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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…

PGS Wraps Phase 2 of Côte d’Ivoire MegaSurvey

Aug 27, 2021

Norwegian seismic acquisition company PGS, has in partnership with PetroCi and Direction Générale des Hydrocarbures, wrapped up phase two of the Côte d’Ivoire MegaSurvey, adding 9 897 sq. km of 3D and 24 632 km 2D in the Tano Basin. Data from phases 1 and 2 have been matched…

PXGEO Secures North Sea OBN Survey Deal

Aug 25, 2021

Offshore seismic services firm PXGEO said Wednesday it had secured an Ocean Bottom Node marine seismic acquisition contract.The project, in the North Sea, is expected to start in the second quarter of 2022.In a brief statement released Wednesday…

Seismic Firms Team Up for Offshore Wind, Carbon Capture Projects

Aug 24, 2021

Magseis Renewables, a renewables-focused subsidiary of the Norwegian offshore oil and gas seismic acquisition contractor Magseis Fairfield, has entered two technology pilot projects for carbon capture and storage (CCS) and offshore wind in collaboration with the Norwegian seismic data company TGS…

PGS Completes Kraken Survey in North Sea

Aug 23, 2021

Norwegian marine seismic contractor PGS said Monday it had completed the acquisition of a new GeoStreamer X survey in the UK sector of the North Sea over the Kraken field, East of Shetland. The Kraken field lies in blocks 9/2b and 9/2c within the P1575 license…

Minister Blasts Activists Protesting Against Offshore Seismic Blasting in Australia

Aug 20, 2021

Australian Minister for Resources and Water Keith Pitt said Thursday that protestors attempting to disrupt gas exploration to the west of King Island in Australia's Bass Strait were wasting time and energy and has called for them to allow ConocoPhillips to proceed with work…

PGS Releases More Data in Support of Oil Exploration Offshore Nigeria

Aug 20, 2021

Norwegian seismic data firm PGS has this week made available an additional 1000 sq. km of reprocessed 3D data from OPL 248 are offshore Nigeria, completing its PGS Niger Delta 2020 Reprocessing package.The company said the data package was well…

Magseis Fairfield in North Sea OBN Survey

Aug 20, 2021

Oslo-listed seismic contractor Magseis Fairfield has won a 'small size' Ocean Bottom Node contract in the North Sea.The contract is with an unnamed multi-client company. According to Magseis Fairfield, the survey will be conducted in Q3 2021 with roughly 500 MASS nodes…

iSURVEY to Provide Survey and Positioning Services for Nexans' Offshore Ops

Aug 18, 2021

Offshore power cable manufacturer Nexans has recently awarded iSURVEY a NOK 150 million (around $16,85 million) for survey and positioning services.Majority-owned by Norwegian private equity firm, Norvestor, iSURVEY will support Nexans’ offshore high voltage cable installation projects globally…

Fugro to Conduct Surveys Over Future Offshore Wind Farm Sites in Germany

Aug 18, 2021

Dutch offshore survey services firm Fugro has won a contract to carry out geophysical investigations for Germany's Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH)).'The award is in line with the…

Magseis to Join Danish Carbon Capture and Storage Project Greensand

Aug 17, 2021

Magseis Renewables, a subsidiary of offshore OBN seismic contractor Magseis Fairfield, has entered into a memorandum of understanding to join phase 2 of the Greensand carbon capture and storage (CCS) project consortium. The project entails transporting…

Carbon Transition's AGS Wraps OBN Survey in North Sea

Aug 13, 2021

Oslo-listed company Carbon Transition, previously known as Axxis Geo Solutions, said Friday that its AGS business line had successfully completed the ROV-deployed ocean bottom node survey in the North Sea, which was announced in November 2020…

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