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Schlumberger has announced the signing of a long-term software contract with Chevron Energy Technology Company (ETC), a division of Chevron U.S.A.
Chevron Corp. withdrew from a natural gas exploration venture in central Australia, as the second-biggest U.S. energy producer curtails spending.
Cray Inc. has been awarded a contract to provide Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) with a Cray XC40 supercomputer and a Cray Sonexion 2000 storage system.
Electromagnetic Geoservices has entered into two new data licensing agreements with two oil companies for the provision of 3D EM data from EMGS's multi-client data library in the Barents Sea.
Dolphin Geophysical has just mobilised the 'world's largest floating object' by deploying a seismic spread of 12 streamers, 7,050 m in length with 150 m streamer separation, off the coast of Myanmar for Ophir Energy.
ION Geophysical has announced the completion of the seismic acquisition stage of the company's NamibiaSPAN program, which extends the full length of Namibia's offshore continental margin.
Lundin Petroleum, through its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway, has started drilling appraisal well 7220/11-2 in PL609.
Paradigm has announced that Turkish Petroleum (TP), the national oil company of the Republic of Turkey and a long-time Paradigm customer, has added Paradigm Reverse Time Migration (RTM) to its product portfolio.
Gazprom Neft Middle East, the operator of Gazprom Neft’s projects in Iraqi Kurdistan, is to conduct a 2D seismic survey on the south-eastern section of the Halabja Block.
Europa Oil & Gas has announced the completion of drilling operations at the Kiln Lane-1 conventional exploration well on License PEDL 181 in Northeast Lincolnshire.
Schlumberger has completed the acquisition of approximately 2,750 sq km of two new full-azimuth multiclient seismic surveys over the Garden Banks and Green Canyon areas in the Gulf of Mexico.
Woodside has signed production sharing contracts for Blocks AD-2, AD-5, A-4 and A-7, which were awarded to Woodside in the 2013 Myanmar Offshore Bid Round, the company announced Friday.
Polarcus Limited has signed a Letter of Intent with an undisclosed client for a 3D marine seismic project on the UKCS utilizing Polarcus' RightBAND technique for broadband data acquisition.
Halliburton was able to recover 71 large-diameter (1.5 in.) samples on just one of the runs, more than double the anticipated rate.
PARIS -- CGG announced Thursday that it has been awarded a contract by a subsidiary of Anadarko Petroleum Corp. to acquire and process a 16,314-km2 3D seismic survey on the Caribbean coast offshore Colombia.
Fugro has introduced a further advance in the field of GNSS augmentation with its high accuracy G2+ service, designed to benefit offshore operators around the globe who require positioning and measurement accuracy at centimeter level.
CGG GeoSoftware has further enhanced its advanced geoscience software portfolio by acquiring the rights to the VelPro velocity modeling and depth conversion product from In-Depth Solutions.
The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management held a lease sale Wednesday for the Central Gulf of Mexico that drew $538,780,056 in high bids for tracts on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf offshore Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama.
Statoil plans to drill four wells in Russia with state oil company OAO Rosneft, showing Norway’s biggest energy producer is deepening its involvement in the country against the backdrop of international sanctions.
STAVANGER, Norway -- Statoil Petroleum, operator of production license 218, is in the process of completing the drilling of wildcat well 6706/12-2.