http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil CGG sells its GeoSoftware business to Topicus.com and Vela Software https://www.worldoil.com/news/2021/7/30/cgg-sells-its-geosoftware-business-to-topicuscom-and-vela-software CGG S.A. and Topicus.com Inc. announced that CGG has entered into an agreement with Topicus and Vela Software, for the sale of CGG’s GeoSoftware business. The closing of this transaction remains subject to mutually agreed closing conditions. CGG’s Sercel tallies first major GPR300 seabed nodal solution sale https://www.worldoil.com/company-news/2021/7/1/cgg-s-sercel-tallies-first-major-gpr300-seabed-nodal-solution-sale The sale includes 18,000 nodes that will be deployed in Q4 2021 on a large-scale, long-term, multi-vessel operation in the Middle East region. Subsurface trend analysis in the Gulf of Mexico https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2021/june-2021/features/subsurface-trend-analysis-in-the-gulf-of-mexico The Subsurface Trend Analysis (STA) method is a data-driven approach, in which deductive geologic methods are integrated with spatiotemporal statistical autocorrelative methods. NETL has developed STA to better understand subsurface systems and predict their properties. Exxon walks away from stake in deepwater Ghana block https://www.worldoil.com/news/2021/6/1/exxon-walks-away-from-stake-in-deepwater-ghana-block Exxon Mobil 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. Ikon Science launches Curate, enabling enterprise-wide data access and collaboration to reduce risk https://www.worldoil.com/company-news/2021/5/25/ikon-science-launches-curate-enabling-enterprise-wide-data-access-and-collaboration-to-reduce-risk Ikon Science, a 20-year global provider of geoprediction and knowledge management software and services, announced the launch of Curate, a scalable, cloud-enabled knowledge management solution designed to provide cost efficiencies along with faster and more accurate decision making. Halliburton, TGS team up to bring advanced seismic imaging to fiber optic sensing https://www.worldoil.com/news/2021/5/18/halliburton-tgs-team-up-to-bring-advanced-seismic-imaging-to-fiber-optic-sensing “This solution enables enhanced reservoir understanding for our customers with a lower total cost of ownership relative to conventional 4D seismic,” said Jan Schoolmeesters, executive vice president of TGS Operations and New Energy Solutions. CGG and dCarbonX sign strategic agreement for decarbonization exploration https://www.worldoil.com/news/2021/4/22/cgg-and-dcarbonx-sign-strategic-agreement-for-decarbonization-exploration CGG has signed a strategic agreement to support dCarbonX in the subsurface assessment of its operated clean energy projects offshore Ireland and the UK, which include geothermal energy and storage sites for CO2, hydrogen and ammonia. Machine learning for predicting stochastic fluid and mineral volumes in complex unconventional reservoirs https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2021/april-2021/features/machine-learning-for-predicting-stochastic-fluid-and-mineral-volumes-in-complex-unconventional-reservoirs A machine learning workflow can quickly, and accurately, predict mineralogy, porosity and saturation in multiple wells to better understand productive layers in unconventional oil reservoirs. TGS to reprocess 9,024 km2 cross-border survey for offshore Timor-Leste and Australia license rounds https://www.worldoil.com/news/2021/4/10/tgs-to-reprocess-9-024-km2-cross-border-survey-for-offshore-timor-leste-and-australia-license-rounds TGS anticipates significant uplift in quality beyond the original PSTM data which was acquired in 2012. Utilization of modern imaging techniques, including full waveform inversion, will enable a significantly enhanced evaluation of the prospectivity of the area. CGG wins three new offshore imaging projects for BP https://www.worldoil.com/news/2021/3/31/cgg-wins-three-new-offshore-imaging-projects-for-bp CGG has been awarded three major seismic imaging projects by BP, two from the deepwater Gulf of Mexico and one from offshore Trinidad and Tobago. These projects will start in Q1/Q2 this year and complete with cloud delivery of the data no later than Q4 of 2021.