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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…

Schlumberger on 4D seismic for AkerBP

Apr 27, 2017

Aker BP has agreed an up to eight year, US$30 million framework contract with Schlumberger for acquisition of 4D seismic data offshore Norway. The framework contract is for four years, with two, two-year options. It includes WesternGeco…

Sovcomflot takes on Polarcus seismic vessel

Apr 24, 2017

Norway's Polarcus has delivered its Polarcus Amani seismic vessel, without streamers, to Russia's Sovcomflot in Bergen.  The vessel has been chartered by Sovcomflot under a bareboat agreement for five and a half years. Following delivery of the vessel to Sovcomflot…

TGS to conduct Irish Atlantic Margin study

Apr 24, 2017

TGS will conduct a new multi-client acquisition project, Crean 3D, on the Irish Atlantic Margin. Crean 3D is a multi-client survey of more than 5400sq km in the South Porcupine Basin between the Porcupine High and the Irish Mainland Platform…

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…

First detailed deepwater Argentina seismic shoot

Apr 20, 2017

Geoscience firm Spectrum has started a 35,000km multi-client 2D seismic survey covering 435,000km offshore Argentina, in deepwater, in cooperation with YPF and with the authorization of the Ministry of Energy and Minerals.  This survey…

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…

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…

James Fisher acquires Insight Marine Projects

Mar 30, 2017

James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) has acquired the operations and assets of Insight Marine Projects Ltd., a specialist survey company headquartered in Cornwall, that will be rebranded this year to form the subsea surveying division of marine projects at JFMS…

PTTEP, JOGMEC ink collaboration agreement

Mar 24, 2017

Thailand's PTT Exploration and Production (PTTEP) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corp. (JOGMEC), for cooperation in research and technology development in the oil and gas business, aiming…

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