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Papua New Guinea 3D project for Searcher

Jan 11, 2017

Searcher Seismic has started a 3D reprocessing project, offshore Papua New Guinea in the southwest Pacific Ocean. The project comprises reprocessing existing open-file 3D datasets with a modern broadband de-ghosting and pre-stack depth migration sequence…

Polarcus inks West Africa 3D project

Jan 09, 2017

Polarcus received a letter of intent for a broadband 3D marine seismic acquisition project offshore West Africa. The project is due to start in Q1 2017 and will run for approximately one month.

Updated: BOEM denies six Atlantic G&G permits

Jan 06, 2017

A decision by the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to deny six pending geophysical and geological (G&G) permit applications for airgun seismic surveys in the Mid- and South Atlantic Planning Areas of the Atlantic Ocean has caused uproar in the industry…

Mermaid extends Resolution charter

Jan 03, 2017

Mermaid Maritime’s Indonesian business unit PT Seascape Surveys Indonesia has agreed an additional one-year charter for the DP2 multi-purpose support vessel (MPSV) Resolution. The Resolution is a remotely operated vehicle and air diving support vessel…

Spectrum starts Gabon seismic

Jan 02, 2017

Norwegian geoscience firm Spectrum, in collaboration with the Direction Generale des Hydrocarbures (DGH), has started the first of a series of 3D Multi-Client seismic acquisition programs offshore Gabon.  The programs are in under-explored areas over shallow water open blocks…

Emerson releases Roxar API

Dec 20, 2016

Emerson Automation Solutions has launched the Roxar API (Application Programming Interface), its extensibility solution for reservoir modeling and, in particular, for Roxar RMS. The Roxar API is designed to help operators customize their workflows to achieve specific goals…

Empyrean awarded PRMB permit

Dec 20, 2016

Empyrean Energy has been awarded a permit for 100% of the exploration rights for Block 29/11, located in the Pearl River Mouth Basin (PRMB), offshore China, following a successful application to the China National Offshore Oil Corp. Empyrean…

Cellula trials seafloor drill

Dec 19, 2016

Canada's Cellula Robotics has completed factory acceptance testing of its third CRD100 seafloor drill for Fukada Salvage & Marine Works and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries for the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC)…

Geokinetics to acquire Geotrace IP and assets

Dec 12, 2016

Geokinetics, a provider of integrated seismic data acquisition, processing and reservoir analysis solutions, will acquire the intellectual property and legacy assets of Geotrace Technologies, a provider of seismic imaging and reservoir analysis services…

SeaBird in South America deal

Dec 09, 2016

SeaBird Exploration has signed an agreement for the Northern Explorer vessel for an upcoming 2D seismic survey in South America. The project is anticipated to commence in late December 2016 and will have a duration of approximately 45 days.

Emerson releases Roxar RMS 10

Dec 08, 2016

Emerson Automation Solutions has released Roxar RMS 10, the latest version of its reservoir characterization and modeling software. Through a host of new features and greater workflow integration to support the Big Loop solution, RMS 10 provides improvements to the seismic to simulation workflow…

Polarcus bags two South America projects

Dec 08, 2016

Polarcus received two letters of intent from two undisclosed clients for two additional marine seismic projects offshore South America. The projects, one 3D using Polarcus' RightBAND technique for broadband data acquisition and one 4D monitoring survey…

ConocoPhillips to use Magseis OBS in UK North Sea

Dec 08, 2016

Magseis has been awarded a contract from ConocoPhillips for a full azimuth 4D seabed seismic acquisition survey in the North Sea using the company’s proprietary MASS system. Magseis will mobilize what will be its second, ROV-based crew for the project…

CGG completes near real-time Morocco survey

Dec 06, 2016

CGG has delivered the near real-time imaging results for a 4200sq km BroadSeis 3D marine seismic survey acquired offshore Morocco. CGG delivered the very fast-track (VFT) RTM PSDM volume to the client only 4 days after the last shot. The crew of the CGG Geo Caspian worked in a safe…

CGG releases HampsonRussell update

Dec 01, 2016

CGG GeoSoftware has released a new version of its HampsonRussell reservoir characterization software, with new features for attribute extraction and prediction along horizontal wells, as well as upgraded geostatistical mapping capabilities…

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