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Shearwater GeoServices in Bass Strait 3D Seismic Survey

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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. The survey site is located in Australia's Bass Strait.The 890 sqkm surveys will take around two months to complete. 'The survey will use an advanced multicomponent…

Shearwater GeoServices Secures South East Asia Survey Deal

Sep 21, 2021

Marine seismic data acquisition firm Shearwater GeoServices has won a contract in South East Asia.The company said the deal, with an unnamed client, was for a 3D survey project.The project, starting in early October 2021, will be conducted by the 107 meters long SW Duchess vessel…

Seismic Firm Starts Review of Strategic Options, Including Potential Merger or Sale

Sep 17, 2021

Offshore seismic data company ION Geophysical has this week said its Board of Directors has started a process to evaluate a range of strategic alternatives to strengthen its financial position and maximize stakeholder value 'as the company continues…

CGG Extends Seismic Vessel Deal with Shearwater in Brazil

Sep 15, 2021

Shearwater GeoServices has won a six-month contract extension with seismic data firm CGG on its Nebula survey offshore Brazil and is nearing completion of work for CGG on its North Viking Graben survey.Shearwater has previously conducted work…

TGS Kicks Off Offshore Seismic Survey in Mauritania

Sep 14, 2021

Norwegian seismic data firm TGS has announced the start-up of a new 2D seismic survey in the MSGBC Basin, offshore Mauritania.The survey, North-West Africa Atlantic Margin (NWAAM) 2021, will comprise 7,500 kilometers of seismic data, with a modern broadband acquisition set-up…

Seismic Survey Imminent over Deltic's North Sea License

Sep 10, 2021

UK-based oil and gas firm Deltic Energy has informed that a 3D seismic survey is set to start started at its Licence P2428 and surrounding areas in the UK Southern North Sea.Deltic last month said that Cairn had agreed to acquire a 60% interest…

ION Geophysical Set to Start Third Phase of UK North Sea Survey Campaign

Sep 10, 2021

Marine seismic data firm ION Geophysical has announced the third phase of its Mid North Sea High 3D seismic data acquisition multi-client program.'The Mid North Sea High program covers one of the few remaining underexplored areas offshore the UK…

IKM Acona CEO to Become Magseis Fairfield CFO

Aug 31, 2021

Ocean bottom seismic (OBS) specialist Magseis Fairfield said Tuesday that Stig Hognestad, currently CEO of IKM Acona, would succeed Mark Ivin as CFO on December 1, 2021.Carel Hooijkaas, CEO of Magseis Fairfield said: 'Over the last two years…

Shell Enters Impact Oil & Gas' South Africa Offshore Blocks

Aug 31, 2021

Oil major Shell has acquired a share in the Transkei & Algoa blocks offshore South Africa from Impact Oil & Gas.Following completion of the transaction, first agreed on in November 2020, Shell is now the operator of the block with a 50% stake and Impact Oil & Gas owns the remaining 50%…

PGS Wraps Phase 2 of Côte d’Ivoire MegaSurvey

Aug 27, 2021

Norwegian seismic acquisition company PGS, has in partnership with PetroCi and Direction Générale des Hydrocarbures, wrapped up phase two of the Côte d’Ivoire MegaSurvey, adding 9 897 sq. km of 3D and 24 632 km 2D in the Tano Basin. Data from phases 1 and 2 have been matched…

PXGEO Secures North Sea OBN Survey Deal

Aug 25, 2021

Offshore seismic services firm PXGEO said Wednesday it had secured an Ocean Bottom Node marine seismic acquisition contract.The project, in the North Sea, is expected to start in the second quarter of 2022.In a brief statement released Wednesday…

Seismic Firms Team Up for Offshore Wind, Carbon Capture Projects

Aug 24, 2021

Magseis Renewables, a renewables-focused subsidiary of the Norwegian offshore oil and gas seismic acquisition contractor Magseis Fairfield, has entered two technology pilot projects for carbon capture and storage (CCS) and offshore wind in collaboration with the Norwegian seismic data company TGS…

PGS Completes Kraken Survey in North Sea

Aug 23, 2021

Norwegian marine seismic contractor PGS said Monday it had completed the acquisition of a new GeoStreamer X survey in the UK sector of the North Sea over the Kraken field, East of Shetland. The Kraken field lies in blocks 9/2b and 9/2c within the P1575 license…

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…

PGS Releases More Data in Support of Oil Exploration Offshore Nigeria

Aug 20, 2021

Norwegian seismic data firm PGS has this week made available an additional 1000 sq. km of reprocessed 3D data from OPL 248 are offshore Nigeria, completing its PGS Niger Delta 2020 Reprocessing package.The company said the data package was well…

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