Geology & Geophysics: North Sea & Europe

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. 

Baker Hughes helping IOG develop North Sea resource base

Independent Oil and Gas PLC is extending its seismic remapping agreement with Baker Hughes’ Reservoir Development Services group.

InfraStrata gets clearance for seismic survey offshore southern England

InfraStrata (AIM:INFA) has issued an update on its activities on license P1918 offshore Dorset on the southern English coast.

Review finds strong hydrocarbon indicators in Newgrange offshore Ireland

Providence Resources has issued its latest findings on the Newgrange structure in the deepwater frontier exploration license 6/14, 260 km (161 mi) offshore southwest Ireland.

Kongsberg makes GS4 package available for GeoSwath Plus

Kongsberg Maritime has released for commercial application its GeoSwath shallow-water multi-beam echo sounder. 

Polar Empress starts 3D seismic acquisition duty in Barents Sea

Dolphin’s new high-capacity 3D seismic vessel Polar Empress is in full production, towing 14 streamers on the Maud Extension multi-client survey in the Norwegian sector of the Barents Sea.

Frontier Ireland seismic analysis confirms Paleocene potential

Providence Resources has issued an overview of results from the Ruadhan 3D seismic survey in the northern Porcupine basin offshore western Ireland.

EMGS secures more Barents Sea 3D sales

Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA has entered three new data licensing agreements with oil companies to provide 3D EM data from the contractors’ Barents Sea multi-client data library.

Northern gets approval for Adriatic seismic EIAs

Italy’s regulatory authorities have approved Northern Petroleum’s environmental impact assessment for 3D seismic acquisition in the southern Adriatic Sea.


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

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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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