Geology & Geophysics ///

TGS completes its East Coast Canada facies map browser and play fairway analysis

Using data acquired in partnership with PGS, this study offers seamless subsurface interpretation for the entire offshore East Coast Canada and is available for immediate licensing.

Turkey delays seismic work in disputed waters to defuse Greek tensions

Ankara is seeking a discussion with Athens about issues surrounding the countries’ continental shelves, air space and offshore hydrocarbon exploration, Ibrahim Kalin said in a televised interview with CNNTurk news channel.

Turkey ignores Greece’s dispute, moves on with Mediterranean seismic surveys

Tensions between Turkey and Greece have flared over issues such as oil and gas exploration in the shared waters of the Aegean and Mediterranean seas as well as flow of refugees through Turkey to European countries.

Fugro completes Phase 1 of site investigation contract for Qatargas North Field

Fugro has completed the first phase of their multidisciplinary offshore site investigation for Qatargas’ North Field Production Sustainability’s Compression Phase.

Ocean Infinity completes AUV-based seismic acquisition offshore Guyana

The project involved acquiring high-resolution geophysical and geotechnical data through the simultaneous deployment of multiple Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV), in water depths of between 70m and 2150m over an area of approximately 3,100 square km.

CGG GeoSoftware and Alibaba Cloud collaborate to support the E&P industry with cloud geoscience technologies

Alibaba Cloud, the data intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, is the third largest cloud service provider in the world, and holds the number one market share position in Asia Pacific, according to Gartner, a leading research and advisory company.

Zupt completes Gulf of Mexico remote metrology survey

Houston-based Zupt LLC has been completing metrologies remotely, without offshore survey personnel, since 2017 and is believed to be only company with the end-to-end ability to complete spool/jumper metrologies in this way.

Fugro completes Middle East’s first uncrewed geophysical route survey

Controlled from their remote operations center in Abu Dhabi, an uncrewed surface vessel (USV) captured a full range of geophysical data across a survey area some 40 km out from the coast of Abu Dhabi to support a client’s critical project entirely remotely.

DUG, Fairfield sign multi-client reprocessing and imaging agreement

Fairfield Geotechnologies and DUG Technology signed a comprehensive strategic agreement that includes the reprocessing and imaging of over 5,000 square miles of multi-client seismic data.

Gabon expands 3D seismic access for offshore licensing round

Gabon’s Directorate General of Hydrocarbons and PGS have just expanded the Gabon MegaSurvey coverage, significantly increasing access to 3D seismic over the 35 blocks on offer under the ongoing 12th Offshore Licensing Round.

Neptune Energy completes OBN seismic survey offshore Egypt

Neptune Energy announced the successful completion of an ocean bottom node (OBN) multiclient survey in the North West El Amal block, offshore Egypt, delivering promising results for further analysis.

TDI-Brooks completes MSGBC basin field data acquisition program offshore West Africa

TDI-Brooks International, under contract to TGS, has completed its offshore “seep-hunting” surface geochemical analysis and geotechnical campaign of the MSGBC Basin, from Northern Senegal through The Gambia and AGC zone, into Guinea-Bissau down to the Guinea transform fault.

ION to divest land seismic equipment JV for $12 million

ION Geophysical has entered into an agreement to sell its 49% equity stake in INOVA Geophysical Equipment Limited for $12 million.

TGS delivers milestone North Sea OBN project

TGS announced that processing of the northern half of its landmark ocean-bottom node (OBN) multi-client survey in the Norwegian North Sea is complete and has been delivered to pre-funding customers.

TGS completes carbon capture storage assessment in Canada

The objective of the study was to provide the most up-to-date understanding of geological carbon storage locations, onshore and offshore, throughout the province of British Columbia.

Geoprovider rolls out Western Barents Sea multi-client 3D data

The reprocessed broadband data covers 900 km² of the Veslemøy High and reveals a working petroleum system and interesting prospects related to the 340 km² megaclosure.

CGG officially exits the seismic acquisition business

CGG has completed the wind-down and exit from its land seismic data acquisition business after completing its last land seismic acquisition contract in Tunisia.

Total signs five-year processing center contract with CGG

CGG's Geoscience division has been awarded a contract renewal by Total, for the continued operation of its Dedicated Processing Center in Pau, France.

CGG, Fairfield team up on new Permian multi-client seismic program

The new wide-azimuth datasets will provide a better understanding of the structural complexity of the transition between the Central Basin Platform and surrounding basins to enhance industry drilling efforts.

UAE finds world’s biggest gas field since 2005

Dubai and Abu Dhabi made what could be the world’s largest natural gas discovery since 2005 as the two biggest sheikhdoms in the United Arab Emirates aim to push the country to energy self sufficiency.