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Gardline's Horizon Geobay Vessel to Support Ocean Winds' Geotechnical Survey in Moray Firth

Jul 27, 2023

Offshore wind developer Ocean Winds is set to start a geotechnical survey campaign in Moray Firth in Scotland, to support the development of the 2GW Caledonia offshore wind farm.'Sediment from deep bore hole samples from across the Moray Firth…

Benthic Completes Site Investigation for Baltic Sea Wind Farm Projects in Poland

Jul 26, 2023

Benthic, a Geo-services brand in Acteon’s Data and Robotics division, said Wednesday it had recently completed a site investigation comprising cone penetration tests (CPTs) using its portable remotely operated drill (PROD) that has enabled the…

Fugro to Map Seabed Off Curaçao for Future Offshore Wind Farms

Jul 17, 2023

The Government of Curaçao has commissioned the Dutch offshore survey company Fugro to map the seabed of the island’s surrounding waters for the future development of floating offshore wind farms. The Curaçao Government’s target is to realize 6GW in renewable energy capacity by 2035…

Floating Wind Farm Surveys Start Off the Coast of Wales and South West England

Jul 17, 2023

Plans for floating wind farm development off the coast of Wales and South West England are progressing as the first specialist survey vessel embarks on a 100-day mission from Swansea. With a crew of 30, the vessel will use towed and hull-mounted…

Seabird Exploration Wins OBN Source Service Contract with 'Repeat Tier 1 Client'

Jul 14, 2023

Offshore seismic survey services firm Seabird Exploration said Friday it had signed a Letter of Award for OBN source services in the Western Hemisphere spanning several projects.The duration of the contract is two years, and the counterparty is 'a repeat tier 1 client…

Shearwater in 'Pioneering' Seismic Survey Project Offshore Norway

Jul 14, 2023

Offshore seismic survey specialist Shearwater on Friday announced a new project with the Austrian oil firm OMV for a 'pioneering' towed streamer survey with Ocean Bottom Nodes over the Berling gas and condensate discovery in the Norwegian Sea…

Seafloor Data Firm Bedrock Raises $25.5 M to Accelerate Offshore Wind Energy Development

Jul 12, 2023

Seafloor data acquisition and distribution firm Bedrock has said it has secured $25.5 million in its Series A funding round, bringing its total funding to date to $33.5M. The funds will be utilized to bring its data offering to the offshore wind market this year…

TDI-Brooks Develops Tool for Enhanced Soil Testing

Jul 12, 2023

TDI-Brooks, a company specializing in geotechnical and offshore survey projects, said Wednesday it had developed and tested a new instrument called the Auto-Minivane.  'The Auto-Minivane instrument is a self-contained, stand-alone miniature vane shear testing device that can be used in a 0…

Petrobras Partners with SLB to Drive Efficiency and Accelerate Decision Making with Cloud-Based Technology

Jul 06, 2023

Oilfield services giant SLB, previously known as Schlumberger, said Thursday it had won a five-year contract with the Brazilian oil company Petrobras for an enterprise-wide deployment of its Delfi digital platform. The contract scope covers Petrobras’ digital transformation from exploration…

TDI-Brooks Awarded Geotechnical Coring Project Off US East Coast

Jul 05, 2023

Avangrid has awarded TDI-Brooks a shallow water geotechnical site investigation survey at block OCS A-0508, also known as Kitty Hawk Wind. The data collected will inform the design of the export cable and inter-array packages.The scope of work…

In a First for Norway, TGS Deploys LiDAR Buoy for Offshore Wind Development

Jul 04, 2023

Offshore energy industry data services provider TGS has recently deployed the first-ever LiDAR buoy measurement campaign to support Norwegian offshore wind development. 'This event represents the first industry-led investment and installation…

PGS Secures 'Large' Offshore Wind Farm Characterization Contract in the U.S.

Jul 03, 2023

Norwegian offshore survey services firm PGS said Monday it had won a 'large' offshore wind farm site characterization contract in the U.S. from a 'leading renewable energy company.'PGS will use the Sanco Swift vessel which is rigged as an offshore wind site characterization vessel…

NGI's Expertise to Play Key Role in Foundation Design for EnBW, BP UK Offshore Wind Projects

Jun 29, 2023

The Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI) said Wednesday it had won 'a significant' contract from the EnBW and BP joint venture for delivery of geo-consulting and laboratory testing services related to the development on the JV's Morgan, Mona…

Aquila Holdings Wins Norway Multi-Client Seismic Data Licensing Contract

Jun 28, 2023

Aquila Holdings, through its subsidiary Axxis Multi Client AS, on Tuesday announced a USD 0.34 million  - net to Aquila Holdings - multi-clientseismic data licensing contract with an existing customer. Under the contract, the customer will license…

Synergia and Wintershall Dea Secure UK North Sea Carbon Storage License for Medway Hub CCS Project

Jun 27, 2023

Synergia Energy Ltd. said Tuesday that the North Sea Transition Authority ('NSTA') had confirmed that the Camelot carbon storage license application made by Synergia had been successful. The license application was made jointly with Synergia's 50:50 partner…

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