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ION to shoot seismic off Panama

Aug 10, 2017

ION Geophysical has begun a new 2D multiclient program offshore Panama, the first seismic survey to be acquired in 30 years, the company announced on 9 August. The PanamaSPAN survey will provide the framework to evaluate the hydrocarbon…

SeaBird, TGS ink vessel deal

Jul 31, 2017

SeaBird Exploration signed an option agreement with TGS Nopec to provide up to 600 vessel days of seismic services. The deal offers TGS access to one or more SeaBird vessels to perform seismic services on a global basis. Call-off…

Tullow, Eco begin Orinduik survey off Guyana

Jul 26, 2017

Tullow Oil and Eco Atlantic Oil & Gas started a 2550sq km seismic survey earlier this month on the Orinduik Block offshore the Co-operative Republic of Guyana. The survey is being conducted by Schlumberger Guyana Inc. (Western Geco) using R/V GECO Eagle and two supporting vessels…

Emerson launches Roxar RMS 10.1

Jul 12, 2017

Emerson Automation Solutions has launched the latest version of its reservoir characterization and modeling software, Roxar RMS 10.1. RMS 10.1. Image from Emerson. Through even…

Timor-Leste prospectivity rises

Jul 06, 2017

Timor GAP, the national oil company of Timor-Leste, has identified 'world-class prospectivity' southeast of the island that the company believes to be a game changer for explorations in the region. Located in the Timor-Leste Exclusive Area…

Advent submits Sydney 2D EP

Jul 05, 2017

Advent Energy has submitted an environment plan (EP) to the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environment Management Authority (NOPSEMA) for the planned 2D high resolution seismic survey in PEP11 offshore Sydney Basin, according to MEC Resources…

Hot air - MENA in the spotlight

Jun 27, 2017

High hopes are pinned on gas as a transition fuel and there being markets to sell it to in the gas-rich Mediterranean. Elaine Maslin reports. Maersk Discoverer drilling in Egypt's Eastern Med Sea for BP…

ION to shoot 2D seismic off Gabon

Jun 22, 2017

ION Geophysical announced a new 2D multi-client program offshore Gabon, EquatorSPAN II, in cooperation with the Gabon Ministry of Petroleum and Hydrocarbons, Direction Général des Hydrocarbures of Gabon (DGH).  Map of EquatorSPAN…

Ireland extends Europa licenses

Jun 19, 2017

The Irish government has extended phase 1 of Frontier Exploration Licences (FEL) 2/13 and 3/13 by two years to 4 July 2019, operator Europa Oil & Gas announced on 19 June. The Irish government has also approved an application to convert…

Shearwater bags Barents 3D survey

Jun 09, 2017

Shearwater GeoServices Norway received a letter of award (LOA) from Wintershall Norge for a 3D survey of Blocks PL 768/768B in the Barents Sea. The Polar Empress, from GC Rieber. The…

Sercel Sentinel MS in CGG Ireland survey work

Jun 09, 2017

Sercel’s multi-sensor solid streamer, the Sentinel MS, has been commercially deployed for the first time and is being operated on a large 3D CGG multi-client survey being conducted by the CGG Geo Coral in the Southern Porcupine Basin in Ireland…

Empyrean starts 3D survey off China

Jun 08, 2017

Empyrean Energy has started a 3D seismic survey on its 100% owned Block 29/11, offshore China.   Block 29/11 is about 1800sq km and is situated some 200km south-southeast of Hong Kong in 340-600m water depth.   Empyrean has contracted China Oilfield Services Ltd…

CGG delivers Encontrado data

Jun 08, 2017

CGG has delivered the final products from its Encontrado multi-client reprocessing project across the Gulf of Mexico's prolific Perdido fold belt to the Comision Nacional de Hidrocarburos (CNH) and the industry. The final reverse time migration (RTM)…

NPD inks framework deals with 11 companies

May 19, 2017

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has signed framework agreements with 11 supplier firms representing various technology areas to ensure sufficient capacity to be an even better champion for developing new fields and improving recovery from producing fields…

NXT starts GoM airborne survey

May 18, 2017

NXT Energy Solutions has started work on the first-ever Stress Field Detection (SFD) Multi-Client Survey in the Gulf of Mexico. NXT’s patented SFD Technology has been approved by the Comisión Nacional de Hidrocarburos, (CNH), for work credits by exploration companies in Mexico…

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