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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…

CGG begins financial restructuring

Jun 15, 2017

Paris-based geophysical firm CGG will file for Chapters 11 and 15 bankruptcy in the US, and open a Sauvegarde proceeding in France, after executing legally binding agreements in support of the terms of the agreement-in-principle with key financial creditors announced on 2 June…

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)…

Seabird to shoot 2D offshore Namibia

Jun 08, 2017

Global Petroleum has contracted Seabird Exploration to acquire 834km of full fold 2D seismic data covering block (PEL 0029) offshore Namibia. The survey has been designed as an infill program with the aim of providing better delineation of an extremely large…

WesternGeco wins Gjøa 4D work

Jun 05, 2017

Engie E&P Norge has awarded Schlumberger company WesternGeco two contracts for acquisition and processing of towed 4D seismic data over the Gjøa license, in the northern part of the Norwegian North Sea. The acquisition will be performed with the vessel WesternGeco Magellan…

Northern Lights

Jun 01, 2017

Lundin believes the future is in the north. Elaine Maslin reports on the firm’s plans for the Alta Gohta development. An artist’s impression: Alta Gohta. Image from Lundin. Norway’s far north…

CGG launches Multi-Physics Imaging group

May 25, 2017

CGG’s Multi-Physics business line has launched its Multi-Physics Imaging group, consolidating its recognized expertise in multi-physics data processing and interpretation, trusted technical consulting services and specialized commercial software development into a single global team…

Magseis, Seismic Apparition team up on OBS

May 24, 2017

Norway's Magseis and Germany's Seismic Apparition have signed an exclusive technology agreement to jointly develop and implement a new innovative technology that will reduce the operational time for ocean bottom seismic. Technology development…

PGS, TGS ramp up Newfoundland seismic activity

May 23, 2017

TGS and Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) have announced two new multi-client 3D seismic projects offshore Eastern Canada. Following on from the recently announced 2017 2D seismic campaign and the Cape Broyle 3D, the two new projects  - East…

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…

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…

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