Geology & Geophysics: North Sea & Europe

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.

UK regulator awards 41 new offshore exploration licenses

The UK’s Oil and Gas Authority has announced the remaining winners from the 28th Offshore Licensing Round.

WGP wraps up latest Norway reservoir monitoring campaign

WGP Group has completed spring 2015 permanent reservoir monitoring operations on the Statoil-operated Snorre and Grane fields in the North Sea.

Maud basin 3D seismic data now available

The 3D SHarp Broadband seismic data over a 23rd Round block on the flank of the Maud basin, south of the Wisting discovery, in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea is now available from Dolphin Geophysical Multi-Client.

Providence identifies further potential in Irish frontier license

Providence Resources has provided an overview of its analysis of frontier exploration license 2/14 in the southern Porcupine basin offshore southwest Ireland.

Dolphin Geophysical completes 3D seismic survey offshore Greece

Dolphin Geophysical has  completed a new 3D seismic survey for Energean Oil & Gas over the Prinos oil field and its surrounding licenses in the Gulf of Kavala off northeastern Greece. 

Providence given more time for offshore Ireland source rock studies

Providence Resources has secured an 18-month extension for licensing option 13/04 in 100 m (328 ft) of water in the South Celtic Sea basin, 125 km (78 mi) offshore southern Ireland.

Hansa expands North Sea acreage position

Hansa Hydrocarbons has received operatorship of five contiguous licenses in the Dutch and German sectors of the North Sea.

EMGS licenses more Barents Sea data

Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA continues to find interest in its Barents Sea data. 


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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