Geology & Geophysics: Canada

TGS, PGS line up Flemish Pass 3D seismic survey

TGS and PGS plan a new multi-client 3D seismic survey this summer offshore eastern Canada.

Husky Energy begins oil production at South White Rose extension

Husky Energy has commenced production from the South White Rose project in the Jeanne d’Arc basin offshore Newfoundland and Labrador.

Nalcor delivers first Newfoundland and Labrador metocean findings

Nalcor Energy Oil & Gas has issued results of the first regional metocean study offshore Newfoundland and Labrador.

TGS outlines offshore eastern Canada 3D seismic schedule

TGS has industry funding for a new 6,000-sq km (2,316-sq mi) multi-client 3D seismic survey, to be acquired in partnership with PGS.

TGS, PGS schedule two more frontier 2D campaigns offshore Newfoundland & Labrador

TGS and PGS will conduct two new multi-client 2D surveys offshore eastern Canada this summer.

Statoil contracts Flemish Pass services from Expro

Expro, has secured a key contract offshore Canada with Statoil in the Flemish Pass basin.

Governments advance emerging plays in Eastern Mediterranean, North Atlantic

Basins in the eastern Mediterranean Sea are of increasing interest following the discovery of deepwater gas offshore Israel. However, some of the newly-licensed areas could be more prospective for oil, according to presentations at IRN's Oil & Gas International Licensing Summit in London earlier this year.

Kraken Sonar Systems receive funds for seabed mapping system

Kraken Sonar Systems has received a non-refundable financial contribution of up to $450,000 from the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP). 

Karoon completes Kangaroo side track well off Brazil

Karoon Gas Australia has completed the first of two planned side track wells on its Kangaroo-2 appraisal well in exploration block S-M-1165 of Brazil’s Santos basin.

TGS signs LOA for 2D surveys over Mexico, US Atlantic

TGS has signed a letter of award (LOA) with SeaBird Exploration to acquire up to 300,000 km (186,411 mi) of 2D seismic data offshore Mexico and in US Atlantic waters.


Exploring Shell’s FLNG technological advances and opportunities

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Assessing Mexico’s new offshore oil & gas exploration opportunities

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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...
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