Seismic News


Green Energy Group Wraps Sale of 'Petrel Explorer'

Aug 30, 2022

Norwegian company Green Energy Group has completed the sale of its Petrel Explorer seismic survey vessel.The company, which last year rebranded to Green Energy Group from Seabird Exploration to reflect a strategic shift in business towards green energy transition…

Geospace Technologies Launches Shallow Water Ocean Bottom Recorder

Aug 30, 2022

Geospace Technologies on Monday today announced the release of a new seismic acquisition product named Mariner.The company said Mariner was a continuous, cable-free, four-channel autonomous, shallow water ocean bottom recorder.'Mariner is the…

Schlumberger Joins Shared Offshore Seismic Data Base 'Versal'

Aug 29, 2022

Seismic data companies CGG, PGS, and TGS, which last year launched Versal, a unified seismic data ecosystem giving access to 'three of the world’s largest multi-client libraries via a single log-in,' said Monday that Schlumberger had become a part of Versal…

CGG's Sercel Sells 12000 Seabed Nodes to China's BGP

Aug 29, 2022

French seismic data firm CGG's subsidiary Sercel has sold the second batch of 12,000 GPR300 seabed nodes to China's BGP, following BGP's earlier major order of 18,000 GPR300 nodes in 2021. 'This represents a significant increase in the seismic…

NSNR Taps Shearwater for Devil’s Hole Horst Prospect Survey

Aug 26, 2022

Marine seismic survey contractor Shearwater GeoServices has won a contract for a 3D survey of the Devil’s Hole Horst prospect in the UK North Sea by North Sea Natural Resources (“NSNR”).The towed streamer survey covers approximately 1,586 sq km and will be carried out by the SW Bly vessel…

Shell, PGS in Seismic Data Library Deal

Aug 26, 2022

Norway-based marine seismic data acquisition and processing services firm PGS and oil major Shell have entered into a multi-year agreement for access to a significant part of PGS’ MultiClient Data Library.'Over the last two years, PGS has developed…

Chevron Taps Shearwater for Time-lapse Seismic Imaging at Wheatstone Field

Aug 23, 2022

Marine seismic survey services firm Shearwater GeoServices has won a contract for a large time-lapse seismic imaging project with Chevron over the Wheatstone field, offshore W. Australia.'This project award marks Shearwater’s continuing growth…

Magseis Fairfield Firms Up SE Asia OBN Survey Deal

Aug 18, 2022

Norwegian ocean bottom node seismic services firm Magseis Fairfield has confirmed a firm contract for a 4D Ocean Bottom Node project in South East Asia.The confirmation comes after the company, on July 25, said it had received a conditional award with a repeat client for this project…

Magseis Fairfield Wins OBN Survey Work with ExxonMobil in Guyana

Aug 17, 2022

Oslo-listed marine seismic survey firm Magseis Fairfield has signed a contract with ExxonMobil for a large Ocean Bottom Node (OBN) project offshore Guyana, where ExxonMobil has so far discovered 11 billion barrels of oil.The project is expected…

International Breakthrough: Reach Subsea's OCTIO Nets 4D Geophysical Monitoring Work in Australia

Aug 08, 2022

Reach Subsea's subsidiary OCTIO has won a multi-year geophysical monitoring frame contract with an undisclosed operator offshore Australia.OCTIO will deploy its gWatch service to deliver gravimetry and seabed subsidence measurements.'This is…

Orcadian Agrees Farm-out on Carra Prospect

Aug 04, 2022

North Sea oil and gas development company Orcadian Energy has agreed a farm-out deal with Carrick Resources.The deal, based on the fulfilment of certain work milestones, centres on a sub-area of Licence P2320 which contains the the Carra prospect…

PGS Wins Seismic Survey Contracts in Indonesia and Australia

Jul 21, 2022

Norwegian marine seismic survey contractor PGS said Thursday it had won a significant 3D exploration acquisition contract offshore Indonesia with a major energy company. Also, PGS said it had secured a major 4D acquisition contract offshore Australia with an international energy company…

Green Energy Group Sells Petrel Explorer Survey Vessel

Jul 19, 2022

Norwegian company Green Energy Group has agreed to sell its Petrel Explorer seismic survey vessel.The company, which last year rebranded to Green Energy Group from Seabird Exploration to reflect a strategic shift in business towards green energy transition…

Eidesvik Offshore Subsea Viking to Stay Busy Until Year End

Jul 14, 2022

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Eidesvik Offshore has won a contract with an undisclosed client for the Subsea Viking multi-purpose support vessel.The new contract for the 1999-built vessel will start in the third quarter of 2022 in direct continuation of the current contract…

Offshore Seismic Firms TGS, CGG to Acquire Certain Assets of ION Geophysical as Part of Chapter 11 Case

Jul 06, 2022

Seismic data companies TGS and CGG said this week they were successful in their respective bids in the auction process conducted in relation to their rival's ION Geophysical Corporation’s (ION) Chapter 11 bankruptcy case pending in the United…

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