Most Recent Geology & Geophysics

Sterling confirms entry to offshore Mauritania block

Sterling Energy has completed acquisition of a 40.5% interest from operator Tullow in the production-sharing contract for block C-3 offshore Mauritania. 

TGS finishes 3D seismic campaign offshore South Australia

TGS has completed the second phase of its Nerites 3D seismic survey in the Great Australian Bight offshore South Australia.

3D seismic survey starts offshore Guyana

A 17,000-sq km (6,564-sq mi) 3D seismic survey is under way over the Stabroek block offshore Guyana, according to partner Hess.

MultiClient Geophysical starts 2D seismic survey offshore Mexico

MultiClient Geophysical ASA has started the Maximus 2D seismic survey off Mexico in the Gulf of Mexico.

TEN on target for mid-2016 start-up offshore Ghana

Tullow Oil says its three-field TEN development project offshore Ghana is around 65% complete and on schedule for first oil in mid-2016.

Polarcus looks at 3D seismic project offshore West Africa

Polarcus Ltd. (OSE: PLCS) has received a letter of intent from an undisclosed client for a 3D marine seismic project offshore West Africa using Polarcus’ RightBAND broadband data acquisition technique.

SAE to perform another OBC seismic project

SAExploration Holdings has won a $47-million contract for ocean-bottom seismic data acquisition services. 

Dana plans seismic survey offshore Egypt

Dana Gas says exploration is under way in its North El Arish concession offshore Egypt.

UK regulator awards 41 new offshore exploration licenses

The UK’s Oil and Gas Authority has announced the remaining winners from the 28th Offshore Licensing Round.

WGP wraps up latest Norway reservoir monitoring campaign

WGP Group has completed spring 2015 permanent reservoir monitoring operations on the Statoil-operated Snorre and Grane fields in the North Sea.

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