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Seismic Surveys: Shearwater Launches 'Lightest, smallest, and smartest node ever'

Jun 08, 2022

Marine seismic player Shearwater GeoServices on Wednesday announced the launch of Pearl, “a significant advance in ocean bottom nodal technology with several industry-first innovations.”According to Shearwater, the Pearl node offers a new standard for time and cost efficiency which expands the potential ocean bottom seismic market, enabling solutions to geoscience challenges that were previously not possible…

Autonomous OBN Seismic Survey Robots Could Enter Commercial Operation in 2024

Nov 22, 2022

Blue Ocean Seismic Services, which is working on autonomous ocean bottom seismic robotic vehicle technology, said on Tuesday that it had finished a series of passive and active seismic trials that proved the quality of seismic data collection…

Magseis Fairfield Wins 4D OBN Deal in North Sea

Nov 14, 2022

Marine seismic data acquisition company Magseis Fairfield said Monday it had signed an agreement with a repeat customer for a 4D OBN project in the North Sea with options for additional work. The project is scheduled to start in Q2 2023, with an expected duration of approximately one month…

Shearwater to Introduce Deepwater Dual-ROV OBN Deployment Vessel

Oct 04, 2022

Marine seismic survey services specialist Shearwater GeoServices is set to introduce its first dual ROV seismic vessel, which the company says will be equipped with a broad scope of operational capabilities. 'Designed to deploy ocean bottom nodes in both deep and shallow water…

Petrobras Taps Shearwater for Large OBN Survey Offshore Brazil

Oct 03, 2022

Shearwater GeoServices Holding AS said Monday it had won a contract in Brazil for a large deepwater ocean bottom node (OBN) survey.The company will conduct the survey over the Petrobras-operated Grand Iara Project, involving the Berbigão, Sururu…

Magseis Fairfield's North Sea OBN Survey Scope Increases

Sep 14, 2022

Norwegian seismic data acquisition firm Magseis Fairfield has secured an increased scope of work related to an offshore survey project awarded back in June 2020.On June 30, 2020, Magseis Fairfield said it had secured a 4D OBN monitor survey for the North Sea 2021 summer season…

TGS Extends Gulf of Mexico OBN Survey

Sep 12, 2022

Offshore seismic data firm TGS today announced Amendment Phase II, a continuation of its ultra-long offset ocean-bottom node (OBN) acquisition in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. This project extends the first phase of the survey that was acquired to the east in 2018…

Geospace Technologies Launches Shallow Water Ocean Bottom Recorder

Aug 30, 2022

Geospace Technologies on Monday today announced the release of a new seismic acquisition product named Mariner.The company said Mariner was a continuous, cable-free, four-channel autonomous, shallow water ocean bottom recorder.'Mariner is the…

CGG's Sercel Sells 12000 Seabed Nodes to China's BGP

Aug 29, 2022

French seismic data firm CGG's subsidiary Sercel has sold the second batch of 12,000 GPR300 seabed nodes to China's BGP, following BGP's earlier major order of 18,000 GPR300 nodes in 2021. 'This represents a significant increase in the seismic…

Magseis Fairfield Firms Up SE Asia OBN Survey Deal

Aug 18, 2022

Norwegian ocean bottom node seismic services firm Magseis Fairfield has confirmed a firm contract for a 4D Ocean Bottom Node project in South East Asia.The confirmation comes after the company, on July 25, said it had received a conditional award with a repeat client for this project…

Magseis Fairfield Wins OBN Survey Work with ExxonMobil in Guyana

Aug 17, 2022

Oslo-listed marine seismic survey firm Magseis Fairfield has signed a contract with ExxonMobil for a large Ocean Bottom Node (OBN) project offshore Guyana, where ExxonMobil has so far discovered 11 billion barrels of oil.The project is expected…

PXGEO Activates Second OBN Crew for CGG Project in North Sea

May 03, 2022

Marine seismic company PXGEO said Tuesday it was activating a second Ocean Bottom Node crew for a seismic acquisition project in the North Sea.'CGG has awarded this work to PXGEO as part of a hybrid streamer and ocean bottom node project, with a duration of approximately three months…

PXGEO Taps CGG for OBN Seismic Imaging Project in Brazil

Mar 24, 2022

French offshore seismic surveyor CGG has secured a two-part Ocean Bottom Node (OBN) seismic imaging project by PXGEOover the Sapinhoá Shared Reservoir in the Santos Basin offshore Brazil.'The resulting data will bring improved geological insight to the asset operator…

Seismic Surveys: Magseis Fairfield to Acquire Carbon Transition's Node-on-a-rope Business

Mar 03, 2022

Ocean bottom node seismic survey company Magseis Fairfield has agreed to buy Carbon Transition's proprietary node-on-a-rope handling systems in a deal that could see Carbon Transition earn $12 million.Magseis Fairfield will pay an initial USD 0…

Reach Subsea Nets 'Decent-sized' OBN Contract in Mediterranean Sea

Feb 17, 2022

Oslo-listed subsea services provider Reach Subsea has won a contract in the Mediterranean Sea for start-up early in Q2 2022, representing about 130 project days. The project, with an undisclosed client, involves the support of an Ocean Bottom…

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