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UPDATED: US moves to evaluate Atlantic G&G

May 10, 2017

The US Department of the Interior (DOI) is moving forward with its evaluations from six companies to conduct geological and geophysical (G&G) activities in the Atlantic Ocean, as part of the Trump Administration’s 'America First' offshore energy strategy…

TGS, PGS expand Cape Broyle 3D survey

May 10, 2017

TGS and Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) have expanded their jointly owned multi-client library offshore Eastern Canada. Map of Cape Broyle 3D, from TGS. The new Cape Broyle 3D survey…

Fugro starts Mareano survey in Barents Sea

May 09, 2017

Fugro started the Mareano hydrographic survey encompassing an area of Norwegian waters of approximately 15,000sq km. The MV Fugro Helmert, from Fugro.  The contract was awarded…

SeaBird inks South America 2D LOI

May 09, 2017

SeaBird Exploration signed a letter of intent for an upcoming 2D seismic survey in South America. The project is estimated to start in the first half of Q3, and will have a duration of approximately two and a half months.  SeaBird will be using the Northern Explorer for the project.

BP ups Atlantis ante

Apr 27, 2017

BP says it has made “a major breakthrough” in seismic imaging that has identified more than 200 MMbbl of additional resources at its Atlantis field in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. Atlantis. Image from BP…

AGR bags NPD reservoir management job

Apr 25, 2017

AGR has been awarded a new framework agreement with the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) to deliver reservoir management studies in subsurface technology, reservoir geology and reservoir engineering over a two-year period, with options for extension…

PTTEP awards Neptune Cash Maple work

Apr 21, 2017

Neptune has been awarded a major geophysical and geotechnical work scope by PTTEP, Thailand's national petroleum exploration and production company, at the Cash Maple Field, approximately 630km North-Northeast of Broome, Australia. Neptune…

Shearwater to reprocess Barents 2D

Apr 10, 2017

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) awarded Shearwater GeoServices the reprocessing of 2D seismic data in the Barents Sea. The reprocessing is of two projects to be run in parallel, including approximately 6000km of pre-stack time…

FairfieldNodal, Ikon Science form alliance

Apr 05, 2017

FairfieldNodal and Ikon Science have formed a partnership to offer complete reservoir services to the oil and gas industry. With this strategic alliance, FairfieldNodal can offer customers an expanded technology portfolio that includes data acquisition…

TGS expands NWAAM library

Apr 04, 2017

TGS has expanded its North-West African Atlantic Margin (NWAAM) multi-client library in the MSGBC Basin with plans to acquire more than 11,000km of long-offset broadband 2D seismic data together with magnetic and gravity data, in Senegal and Gambia…

Sercel releases Sentinel HR

Apr 04, 2017

Sercel has launched Sentinel HR, a high-resolution solid streamer designed to meet the specific imaging needs of shallow-target applications, such as oceanology, civil engineering and reservoir characterization, as well as high-resolution…

Emerson updates Roxar Tempest

Apr 03, 2017

Emerson Automation Solutions has launched the latest version of its reservoir management software suite - Roxar Tempest 8.0 - bringing reservoir engineers more tools to maximize the potential of their fields. The latest version features additional history-matching capabilities…

Geokinetics to acquire 3D seismic off Brunei

Mar 21, 2017

Brunei Shell Petroleum Co. (BSP) awarded Geokinetics a contract to acquire a high-resolution 3D seismic survey, offshore Brunei Darussalam. The acquisition is scheduled for Q2 2017 and involves the deployment of a hybrid recording solution…

Dominican Republic in 2D seismic campaign

Mar 20, 2017

The Ministry of Energy and Mines (MEM) of the Dominican Republic will implement a high-resolution 2D offshore seismic campaign as part of its efforts to determine the hydrocarbon potential of sedimentary basins from the country. The call…

Fugro, TGS look for GoM seeps

Mar 17, 2017

Fugro is teaming up with TGS to conduct the Otos survey in the Gulf of Mexico to pull together a complete picture of geological features, including hydrocarbon seeps. The Fugro Brasilis. Images from Fugro…

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