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Geology & Geophysics: Middle East

Dragon prepares for 3D seismic campaign offshore Egypt

Dragon Oil has invited bids from contractors to acquire 3D seismic over a 100-sq km (38.6-sq mi) area in block 19 East Zeit Bay in the Gulf of Suez offshore Egypt.

Circle seeks partner for drilling offshore Oman

Circle Oil says an infill 2D seismic survey of 850 line km (528 mi) has been completed over block 52 offshore Oman.


This month, Infield Systems examines offshore capex in the Mediterranean Sea area.

Report identifies more gas in Leviathan offshore Israel

A report from consultants Netherland, Sewell & Associates has upped estimates of gas in place at the deepwater Leviathan field offshore Israel.


Lime reviewing offshore UAE drilling prospects

Hibiscus Petroleum has updated the Middle East offshore activities of its subsidiary Lime Petroleum.

ION announces multi-client 2D mega-regional seismic survey offshore Libya

ION Geophysical Corp. has, in conjunction with North Africa Geophysical Exploration Co. (NAGECO), signed an agreement with the National Oil Corp. (NOC), the national oil company of Libya, to acquire 21,000 km (13,048 mi) of 2D seismic data in Libya.

Offshore Iran 2D seismic survey data offered to prospectors

Global Geo Services (GGS) has made available its Persian Carpet 2000 multi-client 2D (MC2D) seismic survey.

Nearshore Oman 2D seismic survey to firm up leads

Circle Oil expected to start an inshore 2D seismic survey on block 52 offshore Oman last week using the seismic vessel MV Hindsagar.

Subsalt imaging in the Levant margin and basin of the eastern Mediterranean

Subsalt regions are important to oil and gas companies due to significant hydrocarbon potential, although they also present high exploration and production risk.

Circle prepares for offshore Oman seismic campaign

Circle Oil expects a seismic vessel to arrive at block 52 offshore Oman early next year, in preparation for a 2D inshore marine seismic program.


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