Geology & Geophysics

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January 24, 2023
PGS will acquire 4D surveys over the Gullfaks and Gudrun fields over the summer of 2023.
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January 23, 2023
The “Ramform Hyperion” vessel is mobilizing for the survey and expects to complete in late April 2023.
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January 09, 2023
The reimaging project will merge over 7700 km2 of existing public 3D seismic data in the Foz do Amazonas basin.
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January 04, 2023
This survey, covering 11,425 km2 , will broaden the region's 3D coverage and deliver additional high-quality data essential for the exploration efforts in the Foz do Amazonas basin.
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January 03, 2023
The program's initial phase will comprise approximately 11,000 line km of newly acquired high-resolution broadband 2D seismic data on a regional scale to enhance the geological understanding of the prospective Bengal Fan.
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December 27, 2022
The combination of multisensor broadband fidelity and dual azimuth illumination provides clients with higher-quality data for their renewed exploration interest on the Norwegian continental shelf.
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December 19, 2022
The Railroad Commission activated personnel in response to a 5.4 magnitude earthquake about a dozen miles north of Midland in Martin County. They will take any necessary actions to protect public safety and the environment.
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December 18, 2022
The quake struck 13.6 miles northwest of Midland at 5:35 p.m. local time on Dec. 16, according to the US Geological Survey. No injuries have been reported.
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December 14, 2022
The reprocessing will apply CGG’s latest advances in OBN processing and imaging technology, including time-lag full-waveform inversion. This will significantly improve the velocity model, overall image resolution and frequency content for fault interpretation and reservoir characterization workflows
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July 2022
In the category of not throwing rocks, while SEG and AAPG waived formally merging, the two societies are, for the first time, in their respective histories co-sponsoring their annual conventions/conferences during the same week, at the same facility, in Houston this fall.
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June 2022
DAS fiber deployed on several wells’ completion strings offshore recorded a 3DVSP survey with ongoing production, but with significant noise encountered. A novel, two-step approach on one well addressed fiber directivity response on recorded data to recover relative amplitudes. The final 3D VSP image showed improved spatial resolution over target intervals.
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June 07, 2022
Sercel has announced the sale of a 15,000 channel WiNG system to Smart Seismic Solutions (S3), a French seismic and geophysical survey contractor, on Tuesday.
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June 06, 2022
TDI-Brooks has completed six geotechnical coring programs in the Gulf of Mexico for numerous operators from its research vessel the RV Gyre, the company announced on Monday.
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January 13, 2022
Just weeks after Royal Dutch Shell Plc was forced by a court to suspend a seismic survey seeking hydrocarbons in South African waters, activists are looking to block another such program.
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January 11, 2022
CGG announced phase three of its dual-azimuth multi-client 3D survey in the Northern North Sea. Initial data from the phase three acquisition are expected to be available in early 2023, and final processed data in early 2024.
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January 06, 2022
The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador is not allocating funding for the 2022 offshore seismic program and as such, the program will cease for this year. The Newfoundland and Labrador Oil and Gas Industries Association is disappointed with this decision and encourages the Provincial Government to reconsider for this year and to plan an offshore seismic program for 2023.
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January 05, 2022
The vessel hired by Royal Dutch Shell Plc to look for potential oil and gas fields is on course to leave South African waters after community groups won a court case to temporarily halt the activity.
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January 03, 2022
TGS and WesternGeco announced the continuation of their ultra-long offset ocean-bottom node acquisition in Green Canyon, U.S. Gulf of Mexico. Data processing and imaging are by WesternGeco.
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December 28, 2021
TDI-Brooks recently completed a Geotechnical Site Investigation for Beacon Exploration & Production LLC in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. The project consisted of heavy geotechnical coring/cone penetration testing with TDI-Brooks’ research vessel, the R/V GYRE.
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October 2021
By accelerating the identification and mapping of production-induced seismic changes, a new 4D feature can enable operators to increase the potential of finding hydrocarbons in poorly drained or overlooked sections of offshore reservoirs.
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December 03, 2021
A South African court has ruled that Royal Dutch Shell Plc can proceed with a seismic survey offshore the East Coast, after dismissing a legal application by activist groups.
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