Seismic News


Shearwater in 'Pioneering' Seismic Survey Project Offshore Norway

Jul 14, 2023

Offshore seismic survey specialist Shearwater on Friday announced a new project with the Austrian oil firm OMV for a 'pioneering' towed streamer survey with Ocean Bottom Nodes over the Berling gas and condensate discovery in the Norwegian Sea…

PGS Secures 'Large' Offshore Wind Farm Characterization Contract in the U.S.

Jul 03, 2023

Norwegian offshore survey services firm PGS said Monday it had won a 'large' offshore wind farm site characterization contract in the U.S. from a 'leading renewable energy company.'PGS will use the Sanco Swift vessel which is rigged as an offshore wind site characterization vessel…

Aquila Holdings Wins Norway Multi-Client Seismic Data Licensing Contract

Jun 28, 2023

Aquila Holdings, through its subsidiary Axxis Multi Client AS, on Tuesday announced a USD 0.34 million  - net to Aquila Holdings - multi-clientseismic data licensing contract with an existing customer. Under the contract, the customer will license…

PGS, TGS, and SLB in Offshore Seismic Data Reprocessing Deal in Sarawak Province, Malaysia

Jun 26, 2023

Norwegian offshore seismic firm PGS and JV consortium partners TGS and SLB have signed a MultiClient reprocessing agreement to expand MultiClient 3D coverage in the prospective Sarawak province offshore Malaysia. This will be achieved by reprocessing…

PGS' Seismic Survey Vessel Could Go Idle for 2-3 Months after Abrupt Contract Termination

Jun 12, 2023

Norwegian offshore seismic services company PGS said Monday that a client had terminated its seismic survey contract, first announced in March.On March 2022, PGS said it had secured a 3D exploration acquisition contract with 'a major international energy company…

TGS, SLB in U.S. Gulf of Mexico OBN Survey

Jun 08, 2023

Norway-based seismic data firm TGS in a strategic collaboration with oilfield services firm SLB on Thursday announced the start of the Engagement 4 Ocean Bottom Node (OBN) multi-client acquisition in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.According to TGS…

TGS in "First-of-its-Kind" 2D-cubed Project Offshore Brazil

Jun 07, 2023

Norwegian company TGS which provides oil and gas firms with seismic data for offshore exploration, on Wednesday announced the Amazonia Azul 2D-cubed project, 'the first of its kind offshore Brazil.' The project, according to TGS, expanded its…

Seismic Surveys: TGS Expands Multi-Client 3D Coverage in Malvinas Basin

Jun 06, 2023

Norwegian seismic data firm TGS on Tuesday announced an expansion of its multi-client 3D coverage in the Malvinas Basin offshore Argentina, called Malvinas 3D Phase III.TGS plans to acquire a ~7,500 square kilometer 3D seismic survey, and upon completion…

CGG's Sercel Sells 6000 Seabed Nodes to Sinopec

Jun 06, 2023

French seismic data firm CGG said Tuesday that its subsidiary Sercel had made a major sale of its GPR300 seabed nodal solution to Sinopec, the Chinese oil and gas exploration, refining, and distribution company. Over 6,000 nodes will be deployed…

Challenger Energy Bids for AREA OFF-3 Offshore License in Uruguay

Jun 05, 2023

Oil and gas company Challenger Energy said Monday it had submitted a bid for and expected to win the rights to the AREA OFF-3 license offshore Uruguay, the sole remaining available block offshore Uruguay.All other offshore exploration licenses are held by energy majors Shell and Apache and YPF…

PXGEO Orders Over 20 Saab Sabertooth AUVs for Offshore Seismic Surveys

Jun 05, 2023

Marine geophysical company PXGEO has ordered more than 20 autonomous underwater vehicles from Saab.The order, for Saab's Sabertooth autonomous underwater vehicle, is worth SEK 620 million (currently around $57,1 million) and deliveries will take place 2023-2025…

PGS Wins 3D Survey Deal in the Mediterranean

Jun 01, 2023

Norwegian seismic service firm PGS has secured a 3D exploration acquisition contract in the Mediterranean with an unnamed 'major international energy company.'PGS will mobilize the Ramform Hyperion seismic vessel for the survey late third quarter…

Eidesvik Offshore to Sell Three Laid Up Seismic Vessels

Jun 01, 2023

Eidesvik Offshore has entered into agreements to sell its three remaining seismic vessels, Veritas Viking, Vantage, and Viking Vision, to two separate buyers. All the vessels are in lay-up and treated as held for sale in the company accounts…

Halliburton Launches Diskos 2.0 NDR for Norwegian Petroleum Directorate

May 31, 2023

Oilfield services company Halliburton has launched the Diskos 2.0 National Data Repository (NDR) for the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate. According to Halliburton, Diskos 2.0 stores critical exploration and production data and is vital to drive investments in Norway’s oil and gas industry…

PGS Wins Large MultiClient Seismic Survey Project in Norwegian Sea

May 31, 2023

Norwegian marine seismic survey services company PGS has secured industry pre-funding for a large multi-season Multi-client survey in the Norwegian Sea. PGS will acquire the first phase of the survey in 2023 using the Ramform Hyperion seismic survey vessel…

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