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A Seismic Shift

Oct 28, 2021

Despite oil prices recently edging past $80 a barrel, scars from two recent oil industry downturns in five years have forced offshore seismic surveyors to look at ways to diversify.Marine seismic survey companies provide essential data to offshore oil and gas explorers to make better-informed drilling decisions. However, with every oil industry downturn, seismic players are among the first to feel the pang…

Two 3D Surveys: Shearwater GeoServices Wins First Contract with South Korea's KNOC

Apr 04, 2022

Marine seismic survey firm Shearwater GeoServices has secured deals for two 3D seismic surveys offshore South Korea, together with seismic data processing and imaging by Korea National Oil Corporation (“KNOC”). This is Shearwater’s first contract with KNOC…

dCS, JX NOEX File Bid for Offshore Carbon Capture & Storage Project in Australia

Mar 16, 2022

Australian carbon capture and storage firm deepC Store (dCS) said Wednesday it had with JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration Corporation (JX NOEX) submitted a joint bid for a Greenhouse Gas Assessment Permit for a Greenhouse Gas Storage Acreage Release Area in offshore Australia…

Santos Hires Shearwater for Seismic Surveys Off W. Australia

Jan 26, 2022

Marine seismic survey services contractor Shearwater GeoServices has secured contracts for two multicomponent surveys offshore Western Australia with the oil and gas company Santos.The two-month program covers the Keraudren North Extension with an area of approximately 680 sqkm in the Bedout Basin…

TGS in Extensive Seismic Data Reprocessing Project in Indonesia

Jan 10, 2022

Norwegian marine seismic data company TGS on Monday announced a project designed to help drive exploration across the South Makassar and North East Java regions of Indonesia.The company said that processing has begun on the East Java Sea 2D-cubed project…

SeaBird Exploration Wins More Work in Asia Pacific

Nov 17, 2021

Norway-based offshore seismic services firm SeaBird Exploration has received a letter of intent for an extension of the ongoing 2D survey in the Asia Pacific region. 'The extension comes on the heels of strong productivity and is a direct continuation…

PGS, Partners Start 3D Survey Off Malaysia

Nov 03, 2021

Norwegian marine seismic data acquisition company PGS has started a multiclient 3D survey in the Sarawak Basin, Malaysia.The survey is being carried out on behalf of the seismic consortium comprising PGS, TGS, and WesternGeco, using the Ramform Sovereign vessel…

TGS, CGG, PGS Launch Shared Offshore Seismic Data Base 'Versal'

Oct 28, 2021

Offshore seismic data companies TGS, CGG, and PGS, a unified seismic data ecosystem giving access to 'three of the world’s largest multi-client libraries via a single log-in.' They've named the ecosystem Versal.'Versal is an independent, secure…

Seismic Survey: Bluepulse from Sercel Designed for 'Sensitive' Marine Areas

Oct 19, 2021

Sercel launched Bluepulse, a marine acoustic source that is a purpose-built to help protect marine wildlife from high-frequency emissions while maintaining highly accurate and reliable results for seismic acquisition.Bluepulse is compatible with all existing peripherals…

Offshore Seismic Vessel Utilization Hits Pre-pandemic Levels, Rystad Says

Sep 23, 2021

Vessel utilization in the offshore oil and gas seismic data acquisition sector has reached pre-pandemic levels in the third quarter of 2021, Rystad Energy has found.Rystad, a Norway-based energy industry intelligence firm, said that, after several devastating quarters caused by the pandemic…

Shearwater GeoServices in Bass Strait 3D Seismic Survey

Sep 22, 2021

Seismic survey company Shearwater GeoServices has secured a 3D seismic exploration survey contract with Beach Energy in Australia.Using the Geo Coral seismic vessel, Shearwater will conduct the Prion 3D seismic survey starting in late October…

Shearwater GeoServices Secures South East Asia Survey Deal

Sep 21, 2021

Marine seismic data acquisition firm Shearwater GeoServices has won a contract in South East Asia.The company said the deal, with an unnamed client, was for a 3D survey project.The project, starting in early October 2021, will be conducted by the 107 meters long SW Duchess vessel…

'Large' OBN Survey for Magseis Fairfield in Asia

Aug 13, 2021

Oslo-listed ocean bottom node seismic data acquisition firm Magseis Fairfield has said it has secured a large OBN survey in Asia for an undisclosed customer. The survey will take about five months to complete and will begin in the fourth quarter of 2021…

Pharos Wraps Seismic Survey Off Vietnam. Eyes Drilling Partner

Jul 30, 2021

Pharos Energy said Thursday it had completed its 3D seismic program on the western part of Block 125 in the Phu Khanh Basin, 'the last unexplored frontier offshore Vietnam.' The company hopes the data will help it attract a drilling partner…

Chinese Seismic Giant Buys 18,000 Seabed Nodes from Sercel

Jul 12, 2021

CGG, a France-based provider of seismic data for oil and gas exploration, said Monday its subsidiary Sercel has recorded the first major sale of its recently launched GPR300 seabed nodal solution.Sercel sold the nodes to BGP, a China-based international geophysical services provider…

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