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USA: Fugro Completes Mayflower Wind Site Survey

Nov 20, 2020

Dutch offshore survey services provider Fugro has completed a large site characterization field program off the coast of Massachusetts for Mayflower Wind, a joint venture between Shell New Energies and Ocean Winds.The 6‑month program involved…

TGS in Argentina, Brazil Offshore Surveys

Nov 20, 2020

Norwegian oil and gas seismic data company TGS has returned to Argentina to complete the previously announced Malvinas 3D Multi-Client offshore survey, and has also announced two new surveys in Brazil.In Argentina, TGS has earlier this week…

CGG Wins Two Large-scale Seismic Reprocessing Contracts with PTTEP

Nov 17, 2020

French seismic data company CGG has been awarded two large-scale complex seismic reprocessing contracts by the Thai national oil company PTTEP.CGG said PTTEP was investing in the rejuvenation of pre-existing data sets from two regions offshore Malaysia…

Fugro, NYK to Provide Geotechnical Services for Offshore Wind Sector in Japan

Nov 16, 2020

Dutch-based Fugro and Japan's NYK Group have signed a memorandum of understanding to provide offshore geotechnical services in Japan.The two companies will also collaborate on a feasibility study into jointly operating a specialist investigation vessel for renewables projects…

Shearwater to Shoot Seismic for Total in Senegal

Nov 11, 2020

Marine seismic data acquisition firm Shearwater GeoServices has secured a contract for a large towed streamer 3D acquisition and Fast Track processing project with the French oil major Total in Senegal.The exploration survey covers 5,000 sq…

Petrobras Taps Seabed Geosolutions for 4D OBN Survey in Brazil

Nov 10, 2020

Ocean bottom seismic company Seabed Geosolutions said Monday it had secured a contract for a baseline 4D ocean bottom node (OBN) survey as well as a future 4D monitor OBN survey in Brazil for Petrobras, both covering the Sapinhoa Shared Reservoir in the Santos Basin…

Shell Committed to Drill High Impact North Sea Well, Partner Says

Nov 05, 2020

Oil and gas major Shell has reiterated its commitment to the drilling of the high impact Pensacola well in Licence P2252 in the UK North Sea, Deltic Energy, Shell's partner in the offshore block said Thursday.'Deltic is pleased to report that Shell…

Shearwater, CGG Drop Streamer Equipment JV Plans

Nov 05, 2020

Seismic survey vessel fleet owner Shearwater GeoServices and seismic data firm CGG have abandoned their plans to form a joint technology partnership in the space of marine seismic streamers, as proposed in June 2019.Under the agreements between the two companies signed last year…

SeaBird in APAC 2D Survey Gig

Nov 02, 2020

Oslo-listed seismic survey company SeaBird Exploration has said it has won a letter of award for a 2D survey in the Asia Pacific region. The Norwegian seismic data acquisition firm said the survey was expected to start in the first quarter of 2021…

Shearwater Secures Five-month Extension for Offshore Survey in Brazil

Oct 27, 2020

Seismic survey services company Shearwater GeoServices has won a five-month contract extension for CGG’s Brazil Nebula multi-client survey.This extension-period starts in the late fourth quarter of 2020 and will be conducted by the Oceanic Sirius vessel…

PGS, TGS and WesternGeco Score Multi-year Seismic Deal with Petronas

Oct 26, 2020

Malaysian oil company Petronas has awarded a multi-year offshore seismic data acquisition and processing contract to a consortium comprising TGS, PGS, and WesternGeco.The multi-year contract is for the acquisition and processing of up to 105…

Greece Calls for Tougher EU Stance Over Turkish Mediterranean Exploration

Oct 22, 2020

Greece urged the European Union on Wednesday to reconsider its customs union with Turkey in response to Ankara's continued gas exploration in contested Mediterranean areas, deploring what it termed Ankara's 'imperial fantasies.'After meeting…

Shearwater Wins Deal for Large 3D Seismic Survey

Oct 22, 2020

Shearwater Geoservices said Thursday it had won a contract for a large 3D seismic acquisition and depth processing.Norway-based offshore surveyor said the contract was in the Europe, Africa, and Middle East (EAME) region. According to Shearwater…

TGS in Geochemical Coring Project Offshore Nigeria

Oct 21, 2020

Norwegian offshore seismic data company TGS has announced the resumption of its geochemical coring project offshore Nigeria. The initiative is part of an anomaly targeting program focusing on the previously completed analysis of multibeam and backscatter data…

Seabed Geosolutions Wins OBN Survey Work in Brazil

Oct 20, 2020

Ocean bottom seismic company Seabed Geosolutions has won a contract for a baseline 4D ocean bottom node (OBN) survey as well as a future 4D monitor OBN survey in Brazil. The project, for an unnamed client, is to be acquired in water depths greater than 2…

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