Geology & Geophysics

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February 18, 2020
CGG has completed the wind-down and exit from its land seismic data acquisition business after completing its last land seismic acquisition contract in Tunisia.
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February 13, 2020
CGG's Geoscience division has been awarded a contract renewal by Total, for the continued operation of its Dedicated Processing Center in Pau, France.
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February 12, 2020
The new wide-azimuth datasets will provide a better understanding of the structural complexity of the transition between the Central Basin Platform and surrounding basins to enhance industry drilling efforts.
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February 03, 2020
Dubai and Abu Dhabi made what could be the world’s largest natural gas discovery since 2005 as the two biggest sheikhdoms in the United Arab Emirates aim to push the country to energy self sufficiency.
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January 28, 2020
The first-ever licensing round comprises 12 blocks in the MSGBC basin, offshore Senegal. Companies will be able to submit bids over the coming six months, with final applications delivered to the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy at the latest by Friday, July 31st, 2020.
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January 2020
The Partitioned Neutral Zone: Geology, economics and politics
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January 16, 2020
The new contract was effective January 1, 2020, with a maximum value of $250 million over 5 years, subject to appropriation by Congress.
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January 14, 2020
PETROSEN has partnered with TGS, GeoPartners and PGS to provide over 14,000 km of 2D data, over 10,000 km² of 3D data and over 50,000 km² of Multibeam data with associated shallow cores and geochemistry, to interested parties.
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January 08, 2020
CGG announced that it has completed its exit from the marine seismic acquisition business, following the earlier wind-down of its land seismic acquisition activities.
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January 08, 2020
TGS announced the purchase of all U.S. onshore petrophysical log database and associated intellectual property from Petrophysical Solutions, Inc.
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January 03, 2020
Halliburton Landmark presented a multimillion dollar educational software grant to King Abdulaziz University in Saudi Arabia to train and prepare the next generation of Saudi oil and gas engineers and geoscientists.
Article
October 2019
Efficiently identifying potential hydrocarbon bearing formations is becoming more challenging. The use of updated technologies is essential to recognize new reserves and reduce development costs. Incorporating innovative analysis methods is increasing the probability of success.
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September 2019
Rank and exploration may be like jumbo and shrimp
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June 2019
Schlumberger has released the IriSphere look-ahead-while-drilling (LAWD) service, providing the industry’s first application of electromagnetic (EM) technology for detecting formation features ahead of the drill bit.
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May 2019
Sercel has launched its first distributed acoustic sensing (DAS) seismic solution.
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April 2019
CGG’s GeoSoftware, part of its Geoscience Division, has launched Jason 10.0, HampsonRussell 10.4 and PowerLog 10.0.
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April 2019
Susan Agar: Resilience transcends the boundaries of progress
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March 2019
GEODynamics, Inc., introduces the new, patented, HELLFire perforating system that allows the industry to more effectively complete multi-stage plug-and-perf operations.
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February 2019
In an exclusive interview with World Oil Editor-in-Chief Kurt Abraham, ConocoPhillips Chief Technology Officer Greg Leveille discusses the technical issues facing global E&P, particularly as relates to the many U.S. unconventional plays
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January 2019
As it prepares to set up shop in Oklahoma’s flagship shale plays, Encana Corp. is experiencing a measure of deja vu.
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November 2018
Oil companies have the opportunity to cut costs, recycle water, and improve yields using innovative field tested technologies. Water flood enhanced oil recovery (EOR) produced water desalination proved the cost of polymer can be cut by over 50%, while also recycling precious water. The electrodialysis reversal (EDR) technology with novel oil-tolerant ion exchange membranes may prove to be a new frontier in produced water treatment.
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