore Argentina from one to two vessels.The expansion adds 5-months of work, bringing the total project to 11-vessel months…

SAExploration Wins $130Mln of New Projects

Nov 18, 2019

Houston-based  global seismic services company SAExploration announced a combined $130 million of new projects in Alaska, Canada and the Middle East.According to the geophysical services provider the largest contract is valued at approximately…

SeaBird Wins New OBN Survey

Nov 11, 2019

Norwegian seismic company SeaBird Exploration has received a letter of intent for the exclusive provision of source vessel services for an ocean bottom node (OBN) survey.The survey will take place in the Eastern Hemisphere, said the global provider…

APEM Aerial Surveys at Vietnam’s 3.4GW OWP

Nov 07, 2019

APEM, the European aquatic and environmental consultancy specializing in freshwater and marine ecology and aerial surveys, has begun conducting its first ever aerial surveys at the Thang Long 3.4GW offshore wind project (OWP) in Vietnam.'APEM has won a contract with Enterprize Energy…

Shearwater Wins Seismic Survey Gig in Med

Nov 07, 2019

Norwegian offshore seismic service provider Shearwater GeoServices Holding has been awarded a 3D seismic survey in the Eastern Mediterranean.The one-month survey would be executed in the fourth quarter of 2019, the global provider of 3D marine seismic data acquisition…

Seabed Geosolutions Completes 4th OBN Survey

Nov 06, 2019

Seabed Geosolutions, a joint venture between Fugro and CGG, has completed the world’s largest deepwater proprietary 3D ocean bottom node (OBN) survey in the Santos Basin, offshore Brazil.The survey, started in late 2018, covered the Buzios field…

Shearwater Bags Seismic Project Offshore S. Africa

Nov 04, 2019

The provider of geophysical marine seismic acquisition and processing services,  Shearwater GeoServices has been given a conditional letter of award for a 2D seismic acquisition and fast-track processing project by Total E&P South Africa B.V…

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