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Offshore Surveyors OFG, EMGS Enter CSEM Tech Pact

Oct 19, 2020

Canadian offshore survey firm Ocean Floor Geophysics (OFG) and its Norwegian counterpart Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) have signed a cooperation agreement.Under the agreement, the two offshore surveyors have agreed to work together…

TDI-Brooks Wraps Ivory Coast Offshore Survey for Total

Oct 19, 2020

TDI-Brooks International, in partnership with the French environmental firm Créocéan and Benthic Solutions, has completed an Environmental Baseline Studies (EBS) for the oil major Total offshore the Ivory Coast.The survey was conducted over offshore blocks CI-705 and CI-706…

Polarcus Nets 3D Survey Gig in W. Africa

Oct 16, 2020

Marine seismic survey company Polarcus has said it has won a 3D seismic data acquisition project offshore West Africa.The Oslo-listed company said that under the letter of award, awarded to it by an unnamed client, the survey will take two months to complete…

CGG Starts Gulf of Mexico Seismic Data Reimaging

Oct 15, 2020

France-based offshore seismic data firm CGG has started a new seismic data reimaging program in the prospective Walker Ridge area in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.CGG said the project was a part of a major reimaging campaign being conducted in the Gulf of Mexico…

'Marine Seismic Survey Disruptor' Gets Industry Funding

Oct 14, 2020

Blue Ocean Seismic Services, a company that describes itself as 'the marine seismic survey disruptor,' has secured a total of £10 million of Series A investment from bp Ventures, Woodside Energy, and Blue Ocean Monitoring.The company will use…

U.S. Urges Turkey to Halt Controversial Seismic Activities in Mediterranean

Oct 14, 2020

The United States on Tuesday slammed Turkey's renewed push to send a vessel to carry out seismic surveys in the eastern Mediterranean, accusing Ankara of unilaterally stoking tensions and 'deliberately' complicating the resumption of talks with Greece…

Cathie, BGS to Develop Ground Model for Two Scottish Offshore Wind Farms

Oct 13, 2020

Offshore geoscience and geotechnical engineering consultancy, Cathie and the British Geological Survey have won a contract with offshore wind developer SSE Renewables to develop a ground model for the FEED design of Berwick Bank and Marr Bank offshore wind farms in Scotland…

Turkey Says Greece Has No Right to Oppose Its Seismic Work in the Mediterranean

Oct 13, 2020

Turkey said on Monday Greece had no right to oppose Turkish seismic exploration work 15 kilometers (9.3 miles) from its mainland in the Eastern Mediterranean and on its continental shelf, as tensions between the NATO members spiked again.Greece…

Tensions Spike as Turkey Redeploys 'Oruc Reis' in Mediterranean Sea

Oct 12, 2020

Tensions spiked between Greece and Turkey on Monday over offshore rights in the eastern Mediterranean, with Athens vowing to push its EU peers to activate sanctions against Ankara.The deterioration in relations followed the departure earlier on Monday of a Turkish ship…

Turkey to Carry Out Seismic Survey in Eastern Mediterranean

Oct 12, 2020

Turkey's navy has issued an advisory late Sunday saying that the Turkish ship Oruc Reis will carry out a seismic survey in the eastern Mediterranean over the next ten days, a step likely to revive tensions with NATO ally Greece.Two other vessels…

U.S., Greece Call for Peaceful Resolution of East-Med Maritime Disputes

Sep 28, 2020

The United States and Greece called on Monday for a peaceful resolution of maritime disputes in the east Mediterranean as U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo began a two-day trip to Greece amid increased regional tension over energy resources…

CGG Kicks of Second Phase of Large OBN Survey in North Sea

Sep 24, 2020

French seismic data company CGG has completed the first phase of the campaign to deliver what it says is the largest OBN multi-client survey ever acquired in the UK Central North Sea (CNS), and has immediately started the second acquisition phase…

PGS Completes Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Seismic Surveys

Sep 23, 2020

Norwegian seismic surveyor PGS has completed the acquisition of three new 3D seismic surveys offshore Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.The company Wednesday that the initial first fast-track results would be delivered in Q4 2020, with final…

SeaBird Exploration Wins Seismic Work in Gulf of Mexico

Sep 22, 2020

Oslo-listed seismic surveyor SeaBird Exploration has said it has secured a new contract in the Gulf of Mexico.SeaBird said Monday it had received a letter of award for an Ocean Bottom Node source contract in the Gulf of Mexico. The company did…

Magseis Fairfield Bags Gulf of Mexico OBN Contract

Sep 21, 2020

Oslo-listed provider of ocean bottom node survey services Magseis Fairfield has secured an OBN survey contract in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico with an unnamed client.Magseis Fairfield said Monday the contract 'with a repeat customer' was for a deepwater…

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