Geology & Geophysics: North Sea & Europe

Undeveloped UK fields deserve attention, report claims

Consultants Hannon Westwood (HW) have issued a new report on near-term developments affecting the UK continental shelf (UKCS).

EMGS licenses more Barents Sea data

Electromagnetic Geoservices’ Barents Sea data continue to be popular. 

Alseamar completes geochemical survey with underwater gliders

Alseamar recently completed a pre-exploration survey with two of its Sea Explorer gliders fitted with Minifluo hydrocarbon sensors.

Industry reassessing potential of Irish Atlantic Margin

The Irish offshore Atlantic Margin is one of the final frontier regions in northwest Europe and one that is largely underexplored.

EMGS clinches further Barents Sea 3D electromagnetic data sale

Electromagnetic Geoservices has agreed to provide 3D electromagnetic data from its Barents Sea library to an unnamed oil company.

DEA, Sterling line up more wells for North Sea Breagh development

Sterling Resources expects a new round of development drilling to start late this year on the Breagh Alpha platform in the UK southern North Sea.

2D seismic survey aims to clarify prospectivity in North Celtic Sea

A consortium of GeoPartners, Russian contractor MAGE, Seabird Exploration, and DownUnder GeoSolutions has started acquiring the North Celtic Sea 2015 multi-client 2D seismic survey.

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

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

TGS finishes 3D seismic campaign offshore South Australia

TGS has completed the second phase of its Nerites 3D seismic survey in the Great Australian Bight offshore South Australia.

TEN on target for mid-2016 start-up offshore Ghana

Tullow Oil says its three-field TEN development project offshore Ghana is around 65% complete and on schedule for first oil in mid-2016.


Assessing Mexico’s new offshore oil & gas exploration opportunities

When Mexico’s historic energy reform legislation became law on Dec. 21, 2013, it opened the country to foreign investment in its oil and gas sector...

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...

Offshore Design Optioneering using Cloud Computing

Cloud computing opens up to offshore engineering teams the opportunity to take advantage of almost unlimited computing power and data storage capab...

Falling oil prices and the offshore oil and gas industry: assessing the state of the market

The precipitous decline in oil prices has brought many areas of the oil and gas industry to a standstill. Yet while some sectors are feeling the pi...
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