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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.The the ongoing niche 3D survey in West Africa utilizing the “Nordic Explorer” and a 2D survey in the Americas employing…

Sovcomflot Postpones Vessel Redelivery

Dec 17, 2019

Russian shipping giant Sovcomflot (SCF) will not be returning the Vyacheslav Tikhonov seismic vessel to Polarcus as previously agreed.Polarcus Limited, the UAE-based offshore geophysical company operating a fleet of seismic research vessels worldwide…

Seabed Geosolutions Sells OBC System

Dec 17, 2019

Seabed Geosolutions, the provider of comprehensive ocean bottom seismic (OBS) solutions to the global oil and gas industry, has signed a contract to sell the entirety of its shallow water ocean bottom cable (OBC) recording equipment.The joint…

Shearwater Adds 2nd for TGS Survey

Nov 21, 2019

The marine geophysical services company Shearwater GeoServices has expanded the Malvinas 3D multi-client seismic program offshore Argentina from one to two vessels.The expansion adds 5-months of work, bringing the total project to 11-vessel months…

Shearwater Bags 4D Seismic Gig in APac

Nov 18, 2019

Shearwater GeoServices, a marine geophysical services company, has been awarded the largest-ever 4D seismic campaign in the Asia/Pacific region covering up to six fields operated by Woodside offshore Australia.According to the 50/50 joint venture between GC Rieber Shipping and Rasmussengruppen  AS…

Shearwater Wins Seismic Survey Gig in Med

Nov 07, 2019

Norwegian offshore seismic service provider Shearwater GeoServices Holding has been awarded a 3D seismic survey in the Eastern Mediterranean.The one-month survey would be executed in the fourth quarter of 2019, the global provider of 3D marine seismic data acquisition…

Shearwater Bags Seismic Project Offshore S. Africa

Nov 04, 2019

The provider of geophysical marine seismic acquisition and processing services,  Shearwater GeoServices has been given a conditional letter of award for a 2D seismic acquisition and fast-track processing project by Total E&P South Africa B.V…

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 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…

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…

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…

SeaBird Wins Wintershall Survey Contract

May 24, 2019

The provider of marine 2D and 3D seismic data and associated products and services to the oil and gas industry, SeaBird Exploration announced a contract award by Wintershall Dea for 2D acquisition in the Norwegian Sea.The survey has an expected…

Shearwater Wins Offshore Senegal Shoot

May 22, 2019

Geoservices company Shearwater GeoServices has confirmed the award of a high-density multi-azimuth 3D seismic acquisition contract over the SNE field offshore Senegal by Woodside.The contract covers the Sangomar, Sangomar Deep and Rufisque Offshore blocks…

PGS, TGS in Canada 3D Shoot

May 21, 2019

TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company (TGS) and Norwegian marine seismic specialist Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) announced the Torngat 3D multi-client project in Offshore East Canada.Torngat 3D will cover approximately 3,287 km2 and encompasses sections…

TGS Acquires Spectrum

May 03, 2019

Seismic survey company TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company (TGS) said it will acquire rival seismic survey company Spectrum ASA.The transaction is expected to be completed as a statutory merger pursuant to Norwegian corporate law between TGS and Spectrum…

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