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Shearwater in Large Towed Streamer 3D Survey Off Suriname

Sep 21, 2020

Norwegian marine seismic services company Shearwater GeoServices said Monday it had been awarded a contract by Malaysia's Petronas for work offshore Suriname.The award is for a large towed streamer 3D seismic survey over Petronas' Block 52, offshore Suriname…

Erdogan: Oruc Reis Seismic Vessel Not Done with East Med Surveys

Sep 17, 2020

President Tayyip Erdogan told German Chancellor Angela Merkel during a video call on Wednesday that the docking of Turkey's Oruc Reis seismic survey vessel for maintenance does not mean its operations in the eastern Mediterranean are done, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said…

UK to Release 'Extremely Valuable' Historic North Sea Seismic Data

Sep 15, 2020

The UK oil and gas regulator Oil and Gas Authority will release historic North Sea seismic data, saying the move will be beneficial both for oil and gas explorers and those looking for carbon capture and hydrogen storage sites.'Explorers, organizations…

Turkey's Seismic Vessel Oruc Reis Returns to Antalya

Sep 14, 2020

Turkey's seismic research vessel Oruc Reis returned to waters near the southern province of Antalya on Sunday, Refinitiv data showed, a move Greece said was a positive first step in easing tensions over offshore natural resources.But Turkish…

Sovcomflot Keeps Polarcus' Vyacheslav Tikhonov Vessel for Three More Years

Sep 11, 2020

Russian company Sovmcomflot has decided to extend the charter of Polarcus' Vyacheslav Tikhonov seismic vessel for three years, but might redeliver the Ivan Gubkin vessel back to the Oslo-listed owner.The Vyacheslav Tikhonov, owned by Polarcus…

PGS Completes Seismic Survey Offshore Angola. Fast-Track Data in Q4

Sep 08, 2020

Norwegian seismic data acquisition firm PGS has completed a large seismic survey offshore Angola using the 2008-built Ramform Sovereign vessel.The 2020 PGS Namibe Basin survey connects the 3D seismic coverage of southern Angola with PGS seismic data library coverage in Namibia…

Canada's OFG Acquires PGS' Towed Streamer CSEM System

Sep 07, 2020

PGS, Norway-based oil and gas seismic data specialist, has signed a deal with Ocean Floor Geophysics, (OFG) under which OFG has acquired the exclusive rights to use the hardware, software and intellectual property associated with the PGS towed…

AGS Signs Seismic Data Licensing Deal with IOC

Sep 04, 2020

Ocean bottom node (OBN) seismic company Axxis Geo Solutions has signed a data licensing agreement with an unnamed international oil company. AGS said Friday the sale was related to the company’s OBN Seismic Data Library over Utsira in Norway…

Magseis Fairfield Gets Gulf of Mexico LOA

Sep 02, 2020

Marine seismic data acquisition company Magseis Fairfield has received a conditional Letter of Award from an undisclosed multiclient company for a four-month Ocean Bottom Node (OBN) survey in the Gulf of Mexico.'The survey is anticipated to start in the beginning of April 2021…

ION, Shearwater Team Up for 3D Survey in North Sea

Sep 02, 2020

Offshore seismic surveyor Shearwater GeoServices has entered a 3D seismic acquisition project with ION Geophysical for a new multi-client survey in the North Sea.The project, to be carried out by the Amazon Warrior seismic vessel, is for ION's…

Equinor Taps into DUG's Tech for Seismic Processing

Sep 01, 2020

Norwegian energy giant Equinor has signed a multi-year deal with supercomputer group DUG Technology, covering seismic processing and imaging technology.Under the agreement, DUG says, Equinor will replace existing third-party technology with an integrated solution using DUG McCloud…

Shell to Speed Up Seismic Interpretation with Deep Learning Tech

Aug 31, 2020

Oil and gas giant Shell has tapped digital innovation specialist Bluware Corp for the supply of deep learning technology, which should speed up work with seismic data interpretation.Bluware Corp said it Monday it had deployed the Pickasso proprietary deep learning technology…

Boskalis Completes North Sea Pipeline Replacement Project for Perenco

Aug 31, 2020

Boskalis Subsea Services, a subsidiary of the Dutch marine services giant Boskalis, on Monday said it had completed work on a North Sea pipeline as part of a 'multi-million-pound' contract awarded to it by Perenco. The Aberdeen-based company mobilized the dive support vessel (DSV) the Boka Da Vinci…

Shearwater Geo to Shoot Seismic for Total in Mauritania

Aug 28, 2020

French oil giant Total has hired marine seismic surveyor Shearwater GeoServices for a 3D survey project in Mauritania.The Norway-based seismic acquisition company said Friday that the contract was for a large towed streamer 3D acquisition and Fast Track processing project…

Polarcus Hired for 3D Survey Project in W. Africa

Aug 27, 2020

Oslo-listed offshore seismic acquisition company Polarcus has won a new contract in Africa.The seismic vessel fleet owner said Thursday that the survey in West Africa under the newly awarded contract would start in October 2020.The XArray marine…

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