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Egypt: TGS, Schlumberger in Red Sea Seismic Survey Project

Oct 29, 2021

Seismic data firm TGS and oilfield services giant Schlumberger have teamed up in a 3D seismic survey project in the Red Sea, Egypt.TGS said Friday the project would cover around 6,800 square kilometers and would be acquired with long offsets…

TGS, CGG, PGS Launch Shared Offshore Seismic Data Base 'Versal'

Oct 28, 2021

Offshore seismic data companies TGS, CGG, and PGS, a unified seismic data ecosystem giving access to 'three of the world’s largest multi-client libraries via a single log-in.' They've named the ecosystem Versal.'Versal is an independent, secure…

UN Deep-sea Mining Rules Unlikely to be Completed by 2023 Deadline, Latam Countries Say

Oct 28, 2021

Regulations governing deep-sea mining will take longer to finalize due to the global pandemic, a group of Latin American countries said, creating uncertainty for companies looking to mine the sea bed for metals, including cobalt and nickel.The…

A Seismic Shift

Oct 28, 2021

Despite oil prices recently edging past $80 a barrel, scars from two recent oil industry downturns in five years have forced offshore seismic surveyors to look at ways to diversify.Marine seismic survey companies provide essential data to offshore…

Providence Resources Starts Barryroe Site Survey

Oct 26, 2021

Irish oil and gas company Providence Resources has started a well site survey over the block containing its undeveloped Barryroe oil and gas field in the North Celtic Sea Basin, located c. 50km off the south coast of Ireland.'Providence is pleased…

Fugro Wraps Final Survey Phase over Shell's High-Impact North Sea Well Site

Oct 22, 2021

Fugro has completed a site survey over Shell's planned high-impact Pensacola offshore exploration well in the Southern North Sea, off the UK, ahead of the planned drilling in 2022.Deltic Energy, Shell's partner in the offshore license containing the Pensacola prospect…

PGS, Magseis Fairfield Team Up for Hybrid Towed Streamer and OBN Seismic Surveys

Oct 21, 2021

Offshore seismic services companies PGS and Magseis Fairfield have agreed to collaborate in the growing hybrid towed streamer and OBN seismic market. The hybrid market is defined as the simultaneous use of towed streamer and ocean bottom node acquisition technologies…

TGS, CGG, BGP to Carry Out Seismic Surveys Offshore Suriname

Oct 20, 2021

Three marine seismic data acquisition and processing companies TGS, CGG, and BGP have signed a multi-client agreement with Suriname's national oil firm Staatsolie.Under the agreement, the consortium will be able to acquire, promote and license multi-client seismic programs…

Shearwater Introduces New Seismic Source Technology

Oct 19, 2021

Offshore seismic services firm Shearwater GeoServices has announced a seismic source technology that it says will provide seismic surveys with enhanced low frequencies enabling better decisions for exploration, development, and carbon storage monitoring applications…

Shearwater in 'Major' 3D Seismic Project Offshore South Africa

Oct 18, 2021

Offshore seismic services contractor Shearwater GeoServices has secured what it says is “a major” 3D seismic survey contract for acquisition in South Africa.Using the Amazon Warrior seismic vessel, Shearwater will acquire over 6,000 square kilometers of 3D seismic data…

Shearwater Starts 4D Survey for TotalEnergies Offshore Angola

Oct 14, 2021

Marine seismic services firm Shearwater GeoServices has kicked off a 4D monitor survey for TotalEnergies' Angolan subsidiary Total E&P Angola.The survey comprises a two-month Wide Azimuth Towed Streamer (WATS) 4D monitor survey in the Louro-Mostarda Development areas of Block 32…

Earth Science Analytics Names New CEO

Oct 12, 2021

Seismic data, analysis, and machine learning company Earth Science Analytics has appointed Tatiana Moguchaya as its new CEO.Earth Science Analytics said that the appointment of Moguchaya as its CEO marked an expansion from its traditional core…

Blue Ocean Seismic Services Completes Sea Trials

Oct 12, 2021

Blue Ocean Seismic Services reports it has completed a series of passive and active sea trials in the North Sea using a DP2 class Multi Role Vessel. When tested at various weights, the company’s underwater autonomous vehicle successfully and…

DOF, OFG Team Up to Offer AUV Services to Offshore Industry

Oct 11, 2021

Offshore vessel owner DOF Subsea has entered a partnership deal with offshore survey firm Ocean Floor Geophysics Inc. (OFG) to offer Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) services to the international offshore industry.'The partnership will effectively…

SeaBird Exploration Secures One-year Charter for 'Fulmar Explorer'

Oct 08, 2021

Marine seismic services firm SeaBird Exploration has signed a one-year contract with an unnamed repeat client for the use of its Fulmar Explorer vessel.The contract, which starts in November 2021, replaces the letter of intent that was announced by Seabird Exploration in July…

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