Geology & Geophysics: Asia

Total commissions 2D seismic survey offshore West Papua

PT Bahari Lines and Nordic Geo Services will cooperate on two 2D seismic acquisition surveys offshore Indonesia and subsequent processing.

BGP compiling 3D seismic data offshore Kuwait

BGP has started a 3D transition zone survey for Kuwait Oil Co., covering an area of 2,500 sq km (965 sq mi).

Ophir wells to test new plays south of Bualuang offshore Thailand

Ophir Energy has contracted the jackup Vantage Emerald Driller for a new exploration campaign on the G4/50 exploration block in the Gulf of Thailand.

EMGS wins 3D EM data acquisition program offshore Malaysia

Electromagnetic Geoservices has received a letter of award for a contract worth $4.2 million for 3D EM data acquisition over the client-operated area in Malaysia. 

Lundin to resume exploratory drilling on Bertam block offshore Malaysia

Lundin Petroleum has brought onstream three more wells at the Bertam field offshore Peninsular Malaysia and expects two more to start up this month.

CGG GeoSoftware donates software suites to Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar

CGG GeoSoftware has donated Hampson-Russell and Jason geophysical software suites, covering all aspects of reservoir characterization, to the Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar.

Tap Oil awaits confirmation of offshore Myanmar block

Tap Oil expects to sign a production-sharing contract soon for the shallow-water block M-7 in the Moattama basin offshore Myanmar. 

LR Senergy wins well contracts in Middle East, Asia/Pacific

Reservoir/well engineering specialist LR Senergy has secured contracts worth a combined $7 million.

Seabed Geosolutions firms up new contracts

Ramform vessel schedule put back to 2016

PGS and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in Japan have agreed on a revised construction schedule for two new Ramform seismic acquisition vessels.


Assessing Mexico’s new offshore oil & gas exploration opportunities

When Mexico’s historic energy reform legislation became law on Dec. 21, 2013, it opened the country to foreign investment in its oil and gas sector...

Anadarko’s decommissioning of the first-ever cell spar in the Gulf of Mexico

The Red Hawk spar made history throughout its design life, commissioned and decommissioned as the first of its kind. Heralded as the first cell spa...

Offshore Design Optioneering using Cloud Computing

Cloud computing opens up to offshore engineering teams the opportunity to take advantage of almost unlimited computing power and data storage capab...

Falling oil prices and the offshore oil and gas industry: assessing the state of the market

The precipitous decline in oil prices has brought many areas of the oil and gas industry to a standstill. Yet while some sectors are feeling the pi...
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