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Environmentalists Protest Shell Seismic Work Off South Africa
Tuesday, November 23, 2021Around 200 environmental activists gathered to protest the arrival of seismic acquisition vessel Amazon Warrior in Cape Town harbor ahead of starting a survey campaign for Shell.

TGS Starts Suriname 3D Phase 1
Thursday, November 11, 2021The survey is adjacent to Block 58, which is described as 'prolific' by TGS.

TGS, CGG, BGP Pen Multi-Client Seismic Deal With Staatsolie
Wednesday, October 20, 2021A consortium of TGS, CGG, and BGP has signed a multi-client agreement with Staatsolie for multi-client seismic offshore programs.

Xodus Buys Houston Based OGS
Wednesday, October 06, 2021Aberdeen headquartered Xodus has acquired Houston-based data interpretation consultancy Ocean Geo Solutions.

ReconAfrica Set to Log Namibia Well
Friday, July 16, 2021Drilling operations have successfully concluded on the 6-1 well in the Kavango Basin in northeastern Namibia.

Namibia Govt Grants Onshore Seismic Permit
Friday, July 09, 2021The 2D program is set to begin this month.

Deepwater GOM Survey Set for Third Quarter
Thursday, July 01, 2021NCS SubSea will perform a 4D P-Cable monitor survey over an undisclosed GOM field. PHOTO SOURCE: NCS SubSea

TGS Announces New Gulf of Mexico 3D Imaging Program
Tuesday, June 22, 2021TGS (OSLO: TGS) has announced a new 3D imaging program in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

CGG Nets Major Seismic Imaging Project
Tuesday, June 22, 2021CGG has been awarded a 'major' project by Lundin Energy Norway AS.

XOM Exits Oil Exploration Prospect in Ghana
Tuesday, June 01, 2021Exxon Mobil Corp. is pulling out of a deep-water oil prospect in Ghana just two years after the west African nation ratified an exploration and production agreement with the U.S. oil titan.

Canadian Firm Spuds Onshore Namibia Well
Thursday, May 06, 2021ReconAfrica has begun drilling its second well in the Kavango Basin in northeastern Namibia.

Vietnam 3D Seismic Survey Goes to Shearwater
Tuesday, April 13, 2021Shearwater GeoServices will perform a 3D seismic survey in Vietnam with the SW Vespucci vessel. PHOTO SOURCE: Shearwater GeoServices

CGG Bags 3 Major BP Seismic Projects
Wednesday, March 31, 2021CGG announced on Wednesday that it has been awarded three 'major' seismic imaging projects by BP (NYSE: BP).

Shearwater Wins Offshore Australia 3D Survey
Friday, March 05, 2021The marine geophysical firm will use the Geo Coral 3D streamer vessel. PHOTO SOURCE: Shearwater GeoServices

Aker BP Awards Norwegian Sea 4D Survey
Wednesday, February 24, 2021Shearwater will use its SW Tasman and SW Cook multi-purpose vessels for the project. PHOTO SOURCE: Shearwater GeoServices

Petrobras Awards Deepwater 3D Surveys
Thursday, February 18, 2021Shearwater will deploy its SW Diamond vessel for the contract. PHOTO SOURCE: Shearwater GeoServices

Schlumberger Unveils Egypt Digital Project
Thursday, February 18, 2021The Egypt Upstream Gateway will act as a repository for the country's subsurface data.

Polarcus Terminates All Employees
Wednesday, February 03, 2021Polarcus (OSE: PLCS) will shortly issue notices of termination of employment to all group employees.

CGG Pledges Carbon Neutrality by 2050
Wednesday, January 27, 2021CGG has pledged to become carbon neutral by 2050 in scopes one and two emissions of the greenhouse gas protocol.

Offshore India Seismic Contract Goes to Shearwater
Tuesday, December 22, 2020Shearwater plans to use the SW Duchess streamer vessel and the SW Vespucci multipurpose vessel, above, for the campaign. PHOTO SOURCE: Shearwater GeoServices

EMGS to Mobilize Ship for New GOM Survey
Thursday, December 03, 2020Electromagnetic Geoservices (EMGS) has received a letter of award for a 3D CSEM and MT multi-client survey in the Gulf of Mexico.

ADNOC Dishes Out Deal Worth Up To $519MM
Friday, November 27, 2020ADNOC has announced the award of a contract worth up to $519 million to BGP Inc, a subsidiary of China National Petroleum Company.

GOM Walker Ridge Seismic Program Starts
Friday, October 16, 2020CGG CEO Sophie Zurquiyah, above, said two priority discovery areas will be processed on an accelerated schedule. PHOTO SOURCE: CGG

Turkey Conducts Seismic Survey Between Greek Islands
Monday, October 12, 2020A Turkish survey ship returned to the contested waters of the eastern Mediterranean on Monday.

Phase 2 for Largest CNS OBN Multi-Client Survey
Monday, September 28, 2020CGG has announced the completion of the first phase of its multi-year program to deliver 'the largest OBN multi-client survey ever acquired in the UK Central North Sea'.

Fugro Wins Offshore India Survey
Thursday, September 17, 2020Above is a multibeam seabed image of the Gulf of Kutch on India's west coast. IMAGE SOURCE: Fugro

OGA to Publish Historic Seismic Data
Tuesday, September 15, 2020The UK Oil and Gas Authority will make historic seismic data available after a consultation into the reporting and disclosure of such data.

Turkish Official Foresees More Black Sea Discoveries
Monday, August 24, 2020Turkey is also conducting a seismic survey in the eastern Mediterranean.

Turkey Confronts EU with New Energy Survey
Tuesday, August 18, 2020Turkey dispatched a drilling ship to an area off the southwestern coast of Cyprus on Tuesday.

PGS Rejects $600MM TGS Offer
Friday, August 14, 2020PGS has rejected TGS' offer for the purchase of the multi-client data library of PGS.

New Onshore Survey Announced in Wyoming
Wednesday, August 12, 2020TGS has announced a new multi-client U.S. onshore 3D seismic survey, dubbed Voyager 3D.

TGS Submits $600MM Offer to PGS
Friday, August 07, 2020TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company has submitted a conditional offer for the purchase of the multi-client data library of PGS.

CGG Sells Multi-Physics Business
Thursday, August 06, 2020CGG has entered into a sale and purchase agreement with Xcalibur Group for the sale of its multi-physics business.

Halliburton and TechnipFMC Launch New Service
Friday, July 10, 2020Halliburton Company and TechnipFMC have launched the first distributed acoustic sensing solution for subsea wells, the companies outlined in a joint statement.

TGS Kicks Off Timor-Leste Offshore Seismic Project
Thursday, June 18, 2020Availability is expected from July 2020, with final deliverables estimated around September 2020.

PGS to Acquire 3 New Surveys in Eastern Canada
Thursday, May 21, 2020PGS has revealed that it will acquire three new seismic surveys in Eastern Canada this year.

Neptune Completes First Egypt OBN Seismic Survey
Friday, May 08, 2020The survey was the first ever OBN seismic survey to be conducted in Egypt and the most detailed survey of the block since 1988.

Polarcus Cuts Jobs and Salaries
Wednesday, April 01, 2020Polarcus Limited has announced a $15 million cost reduction plan following the coronavirus outbreak and recent oil price crash.

CGG Exits Land Seismic Business
Wednesday, February 19, 2020The company has embarked on a strategic transition.

CGG and Fairfield Partner in the Permian
Friday, February 07, 2020CGG and Fairfield Geotechnologies will jointly conduct a new multi-client seismic program in the Central Basin Platform of the Permian Basin in West Texas.

MF Bags 2 Deepwater Gulf of Mexico OBN Projects
Monday, December 30, 2019Magseis Fairfield has been awarded two consecutive deepwater ocean bottom node projects in the Gulf of Mexico by 'an undisclosed repeat customer'.

Total Awards Offshore Angola Seismic Survey Contract
Tuesday, December 10, 2019This photo shows autonomous underwater vehicles that Ocean Infinity uses to conduct subsea seismic surveys. PHOTO SOURCE: Ocean Infinity

TGS Starts Additional Montney Project
Thursday, December 05, 2019TGS has started onshore seismic acquisition for an additional Montney basin 3D project in Canada.

Shearwater Gets Shell Black Sea Seismic Contract
Monday, November 25, 2019Shearwater GeoServices Holding AS has been awarded a Black Sea 3D seismic acquisition contract by Royal Dutch Shell plc.

CGG Announces Largest UK CNS OBN Multi-Client Survey
Tuesday, November 19, 2019CGG announced Tuesday a program to deliver 'the largest OBN multi-client survey ever conducted in the UK Central North Sea'.

Total and ADNOC Plan Seismic Drone Project
Thursday, November 14, 2019The project will use a fleet of drones to drop off thousands of seismic sensors throughout Abu Dhabi and unmanned ground vehicles to retrieve them.

Ex-Schlumberger Leader Takes MF CEO Role
Friday, September 13, 2019Magseis Fairfield appoints Carel Hooijkaas as its new chief executive officer.

Austin Chalk Seismic Survey Planned
Thursday, June 06, 2019A large-scale, multi-client Austin Chalk seismic survey is set to begin this September.

UK Offers Acreage in 31st Round
Tuesday, June 04, 2019The UK Oil and Gas Authority offers 37 license areas over 141 blocks, or part-blocks, to 30 companies as part of the 31st Offshore Licensing Round.

Fairfield Geotechnologies Makes Leadership Changes
Thursday, May 30, 2019Fairfield Geotechnologies has announced a number of executive leadership changes.