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'Large' OBN Survey for Magseis Fairfield in Asia

Aug 13, 2021

Oslo-listed ocean bottom node seismic data acquisition firm Magseis Fairfield has said it has secured a large OBN survey in Asia for an undisclosed customer. The survey will take about five months to complete and will begin in the fourth quarter of 2021…

Ocean Infinity Buys Geowynd

Aug 12, 2021

Marine robotics company Ocean Infinity said Thursday it had acquired marine geotechnics experts, Geowynd.Based in the UK, with clients all over Europe, Geowynd’s team of geotechnical engineers provides consultancy services to aid the safe and…

Silixa Claims 'World's first' as it Installs Distributed Acoustic Sensing (DAS) System at BP's Gulf of Mexico Field

Aug 11, 2021

Optical fiber sensors provider Silixa on Wednesday announced the successful installation, validation, and borehole seismic acquisition from a permanently installed fiber-optic Distributed Acoustic Sensing (DAS) system, Carina Subsea 4D, on BP’s Atlantis Phase 3 subsea field development…

ExxonMobil Hires Oceaneering for Offshore Surveys in Guyana

Aug 10, 2021

ExxonMobil has hired offshore services firm Oceaneering for the provision of two surveys offshore Guyana, where Exxon has over the past few years discovered around nine billion barrels of oil.Oceaneering will carry out a towed and autonomous…

DUG Software for PXGEO's Seismic Vessel

Aug 10, 2021

Australian supercomputer group DUG has signed an agreement with offshore seismic services firm PXGEO for the provision of software onboardtheir marine seismic vessel PXGEO 2.'The company will provide its DUG Insight software for real-time data…

Magseis Fairfield to Conduct North Sea OBN Survey

Aug 03, 2021

Marine seismic survey firm Magseis Fairfield said it has been awarded a multi-client ocean bottom node (OBN) survey in the North Sea.The survey, which is expected to require approximately two months to complete starting from the third quarter of 2021…

Pharos Wraps Seismic Survey Off Vietnam. Eyes Drilling Partner

Jul 30, 2021

Pharos Energy said Thursday it had completed its 3D seismic program on the western part of Block 125 in the Phu Khanh Basin, 'the last unexplored frontier offshore Vietnam.' The company hopes the data will help it attract a drilling partner…

Seismic Firm CGG Sells GeoSoftware Business

Jul 30, 2021

French seismic data firm CGG has signed a deal with Topicus and Vela Software, for the sale of CGG’s GeoSoftware business.According to the description on CGG's website, GeoSoftware product suite, among other things, helps oil and gas operators…

RWE Taps Fugro for UK North Sea Wind Farm Site Survey

Jul 29, 2021

Dutch offshore survey specialist Fugro has secured a contract with RWE to carry out geophysical exploratory works at Five Estuaries offshore wind farm, the extension project of the existing 353MW Galloper wind farm.Works are expected to take…

TGS, PGS, WesternGeco in 6,400 sq km Seismic Survey Offshore Malaysia

Jul 22, 2021

Offshore seismic data and services trio TGS, PGS, and Schlumberger's WesternGeco, have secured pre-funding for a 6,400 square kilometer multi-client 3D survey starting in October in the Sarawak Basin, offshore Malaysia.The survey is the first…

Offshore Seismic Duo in Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage Pact

Jul 22, 2021

Norwegian marine seismic data acquisition company PGS has signed a MoU with the French geoscience firm CGG, with a plan to combine their seismic MultiClient products and technical capabilities applied to the Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage (CCUS) industry…

La Gan Wind Taps Fugro, Partners for Geotechnical Survey Off Vietnam

Jul 20, 2021

Offshore wind developer La Gan Wind, owned by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), Asiapetro, and Novasia, has awarded an offshore geotechnical contract to a consortium led by Vietsovpetro, PTSC G&S, and Fugro.The award is part of CIP’s…

Ocean Floor Geophysics, PGS Complete Towed Streamer CSEM System Transaction

Jul 19, 2021

Norwegian seismic data firm PGS has completed the sale of the hardware, software, and intellectual property associated with the company’s towed streamer Controlled Source Electro-Magnetic (“CSEM”) system to Canada's Ocean Floor Geophysics, Inc (“OFG”)…

Chinese Seismic Giant Buys 18,000 Seabed Nodes from Sercel

Jul 12, 2021

CGG, a France-based provider of seismic data for oil and gas exploration, said Monday its subsidiary Sercel has recorded the first major sale of its recently launched GPR300 seabed nodal solution.Sercel sold the nodes to BGP, a China-based international geophysical services provider…

Shearwater to Start OBN Seismic Survey at Petrobras' Parque das Baleias

Jul 09, 2021

Brazilian oil firm Petrobras said this week it would soon start the first seismic acquisition with Ocean Bottom Nodes (OBN) technology and new multiphysics surveys (magnetometric and gravimetric) of the 3D Nodes project of Parque das Baleias…

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