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PGS' Ramform Titan Seismic Vessel Makes First Ever U.S. Port Call

Mar 07, 2022

The Norwegian seismic survey company PGS' seismic vessel Ramform Titan recently entered Galveston, Texas, marking the first-ever visit of a Titan-class vessel to a U.S. port. The PGS vessel is mobilizing for a 4D survey in the Gulf of Mexico…

SeaBird Exploration Loses a Source Contract, Wins Another

Mar 04, 2022

Marine seismic company SeaBird Exploration said Friday it had secured an OBN source contract but lost the one announced in February.The company said it had received a Letter of Award for an OBN source contract in the Eastern hemisphere.  The…

Seismic Surveys: Magseis Fairfield to Acquire Carbon Transition's Node-on-a-rope Business

Mar 03, 2022

Ocean bottom node seismic survey company Magseis Fairfield has agreed to buy Carbon Transition's proprietary node-on-a-rope handling systems in a deal that could see Carbon Transition earn $12 million.Magseis Fairfield will pay an initial USD 0…

Seismic Firm PXGEO Charters Eidesvik Offshore's 'Subsea Viking'

Mar 02, 2022

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Eidesvik Offshore has won a contract with the seismic survey company PXGEO under the master time charter agreement for the Subsea Viking vessel. Ediesvik said that the contract would start 'ultimo April 2022,' in direct continuation of the existing stand-by contract…

Shearwater Sells Seismic Vessel Quartet for Recycling

Mar 02, 2022

Offshore seismic services company Shearwater GeoServices said Tuesday it was divesting the four seismic survey vessels Polar Marquis, Oceanic Challenger, SW Emerald, and SW Eagle for recycling as part of its fleet renewal strategy.The first two vessels…

Reach Subsea Nets 'Decent-sized' OBN Contract in Mediterranean Sea

Feb 17, 2022

Oslo-listed subsea services provider Reach Subsea has won a contract in the Mediterranean Sea for start-up early in Q2 2022, representing about 130 project days. The project, with an undisclosed client, involves the support of an Ocean Bottom…

Gazprom Neft Wraps Six-vessel Shallow Water Seismic Survey in Kara Sea

Feb 14, 2022

Russian oil firm Gazprom Neft has recently completed a seismic data acquisition project at the Yuzhno-Obsky license block, located in the waters of the Gulf of Ob in the Kara Sea.The objective of the six-vessel survey campaign was to clarify the structure of promising underlying geological features…

Magseis Fairfield Firms Up North Sea 4D Survey Gig

Feb 09, 2022

Norwegian ocean bottom node seismic survey company Magseis Fairfield on Wednesday announced the final signing of a 4D Ocean Bottom Node (OBN) survey in the North Sea, first announced in November.The company had on November 23, 2021, announced a conditional award of the contract…

Petrobras to Use Shearwater's Seismic Processing Software 'Reveal'

Feb 08, 2022

Shearwater GeoServices has signed 'a significant' licensing contract for its Shearwater Reveal geophysical software with Petrobras. The agreement includes the provision of associated training and support services.Under the agreement, Petrobras’…

Shearwater GeoServices, ConocoPhillips 'Reveal' Tech Collab

Feb 04, 2022

Offshore seismic surveyor Shearwater GeoServices has signed a technology sale and transfer deal with the oil firm ConocoPhillips, involving seismic imaging technology that will be implemented in Shearwater's Reveal software.According to Shearwater…

PGS Nets 4D Survey Gig in Gulf of Mexico

Jan 31, 2022

Norwegian marine seismic survey company PGS said Monday it had won a contract for a 4D survey in the Gulf of Mexico.PGS said it would use a Ramform Titan-class vessel for the project. The survey is expected to begin late February and en in late March…

Santos Hires Shearwater for Seismic Surveys Off W. Australia

Jan 26, 2022

Marine seismic survey services contractor Shearwater GeoServices has secured contracts for two multicomponent surveys offshore Western Australia with the oil and gas company Santos.The two-month program covers the Keraudren North Extension with an area of approximately 680 sqkm in the Bedout Basin…

Shearwater, Equinor, Lundin, Vår Energi Working on Marine Vibroseis Tech for Seismic Surveys

Jan 25, 2022

Marine seismic services company Shearwater GeoServices and the Norwegian oil and gas firm Equinor are extending their seismic tech collaboration to include Vår Energi and Lundin Energy Norway to accelerate the development and commercialization…

Magseis Fairfield Wins North Sea, Gulf of Mexico OBN Gigs

Jan 21, 2022

Norwegian ocean bottom node seismic survey specialist Magseis Fairfield on Friday said it had secured work in the North Sea and in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.The company had in December said that it had secured the award of a 4D Ocean Bottom Node (OBN) survey in the U…

Decarbonization: Seismic Surveyor PGS Nets Another CO2 Storage Survey Gig

Jan 19, 2022

PGS, a Norwegian seismic data company best known for its offshore oil and gas exploration services, is expanding into the carbon capture and storage arena with its second carbon storage survey deal announced in as many days.Namely, a day after…

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