Geology & Geophysics: Asia

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.

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. 

Woodside to explore four blocks offshore Myanmar

Woodside has signed a production-sharing contract covering blocks AD-2, AD-5, A-7, and A-4 offshore Myanmar.

Ophir to focus on lower-cost offshore exploration, LNG studies

Ophir Energy says it is following the industry trend of prioritizing capex to protect its balance sheet and reduce its cost structure after the fall in the oil price.

KrisEnergy commences Gulf of Thailand drilling campaign

KrisEnergy announced that the Key Gibraltar jackup has commenced drilling the Rossukon-2 exploratory well in G6/48 in the Gulf of Thailand.

Malaysia, the Philippines open more offshore acreage for exploration

Thirteen blocks and 11 petroleum areas are open for bids under the current Malaysian and Philippines licensing rounds. Most of the acreage is offshore and contains a range of proven and untested plays in different settings. Six of the blocks have not been offered before. Zebra Data Sciences in the UK is promoting both programs globally on behalf of Petronas and The Philippines Department of Energy.

BGP to market Searcher seismic library in China

Searcher has agreed to provide BGP with the exclusive rights to market Searcher’s multi-client 2D and 3D seismic library within China.

Pan Pacific updates offshore Vietnam seismic, development studies

Pan Pacific Petroleum and its partners in block 121 offshore Vietnam will decide later this year whether to proceed to exploration Phase 3, which includes a one-well drilling commitment.

Ophir contracts 3D seismic offshore Myanmar

Dolphin Group ASA (OSE: DOLP) has contracted to conduct 3D data acquisition and processing of 10,000 sq km (3,861 sq mi) for Ophir Energy in Myanmar. 

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