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SAExploration Wins AsiaPac Deal

Sep 29, 2019

Houston-based  global seismic services company SAExploration has won a a new shallow-water ocean-bottom marine project in the Asia Pacific region for a major national oil company.According to a press note from the ocean bottom node seismic company the contract is valued at approximately $28 million.Surveying services company added that services to be provided will include data acquisition using ROV-deployed autonomous nodal recording technology in water depths up to 60 meters…

PGS Begins Sabah Phase 5

Oct 06, 2019

The seismic services prvider Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) has announced a further expansion of one of the largest MultiClient 3D projects in the world. Phase five of the Sabah MultiClient project offshore Malaysia is under acquisition. First data is due Q2 2020…

EMGS Increases Fleet Utilization

Oct 06, 2019

Norwegian geophysical services company Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) said in its fleet update for the third quarter 2019 showed a fleet utilization of 73 percent,  compared with 29% for the third quarter in 2018. The marine EM market…

Sovcomflot Returns Seismic Vessel to Polarcus

Oct 02, 2019

Russia’s Sovcomflot (SCF) will redeliver the seismic survey vessel Vyacheslav Tikhonov to  the offshore geophysical company Polarcus in November 2019. Polarcus in a statement  refers to its announcement dated 10 June 2019 describing an extension of the bareboat charter for Vyacheslav Tikhonov…

Shearwater Wins SE Asia Project

Sep 24, 2019

Shearwater GeoServices said it has been awarded a contract for combined 3D and 2D seismic survey in Southeast Asia for the SW Vespucci Multi-Purpose Vessel (MPV).The contract covers an area of 1,600 square kilometers for 3D seismic with associated 2D work to be executed over a 1…

TGS, Quantico Join for AI Seismic Inversion

Sep 17, 2019

TGS and Quantico Energy Solutions announced a technology collaboration to leverage their respective offerings in seismic data, AI-based well logs, and artificial intelligence (AI)-based seismic inversion.TGS is a provider of multi-client geoscience…

SeaBird Bags OBN Project in AsiaPac

Sep 17, 2019

SeaBird Exploration, a global provider of 2D, source and shallow water 2D/3D seismic services, has received a letter of award to provide a source vessel for an upcoming ocean bottom node (OBN)  project in the Asia Pacific region.The project…

Shearwater Wins 1st Project in S. America

Sep 17, 2019

Norway-based provider of marine geophysical services, Shearwater GeoServices has been awarded a 3D Isometrix seismic survey by Colombia’s Ecopetrol.It will be Shearwater’s first Isometrix survey in Latin America with marine acquisition starting in Q4 2019…

GC Rieber Shipping Fleet Utilisation Hits 100%

Aug 22, 2019

Norwegian shipping company GC Rieber Shipping ASA had a fleet utilization of 100% in the second quarter of 2019.The operator of offshore subsea support vessels, marine seismic vessels and polar logistics and research expeditions said that the…

Spectrum is Now TGS

Aug 18, 2019

Norwegian seismic player TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company (TGS) has completed its acquisition of Spectrum, creating a global multi-client geophysical data provider.TGS first announced its intent to acquire Spectrum on 2 May 2019, said a press release from TGS…

SeaBird Faces Delays in Seismic Surveys

Aug 15, 2019

SeaBird Exploration, a global provider of marine 2D and 3D seismic data and associated products and services to the oil and gas industry, has estimated that its ongoing seismic surveys in West Africa and Americas will both be completed about two months later than originally planned…

AGS's Record Breaking Seismic Program

Aug 09, 2019

Norwegian ocean bottom node seismic company Axxis Geo Solutions (AGS)  has achieved several seismic production records during an Utsira multi-client ocean-bottom node (OBN) seismic program.“The production records set last week, demonstrates…

EMGS Bags Offshore Namibia Work

Aug 05, 2019

Oslo-listed Electromagnetic Geoservices (EMGS)  has been awarded a contract from Nabirm Global LLC for a proprietary 3D CSEM survey over Block 2113A  in the Walvis Basin offshore Namibia.The program, valued at over $1 million, will cover acreage in block 2113A…

Seismic Solutions Market to Reach $890mln by 2024

Aug 02, 2019

The global offshore oil and gas seismic equipment and acquisitions solutions market stood at around $660 million in 2018 and is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 5% to cross $890 million by 2024.According to a report by ResearchAndMarkets, the growth…

ION, iSEISMIC Join on Seabed Tech

Aug 01, 2019

ION Geophysical and iSEISMIC have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on seabed acquisition technologies.iSEISMIC, an ocean bottom seismic (OBS) acquisition specialist,  plans to utilize the full suite of ION’s next generation…

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