Obn News


Magseis Fairfield in North Sea OBN Survey

Aug 20, 2021

Oslo-listed seismic contractor Magseis Fairfield has won a 'small size' Ocean Bottom Node contract in the North Sea.The contract is with an unnamed multi-client company. According to Magseis Fairfield, the survey will be conducted in Q3 2021 with roughly 500 MASS nodes…

Magseis to Join Danish Carbon Capture and Storage Project Greensand

Aug 17, 2021

Magseis Renewables, a subsidiary of offshore OBN seismic contractor Magseis Fairfield, has entered into a memorandum of understanding to join phase 2 of the Greensand carbon capture and storage (CCS) project consortium. The project entails transporting…

Carbon Transition's AGS Wraps OBN Survey in North Sea

Aug 13, 2021

Oslo-listed company Carbon Transition, previously known as Axxis Geo Solutions, said Friday that its AGS business line had successfully completed the ROV-deployed ocean bottom node survey in the North Sea, which was announced in November 2020…

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…

PXGEO Buys Fugro's OBN Subsidiary Seabed Geosolutions

Jun 29, 2021

Offshore seismic surveyor PXGEO has completed the acquisition of Fugro's subsidiary Seabed Geosolutions, a company specializing in Ocean Bottom Node surveys.'The acquisition includes a substantial ocean bottom node inventory,  handling equipment…

Seabed Geosolutions Receives LOA for Americas OBN Survey

Jun 11, 2021

Fugro's soon-to-be-sold marine seismic acquisition subsidiary Seabed Geosolutions has received a conditional Letter of Award (LOA) from an undisclosed company for an ocean bottom node (OBN) project in the Americas region.The project is anticipated…

Brazil: Petrobras Set to Start Sapinhoá Field OBN Survey

Jun 10, 2021

Brazilian oil firm Petrobras is set to kick off the first of the two seismic acquisitions of the Sapinhoá field monitoring project, in the pre-salt of the Santos Basin, offshore Brazil.'Seismic acquisition is an important tool for managing the deposit (reservoirs) and optimizing production systems…

Sercel Launches Seabed Node for Shallow Water Seismic Acquisition

Jun 02, 2021

Sercel, part of the French seismic data firm CGG, on Wednesday launched GPR300, a seabed nodal seismic acquisition solution designed for deployment in shallow waters down to depths of 300 meters.'Developed in partnership with BGP, the new solution…

Shearwater Hires DOF Subsea's Vessel, ROV for OBN Survey in Brazil

May 25, 2021

Marine seismic contractor Shearwater Geoservices has awarded subsea support vessel operator DOF Subsea a vessel and an ROV contract for seismic support work in Brazil.DOF Subsea's Skandi Neptune vessel will support Shearwater's Ocean Bottom Node seismic campaigns on Petrobras' Jubarte…

Magseis Fairfield Wins 4D Survey Gig in North Sea

May 18, 2021

Magseis Fairfield has won a contract to conduct a 4D  Ocean Bottom Node (OBN) monitor survey in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea with an unnamed client.The survey is expected to begin in the third quarter of 2021 and last for just under a month…

CGG Bags OBN Imaging Work with Equinor in Brazil

May 10, 2021

Equinor has awarded CGG a major contract for the seismic imaging of its Bacalhau 3D ocean bottom node (OBN) survey covering 409 sq km currently being acquired in Brazil’s deepwater Santos Basin.The project is already underway at CGG’s Rio de…

Magseis Fairfield Nets 'Meaningful' Gulf of Mexico OBN Survey Contract

Apr 08, 2021

Oslo-listed offshore oil and gas seismic data acquisition company Magseis Fairfield has won a new contract in the Gulf of Mexico.The company has been awarded an Ocean Bottom Node for 'a multi-client company,' which it did not name.'The duration…

SeaBird Nets 90-Day Source Vessel Deal

Mar 29, 2021

Norwegian seismic survey contractor SeaBird Exploration said Monday it had secured a contract for source vessel services.In a brief update, SeaBird said the contract was for the provision of source vessel services for an OBN survey in the Eastern hemisphere…

Solstad Offshore CSVs Net Offshore Wind, Seismic Survey Contracts

Mar 04, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel provider Solstad Offshore said Thursday it had won new contracts for two of its subsea construction vessels (CSV), the Normand Fortress and the Normand Mermaid, in offshore wind and seismic sectors, respectively.The…

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