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EMGS receives survey contract award in Brazil

Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA has received a contract worth $1.5 million for a research project in Brazil.

QinetiQ acquires seismic capabilities from SR2020

QinetiQ has acquired the seismic processing and imaging capability of SR2020 Inc. for a purchase price of up to $1.7 million.

TGS signs LOA for 2D surveys over Mexico and US Atlantic

TGS has signed a letter of award with SeaBird Exploration to acquire up to 300,000 km (186,411 mi) of 2D seismic data offshore Mexico and in US Atlantic waters.

SeaBird receives LOI for 2D seismic survey in Southeast Asia

SeaBird Exploration Plc has received a letter of intent for a 2D seismic survey in Southeast Asia. The survey will have an estimated value of $12–13 million.

Technip makes offer to buy CGG

Technip has approached CGG about the prospects of acquiring the integrated geosciences company.

New initiatives target increase in UK exploration drilling

Oil & Gas UK has initiated two projects designed to stimulate UK offshore exploration.

Lufeng oil find underlines Paleogene potential

CNOOC has proven a new oil field in the eastern South China Sea.

Full tensor gravity system can add value to multi-client surveys

Seismic remains the principle tool in the exploration toolbox for most areas in the world. The establishment by seismic contractors of the multi-client business model has served to make offshore data available at key stages in the exploration cycle. In recent years the trend for multi-client seismic has grown. Offshore Australia, Brazil, Croatia, Namibia, and Norway are just a few regions where multi-client seismic surveys have been announced in the past few months.

DNO pursues more exploration offshore Oman

DNO International says production from its fields in block 8 offshore Oman increased to 17,211 boe/d during 3Q 2014.

Geoscience investigations update

Searcher Seismic, the Philippines Department of Energy, and SeaBird Exploration should be in the fasttrack data interpretation phase of the Mialara 2D seismic survey taken east of Palawan in the Philippines.

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