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Shell Seismic Survey Approval Complied with Rules, S.Africa Minister Says

Jan 13, 2022

Shell's plan for seismic testing on South Africa's Wild Coast, which critics say threatens dolphins, seals, whales, penguins and other rare sea life, received all necessary environmental approvals, the country's energy minister said in a letter to parliament…

Magseis Fairfield, Fairfield Industries in Mediation Over Middle East Project

Jan 11, 2022

Norwegian ocean bottom node survey firm Magseis Fairfield ASA on Tuesday disclosed an ongoing mediation process between Magseis Fairfield ASA and Fairfield Industries Inc. regarding certain contractual claims between the parties. On October 30…

CGG Hires Shearwater GeoServices for North Sea Seismic Survey

Jan 11, 2022

Marine seismic surveyor Shearwater GeoServices has said it has won a large multi-component seismic survey contract with  CGG for work over the North Viking Graben area offshore Norway.The five-month project is expected to start in the second…

TGS in Extensive Seismic Data Reprocessing Project in Indonesia

Jan 10, 2022

Norwegian marine seismic data company TGS on Monday announced a project designed to help drive exploration across the South Makassar and North East Java regions of Indonesia.The company said that processing has begun on the East Java Sea 2D-cubed project…

Magseis Fairfield in Conditional OBN Survey Award

Jan 06, 2022

Norwegian ocean bottom node survey specialist Magseis Fairfield on Thursday announced a conditional award of an Ocean Bottom Node (OBN) survey contract from an undisclosed repeat client.The company said the start-up was expected in Q3 2022, with the project expected to run for about two months…

ION Geophysical Gets NYSE Listing Warning

Dec 24, 2021

Marine seismic data provider ION Geophysical has received a notice from the New York Stock Exchange informing it that the company is not in compliance with the continued listing standards.ION is considered below criteria established by the NYSE…

New Revenue Stream: PGS Signs Data Management as a Service Deal

Dec 22, 2021

PGS, a Norwegian marine seismic data acquisition and processing firm, has this week said it has signed a multi-year Data Management as a Service (DMaaS) agreement for multi-client seismic with an unnamed 'major customer.'Under this agreement…

Vår Energi, Partners Team Up to Reduce Environmental Impact of Seismic Surveys

Dec 16, 2021

Vår Energi, the largest independent upstream oil and gas company on the Norwegian continental shelf, has said it has entered a joint industry project to develop a more environmentally friendly method for seismic data collection.'Seismic data…

Carbon Transition Sells More Utsira Multi-Client Library Data

Dec 14, 2021

Oslo-listed firm Carbon Transition has entered into a new $2 million multi-client seismic data licensing contract with an undisclosed customer. 'Under the contract, the customer will license certain data from Carbon Transition’s Utsira multi-client library in Norway…

SeaBird Gets Termination Notice for OBN Source Vessel Contract

Dec 13, 2021

Marine seismic firm SeaBird Exploration, a subsidiary of seabed minerals-focused Green Energy Group, said Friday it had received notice of termination regarding work for the Fulmar Explorer vessel.SeaBird in October said it had entered into…

PGS Secures 3D Survey Deal in W. Africa

Dec 13, 2021

Norwegian seismic data firm PGS has said it has secured awarded a 3D exploration contract in West Africa.A Ramform Titan-class vessel is scheduled to start the survey work in early February 2022 and will complete it in mid-March. 'We are very pleased with this contract award…

Reach Subsea Bags U.S. Gulf of Mexico Work

Dec 13, 2021

Norwegian subsea services company Reach Subsea said Monday it had secured a contract in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico for end of 2021 and 2022 execution, representing about 230 project days.The project, with an unnamed client, involves the support…

Carbon Transition Names Interim CEO

Dec 06, 2021

Oslo-listed company Carbon Transition has appointed Nils Haugestad as interim CEO as of December 6, 2021. Haugestad will also remain in his position as CFO of the company.Haugestad has been with the company since April 2020, having joined from…

S. Africans Protest against Shell's Offshore Oil Exploration

Dec 06, 2021

South Africans took to their beaches on Sunday to protest against plans by Royal Dutch Shell to do seismic oil exploration they say will threaten marine wildlife such as whales, dolphins, seals, and penguins on a pristine coastal stretch.A South…

Carbon Transition in Utsira Multi-Client Seismic Data Deal

Dec 03, 2021

Oslo-listed firm Carbon Transition said Friday it had entered into a new multi-client seismic data licensing contract with an undisclosed customer.'Under the contract, the customer will license certain data from Carbon Transition’s Utsira multi…

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