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ION to Shoot 2D/3D Programs off Colombia

Jan 23, 2020

ION Geophysical Corporation, a provider of geoscience technology, services, and solutions for the oil and gas industry, has entered into a multi-client agreement with Colombia’s National Hydrocarbon Agency (ANH), granting rights to reprocess…

SAExploration Wins $42M of New Projects

Jan 23, 2020

Houston-based  global seismic services company SAExploration Holdings announced two new projects in offshore West Africa.  The projects are valued at approximately $42 million in the aggregate and are scheduled to occur primarily during the 2nd quarter of 2020 and last approximately 71 days…

Indian Navy Signs MoU for Offshore Data with GSI

Jan 22, 2020

Indian Navy has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Geological Survey of India (GSI) for ‘sharing of seabed sediments data, products and expertise for Naval application in meteorology and oceanography’.The MoU was signed on 21 January 2020 between Commodore AA Abhyankar…

PGS Readies Offshore Sabah Data

Jan 22, 2020

Norwegian seismic services provider Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) said that key areas for the 2020 Malaysia Licensing Round are covered by the PGS Sabah MC3D program.Data is available to evaluate the petroleum potential of the highly prospective offshore Sabah province…

Fugro Wrap Up Sea Seep Hunting Study

Jan 21, 2020

Geophysical services provider Fugro and the Colombian Maritime Authority (DIMAR) have completed a joint environmental seep hunting study to help assess the country’s resource potential in the Caribbean Sea.The study involved shallow water seabed sediment coring…

Shearwater GeoServices Bags Gambia 3D Gig

Jan 07, 2020

The provider of 3D marine seismic data, imaging products, and data processing software solutions, Shearwater Geoservices has been awarded a 3D Isometrix seismic acquisition project by FAR Gambia Ltd (FAR).According to a press release from the…

EMGS Vessel Utilization Up

Jan 06, 2020

Norwegian geophysical services company Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) has seen an increase in vessel utilization for the fourth quarter 2019 at 80% compared with 32% for the fourth quarter in 2018.For the full year 2019, the vessel utilization was 59%…

Gazprom Neft Completes Okhotsk Survey

Jan 06, 2020

Russian oil and gas exploration company Gazprom Neft has completed ecological monitoring of grey whale populations at the Ayashsky license block, offshore from Sakhalin Island, with expedition members registering more than 550 animals in the course of a five-month survey…

TGS Begins Deepwater Nigeria Survey Work

Dec 22, 2019

TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company ASA (TGS) and PetroData, are to undertake Nigeria's first regional multi-client Multibeam and Seafloor Sampling (MB&SS) Study.The geoscience data company that provides the global energy industry solutions said the study will cover an area of approximately 80…

Repsol Awards Seismic Survey to Shearwater

Dec 18, 2019

Norwegian survey contractor Shearwater GeoServices Holding AS announced the award of hybrid node and towed streamer seismic survey by Repsol Oil & Gas Malaysia Limited.The survey is scheduled for Q1 2020 and is expected to take 2 months to complete…

Sovcomflot Postpones Vessel Redelivery

Dec 17, 2019

Russian shipping giant Sovcomflot (SCF) will not be returning the Vyacheslav Tikhonov seismic vessel to Polarcus as previously agreed.Polarcus Limited, the UAE-based offshore geophysical company operating a fleet of seismic research vessels worldwide…

EGS to Survey Ocean Wind OWF Site

Dec 11, 2019

EGS Group, provider of survey solutions, has secured a contract to carry out a geophysical survey at Ørsted’s 1100MW Ocean Wind offshore wind project in New Jersey, the U.S.The survey work, aimed at providing high-resolution geophysical data…

TGS Expands 3D Seismic Survey in Gambia

Dec 02, 2019

TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company (TGS), the surveying services company, announced that it has added a further 1,500 square kilometers of 3D seismic data offshore The Gambia.The Norwegian survey firm said that this dataset will further expand TGS’ existing 3D multi-client library in the MSGBC Basin…

Shearwater Bags Shell Black Sea Seismic Gig

Nov 26, 2019

Geophysical services company Shearwater GeoServices said that it has been awarded a Black Sea 3D seismic acquisition contract by the oil giant Royal Dutch Shell plc.The provider of 3D marine seismic data acquisition said in a press note that…

Shearwater Adds 2nd for TGS Survey

Nov 21, 2019

The marine geophysical services company Shearwater GeoServices has expanded the Malvinas 3D multi-client seismic program offshore Argentina from one to two vessels.The expansion adds 5-months of work, bringing the total project to 11-vessel months…

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