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PGS and TGS Clear Final Regulatory Hurdle for Merger Completion

Jun 11, 2024

Norwegian seismic firms TGS and PGS have received approval from the UK Competition and Markets Authority, securing final regulatory approval for the creation of ‘premier’ energy data company.The approval for the merger from the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) follows the one issued by the Norwegian counterpart in April 2024.The clearance from the CMA was the final regulatory approval required for the merger between PGS and TGS…

Petrobras and Shearwater Join Forces for Seismic Tech R&D

Jun 11, 2024

Brazilian state-owned energy company Petrobras and seismic acquisition company Shearwater Geoservices have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for joint development and execution of scientific research and technology innovation within…

PGS Streamlines Seismic Data Interpretation Services

May 21, 2024

Norwegian seismic company PGS has teamed up with Onward, an energy innovation platform, to offer on-demand seismic data interpretation.The collaboration that facilitates on-demand data interpretation provided by Onward, which leverages its technical…

Ocean Geophysics Introduces ‘Recycling’ of Free Seismic Data for Wind Farms

May 16, 2024

Renewable energy industry supplier Ocean Geophysics has introduced a solution to recycle and reprocess freely available seismic data, which can help developers reduce cost and risk when deciding which wind farms to bid for or not.In Europe and Australia…

CGG Rebrands to Viridien

May 16, 2024

French seismic company CGG has changed its name to Viridien.At the Annual General Meeting on May 15, 2024, shareholders approved the resolution to change the company’s corporate name from CGG to Viridien. “Our new name, Viridien, connects our company’s history to our future…

Norway Clears TGS and PGS Merger

Apr 18, 2024

Norwegian seismic firms TGS and PGS have received merger approval from the Norwegian Competition Authority (NCA), brining them one step closer to establish a premier energy data company.The merger between the companies, first announced in September 2023…

Shearwater and Mondaic Enter Strategic Alliance to Optimize Seismic Surveys

Apr 17, 2024

Marine seismic acquisition firm Shearwater Geoservices and Mondaic, a provider of proprietary software and services for high-resolution 3D imaging, have entered a strategic collaboration for development and use of full waveform inversion solutions…

PGS Secures 3D Contract in South Atlantic

Apr 08, 2024

Marine seismic data company PGS has received a letter of award for a large 3D contract offshore South Atlantic margin from a multiclient company.A Ramform Titan-class vessel is scheduled for mobilization in June, with a forecast acquisition duration of up to 300 days…

Shearwater Gets 3D Seismic Job Offshore India

Feb 08, 2024

Norwegian marine seismic services firm Shearwater GeoServices has been contracted by the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) for a 3D seismic survey project in the Cauvery Basin, located off the east coast of India.This is another contract awarded recently by ONGC to Shearwater…

CGG Pens Multi-Client Reimaging Deal with Trinidad and Tobago

Jan 24, 2024

France-based marine seismic data firm CGG has signed an agreement with the Ministry of Energy and Energy Industries of Trinidad and Tobago to reimage vintage 3D seismic data from four deepwater offshore blocks.CGG’s work scope will cover blocks 25a…

Sabah Basin Multi-Client Seismic Project Secures Prefunding

Jan 08, 2024

Marine seismic company TGS, in cooperation with JV consortium partners PGS and SLB, has announced that prefunding has been secured to expand multi-client seismic data coverage in the Sabah Basin offshore Malaysia.The seventh phase of this multi-year project off the coast of Sabah encompasses over 5…

TGS Wraps Up 410-Day OBN Survey Campaign Offshore Guyana

Dec 28, 2023

Marine seismic data company TGS has completed a series of Ocean Bottom Node (OBN) surveys offshore Guyana, setting a record for the longest deepwater node survey campaign.On December 1, 2023, the final node recovery marked the culmination of…

TGS Grabs OBN Data Acquisition Deal in North Sea

Dec 20, 2023

Offshore seismic data firm TGS has secured an Ocean Bottom Node (OBN) data acquisition contract in the North Sea.The three-month OBN data acquisition contract is for a repeat customer, according to TGS.The project's acquisition is planned to begin in the second quarter of 2024…

TGS Secures OBN Data Acquisition Job in the Gulf of Mexico

Dec 18, 2023

Offshore seismic data firm TGS has been awarded an Ocean Bottom Node (OBN) data acquisition contract in the Gulf of Mexico.The project's acquisition will start in the first quarter of 2024.The contract will cover two-month proprietary OBN data acquisition work…

Shearwater, Petrobras Team Up to 'Reshape' Seismic Exploration

Nov 22, 2023

Brazilian oil company Petrobras and Norwegian marine seismic services firm Shearwater have entered into a collaborative technology agreement aiming to reshape seismic exploration and field developments.This multi-year strategic partnership is…

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