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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…

TGS Starts 3D Survey in Brazil's Santos Basin

May 10, 2021

TGS, a Norwegian offshore seismic data provider, has begun collecting data on the Santos multi-client 3D Phase 4 survey off the coast of Brazil.The survey, which covers approximately 5,000 square kilometers and is situated in the western portion of the Santos Basin…

Opinion: Why Explorers are Not Targeting More Gas in Response to Energy Transition

Mar 19, 2021

There has been much talk about natural gas as a transition fuel, primarily in helping to lower emissions and pollution by displacing coal in power generation, but also in complementing intermittent renewables, and targeting the (blue) hydrogen economy in the longer term…

Australia: Hibiscus Enters Gippsland Basin Block

Oct 09, 2020

Malaysian oil and gas company has Hibiscus Petroleum has completed the acquisition from 3D Oil of a 50% interest in an oil and gas exploration permit in the prolific Gippsland Basin, off Victoria, AustraliaThe completion of the acquisition of…

PGS: First Peru MegaSurvey Seismic Data Available

Jun 17, 2020

Norwegian offshore seismic data acquisition company PGS has said that the first data of its Peru MegaSurvey is now available. The seismic dataset, including 2D and 3D data, is aimed at E&P companies interested in South America, specifically Peruvian coastline hydrocarbon potential…

TGS Completes 3D Seismic Survey in Santos Basin, Brazil

Jun 09, 2020

Norwegian offshore seismic data firm TGS has completed an additional phase of the Santos Basin 3D Multi-Client seismic survey in Brazil. 'The survey is located south of the high-profile discoveries in the Santos Basin and the recent sought-after blocks offered in Rounds 15 and16…

Petronas Completes First LNG Cargo Delivery to Myanmar

Jun 04, 2020

Malaysia's Petronas has delivered the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) import cargoes to Myanmar, the company said on Thursday, marking a new consumer for the super-chilled fuel.The state-owned company's subsidiary Petronas LNG delivered two LNG cargoes to Yangon…

Brazil: PGS Begins Campos Basin Seismic Shoot

Mar 03, 2020

Norwegian marine seismic acquisition company PGS has begun a multiclient 3D seismic survey in the Campos Basin offshore Brazil.The company started the survey on February 25, using its Ramform Titan vessel. According to PGS, Te Campos Deepwater GeoStreamer X project will deliver high-quality…

Polarcus Kicks Off Australia Survey

Jan 20, 2020

Polarcus has begun the latest phase of the Cygnus regional multi-client 3D survey in the Vulcan Sub-basin, offshore north-west Australia, the marine geophysical company announced on Monday.The 1,500-square-kilometer Phase 3 South survey, covering the Skua…

E. Guinea Signs MoUs For Oil and Gas Blocks

Jan 13, 2020

Equatorial Guinea’s minister for mines and hydrocarbons Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima has signed several MoU with bidders of the country’s 2019 Licensing Round.The government of Equatorial Guinea last year offered 27 free blocks for exploration…

Searcher Completes Northern Basins Study

Oct 23, 2019

Searcher Seismic announced the expansion of its modern offshore data library with the completion of its Northern Basins Prospectivity Study in Papua New Guinea.The independent multi-client company providing seismic datasets and associated products to the global oil and gas industry…

Petrobras in Decommissioning Boost

Aug 26, 2019

The decommissioning of 21 old oil rigs in the Campos Basin, Rio de Janeiro state, will cost around 50 billion reais ($12 billion) over the next five years, a state official said.All 21 old rigs that will be decommissioned are operated by state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA…

Searcher Seismic Acquires Triok

Mar 01, 2019

Searcher Seismic, in cooperation with BGP, has completed the acquisition of the Triok broadband non-exclusive 2D seismic survey in the Northern Basins of Papua New Guinea.Following the acquisition of the Solomon Sea non-exclusive 2D in the northern basins of Papua New Guinea…

CNPC to Develop New Shale Oilfield

Feb 28, 2019

China's state-owned CNPC has started developing a new offshore shale oilfield near the Bohai Rim Basin, the company said via its official newspaper on Thursday.CNPC aims to produce 50,000 tonnes of shale oil from the Bohai Rim Basin in 2019…

Petrobras: 'A New Era Begins'

Feb 01, 2019

The new year began with a new government in Brazil and a new management controlling the national oil and gas company Petróleo Brasileiro. There are changes on the horizon for the company commonly known as Petrobras, but its new president Roberto…

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