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Seabed Acquisition Seeing Healthier Spend

Feb 08, 2019

The seismic market is rebounding in fits and starts from its low point a year ago, and seabed acquisition is seeing a healthier spend than towed streamer acquisition, according to ION.“The seabed acquisition business was growing well before the downturn. Now it’s coming back strongly,” said Chris Usher, executive vice president and chief operating officer, E&P operations optimization at ION.He attributes…

Spectrum is Now TGS

Aug 18, 2019

Norwegian seismic player TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company (TGS) has completed its acquisition of Spectrum, creating a global multi-client geophysical data provider.TGS first announced its intent to acquire Spectrum on 2 May 2019, said a press release from TGS…

SeaBird Faces Delays in Seismic Surveys

Aug 15, 2019

SeaBird Exploration, a global provider of marine 2D and 3D seismic data and associated products and services to the oil and gas industry, has estimated that its ongoing seismic surveys in West Africa and Americas will both be completed about two months later than originally planned…

Acteon Acquires TerraSond

Jun 20, 2019

UK based subsea Services group Acteon announced it has completed its acquisition of marine geosciences survey company TerraSond.US-headquartered TerraSond is a multidisciplinary geospatial and geophysical business with global experience working for clients in industries such as offshore oil and gas…

CGG Wins Multi-year Processing Contract

Jun 18, 2019

Subsurface Imaging, part of CGG’s Geoscience division, has been awarded a processing contract by the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), CGG announced on Tuesday.The French based geosciences company said it will perform high-end time and…

ION Expands 2D Multi-client Program Offshore

Jun 14, 2019

ION Geophysical Corporation, a technology focused company that provides geophysical technology, services and solutions to the global oil and gas industry, has announced an expansion to the company's 2D multi-client programme offshore Newfoundland…

DNV GL, Kongsberg and Subsea 7 Finish Remote DP Pilot

Jun 06, 2019

Partners DNV GL, Kongsberg Maritime and Subsea 7 have concluded the pilot testing of Kongsberg Maritime’s (KM) DP Digital Survey (KMDS) application on board the Subsea 7 vessel Seven Kestrel.The pilot tested the use of a remote digital verification…

EMGS Kicks Off Barents Sea Survey

May 16, 2019

Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) announced Thursday it has entered into an agreement for a fully prefunded multiclient 3D controlled source electromagnetic (CSEM) survey in the Norwegian Barents Sea.The contract has a value of $1.25 million…

Ocean Infinity to Support Shell Survey

May 16, 2019

US based seabed survey and ocean exploration company Ocean Infinity announced it will support Australian marine survey company Guardian Geomatics on an extensive hydrographic project for Shell.The project, which is planned to commence in June…

US Still Processing Atlantic Seismic Permits

Apr 30, 2019

The U.S. Interior Department is still processing permit applications for companies to conduct seismic testing in the Atlantic - a precursor to drilling - despite shelving its plan to vastly expand offshore drilling, a spokeswoman said on Monday…

SeaBird Scores Contract Extension

Mar 12, 2019

SeaBird Exploration announced Tuesday that its contract for the Eagle Explorer with CGG has been extended by approximately 80 days for another survey in Northern Europe. The contract is now firm until August 15, 2019, with further options for CGG to extend with up to 60 days…

Kraken Debuts New Synthetic Aperture Sonar

Mar 06, 2019

A new synthetic aperture sonar (SAS) unveiled this week by Kraken Robotics Inc. is designed to provide ultra high definition seabed mapping with superior area coverage rates, according to the developer.'Kraken’s latest development, the AquaPix MINSAS-240 sensor…

EMGS Confirms Equinor Data Contract

Mar 04, 2019

Electromagnetic Geoservices (EMGS) said it has entered into final contracts with Equinor for a range of seismic data across the Norwegian continental shelf.The final deal includes both licensing of Barents Sea, Norwegian Sea and North Sea data from EMGS’s existing multi-client library…

Exxon Resumes Seismic Survey in Guyana

Feb 27, 2019

Exxon Mobil Corp has resumed seismic exploration for oil and gas off of the coast of Guyana after halting work in December due to a run-in with the Venezuelan navy, a Guyanese government official said on Tuesday.Vessels have been able to travel unimpeded since the incident…

Benthic Begins Survey for Equinor in Brazil

Feb 12, 2019

Global geosciences company Benthic has begun operations for Equinor on a four-month geotechnical campaign in the BM-C-33 and BM-S-8 blocks located off the coast of Brazil.Mobilization of PROD3 (Portable Remotely Operated Drill) onto the MV Sable…

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