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Tanzania to hold licensing round in October

May 15, 2013

The Government of the United Republic of Tanzania through Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC) announced the 4th Tanzania Deep Offshore and North Lake Tanganyika Licensing Round. The 4th Tanzania Offshore Licensing Round…

WesternGeco starts offshore Mozambique survey

May 01, 2013

WesternGeco today announced that it has begun acquisition of a major multiclient seismic survey offshore Mozambique using the ObliQ* sliding-notch broadband acquisition and imaging technique. The technique optimizes the recorded bandwidth…

PGS' Ramform Sovereign

Apr 30, 2013

With 70m broad stern, Petroleum GeoServices' (PGS) new Ramform Titan holds the honor of being the widest streamer vessel, capable of towing 24 streamers. Before the Ramford Titan, there was the 22 streamer Ramford Sovereign. Unveiled in 2008…

Fairfield starts 3D seismic in North Sea

Apr 30, 2013

Fairfield Energy, the North Sea-focused independent oil and gas company, is pleased to announce the start of a 400km² Broadband 3D seismic survey over their recently awarded 27th Round Licence P2089 Block 43/28. The survey will be acquired…

Ramform Titan named

Apr 26, 2013

Safety, efficiency and productivity are the key features of the 24-streamer Ramform Titan which was named today at MHI yard in Nagasaki, Japan.  The new ship will be the most powerful and efficient marine seismic acquisition vessel ever and the widest ship in the world at the waterline…

PGS orders two vessels from MHI

Apr 25, 2013

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has received an order for two vessels capable of three-dimensional (3D) seismic data acquisition for sea bottom resource exploration from Petroleum Geo-Services ASA (PGS), a leading company in marine seismic and reservoir data acquisition…

New COO for Polarcus

Apr 16, 2013

Polarcus Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Duncan Eley as Chief Operating Officer  of the Company.  Effective May 01, 2013, Mr. Eley will assume the position of COO and head the Company's three business lines; Sales and Marketing…

Falklands seismic net widened

Apr 16, 2013

FOGL, the oil and gas exploration company focused on its extensive licence areas to the South and East of the Falkland Islands is pleased to provide the following operations update with respect to the ongoing 3D seismic operations. The…

Cairn explores off Malta

Apr 10, 2013

D.The government of Malta awarded blocks 1, 2, and 3 of Area 3 to Capricorn Malta, a subsidiary of Edinburgh-based Cairn Energy. The blocks are north of Malta and total 6400 sq km. Capricorn Malta will reprocess existing 2D seismic data…

Long term seismic contracts for CGG

Apr 10, 2013

CGG announced today that it has been awarded two contracts by Statoil ASA to provide long-term seismic imaging services for permanent reservoir monitoring (PRM) operations on the Snorre and Grane fields in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea…

CGG sets seismic records in GOM

Apr 04, 2013

CGG announced today that its new fleet, with the addition of four high-end vessels from its recent acquisition of Fugro Geoscience, set two new industry records that highlight the strength of its marine capabilities. Firstly, through…

CCG starts multi-client seismic on Halton Terrace

Apr 03, 2013

CGG announced today that it has started acquiring Phase 1, known as Halten Terrace, of its Steppingstone BroadSeisTM 3D multi-client survey program offshore Norway. This is the first time CGG has acquired a 3D multi-client survey in the Norwegian…

Beach reports seismic results from Lake Tanganyika

Apr 01, 2013

South Australia's Beach Energy Ltd. discussed the results of its 2012 inland offshore exploration program in western Tanzania in an investor presentation last month. Wholly owned subsidiary Beach Petroleum (Tanzania) Ltd. holds 100% interest…

Broadband seismic: What the fuss is all about

Mar 19, 2013

Andrew Long of Petroleum GeoServices provides a rough guide to the science behind broadband seismic and why it is transforming the possibilities for acquiring high resolution images of the subsurface using towed streamer marine seismic acquisition technology…

Ganesh Murdeshwar

Feb 01, 2013

Houston-headquartered MicroSeismic Inc. has hired Ganesh Murdeshwar as Vice President for its Calgary office. Murdeshwar will lead the sales, analysis, and operations teams. He comes to MicroSeismic from Tagle Information Technology, where he served as president and chief operating officer…

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