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SeaBird Exploration, Lundin Design 2D Survey Over Barents Sea
Friday, September 09, 2016SeaBird Exploration plc and Lundin Norway have jointly designed a 2D multi-client survey of deep seismic profiles to be acquired in the Barents Sea during September and October.

SeaBird Exploration to Stack Munin Explorer Vessel
Thursday, August 06, 2015SeaBird Exploration announces that it will stack the Munin Explorer vessel this month, following its completion of a charter contract with SeaBed Geosolutions.

SeaBird Warns of Continued Weakness in the Seismic Market
Friday, February 27, 2015SeaBird Exploration warns that it expects the current softness in the market for seismic data acquisition to continue to adversely affect the seismic survey industry in 2015.

Seabird's Northern Explorer Bags LOI for 2D Seismic Survey in West Africa
Tuesday, January 20, 2015Seabird's Northern Explorer clinches a letter of intent for 2D seismic survey in West Africa.

SeaBird Suffers Amid Weakening Demand for Surveys
Friday, November 28, 2014SeaBird Exploration falls into loss as it sees global demand for seismic surveys weaken substantially.

Seabird Receives LOI for Seismic Survey in Southeast Asia
Wednesday, November 19, 2014Seabird receives a letter of intent, worth $12-13 million, for 2D seismic survey in Southeast Asia.

Seabird's Hawk Explorer Lands $12M Seismic Survey Contract in Asia Pacific
Friday, October 31, 2014Seabird's Hawk Explorer vessel lands a $12 million contract for 2D seismic survey in Asia Pacific.

Searcher Seismic Commences Mialara 2D Seismic Survey in East Palawan
Friday, September 19, 2014Searcher Seismic commences Mialara 2D seismic survey in East Palawan, offshore the Philippines.

Searcher Seismic Completes Pinatubo Seismic Survey in West Luzon Basin
Friday, September 05, 2014Searcher Seismic completes acquisition of Pinatubo 2D seismic survey in West Luzon, the Philippines ahead of Philippine Energy Contracting Round 5 in December.

Providence Confirms Start of Newgrange Seismic Survey
Monday, August 18, 2014Providence Resources says its seismic survey of the Newgrange area, offshore southwest Ireland, has begun.

SeaBird: 3D Seismic Vessels Taking on More 2D Jobs
Friday, August 15, 20143D seismic survey vessels are increasingly competing for 2D work, according to SeaBird Exploration.

Seabird Gets Letter of Award for 2D Seismic Survey in Australasia
Friday, August 01, 2014Seabird receives a letter of award, worth $11 million, for a 2D seismic survey in Australasia.

SeaBird Clinches 2D Seismic Survey Contract for Australasia
Thursday, April 03, 2014SeaBird clinches a 2D seismic survey contract in the Australasian region worth $5.5 million.

SeaBird Agrees Mexico 2D Seismic Deal with TGS
Wednesday, April 02, 2014SeaBird Exploration and TGS-NOPEC agree a deal to acquire up to 77,000 square miles of 2D seismic data offshore Mexico.

SeaBird Clinches Seismic Work off Australia's NWS and New Zealand
Monday, March 17, 2014SeaBird Exploration clinches contracts for assignments off Australia's North West Shelf and New Zealand.

Change of Chairman for Seismic Firm SeaBird
Wednesday, March 12, 2014SeaBird Exploration is proposing Åge Korsvold as replacement for current chairman Henrik Christensen.

Seabird Clinches 2D Seismic Deal for Asia Pacific
Friday, March 07, 2014Seabird Exploration's Voyager Explorer clinches a $2-million deal to undertake 2D seismic survey for a national oil company in Asia Pacific.

SeaBird Wins South American 2D Seismic Contract
Thursday, March 06, 2014SeaBird Exploration wins a $9-million contract for its Osprey Explorer to acquire 2D seismic data in South America.

SeaBird Sees 'Moderate' Seismic Market Improvement
Wednesday, February 26, 2014SeaBird Exploration says it is currently seeing a "moderate improvement" in global seismic demand amid a general softening in the market.

Delays Cost SeaBird Voyager Explorer Contract
Thursday, December 12, 2013SeaBird Exploration loses out on $16 million contract for its Voyager Explorer seismic vessel after delays lead to its cancellation.

SeaBird Wins NW Europe Work for Harrier Explorer Vessel
Tuesday, December 10, 2013SeaBird Exploration wins an $8 million contract for 2D seismic work in northwest Europe.

SeaBird Wins Southeast Asia Seismic Deals
Friday, August 23, 2013SeaBird Exploration announces that the company has been awarded two contracts for work in Southeast Asia.

SeaBird: Seismic Demand Remains Strong
Friday, August 16, 2013SeaBird says that demand for its seismic vessels continues to be strong as it reports 2Q 2013 results.

Spectrum to Acquire 2D Seismic Offshore Croatia
Monday, August 12, 2013Spectrum plans to acquire 7,400 miles of 2D seismic data offshore Croatia by the end of 2013.

SeaBird Wins Caribbean Contract for Geo Pacific
Thursday, July 18, 2013SeaBird Exploration says its Geo Pacific seismic data acquisition vessel has been awarded a $12 million contract in the Caribbean.

Snospurv Seismic Survey Now Complete
Friday, July 12, 2013Searcher Seismic and SeaBird Exploration complete 3,845-miles Snospuvr 2D seismic survey, offshore Norway.

SeaBird Bags Asia Pacific Seismic Deal
Wednesday, July 10, 2013SeaBird Exploration announces that it has bagged a seismic contract for an Asia Pacific assignment.

SeaBird Negotiates Early Termination of Harrier Contract
Thursday, March 07, 2013SeaBird Exploration negotiates an early termination of the current contract on the Harrier Explorer against a fee, and that the vessel has been contracted to MultiClient Geophysical.

SeaBird Wins West Africa Contract
Thursday, February 14, 2013SeaBird Exploration announces that the Osprey Explorer has been awarded a contract in West Africa.

SeaBird Secures Continuous Campaign for Vessel
Wednesday, October 31, 2012SeaBird Exploration Plc secures a continuous campaign for the Voyager Explorer.

Spectrum Starts Luderitz Survey Offshore Namibia
Tuesday, April 03, 2012Spectrum commences new Luderitz Survey following completion of extended Orange basin Multi-Client Seismic Survey offshore Namibia.

SeaBird Scoops Up Seismic Gig in South America
Wednesday, March 21, 2012SeaBird Exploration PLC has been awarded a contract by a major oil company in South America.

SeaBird Exploration Wins Contract Worth up to $13M
Friday, February 10, 2012The good news follows a profit warning issued by Cyprus-based SeaBird on Monday.

SeaBird Exploration Issues Profit Warning, Appoints New CEO
Monday, February 06, 2012The firm warned that its liquidity is set to "become strained" during the next few months.

SeaBird In Talks to Strengthen Financial Position
Wednesday, September 14, 2011Seabird has entered into discussions with key stakeholders, on behalf of the bondholders, in respect of evaluating several alternatives to strengthen SeaBird's financial position going forward.

SeaBird Catches Seismic Gig for ONGC Field
Tuesday, August 23, 2011SeaBird announced the receipt of an NOA from ONGC for a 4C-3D Seismic API Pilot Project in Mumbai High Field.

SeaBird Secures LOI for 2D/3D Surveys in Far East
Tuesday, July 05, 2011SeaBird has received Letter of Awards for 2 further contracts for 2D/3D surveys in Far East, with expected completion January 2012.

Seabird to Acquire Seismic in Bonaparte Basin
Thursday, June 30, 2011Octanex N.L. subsidiary Goldsborough Energy Pty Ltd. has awarded Seabird Exploration FZ LLC a contract for the acquisition of 3D and 2D marine seismic data offshore Western Australia.

Spectrum Secures Seismic Acquisition Deal with Seabird
Tuesday, June 21, 2011Spectrum has secured a significant 2D seismic acquisition capacity with Seabird for expansion of their Multi-Client library, together with a re-let agreement for Spectrum's vessel, the GGS Atlantic.

SeaBird Awards Two 2D Contracts
Friday, June 17, 2011SeaBird reported that two new 2D contracts have been awarded.

SeaBird, Spectrum Enter Frame Agreement
Thursday, May 19, 2011SeaBird announced the signing of a Frame Agreement with Spectrum for the acquisition of 2D seismic data over a period of 36 months, and a Re-Let Agreement for the MV GGS Atlantic on a bareboat charter basis until August 2012.

SeaBird Awarded 2D, 3D Shallow Water Contracts
Wednesday, April 06, 2011SeaBird updated on the following new contracts awarded in the 2D and 3D shallow water.

SeaBird to Start Rosebank Survey Earlier
Tuesday, April 05, 2011SeaBird announced that an agreement has been reached with Chevron for Rosebank 2 survey.

PGS, SeaBird to Jointly Develop Deep Water Node Seismic Solutions
Thursday, January 27, 2011PGS and SeaBird have signed a strategic cooperation agreement to further develop ocean bottom node solutions for deep water.

SeaBird Bags Second Contract for Chevron's Rosebank Field
Tuesday, January 25, 2011SeaBird announced the execution of a second contract with Chevron North Sea for the next stage of the node seismic survey West of Shetland.

SeaBird Completes OBN Contract for Shell
Wednesday, November 24, 2010SeaBird successfully completed the OBN contract for Shell Nigeria E&P and demobilized the Hugin Explorer and Munin Explorer back to Lagos end last week.

SeaBird Awarded OBN Seismic Survey with Shell E&P
Tuesday, August 17, 2010SeaBird and Sonar announced the signing of an Interim Agreement with Shell Nigeria E&P for the acquisition of an ocean bottom node seismic survey in Nigeria.

Seabird Briefs Contract, General Updates
Tuesday, June 15, 2010SeaBird provided an update on awarded contracts and general operational updates.

SeaBird Scores Rosebank Seismic Survey
Wednesday, May 19, 2010SeaBird announced the execution of an agreement with Chevron North Sea Limited for the acquisition of a large scale ocean bottom node seismic survey West of Shetland at approximately 1,200m water depth.

SeaBird Collects New Seismic Contracts
Wednesday, April 14, 2010Continuing a successful series of surveys in the Far East and Australia, SeaBird's Aquila Explorer has been awarded two seismic contracts in South East Asia and one in Australia.