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Geology & Geophysics: Australia & New Zealand

Processing under way of offshore Taranaki Waru seismic survey

New Zealand Oil & Gas (NZOG) says the Aquila Explorer has completed a 540-km (335-mi) 2D seismic survey over its PEP 54857 Waru permit offshore South Taranaki, New Zealand.

North West Shelf seismic sweep nears completion

Woodside Petroleum says the 4,050-sq km (1,564-sq mi) North West Shelf Fortuna 3D seismic survey is expected to be completed by the end of May.

SeaBird Exploration vessels receive exploration survey contracts

SeaBird Exploration Plc says that the Harrier Explorer has been awarded a two-month extension to its current contract in the North Sea. The Aquila Explorer has been awarded a survey off the North West shelf of Australia, and two surveys in New Zealand.

Apache commissions 3D EM survey offshore Australia

Apache has signed a $5-million contract with Electromagnetic Geoservices for a 3D EM data survey offshore northwest Australia.

Carnarvon basin WA-361-P work program variation approved

The Commonwealth – Western Australia Offshore Petroleum Joint Authority has approved MEO Australia Ltd.’s application for a work program variation for exploration permit WA-361-P in the Carnarvon basin.

Woodside reaps benefits of newly-revamped Vincent floater

Woodside says commissioning and ramp up of the Vincent field FPSO has progressed well since the vessel returned to its location offshore Western Australia.

TGS launches new frontier seismic surveys

TGS is to perform new seismic surveys offshore Australia and East Africa.

Polar Duchess prepares for Nerites 3D survey offshore South Australia

TGS expects to start work in January on the Nerites 3D multi-client seismic survey, spanning 8,300 sq km (3,204 sq mi) in the Great Australian Bight off South Australia. 

Polarcus lines up 3D surveys offshore Africa, New Zealand

Polarcus has letters of intent from four clients for 3D seismic acquisition projects offshore New Zealand, East Africa, and West Africa.

CGG starts 3D survey offshore Australia

WHL Energy says the CGG Viking II vessel has started acquiring the La Bella 3D marine seismic survey offshore southeast Australia.


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