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PGS Bags Mediterranean 3D Survey Deal

Nov 24, 2022

The Norwegian offshore seismic survey company PGS said Thursday it had secured a 3D exploration acquisition contract in the Mediterranean with an unnamed independent energy company. The company's 104.2-meter-long and 70-meter-wide Ramform Hyperion vessel will start the survey in late November…

CGG to Keep Running Seismic Center for Shell in Brunei

Nov 24, 2022

Brunei Shell Petroleum Company Sdn Bhd (BSP) has awarded CGG a multi-year contract extension to continue running a dedicated seismic imaging center at its head office in Seria, Brunei. In the past six years, CGG has delivered land, marine, transition zone…

Autonomous OBN Seismic Survey Robots Could Enter Commercial Operation in 2024

Nov 22, 2022

Blue Ocean Seismic Services, which is working on autonomous ocean bottom seismic robotic vehicle technology, said on Tuesday that it had finished a series of passive and active seismic trials that proved the quality of seismic data collection…

Magseis Renewables Wins North Sea CCS Monitoring Deal

Nov 21, 2022

Magseis Renewables AS, a subsidiary of the Norwegian OBN seismic services firm Magseis Fairfield ASA, has won a contract to collect data for a CCS monitoring project in the North Sea. The company will use its MASS III ocean bottom nodes and…

Magseis Fairfield Wins 4D OBN Deal in North Sea

Nov 14, 2022

Marine seismic data acquisition company Magseis Fairfield said Monday it had signed an agreement with a repeat customer for a 4D OBN project in the North Sea with options for additional work. The project is scheduled to start in Q2 2023, with an expected duration of approximately one month…

Helleniq Energy Plans to Acquire 3D Data for Greek Offshore Blocks

Nov 11, 2022

Helleniq Energy will start a process to acquire more advanced data for potential gas reserves in two offshore blocks in the Ionian Sea in the coming weeks, its top executive said on Thursday. Greece has had indications of significant gas reserves…

TGS Starts 3D Data Reprocessing Program Offshore Uruguay

Nov 10, 2022

The Norwegian marine seismic data specialist TGS said Thursday it had started a 3D data reprocessing program offshore Uruguay. Tannat 3D PSDM Repro consists of 25,000 square kilometers, covering blocks in the active Uruguay Licensing Round, TGS said…

Sanco Swift Vessel to Carry Out Seismic Survey Offshore Greece

Nov 08, 2022

Greece issued an advisory on Tuesday saying the vessel Sanco Swift will conduct seismic surveys to locate potential natural gas reserves off the Peloponnese peninsula and west and southwest of the island of Crete.Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced the plan during an interview on Monday…

ExxonMobil to Start Gas Reserve Seismic Surveys in Greece

Nov 08, 2022

ExxonMobil will start conducting seismic surveys in two blocks southwest of Greece's Peloponnese peninsula and the island of Crete in the coming days, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Monday.Greece, an entry point for natural gas in the eastern Mediterranean…

PGS Bags 3D Seismic Survey Work in Namibia

Oct 24, 2022

The Norwegian offshore seismic survey services company PGS has been awarded a 3D exploration acquisition contract.PGS said that the contract was in Namibia, with 'a major energy company.'The company said it would use the Ramform Titan vessel for the survey…

Shearwater GeoServices, WesternGeco in Large U.S. Gulf OBN Project

Oct 20, 2022

Shearwater GeoServices said Thursday it had secured a contract for a large US Gulf of Mexico Ocean Bottom program, Engagement 3, the second project award under the recently announced global agreement with WesternGeco.'The contract secures WesternGeco access for follow-on projects…

Norway NPD Plans New File Format for Seismic Reporting

Oct 17, 2022

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said that, in the near future, a number of companies on the Norwegian Continental Shelf, including oil companies, software suppliers, and seismic companies, are going to be contacted by Troika International regarding updates to seismic data reporting…

Shearwater to Introduce Deepwater Dual-ROV OBN Deployment Vessel

Oct 04, 2022

Marine seismic survey services specialist Shearwater GeoServices is set to introduce its first dual ROV seismic vessel, which the company says will be equipped with a broad scope of operational capabilities. 'Designed to deploy ocean bottom nodes in both deep and shallow water…

Petrobras Taps Shearwater for Large OBN Survey Offshore Brazil

Oct 03, 2022

Shearwater GeoServices Holding AS said Monday it had won a contract in Brazil for a large deepwater ocean bottom node (OBN) survey.The company will conduct the survey over the Petrobras-operated Grand Iara Project, involving the Berbigão, Sururu…

Magseis Fairfield's North Sea OBN Survey Scope Increases

Sep 14, 2022

Norwegian seismic data acquisition firm Magseis Fairfield has secured an increased scope of work related to an offshore survey project awarded back in June 2020.On June 30, 2020, Magseis Fairfield said it had secured a 4D OBN monitor survey for the North Sea 2021 summer season…

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