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CGG, TGS, and BGP Complete 3D Seismic Survey Offshore Suriname

Mar 21, 2023

Offshore seismic data specialist CGG, in a consortium with TGS and BGP, on Tuesday announced the completion of Phase IV of the deepwater 3D seismic survey offshore Suriname. Covering 1,800 sq km, Phase IV completes the programmed 14,500 sq km…

Shearwater GeoServices Wins 3D Survey Contract Offshore South Korea

Mar 08, 2023

Marine seismic survey contractor Shearwater GeoServices has secured a 3D streamer survey offshore South Korea.The contract, of an undisclosed value, was awarded by Korea National Oil Corporation (KNOC).The award of the 1,200 sq. km survey marks…

PGS Mobilizes Ramform Titan Vessel for Offshore Namibia Survey

Mar 03, 2023

PGS has signed a 3D exploration acquisition contract for work offshore Namibia. The Norwegian company said in a stock exchange announcement that it was mobilizing its Ramform Titan vessel for the survey. The acquisition is expected to be completed in late May 2023…

TGS and SLB Collaborate on Ultra-Long Offset OBN Survey in U.S. Gulf of Mexico

Mar 02, 2023

Offshore seismic data firm TGS, in collaboration with oilfield services giant SLB, this week announced the Engagement III ultra-long offset ocean-bottom node (OBN) acquisition in Green Canyon, U.S. Gulf of Mexico.The 111 OCS block survey is underway…

Helleniq Energy to Decide on Exploratory Well Offshore Greece in 18-24 Months

Feb 27, 2023

Greece's biggest oil refiner Helleniq Energy could decide on exploratory drilling in Greek offshore blocks within the next two years, its chief executive officer said on Friday. Greece has had indications of significant gas reserves of around 600 billion cubic meters…

Indonesia Awards Exploration Contracts for Three Oil and Gas Blocks

Feb 22, 2023

Indonesia has appointed several firms to conduct exploration of three oil and gas blocks, which include units of state energy company Pertamina and Italy's Eni, the energy ministry said on Wednesday. The blocks are namely Peri Mahakam, Sangkar…

Greece Wraps 2D Seismic Surveys in Gas Exploration Offshore Crete

Feb 21, 2023

Greece has concluded two-dimensional (2D) seismic surveys for two offshore blocks off the island of Crete, under its renewed drive to identify potential gas reserves, the state-owned energy resources company said on Monday. Greece, which views gas as a transition fuel as it ramps up renewables…

Norway: CGG, TGS in North Sea OBN Survey

Feb 09, 2023

French seismic data company CGG and its Norwegian partner TGS have been jointly awarded the acquisition and imaging of a dense ocean bottom node (OBN) multi-client seismic survey in the Balder and Ringhorne areas of the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS)…

Shell Taps PXGEO for Offshore Seismic Services

Feb 07, 2023

Offshore seismic survey firm PXGEO said Wednesday it had secured work with oil major Shell.The company said it had secured a vessel commitment from Shell to provide 12 months of high-end marine towed streamer seismic acquisition services.PXGEO will be providing the services over a two-year period…

Norwegian Marine Seismic Player Enters Offshore Wind Market

Jan 25, 2023

Norwegian company PGS, best known for its seismic survey services in the offshore oil and gas sector, said Wednesday it had scored its first offshore wind contract. The company said it had secured its first ultra-high resolution offshore wind farm site characterization project…

PGS to Conduct 4D Surveys on Gullfaks and Gudrun Fields for Equinor

Jan 24, 2023

Norwegian energy giant Equinor has exercised an option to extend the framework agreement with the seismic company PGS, originally entered into in March 2021. The extension is valid for two years.The two-year framework agreement covers 4D monitoring…

PGS Wins More Seismic Survey Work in Mediterranean Sea

Jan 23, 2023

Norwegian marine seismic survey firm PGS has won a 3D seismic survey contract in the Mediterranean Sea, the company said on the Oslo stock exchange.PGS said the client was 'an international energy company.'The company's 104.2-meter-long and…

Caribbean Nation to Auction Up to 20 Offshore Gas Exploration Blocks

Jan 17, 2023

Trinidad and Tobago plans an auction this quarter of up to 20 offshore natural gas exploration blocks under new fiscal terms designed to increase the pool of potential bidders, people familiar with the matter said. The Caribbean nation has been…

Brazil: CGG Starts Foz do Amazonas 3D Seismic Reimaging Project

Jan 09, 2023

French offshore seismic data company CGG has announced the start of a new Foz do Amazonas 3D seismic reimaging project. This project is meant to support Brazil's Permanent Offer initiative in the Equatorial Margin. Supported by industry funding…

Shell, APA JV, YPF Win Offshore Blocks in Uruguay

Jan 04, 2023

Uruguay's state oil company ANCAP has awarded two offshore blocks to Argentina's YPF and a consortium between Shell and APA (ex-Apache). Shell and APA Corporation won the rights to Area OFF-4, where the consortium has committed to conducting 3D seismic acquisition…

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