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SeaBird to Buy BOA Offshore Vessels

Apr 12, 2019

Norwegian seismic acquisition company SeaBird Exploration said  it is in an exclusive process to acquire the seismic vessels BOA Galatea and BOA Thalassa owned by BOA Offshore in a transaction which values the vessels at NOK 185 million ($22 million).The BOA Vessels are well suited for source and 2D operations, as well as EM seabed logging, for which BOA Thalassa is currently contracted with EMGS ASA until September 2019 with options for EMGS ASA to extend for three periods of six months each…

Shearwater Bags Shell Deal

Apr 12, 2019

Norwegian geoservices company Shearwater GeoServices has been awarded a multi-project marine seismic 3D and 4D acquisition contract by Anglo-Dutch energy giant Shell.The contract covers four separate surveys; three in the North Sea and one off the coast of Western Australia…

Shearwater Wins Barents Sea Work for NPD

Apr 10, 2019

The provider of marine geophysical services to oil and gas industry Shearwater GeoServices Holding has been awarded a contract for a Barents Sea seismic acquisition survey with full data processing by the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD)…

Two Contracts Go to SeaBird

Apr 02, 2019

Marine surveyor SeaBird Exploration said on Monday it has been awarded two new contracts, including one in West Africa and another in the Gulf of Mexico.The company said it received a letter of award for a niche 3D survey in West Africa, with a total value of approximately $6…

EMGS Bags Norwegian Barents Sea Survey

Mar 27, 2019

Norway’s Electromagnetic Geoservices (EMGS) has received a letter of intent for a fully pre-funded multi-client survey in the Norwegian Barents Sea.According to a press release, the total value of the letter of intent is approximately USD 2…

Equinor Awards 4D Seismic Gig to Shearwater

Mar 27, 2019

Shearwater GeoServices announced the award of a 4D seismic survey at the Troll Unit by Equinor AS to be conducted this summer.The company 20% owned by GC Rieber Shipping ASA said that the project adds further to Shearwater’s 4D program in the North Sea and Barents Sea this season…

ION Bags Multi-Client Job in C. America

Mar 26, 2019

ION Geophysical Corporation has announced a new 2D multi-client reimaging program off the Pacific coast of Central America.According to the provider of acquisition equipment, software, planning and seismic processing services, and seismic data libraries to the global oil & gas industry…

SCF Redelivers Survey Vessel to Polarcus

Mar 26, 2019

The offshore geophysical company Polarcus  is getting a seismic vessel back early after Russian shipping player Sovcomflot (SCF) exercised an early redelivery option.A press release from the marine geophysical company operating a fleet of seismic…

Shearwater Bags Turkey Seismic Contract

Mar 20, 2019

The global provider of geophysical marine seismic acquisition Shearwater GeoServices has been awarded a seismic acquisition and depth processing contract by Turkish national oil and gas company Türkiye Petrolleri Anonim Ortakligi (TPAO).The…

PGS Bags Seismic Survey Offshore South Africa

Mar 18, 2019

The marine geophysical company Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) has announced new large-scale 2D multiclient project. This PGS regional-scale 2D GeoStreamer seismic survey will stretch 11 000 km, from the Namibian border to Cape Agulhas, covering large…

Magseis Fairfield Wins Gulf of Mexico Work

Mar 15, 2019

Oslo based offshore seismic services provider Magseis Fairfield said on Friday that it has received a contingent letter of award (LOA) for a three months data acquisition program for an unnamed client in the Gulf of Mexico.The survey is scheduled to begin in the third quarter of 2019…

SeaBird Scores Contract Extension

Mar 12, 2019

SeaBird Exploration announced Tuesday that its contract for the Eagle Explorer with CGG has been extended by approximately 80 days for another survey in Northern Europe. The contract is now firm until August 15, 2019, with further options for CGG to extend with up to 60 days…

Vestland Offshore to Manage Ocean Duke

Mar 11, 2019

Norwegian vessel owner Vestland Offshore announce that it has taken Management on yet another Vessel.The Ocean Duke is currently being converted to a Seismic Source Vessel and has a firm 2 year contract secured with SBGS.Last month, Vestland has won contracts for two of its offshore vessels…

EMGS Confirms Equinor Data Contract

Mar 04, 2019

Electromagnetic Geoservices (EMGS) said it has entered into final contracts with Equinor for a range of seismic data across the Norwegian continental shelf.The final deal includes both licensing of Barents Sea, Norwegian Sea and North Sea data from EMGS’s existing multi-client library…

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…

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