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Fugro Wraps Large Site Survey Work at TotalEnergies' Offshore Block in Suriname

Sep 27, 2021

Dutch offshore survey services firm Fugro said Monday it had completed fieldwork on a site investigation program at TotalEnergies' Block 58 offshore Suriname.The project sits approximately 150 km offshore in water depths ranging from 60 m to…

ExxonMobil Hires PGS for 3D Seismic Survey in Suriname

Sep 24, 2021

U.S. oil major ExxonMobil has awarded Norwegian offshore seismic data acquisition firm PGS a contract for a 3D survey offshore Suriname.PGS' 104.2 meters long Ramform Tethys seismic vessel is scheduled to start the acquisition during the fourth quarter of 2021…

Offshore Seismic Vessel Utilization Hits Pre-pandemic Levels, Rystad Says

Sep 23, 2021

Vessel utilization in the offshore oil and gas seismic data acquisition sector has reached pre-pandemic levels in the third quarter of 2021, Rystad Energy has found.Rystad, a Norway-based energy industry intelligence firm, said that, after several devastating quarters caused by the pandemic…

Shearwater GeoServices in Bass Strait 3D Seismic Survey

Sep 22, 2021

Seismic survey company Shearwater GeoServices has secured a 3D seismic exploration survey contract with Beach Energy in Australia.Using the Geo Coral seismic vessel, Shearwater will conduct the Prion 3D seismic survey starting in late October…

Shearwater GeoServices Secures South East Asia Survey Deal

Sep 21, 2021

Marine seismic data acquisition firm Shearwater GeoServices has won a contract in South East Asia.The company said the deal, with an unnamed client, was for a 3D survey project.The project, starting in early October 2021, will be conducted by the 107 meters long SW Duchess vessel…

Shell, Deltic Complete Site Survey at High-impact North Sea Well Site

Sep 20, 2021

Shell has completed the geophysical site survey over the planned Pensacola exploration well location on Licence P2252 in the Southern North Sea, off the UK, Shell's partner Deltic Energy said Monday.The survey was conducted by Fugro. Data collection…

Seismic Firm Starts Review of Strategic Options, Including Potential Merger or Sale

Sep 17, 2021

Offshore seismic data company ION Geophysical has this week said its Board of Directors has started a process to evaluate a range of strategic alternatives to strengthen its financial position and maximize stakeholder value 'as the company continues…

CGG Extends Seismic Vessel Deal with Shearwater in Brazil

Sep 15, 2021

Shearwater GeoServices has won a six-month contract extension with seismic data firm CGG on its Nebula survey offshore Brazil and is nearing completion of work for CGG on its North Viking Graben survey.Shearwater has previously conducted work…

TGS Kicks Off Offshore Seismic Survey in Mauritania

Sep 14, 2021

Norwegian seismic data firm TGS has announced the start-up of a new 2D seismic survey in the MSGBC Basin, offshore Mauritania.The survey, North-West Africa Atlantic Margin (NWAAM) 2021, will comprise 7,500 kilometers of seismic data, with a modern broadband acquisition set-up…

Seismic Survey Imminent over Deltic's North Sea License

Sep 10, 2021

UK-based oil and gas firm Deltic Energy has informed that a 3D seismic survey is set to start started at its Licence P2428 and surrounding areas in the UK Southern North Sea.Deltic last month said that Cairn had agreed to acquire a 60% interest…

ION Geophysical Set to Start Third Phase of UK North Sea Survey Campaign

Sep 10, 2021

Marine seismic data firm ION Geophysical has announced the third phase of its Mid North Sea High 3D seismic data acquisition multi-client program.'The Mid North Sea High program covers one of the few remaining underexplored areas offshore the UK…

Fugro Helping Colombia Unlock Insights About Offshore Energy Assets

Sep 08, 2021

The Colombian Maritime Authority (DIMAR) has selected Fugro to carry out a joint environmental and exploration seep study in the Caribbean Sea.The project began in late August and is scheduled to complete in November. According to Fugro, the work will involve the acquisition…

IKM Acona CEO to Become Magseis Fairfield CFO

Aug 31, 2021

Ocean bottom seismic (OBS) specialist Magseis Fairfield said Tuesday that Stig Hognestad, currently CEO of IKM Acona, would succeed Mark Ivin as CFO on December 1, 2021.Carel Hooijkaas, CEO of Magseis Fairfield said: 'Over the last two years…

Shell Enters Impact Oil & Gas' South Africa Offshore Blocks

Aug 31, 2021

Oil major Shell has acquired a share in the Transkei & Algoa blocks offshore South Africa from Impact Oil & Gas.Following completion of the transaction, first agreed on in November 2020, Shell is now the operator of the block with a 50% stake and Impact Oil & Gas owns the remaining 50%…

TGS Expands Data Coverage for U.S. Offshore Wind

Aug 27, 2021

Norwegian company TGS has this week said it has expanded its coverage of numerical weather prediction (NWP) model data for offshore wind in the U.S.TGS, best known as a provider of seismic data to oil companies, is working to diversify, and…

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