Geology & Geophysics: North Sea & Europe

Fastnet gains extensions for licenses offshore Ireland

The Irish Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources has awarded Fastnet Oil & Gas a new licensing option in the North Celtic Sea basin off southern Ireland.

UKOG sees oil potential in offshore Isle of Wight area

UK Oil & Gas Investments says its initial subsurface analyses of southern England license P1916 confirm the potential for significant unrisked hydrocarbon volumes in the M prospect.

Polarcus signs for 3D seismic project on UKCS

Polarcus Ltd. (OSE: PLCS) has signed a letter of intent with an undisclosed client for a 3D marine seismic project on the UKCS using Polarcus’ RightBAND technique for broadband data acquisition.

Regional 2D seismic survey begins offshore Ireland

Searcher Seismic, in cooperation with MAGE, has started acquisition of the Echidna Regional Broadband 2D seismic survey covering the Atlantic margin off western Ireland.

Mesozoic potential in Silverback structure offshore Ireland

Providence Resources has issued a technical update on licensing option 13/04 in the South Celtic Sea basin, 125 km (78 mi) offshore southern Ireland.

EMGS provides 3D electromagnetic Barents Sea data

Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA has agreed with an unnamed oil company for the provision of 3D EM data from EMGS’ multi-client data library in the Barents Sea.

Seaeye demonstrates Sabertooth AUV

Saab Seaeye has completed successful testing of the Seaeye Sabertooth AUV in its underwater test center at Lake Vättern, Sweden, and has made the technology available.

Iceland to fund hydrocarbon studies

Applications are invited for Iceland’s Hydrocarbon Research Fund, according to the country’s National Energy Authority.

Analysis confirms prospectivity in Drombeg offshore Ireland

Providence Resources has provided an update on the review of its Lower Cretaceous Drombeg prospect in the southern Porcupine basin offshore southwest Ireland.

EMGS makes sale from Barents Sea survey data

Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA has sold $2.5 million related to the licensing round for mature areas on the Norwegian continental shelf – Awards in Predefined Areas (APA).


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