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TGS, BGP Start Gambito Seismic Survey Offshore The Gambia

Apr 17, 2020

Norwegian seismic company TGS has started a 3D seismic survey offshore The Gambia.The acquisition is being carried out together with the seismic vessel contractor BGP, using the BGP Prospector vessel. 'This vessel steamed south after recently completing another 3D seismic survey in northern Senegal…

Woodside, Reliance Terminate Survey Deals with Shearwater

Apr 14, 2020

Norwegian seismic survey company Shearwater has lost two contracts in the Asia Pacific, joining the likes of Polarcus, SeaBird, EMGS which have all been hit by the recent low oil prices and COVID-19 pandemic situation.Shearwater said Tuesday…

Santos Gets Keraudren Seismic Survey Nod

Apr 13, 2020

Australian offshore oil and gas safety regulator NOPSEMA has approved oil company Santos' application for a 3D seismic marine survey in the Bedout Sub-basin in Commonwealth waters off the coast of Western Australia.At its closest point, the…

First UXO Survey Guidance Launched for Offshore Wind Industry

Apr 10, 2020

The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) has this week published guidance for the geophysical surveying for unexploded ordnance (UXO) and boulders, supporting subsea cable installation by improving the efficiency and effectiveness of surveys…

BP Terminates Senegal/Mauritania Survey Deal with EMGS

Apr 07, 2020

British oil major BP has terminated the contract with the Norwegian offshore survey company EMGS for a survey in Senegal and Mauritania, where it operates the Tortue Ahmeyim offshore development. As previously reported, EMGS had mobilized its Atlantic Guardian vessel…

Eidesvik's Seismic Source Vessel Charter Cut Short

Apr 02, 2020

Seismic survey company Seabed Geosolutions will return the seismic source vessel Vantage to its owner Eidesvik Offshore earlier than originally planned.Eidesvik said Thursday it had received notice of early re-delivery from Seabed Geosolutions for the Vantage vessel…

Polarcus to Cut Jobs, Salaries

Apr 01, 2020

Marine seismic company Polarcus is set to reduce workforce and employees' salaries, and stack survey vessels, as a response to the uncertainty marine seismic industry is facing in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, and the current low oil prices…

Axxis Geo Sees Survey Contract Cancelled

Mar 26, 2020

Marine seismic survey company Axxis Geo Solutions has said a client has canceled a contract for work in the North Sea.Axxis Geo Solutions, specializing in Ocean Bottom Node surveys, said the cancellation was 'on a small contract in the North…

AGS Scores OBN Survey Extension

Mar 19, 2020

Norwegian ocean bottom node seismic surveyor Axxis Geo Solutions (AGS) has won a contract extension for a survey in the Middle East.AGS was in December awarded the original OBN contract that started in January with scheduled completion near the end of the first quarter 2020…

NOAA Begins New England Offshore Study

Mar 16, 2020

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries has started a study of Atlantic cod and other commercial fish in Southern New England to gather data on the potential impact of offshore wind development on the species.As part of the three-year study…

Santos Preps for Yoorn-1 Drilling

Mar 12, 2020

Australian oil and gas operator Santos is planning to carry out an offshore survey in preparation for the proposed Yoorn-1 drilling in the offshore block WA-499-P, in W. Australia.According to an application filed this week, as part of the drilling preparatory work…

Fugro, NOAA Join for EEZ Mapping

Mar 10, 2020

Dutch provider of geo-intelligence and asset integrity solutions Fugro has partnered with the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (NOAA OER) to establish a new ‘opportunistic’ approach…

Fugro Hired for Abadi Field Survey

Mar 05, 2020

Dutch offshore survey firm Fugro has won what it says is 'a large marine survey contract' with Inpex offshore Indonesia.Fugro has been contracted to carry out geophysical and geotechnical surveys and the associated studies needed to support…

25 More Years for Ocean Surveyor

Mar 02, 2020

Damen Oskarshamnsvarvet in Sweden has won the public tender for a contract to undertake a major life extension program on the survey and research vessel S/V Ocean Surveyor, owned by SGU, Sweden’s national geological survey agency.“We are happy…

Shearwater Wins Total Black Sea Survey

Mar 02, 2020

Norwegian oil and gas exploration service provider Shearwater GeoServices Holding has landed a deal with French player Total to acquire 3D data in the Black Sea, off Bulgaria.According to the technology-driven provider of marine geophysical services…

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