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DNV Launches JIP to Enhance Offshore Wind Farm Design Process in Earthquake Zones

Apr 27, 2023

DNV has started a new Joint Industry Project (JIP) to increase certainty in the design process for wind farms challenged by earthquakes. The so called ACE2 JIP is a follow-up project of “Alleviating Cyclone and Earthquake Challenges” (ACE) JIP…

Challenger Energy Identifies '1-2 billion barrel' Prospects in Uruguay Offshore Block

Apr 26, 2023

Challenger Energy said Wednesday that it had identified three sizeable prospects in its AREA Off-1 offshore block in Uruguay of between 1 to 2 billion barrels and that the company said it would launch a farm-out process 'following unsolicited interest from a number of industry counterparties…

Shearwater Bags 4D Survey Offshore Cote d’Ivoire

Apr 26, 2023

Oslo-listed offshore seismic survey services firm Shearwater GeoServices has won a contract for 4D geophysical monitor survey contract in Cote d’Ivoire.Shearwater will use the SW Empress for the operation, which is expected to last approximately two months beginning in May 2023…

Van Oord Installs First Monopile at Baltic Eagle Offshore Wind Farm

Apr 25, 2023

Dutch offshore installation services company Van Oord has installed the first of 50 monopile foundations at Iberdrola's Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm in Germany.The installation strategy for the foundations is based on the feeder concept,…

Sintana Energy Confident Its Offshore Block On Trend with TotalEnergies' Massive Oil Discovery in Namibia

Apr 21, 2023

Oil and gas company Sintana Energy said Friday that over 50% of 3D seismic survey data has been gathered from Petroleum Exploration License 87 (“PEL 87”) and the surrounding area in the Orange Basin offshore Namibia. To remind, Australian oil…

Norway's NPD Taps Argeo for Deep-sea Mineral Exploration in Knipovich Ridge

Apr 20, 2023

Norway-based offshore survey firm Argeo said Thursday it had won a deep-sea survey contract comprising multi-sensor data acquisition with AUV for the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) to evaluate further mineral resource potential in the northern part of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge (Knipovich Ridge)…

dCarbonX Granted Gas Storage License in East Irish Sea

Apr 18, 2023

The North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA) offered a gas storage license to dCarbonX for the Bains site in the East Irish Sea, east of the Morecambe Fields.The license award allows dCarbonX Ltd to progress with seeking the further regulatory approvals required before gas storage operations can start…

Fugro Bags Offshore Survey Work in UAE

Apr 17, 2023

Dutch offshore survey services firm Fugro has won a site characterization services contract in support of what it said was one of the largest long-term field development programs in the United Arab Emirates.Starting in April 2023, Fugro will conduct multiple offshore surveys…

SAExploration Set for North Sea Ocean Bottom Node Survey

Apr 14, 2023

Texas-based seismic services company SAExploration on Friday announced the award of two ocean bottom node programs for the North Sea during the 2023 acquisition season. 'Currently SAExploration has commenced mobilization of the required assets…

LiDAR Buoys Deployed to Capture Data for Two Scottish Floating Wind Farm Proejcts

Apr 14, 2023

Two floating Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) buoys have been deployed at the Scottish floating offshore wind projects proposed by the BlueFloat Energy and Renantis partnership.A couple of days ago, the two EOLOS FLS200 LiDAR buoys were deployed…

TGS, DUG Start 2nd Phase of Peninsular Malaysia 3D Reprocessing Project

Apr 13, 2023

Norway-based offshore seismic data firm TGS on Thursday announced the start-up of the 20,347 square kilometers Peninsular Malaysia Stage 2 Regional 3D reprocessing. This second phase of the Peninsular Malaysia reprocessing project is part of…

France's RTE Taps Fugro for Geotechnical Survey for Offshore Wind Substations in Mediterranean Sea

Apr 13, 2023

French transmission grid operator Réseau de Transport d’Electricité (RTE) has awarded Fugro a contract to perform a geotechnical investigation for future offshore substations (OSS) at two floating wind farm sites in the Gulf of Lion in the Mediterranean Sea…

Acteon's TerraSond and Benthic Win Floating Offshore Wind Survey Work in Scotland

Apr 06, 2023

Acteon's Data and Robotic division's geo-services brands TerraSond and Benthic have secured a combined geophysical and geotechnical survey work scope with the BlueFloat Energy and Renantis Partnership for the Bellrock and Broadshore offshore wind farms northeast of Aberdeen…

Hartshead Resources to Conduct Site Surveys at Two UK North Sea Locations

Apr 06, 2023

Oil and gas company Hartshead Resources plans to conduct site surveys at two locations in the UK North Sea at the Anning field site.According to a notice to mariners issued by Charles Keiller & Associates Limited, the 1km x 1km survey would be conducted in Block 49/17b…

Seabed Surveys Start for Two 1GW Offshore Wind Farms in Scotland

Apr 06, 2023

Thistle Wind Partners (TWP) has launched seabed surveys for its two ScotWind projects – the 1GW Ayre Offshore Wind Farm and the 1GW Bowdun Offshore Wind Farm.The Ayre offshore wind farm is a floating wind project to the east of Orkney, while…

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