Geology & Geophysics

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July 2022
In the category of not throwing rocks, while SEG and AAPG waived formally merging, the two societies are, for the first time, in their respective histories co-sponsoring their annual conventions/conferences during the same week, at the same facility, in Houston this fall.
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June 2022
DAS fiber deployed on several wells’ completion strings offshore recorded a 3DVSP survey with ongoing production, but with significant noise encountered. A novel, two-step approach on one well addressed fiber directivity response on recorded data to recover relative amplitudes. The final 3D VSP image showed improved spatial resolution over target intervals.
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June 07, 2022
Sercel has announced the sale of a 15,000 channel WiNG system to Smart Seismic Solutions (S3), a French seismic and geophysical survey contractor, on Tuesday.
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June 06, 2022
TDI-Brooks has completed six geotechnical coring programs in the Gulf of Mexico for numerous operators from its research vessel the RV Gyre, the company announced on Monday.
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January 13, 2022
Just weeks after Royal Dutch Shell Plc was forced by a court to suspend a seismic survey seeking hydrocarbons in South African waters, activists are looking to block another such program.
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January 11, 2022
CGG announced phase three of its dual-azimuth multi-client 3D survey in the Northern North Sea. Initial data from the phase three acquisition are expected to be available in early 2023, and final processed data in early 2024.
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January 06, 2022
The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador is not allocating funding for the 2022 offshore seismic program and as such, the program will cease for this year. The Newfoundland and Labrador Oil and Gas Industries Association is disappointed with this decision and encourages the Provincial Government to reconsider for this year and to plan an offshore seismic program for 2023.
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January 05, 2022
The vessel hired by Royal Dutch Shell Plc to look for potential oil and gas fields is on course to leave South African waters after community groups won a court case to temporarily halt the activity.
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January 03, 2022
TGS and WesternGeco announced the continuation of their ultra-long offset ocean-bottom node acquisition in Green Canyon, U.S. Gulf of Mexico. Data processing and imaging are by WesternGeco.
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December 28, 2021
TDI-Brooks recently completed a Geotechnical Site Investigation for Beacon Exploration & Production LLC in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. The project consisted of heavy geotechnical coring/cone penetration testing with TDI-Brooks’ research vessel, the R/V GYRE.
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October 2021
By accelerating the identification and mapping of production-induced seismic changes, a new 4D feature can enable operators to increase the potential of finding hydrocarbons in poorly drained or overlooked sections of offshore reservoirs.
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December 03, 2021
A South African court has ruled that Royal Dutch Shell Plc can proceed with a seismic survey offshore the East Coast, after dismissing a legal application by activist groups.
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November 26, 2021
Royal Dutch Shell Plc faces a growing campaign against its plans to conduct a seismic survey of potential oil and gas reservoirs off South Africa’s rugged coastline.
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November 25, 2021
This Northern North Sea study, available for license, provides an in-depth review of potential CO2 storage plays in a region extending over CGG’s North Viking Graben 3D seismic dataset, including areas in both UK and Norwegian waters.
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October 20, 2021
Stratagraph, a leader in geological services to the oil and gas industry for the past six decades, announces a new strategic partnership with cutting-edge clean energy technology company, Petrolern LLC.
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October 20, 2021
The agreement allows the consortium to acquire, promote and license multi-client seismic programs, including new 3D acquisition and legacy data reprocessing, in the shallow water acreage offshore Suriname.
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October 05, 2021
Energy consultancy Xodus has continued its global expansion with the acquisition of Houston-based data interpretation consultancy Ocean Geo Solutions, adding capabilities in geophysical data processing, interpretation and reporting.
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September 28, 2021
CGG announced the award to Sercel of a major contract to supply land seismic equipment for a 3D mega-crew survey in North Africa.
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September 15, 2021
ION Geophysical Corporation announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a process to evaluate a range of strategic alternatives to strengthen its financial position and maximize stakeholder value as the company continues to assess conditions in the capital markets and right-size the business.
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August 16, 2021
The Oman-based land seismic acquisition company will use Stryde systems to obtain better high-definition images for oil and gas exploration across several projects.
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August 13, 2021
The software combines innovative technology with a tightly integrated, end-to-end suite of workflows to create a complete and connected geoscience solution that enables a subsurface digital twin.
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