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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…

Magseis, BGP ink Red Sea extension

Mar 17, 2017

Magseis and BGP have been awarded an extension to the ongoing contract with BGP Arabia and Saudi Aramco to acquire additional ocean bottom seismic data block in the Red Sea. The project has an expected duration of six-seven months and is expected to start in April 2017…

CGG completes Philippines project

Mar 16, 2017

French geoscience firm CGG has completed its processing of geoscience data on the Carabao multi-client study, acquired offshore the Philippines. The study integrates more than 8500km of new broadband prestack time-migrated 2D BroadSeis…

Energean to explore off Montenegro

Mar 15, 2017

Energean Oil & Gas has signed US$19 million exploration and production contract with State of Montenegro for two blocks off the Montenegrin coast. Rigas, Sekulic signing the exploration contract…

TGS survey expands Barents coverage

Mar 13, 2017

TGS expects to begin a new multi-client acquisition project, Carlsen 3D in Barents Sea, Norway, in April 2017. Carlsen 3D is a 5490sq km multi-client survey in open acreage located in the southwest Barents Sea between the Tromsø and Sørvestnaget Basins…

Polarcus inks Australia, Africa seismic gigs

Mar 07, 2017

Polarcus announced a double win for the company, signing seismic projects off Australia and Africa.  Offshore Australia, Polarcus will use one of the Polarcus X-bow vessel for a 3D marine seismic acquisition. The project is due to start in Q3 2017 and will run for approximately two months…

Polarcus continues new contract run

Mar 03, 2017

Norwegian geoscience firm Polarcus has finalized a contract for 3D marine seismic acquisition in Australia and won a contract extension in West Africa. The program will deliver a high quality broadband data-set utilizing one of the company's…

Polarcus extends South American campaign further

Mar 02, 2017

Polarcus has secured another extension for its 3D marine seismic project in South America. The original award, announced on 15 December 2015, was awarded by an undisclosed client for a 3D marine seismic project in South America utilizing…

Gigante coring program complete

Mar 01, 2017

TDI-Brooks International, under contract to TGS, recently completed a coring program for the Gigante survey in the Gulf of Mexico. Map of Gigante, from TDI-Brooks. TDI-Brooks…

A ‘Gigante’ splash

Mar 01, 2017

Audrey Leon catches up with TGS’ Chris Corona on some of the geophysical firm’s latest programs offshore Mexico. Photos from TGS. OE: What is your perspective on current activity off Mexico…

SeaBird gets Caribbean work

Feb 24, 2017

SeaBird Exploration has signed an agreement to provide a 2D seismic vessel for an upcoming survey in the Caribbean. The project is anticipated to commence in the second half of March and will have a duration of approximately one month. SeaBird will be using the Harrier Explorer for the project…

Shell taps CGG for Brunei processing center

Feb 21, 2017

French geoscience firm CGG has been awarded a contract by Brunei Shell Petroleum to operate a dedicated processing center (DPC) at its Seria office in Brunei Darussalam. The contract will run for a period of six years, from 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2022…

South China Sea in Frogtech study

Feb 20, 2017

Australia's Frogtech Geoscience has released a new basement-focused study of the hydrocarbon-rich South China Sea and Gulf of Thailand; a geologically complex region. The study (South China Sea Seebase) includes new, terrane-based plate…

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