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Tricon Geophysics adds Paradigm software

Tricon Geophysics Inc.has added to its Paradigm software. In addition to expanded access to Paradigm’s core software offerings, Tricon will leverage the Paradigm EarthStudy 360 full-azimuth angle domain imaging and analysis system to offer its clients asset-targeted seismic imaging and reservoir characterization services for subsalt and shale resource plays.

dGB to collaborate with OMV and Joanneum Research

dGB Earth Sciences has agreed with the Austrian-based research institute, Joanneum Research, and Austrian oil and gas company OMV Aktiengesellschaft, to extend both the capabilities and utilization of dGB’s OpendTect software.

PCL completes extensive 3D seismic survey in EL 0037 offshore Namibia

Pancontinental Oil & Gas NL reports that an extensive 3D seismic survey is now complete within its offshore acreage in license area EL 0037 offshore Namibia, southwest Africa.

IHS donates geoscience software, training to Texas A&M

IHS has donated $10.9 million in the form of IHS Kingdom geoscience software licenses, training, and supporting services to Texas A&M University’s Dwight Look College of Engineering.

BG terminates discovery well offshore Kenya

The drillship Deepsea Metro 1 has P&A’d the Sunbird-1 discovery well in block 10A offshore southern Kenya.

BG orders gravity gradiometry survey offshore Honduras

BG Group has awarded ARKeX a contract for a full tensor gravity gradiometry survey offshore Honduras.

Customized seismic support vessels assist global campaigns

CGG and BOURBON signed an industry-first, five-year charter agreement for six purpose-designed seismic support vessels to be built and delivered in series. The new vessels, fitted with hybrid propulsion systems, are designed for multiple tasks including personnel transportation for crew rotations; bunkering operations; operational protection and assistance; and support during maintenance.

Offshore Namibia shows hydrocarbon potential

To better understand the petroleum systems offshore Namibia, Petroleum Geo-Services, in association with NAMCOR, acquired two 2D surveys using the GeoStreamer with GeoSource dual-sensor broadband towed streamer system

Majors mass to reassess South Africa's offshore plays

Exploration off South Africa has entered a new era, with Total/CNR preparing to drill the country's first ultra-deepwater well in 1,450 m (4,757 ft) of water off the south coast. What was once a relative offshore backwater has become one of Africa’s hot spots, with all available near-shore and frontier deepwater licenses taken up.

Bethnic sets deepwater record for its PROD

Benthic recently set a new record dive depth performed by its Portable Remotely Operated Drill (PROD) while working off the coast of Tanzania.

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