"Geo Coral" News

Woodside Hires Shearwater for 4D Survey Work Over Scarborough, Jupiter Fields off Australia

Jul 06, 2022

Marine seismic data acquisition firm Shearwater GeoServices has won a contract with Woodside in Australia for a 4D baseline survey work over gas fields in the Carnarvon Basin Australia. The survey is expected to take 2-3 months to acquire, and will be conducted by the Geo Coral vessel…

Two 3D Surveys: Shearwater GeoServices Wins First Contract with South Korea's KNOC

Apr 04, 2022

Marine seismic survey firm Shearwater GeoServices has secured deals for two 3D seismic surveys offshore South Korea, together with seismic data processing and imaging by Korea National Oil Corporation (“KNOC”). This is Shearwater’s first contract with KNOC…

Santos Hires Shearwater for Seismic Surveys Off W. Australia

Jan 26, 2022

Marine seismic survey services contractor Shearwater GeoServices has secured contracts for two multicomponent surveys offshore Western Australia with the oil and gas company Santos.The two-month program covers the Keraudren North Extension with an area of approximately 680 sqkm in the Bedout Basin…

Offshore Seismic Vessel Utilization Hits Pre-pandemic Levels, Rystad Says

Sep 23, 2021

Vessel utilization in the offshore oil and gas seismic data acquisition sector has reached pre-pandemic levels in the third quarter of 2021, Rystad Energy has found.Rystad, a Norway-based energy industry intelligence firm, said that, after several devastating quarters caused by the pandemic…

Shearwater GeoServices in Bass Strait 3D Seismic Survey

Sep 22, 2021

Seismic survey company Shearwater GeoServices has secured a 3D seismic exploration survey contract with Beach Energy in Australia.Using the Geo Coral seismic vessel, Shearwater will conduct the Prion 3D seismic survey starting in late October…

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…

More Work in Australia for Shearwater GeoServices

Mar 04, 2021

Offshore seismic survey services company Shearwater GeoServices has won a contract for a 3D multisensor marine seismic survey, in the Otway Basin, offshore Australia.'We see a solid, consistent level of activity in Australia where we have multiple projects booked in 2021”…

Shearwater in Two 3D Surveys Offshore Western Australia

Feb 11, 2021

Offshore seismic surveyor Shearwater GeoServices has been awarded two 3D surveys in offshore Western Australia.The three-month campaign, with an undisclosed client, comprises more than 3,200 square kilometers and is expected to start in the second quarter of 2021…

Sercel Sentinel MS in CGG Ireland survey work

Jun 09, 2017

Sercel’s multi-sensor solid streamer, the Sentinel MS, has been commercially deployed for the first time and is being operated on a large 3D CGG multi-client survey being conducted by the CGG Geo Coral in the Southern Porcupine Basin in Ireland…

CGG announces African seismic contract

Oct 01, 2013

CGG has received a Letter of Award for a large, high-end seismic acquisition program off West Africa. The survey will mobilize the Geo Coral, Geo Barents and Pacific Finder vessels to conduct a 1484sq km BroadSeis, wide-azimuth survey…

What are they thinking?

Nov 02, 2011

Andrew McBarnet puts the decision-making of marine seismic companies under the microscope.Carrying on where we left off (OE last month), the future of financially troubled SeaBird Exploration and its ocean bottom node (OBN) seismic acquisition business remains unclear…

Established players look to their laurels

Sep 01, 2010

Andrew McBarnet suggests that the major marine seismic players are favourites to win in a crowded market.You would never realise it from the current crop of financial results and muted forward-looking statements from CEOs of marine seismic vessel operators…

Surfing the technology wave

Aug 09, 2010

Andrew McBarnet detects a shift of emphasis in the marketing of marine seismic.The marine seismic industry is well used to the cyclical nature of its operations, but could currently be described as being in something of a state of limbo. This…

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