Most Recent Geology & Geophysics

BOEM to hold public meetings on Atlantic Coast exploration permitting

The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has scheduled a series of open houses to share information on the geological and geophysical permitting process on the Atlantic Coast. 

EMGS signs two more Barents Sea data licenses

Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) has entered into two new data licensing agreements with two oil companies for the provision of 3D EM data from EMGS’ multi-client data library in the Barents Sea. 

Fastnet gains extensions for licenses offshore Ireland

The Irish Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources has awarded Fastnet Oil & Gas a new licensing option in the North Celtic Sea basin off southern Ireland.

Sanco Sword achieves day rate ‘record’ for seismic acquisition offshore Myanmar

Dolphin claims to have mobilized the “world’s largest floating object” off the coast of Myanmar.

UKOG sees oil potential in offshore Isle of Wight area

UK Oil & Gas Investments says its initial subsurface analyses of southern England license P1916 confirm the potential for significant unrisked hydrocarbon volumes in the M prospect.

ExxonMobil shelves plan for offshore Madagascar wildcat

Sterling Energy and its partner Pura Vida Mauritius expect to complete acquisition of a 3D seismic survey offshore Madagascar during 2Q.

Turkish Petroleum adds Paradigm RTM to portfolio

Turkish Petroleum, the national oil company of Turkey, has added Paradigm reverse time migration to its existing Paradigm portfolio.

Eni investigates potential of offshore mid-Vietnam block

The CGG Amadeus has started a 570-sq km (220-sq mi) 3D seismic acquisition program for Eni Vietnam over block 120 offshore central Vietnam. 

Karoon announces rig contract, plans for WA exploration well

Apache Northwest Pty Ltd. has contracted Diamond  Offshore’s  semisubmersible drilling rig Ocean  America to drill exploration well Levitt-1, located in the northern Carnarvon basin exploration permit WA-482-P off Western Australia.

Cray to deliver supercomputer and storage system to PGS

Cray Inc. has won a contract to provide Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) with a Cray XC40 supercomputer and a Cray Sonexion 2000 storage system.

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