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ION to enhance Orca software with Scottish grant support

Oct 23, 2017

A new US$1.32 million (£1 million) research and development project focussed on cost reduction, increased efficiency and value add for the oil and gas sector has received backing from government agency Scottish Enterprise. US firm ION Geophysical subsidiary…

Shearwater delivers Eastern Med 3D data

Oct 18, 2017

Shearwater GeoServices has delivered a 3D Fast Track Pre-Stack Depth Migration (PreSDM) product for Edison International, following the efficient acquisition of a high quality 3D SHarp broadband dataset in the Eastern Mediterranean. Simon Telfer…

Fairfield to start Trinidad OBN survey

Oct 17, 2017

FairfieldNodal is to start a large Z700 acquisition project offshore Trinidad in late October 2017. FairfieldNodal’s Z700 data acquisition system uses Z700 ocean bottom nodes, which are placed on the seafloor to carry out surveys. Fairfield says the Z700 system is easily deployed…

ION extends 2D seismic off Panama

Sep 28, 2017

ION Geophysical announced an approximate 50% extension to its previously announced program offshore Panama due to strong client interest and prefunding to evaluate offshore Panama in advance of the anticipated license round. The client…

CGG TopSeis helps reveal Loppa High, Barents Sea

Sep 28, 2017

CGG has successfully completed acquisition of the first-ever full-scale commercial survey using TopSeis, its latest offshore broadband seismic acquisition and imaging solution. The inaugural TopSeis survey was commissioned by Lundin Norway…

Exxon exec: 'A healthy geophysics industry is needed'

Sep 27, 2017

A healthy geophysical industry will be needed to enable exploration and production (E&P) companies to find not only unconventional hydrocarbons, but deepwater and conventional oil and gas as well, said Stephen Greenlee, president of ExxonMobil Exploration Co…

CGG WAZ survey in Perdido completes early

Sep 26, 2017

CGG has completed ahead of schedule an 11,500sq km wide-azimuth (WAZ) survey on behalf of Pemex in the deepwater Perdido area. This new survey has been acquired perpendicularly to existing WAZ data and the combined Imaging of this first…

CGG starts Alaminos Canyon survey in GoM

Sep 25, 2017

CGG announced the start of acquisition of its first Complementary Wide-Azimuth (CWAz) survey, known as AC CWAz, a BroadSeis 3D multi-client program in southern Alaminos Canyon, in the Gulf of Mexico. CWAz 3D survey map of 130 blocks…

Searcher begins Malvinas campaign off Argentina

Sep 19, 2017

Searcher Seismic has made its entry into Argentina with four new multiclient projects. Map of Searcher's four multiclient projects off Argentina. Map from Searcher. Beginning in phases…

Searcher Seismic enters Argentina

Sep 15, 2017

Searcher Seismic has announced entry into Argentina with four new multi-client projects. Commencing in phases, the first phase comprises of an Offshore Basin Analysis Report providing a regional framework to understand the offshore basins of Argentina…

Schlumberger unveils DELFI

Sep 13, 2017

Schlumberger unveiled the new DELFI cognitive E&P environment at the SIS Global Forum today (13 September), which enables collaboration across exploration and production (E&P) teams and leverages the full potential of all available data and science to optimize E&P assets…

Empyrean finds Pearl off China

Sep 07, 2017

Empyrean Energy has encountered a new prospect, Pearl, offshore China, following recently acquired 3D seismic in the area.  Map from Empyrean. The company finalized the preliminary…

Tullow, Eco complete Orinduik survey

Sep 05, 2017

Tullow Oil and partner Eco Atlantic have completed a 3D seismic survey on the Orinduik Block offshore the co-operative Republic of Guyana. Map of Orinduik, from Eco Atlantic. The…

CGG inks Mozambique multi-client survey work

Sep 01, 2017

CGG has signed a multi-client data agreement with Mozambique’s Instituto Nacional de Petroleo (INP) covering up to 40,000sq km of 3D data over the Beira High in the Zambezi Delta, over blocks Z5-C and Z5-D and surrounding open acreage. Deliverables will include fast-track PreSTM…

Schlumberger completes first hybrid seismic acquisition survey

Aug 24, 2017

Schlumberger’s WesternGeco has completed a hybrid seismic acquisition survey using their newly deployed multipurpose vessel (MPV)—a first in the industry, the company says. WG Vespucci. Image from Ultstein…

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