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PGS, TGS in Another Seismic Survey Off Canada, Ahead of November Licensing Round

May 12, 2022

Norwegian marine seismic data companies TGS and PGS said Thursday that they had, as a joint venture, secured pre-funding for the South Bank 3D phase II multi-client project offshore Canada, extending on the South Bank phase I survey acquired in 2020…

Petrobras Extends Deal for Use of CGG's Seismic Processing Software

May 11, 2022

French offshore seismic data services company CGG said Wednesday that it had recently signed an expanded five-year licensing agreement with the Brazilian oil company Petrobras for Geovation seismic processing and imaging software.CGG said the…

ION Geophysical Reprocesses 62,000 km of Colombia's Vintage Offshore Seismic Data

May 06, 2022

Offshore seismic data company ION Geophysical has completed reprocessing of the prestack time and depth imaging of over 62,000 km of legacy data acquired from the National Hydrocarbon Agency of Colombia (ANH) for its Colombia Caribe 2D reprocessing program…

PGS to Start Large Offshore Survey in Norwegian Sea Next Week

May 05, 2022

Norwegian seismic company PGS said Thursday it had secured solid industry pre-funding for a large MultiClient survey on the Northwest shelf of the Norwegian Sea. The Ramform Atlas vessel is currently mobilizing for the survey, with scheduled acquisition starting around May 10…

iXblue's USV Used for Saint Nazaire Offshore Wind Farm Bathymetric Survey

May 05, 2022

French autonomous robotics company iXblue has recently completed the bathymetric survey of the Saint Nazaire offshore wind farm using its DriX Uncrewed Surface Vehicle (USV). Relying on 4G and satellite communication, the operation – located…

PXGEO Activates Second OBN Crew for CGG Project in North Sea

May 03, 2022

Marine seismic company PXGEO said Tuesday it was activating a second Ocean Bottom Node crew for a seismic acquisition project in the North Sea.'CGG has awarded this work to PXGEO as part of a hybrid streamer and ocean bottom node project, with a duration of approximately three months…

PGS Wins Wide Azimuth 3D Survey Contract Offshore Cyprus

May 03, 2022

Norwegian marine seismic survey company PGS has won a Wide Azimuth 3D acquisition contract offshore Cyprus. PGS, which owns a fleet of seismic survey vessels, said that mobilization was scheduled to start in mid-June. The acquisition is expected to complete in mid-August…

Magseis Fairfield Wins More Survey Work in U.S. Gulf of Mexico

Apr 27, 2022

Norwegian offshore seismic survey company Magseis Fairfield has secured more work in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.Following the original 4D Ocean Bottom Node (OBN) survey in the US Gulf of Mexico, announced in November 2021, the company's client has now exercised an extension…

NextGeo Wraps Up Offshore Cable Route Surveys for TenneT in Dutch North Sea

Apr 27, 2022

Marine geoscience and offshore construction support service provide NextGeo has completed offshore cable route surveys in the Dutch North Sea in support of TenneT's and the Dutch government’s program to increase offshore wind capacity by 2030…

Equinor, APT Partner Up to Cut Downhole Sampling and Logging Costs

Apr 26, 2022

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor and Applied Petroleum Technology (APT) have partnered up in a research and development project that aims to replace expensive downhole sampling and logging with more cost-efficient solutions.Helge Nyrønning…

Acteon's Benthic Set to Launch Next-gen Portable Remotely Operated Drill PROD5

Apr 21, 2022

Benthic, an Acteon geotechnical services and technology firm, is set to launch the next generation of its portable, remotely operated drill: PROD5, also aimed at increasing productivity and cutting costs for the offshore renewable energy industry…

PGS Starts Southern North Sea Seismic Data Rejuvenation Project

Apr 21, 2022

Norwegian offshore seismic data acquisition and processing company PGS has announced the Southern North Sea reprocessing project.The SNS Vision data rejuvenation project from PGS will target a mature gas province in the central SNS area, with…

Eni Taps Seismic Firm Shearwater for CO2 Storage Survey Offshore UK

Apr 19, 2022

Shearwater GeoServices has said it has won a 3D geophysical survey with Eni with an option for a second survey, for a carbon storage project in Liverpool Bay, England.“We are delighted to conduct this survey work for Eni, advancing UK carbon storage by deploying towed streamer…

Proposed Tidal Energy Array Could Supply 40% of Faroe Islands' Electricity Consumption

Apr 15, 2022

Tidal energy technology developer Minesto this week launched a plan for large-scale build-out of tidal energy arrays in the Faroe Islands.The plan includes four new verified sites that would supply 40% of the nation’s growing electricity consumption…

Greek Recoverable Gas Reserves Seen Topping 600 bcm

Apr 15, 2022

Greece could be sitting on tentative recoverable gas reserves of more than 600 billion cubic meters, a senior executive of its hydrocarbons commission said on Thursday, as Athens accelerates gas exploration to cut its reliance on Russian energy…

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