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ADNOC Awards Seismic Contract Worth up to $519 Million to BGP

Nov 26, 2020

Abu Dhabi's national oil company ADNOC said Thursday it had awarded a contract worth up to $519 million to Chinese seismic contractor BGP to further expand the scope of what it says is the world’s largest combined 3D onshore and offshore seismic survey…

CGG, Magseis Fairfield Complete 'Largest Ever' North Sea OBN Survey

Nov 26, 2020

Marine seismic data companies CGG and Magseis Fairfield have completed the 2020 acquisition of what they say is the largest OBN (Ocean Bottom Node) survey ever acquired in the North Sea. The OBN Cornerstone 2020 multi-client survey in the UK Central North Sea began in March 2020…

Brazil: Petrobras Taps Shearwater Geo for Deepwater OBN Survey

Nov 26, 2020

Seismic contractor Shearwater GeoServices has been awarded a large Ocean Bottom Node 4D Baseline survey in Brazil with the Brazilian national oil company Petrobras.The deepwater OBN survey will be carried out at the Jubarte Field in the Campos Basin…

Norwegian Seismic Company Dives into Deepsea Mining Business

Nov 24, 2020

Seabird Exploration, a Norway-based provider of seismic survey services for the offshore oil and gas industry, is diversifying and venturing into deep-sea mining.The company on Monday announced a plan for funding and listing of its 100% owned subsidiary Green Minerals AS (GM)…

Turkey Extends Seismic Survey in Contested Waters in Eastern Mediterranean

Nov 23, 2020

Turkey said it was extending the seismic survey work being carried out by its Oruc Reis ship in a disputed part of the eastern Mediterranean until Nov. 29, a move that could add to tensions in the region.NATO members Turkey and Greece are locked…

TGS in Argentina, Brazil Offshore Surveys

Nov 20, 2020

Norwegian oil and gas seismic data company TGS has returned to Argentina to complete the previously announced Malvinas 3D Multi-Client offshore survey, and has also announced two new surveys in Brazil.In Argentina, TGS has earlier this week…

CGG Wins Two Large-scale Seismic Reprocessing Contracts with PTTEP

Nov 17, 2020

French seismic data company CGG has been awarded two large-scale complex seismic reprocessing contracts by the Thai national oil company PTTEP.CGG said PTTEP was investing in the rejuvenation of pre-existing data sets from two regions offshore Malaysia…

Shearwater to Shoot Seismic for Total in Senegal

Nov 11, 2020

Marine seismic data acquisition firm Shearwater GeoServices has secured a contract for a large towed streamer 3D acquisition and Fast Track processing project with the French oil major Total in Senegal.The exploration survey covers 5,000 sq…

Petrobras Taps Seabed Geosolutions for 4D OBN Survey in Brazil

Nov 10, 2020

Ocean bottom seismic company Seabed Geosolutions said Monday it had secured a contract for a baseline 4D ocean bottom node (OBN) survey as well as a future 4D monitor OBN survey in Brazil for Petrobras, both covering the Sapinhoa Shared Reservoir in the Santos Basin…

Shearwater, CGG Drop Streamer Equipment JV Plans

Nov 05, 2020

Seismic survey vessel fleet owner Shearwater GeoServices and seismic data firm CGG have abandoned their plans to form a joint technology partnership in the space of marine seismic streamers, as proposed in June 2019.Under the agreements between the two companies signed last year…

SeaBird in APAC 2D Survey Gig

Nov 02, 2020

Oslo-listed seismic survey company SeaBird Exploration has said it has won a letter of award for a 2D survey in the Asia Pacific region. The Norwegian seismic data acquisition firm said the survey was expected to start in the first quarter of 2021…

Shearwater Secures Five-month Extension for Offshore Survey in Brazil

Oct 27, 2020

Seismic survey services company Shearwater GeoServices has won a five-month contract extension for CGG’s Brazil Nebula multi-client survey.This extension-period starts in the late fourth quarter of 2020 and will be conducted by the Oceanic Sirius vessel…

PGS, TGS and WesternGeco Score Multi-year Seismic Deal with Petronas

Oct 26, 2020

Malaysian oil company Petronas has awarded a multi-year offshore seismic data acquisition and processing contract to a consortium comprising TGS, PGS, and WesternGeco.The multi-year contract is for the acquisition and processing of up to 105…

Greece Calls for Tougher EU Stance Over Turkish Mediterranean Exploration

Oct 22, 2020

Greece urged the European Union on Wednesday to reconsider its customs union with Turkey in response to Ankara's continued gas exploration in contested Mediterranean areas, deploring what it termed Ankara's 'imperial fantasies.'After meeting…

Shearwater Wins Deal for Large 3D Seismic Survey

Oct 22, 2020

Shearwater Geoservices said Thursday it had won a contract for a large 3D seismic acquisition and depth processing.Norway-based offshore surveyor said the contract was in the Europe, Africa, and Middle East (EAME) region. According to Shearwater…

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