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  • A client-contractor partnership and new seismic technology help Pemex achieve effective deepwater E&P

    Author Marco Vázquez-García, Jorge Luis Ortíz-Durán, Humberto Salazar-Soto, José Trinidad Martínez-Vázquez, Madain Moreno-Vidal, Bill Howieson, Chu-Ong Ting And David Gonzalez

    In 2009, CGG won a four-year contract with Pemex for a dedicated seismic vessel to acquire large narrow-azimuth surveys in the deep offshore Mexican Gulf of Mexico, which was later extended to include two large 3D wide-azimuth projects. Since the start of the original contract, Pemex has acquired the world’s first full-scale broadband, high-density, wide-azimuth survey, specifically designed for field development.

    Exploration, Offshore, North America Read More

Mar 2013

Mar 2013

  • Abu Dhabi widens bids for biggest oil concession

    Abu Dhabi widens bids for biggest oil concession

    ABU DHABI – U.S. based firms Chevron and Occidental, China’s CNPC, Japan’s Inpex, Korea’s KNOC, Norway's Statoil and Russia's Rosneft were among the new companies invited, the people said.

    Exploration, Middle East Read More

Jan 2013

  • Al Qaeda group seizes foreigners at Algerian gas field

    Al Qaeda group seizes foreigners at Algerian gas field BY SELINA WILLIAMS, MIHO INADA, and KJETIL MALKENES HOVLAND ALGIERS, Algeria Islamist militants seized foreign nationals Wednesday at an Algerian gas field operated by two Western energy majors, fanning fears that

    Exploration, Drilling and Completions, Onshore, Africa Read More

Jan 2013

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