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Seabird shoots in Belize

Oct 17, 2016

SeaBird Exploration, a provider of marine acquisition for 2D/3D and 4D seismic data, will acquire a 2D long-offset survey in Belize, starting mid-October 2016.  SeaBird will use the Northern Explorer to acquire the survey and the anticipated duration of the program is three to four weeks.

Polarcus, TGS in 3D MoU

Oct 17, 2016

Polarcus entered into a memorandum of understand (MoU) to collaborate with TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Co. to jointly develop selected 3D multi-client projects. New projects taken under the collaboration agreement will be announced separately as they occur…

Searcher expands PNG seismic

Oct 12, 2016

Searcher Seismic started the acquisition of the 11,000km Hahonua 2D Seismic Survey offshore Papua New Guinea. This new acquisition, in partnership with BGP, increases Searcher's total seismic data library in the region to over 70,000km…

Karoon enters Great Australian Bight

Oct 07, 2016

Karoon Gas Australia has been awarded a three-year commitment to explore the Great Australian Bight (GAB), in which the company will focus on acquiring seismic surveys, offshore South Australia.   Map of GAB…

Seabed gets ADNOC extension

Oct 06, 2016

Seabed Geosolutions, a joint venture between Fugro and CGG, secured a new extension to its ongoing shallow water operations in the UAE for Abu Dhabi National Oil Co.’s (ADNOC) Phase-II of the Ghasha Field project. This new survey is due to…

OIL India, UH ink technology MoU

Oct 06, 2016

Oil India Ltd. (OIL) and the University of Houston (UH) have entered into an agreement to collaborate on technologies required to maximize recovery from aging oilfields in India.  The duo will cooperate in the fields of improved oil recovery and enhanced oil recovery…

TGS completes Gigante seismic

Oct 04, 2016

TGS has completed the acquisition of its 186,000km Gigante seismic survey offshore Mexico.  The acquisition of this survey began in June 2015 with five seismic vessels contracted to acquire a dense, modern, long offset regional 2D seismic grid…

Preparing for pre-salt

Oct 01, 2016

Jerry Lee speaks with Seadrill to discover how the firm prepared for drilling operations on the giant Libra field offshore Brazil. RGH (riser gas handling system) riser joint in the moonpool during running…

SLB releases GeoTesting

Sep 27, 2016

Schlumberger released the GeoTesting geology-based well test design and interpretation services at the 2016 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition. GeoTesting services, built in the Petrel exploration and production software platform…

Hyperdynamics ups Guinea assessment

Sep 27, 2016

Hyperdynamics Corp. received an updated exploration risk assessment of its top two drilling prospects offshore Guinea, that materially increases the probability of exploration success for both. The improved risk assessment follows the…

Woodside expects Bréanann results in January

Sep 26, 2016

Woodside Energy and its partner Petrel Resources successfully completed the Bréanann 3D seismic acquisition program that covered over some 2392sq km of the northern Porcupine Basin, 150km west off the Kerry coast, south-western Ireland.  The…

Schlumberger, Petronas team up for Campeche survey

Sep 22, 2016

Petronas entered into a deal to license a part of the WesternGeco Campeche wide-azimuth (WAZ) deepwater multiclient seismic survey in the southern Gulf of Mexico. The deal was reached through Schlumberger and Petronas subsidiary, Petronas (E&P) Overseas Ventures…

Polarcus inks Australia 3D seismic acquisition

Sep 14, 2016

Polarcus received a letter of award for 3D marine seismic acquisition in Australia utilizing XArray to deliver a high quality broadband data-set via Polarcus' innovative and highly efficient acquisition technique. The project is due to commence in Q4 2016 and will run for one month.

Schlumberger, ION in Mexico 3D reimaging

Sep 07, 2016

Schlumberger WesternGeco and ION Geophysical announced a new 3D multiclient reimaging broadband program offshore Mexico, which uses Mexico’s National Hydrocarbons Commission (CNH) data library. The Campeche 3D reimaging program comprises three survey areas covering approximately 82…

TGS, SLB start GOM Revolution surveys

Sep 06, 2016

TGS and Schlumberger (SLB) have commenced the Dual Coil Shooting multivessel full-azimuth acquisition Revolution XII and XIII surveys in the US Gulf of Mexico (GOM).  The surveys will cover approximately 7150sq km (306 blocks) in the Green Canyon…

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