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TGS Gearing Up for Capreolus Phase 2 3D Seismic Survey Off Australia

Sep 13, 2022

Norwegian marine seismic data acquisition and processing firm TGS on Tuesday announced the Capreolus Phase 2 3D seismic survey in the Carnarvon Basin on the Australian North West Shelf. This survey will be conducted near the Capreolus Phase…

TGS Extends Gulf of Mexico OBN Survey

Sep 12, 2022

Offshore seismic data firm TGS today announced Amendment Phase II, a continuation of its ultra-long offset ocean-bottom node (OBN) acquisition in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. This project extends the first phase of the survey that was acquired to the east in 2018…

CGG's Sercel Buys ION Geophysical's Software Business

Sep 12, 2022

French seismic data firm CGG said Monday that its Sensing & Monitoring division Sercel had completed the acquisition of ION Geophysical Corporation’s (“ION”) software business.ION's software business includes Orca: a navigation system dedicated to streamers…

Green Energy Group Wraps Sale of 'Petrel Explorer'

Aug 30, 2022

Norwegian company Green Energy Group has completed the sale of its Petrel Explorer seismic survey vessel.The company, which last year rebranded to Green Energy Group from Seabird Exploration to reflect a strategic shift in business towards green energy transition…

Schlumberger Joins Shared Offshore Seismic Data Base 'Versal'

Aug 29, 2022

Seismic data companies CGG, PGS, and TGS, which last year launched Versal, a unified seismic data ecosystem giving access to 'three of the world’s largest multi-client libraries via a single log-in,' said Monday that Schlumberger had become a part of Versal…

CGG's Sercel Sells 12000 Seabed Nodes to China's BGP

Aug 29, 2022

French seismic data firm CGG's subsidiary Sercel has sold the second batch of 12,000 GPR300 seabed nodes to China's BGP, following BGP's earlier major order of 18,000 GPR300 nodes in 2021. 'This represents a significant increase in the seismic…

Shell, PGS in Seismic Data Library Deal

Aug 26, 2022

Norway-based marine seismic data acquisition and processing services firm PGS and oil major Shell have entered into a multi-year agreement for access to a significant part of PGS’ MultiClient Data Library.'Over the last two years, PGS has developed…

MacGregor to Deliver Traction Winch Systems for Chinese Geological Survey Drilling Vessel

Aug 23, 2022

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has been selected to supply two self-contained traction winch systems for a geological survey drilling vessel in China.The vessel is owned by Guangzhou Marine Geological Survey (GMGS), a subsidiary of China’s Ministry of Natural Resources…

Chevron Taps Shearwater for Time-lapse Seismic Imaging at Wheatstone Field

Aug 23, 2022

Marine seismic survey services firm Shearwater GeoServices has won a contract for a large time-lapse seismic imaging project with Chevron over the Wheatstone field, offshore W. Australia.'This project award marks Shearwater’s continuing growth…

EMGS Tapped for Marine Mineral Survey

Aug 18, 2022

Norwegian offshore survey services firm Electromagnetic Geoservices (EMGS) has been selected as the acquisition provider for the NTNU ATLAB consortium. The consortium was formed to study geophysical imaging of geological processes and has received funding from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate…

Magseis Fairfield Firms Up SE Asia OBN Survey Deal

Aug 18, 2022

Norwegian ocean bottom node seismic services firm Magseis Fairfield has confirmed a firm contract for a 4D Ocean Bottom Node project in South East Asia.The confirmation comes after the company, on July 25, said it had received a conditional award with a repeat client for this project…

Magseis Fairfield Wins OBN Survey Work with ExxonMobil in Guyana

Aug 17, 2022

Oslo-listed marine seismic survey firm Magseis Fairfield has signed a contract with ExxonMobil for a large Ocean Bottom Node (OBN) project offshore Guyana, where ExxonMobil has so far discovered 11 billion barrels of oil.The project is expected…

TDI-Brooks Adds New Tools to Shallow Water Geotechnical Kit

Aug 09, 2022

Marine survey specialist TDI-Brooks said Tuesday it had brought online a shallow water (<75-m) pneumatic vibracore (pVC) to supplement its other electric VC options (Feritech FT550 and Rossfelder P-5).  According to the company, the pVC is a lightweight (4…

International Breakthrough: Reach Subsea's OCTIO Nets 4D Geophysical Monitoring Work in Australia

Aug 08, 2022

Reach Subsea's subsidiary OCTIO has won a multi-year geophysical monitoring frame contract with an undisclosed operator offshore Australia.OCTIO will deploy its gWatch service to deliver gravimetry and seabed subsidence measurements.'This is…

High Impact Exploration Sees Rebound

Aug 04, 2022

38 high-impact exploration wells were drilled in the first half of 2022, similar to the same period in 2021 when 39 wells completed, says industry analysts Westwood Global Energy Group. The 38 wells resulted in 13 potentially commercial discoveries at a 34% commercial success rate…

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