Geology & Geophysics: Middle East

Bids pending for deepwater North Port Fouad 3D seismic survey

Data from a 3D seismic survey over the deepwater North Thekah block in the Gulf of Suez offshore Egypt is under analysis, according to partner Petroceltic.

Seismic survey navigates sensitive shallow-water UAE region

CGG, supported by its Seabed Geosolutions joint venture with Fugro, has completed a 3D seismic survey offshore/onshore Abu Dhabi.

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).

Dragon looks to add more slots to offshore Turkmenistan platforms

Dragon Oil has issued an update on construction and engineering activity for its Cheleken Contract Area fields in the Turkmen sector of the Caspian Sea.

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

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

Dana plans seismic survey offshore Egypt

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

Seabed Geosolutions firms up new contracts

New Mediterranean seismic set; offshore Egypt blocks bids due

The bid deadline for blocks offshore Egypt in the Mediterranean is next week. 

UTEC Geomarine completes first phase of Caspian Sea geotechnical survey

UTEC Geomarine has completed the first phase of a geotechnical site investigation in the Caspian Sea for a major oil and gas operator. 

Aramco investigates AUVs for seismic acquisition

Saudi Aramco has outlined highlights of its offshore exploration and development activities during 2014.


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