geophysical prospecting News

  • Caza Oil & Gas, Inc.: Bongo Prospect/O.B. Ranch #1 Well Update, Hydrocarbon Discovery (Cook Mountain Sands)

    HOUSTON, TEXAS -- (Marketwire) -- 08/13/10 -- Caza Oil & Gas, Inc. ("Caza" or the "Company") (TSX: CAZ)(AIM: CAZA) is pleased to provide an update on the O.B. Ranch #1 well (the "Well") on the Bongo prospect in Wharton County, Texas. The Well reached total depth of 16,280 feet on August 10, 2010 having encountered Yegua, Cook Mountain and Wilcox sands. As announced on July 27, 2010, ...


    By Marketwire

  • CGG Completes Phase 1 Processing for Davros Multi-Client Survey in Northern Carnarvon Basin

    CGG announced today that the final pre-stack depth-migrated data for Phase 1 of its Davros 3D BroadSeis™ and BroadSource™ multi-client survey in the Northern Carnarvon Basin on the North West Shelf of Western Australia is available now. With over 6,400 km2 already acquired, Davros is the largest multi-client seismic program ever to be acquired and processed by CGG in the Asia-Pacific ...


    By CGG

  • Geonics EM34 Conductivity Meter Range Sale

    Geomatrix Earth Science Ltd is pleased to announce that Geonics Ltd is offering a 10% discount off the EM34 conductivity meter range until the 13th of February 2015.  ...


    By Geomatrix Earth Science Ltd

  • CGG Delivers Final PreSDM Data Sets for Gabon South Basin Multi-Client Survey

    CGG announced today that the final processed depth volumes (Kirchhoff and RTM PreSDM) from the company’s recent 3D BroadSeis multi-client survey in the highly prospective Gabon South Basin are now available for license. As technical consultant to the Gabonese Republic’s Ministry of Petroleum and Hydrocarbons, CGG acquired the broadband seismic survey of over 25,000 km2 to support ...


    By CGG

  • CGG Awarded Multi-Client Projects Offshore Mozambique

    CGG announced today that it has been awarded an extensive multi-client program by the Instituto Nacional de Petroleo (INP) to acquire seismic data offshore Mozambique. The multi-survey program is designed to improve industry insight into the region’s geology and provide oil and gas companies with a greater level of understanding of the country’s prospectivity. ...


    By CGG

  • CGG Acquires Saturno Multi-Client Survey over Santos Basin Offshore Brazil

    CGG announced today the start of a large broadband 3D multi-client survey in the pre-salt area of the deepwater Santos Basin. Santos VII (Saturno) is the third phase in CGG’s most ambitious pre-salt project to date, collectively known as the Santos Basin Trilogy. The project is designed to make ultramodern seismic datasets available as quickly as possible to support each phase in the ...


    By CGG

  • LNG Announces Interpretation of 27km of 2D Seismic Within PPL 319 in Papua New Guinea

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/04/10 -- LNG Energy Ltd. ("LNG" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: LNG) is pleased to announce that the acquisition of 27km of 2D seismic on LNG's 100% working interest PPL 319 in Papua New Guinea has been completed. PPL 319 lies between InterOil Corporation's ("InterOil") recent Miocene aged Elk/Antelope discovery in PPLs 237 and 238 and the ...


    By Marketwire

  • TGS Commences 3D Multi-Client Seismic Survey Offshore Northwest Australia

    TGS has commenced acquisition of a 3D multi-client seismic survey, The Three Bears, which covers 460 km2 in the Carnarvon Basin, offshore NW Australia. This survey is located adjacent to the Clio and Gorgon gas fields which are currently in the development stage. Upon completion of this survey, the TGS portfolio of 3D multi-client coverage will exceed 17,500 km2 in this highly prospective area ...


    By Marketwire

  • TGS Announces Its First Multi-Client 3D Survey in Indonesia

    PERTH, AUSTRALIA -- TGS will commence a new multi-client 3D survey in the Tarakan Basin, offshore East Kalimantan, Indonesia in the Celebes Sea. The survey, TBN10, is the first ever multi-client 3D survey for TGS in Indonesian waters and will cover in excess of 1,600 km2. The data will be acquired by the M/V Seisquest and will commence before the end of this year, with acquisition expected to ...


    By Marketwire

  • Research and Markets: Energy Potential of the Russian Arctic Seas, Vol 58. Choice of Development Strategy

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/v5x6sq/energy_potential_o) has announced the addition of Elsevier Science and Technology's new report "Energy Potential of the Russian Arctic Seas, Vol 58. Choice of development strategy" to their offering. The structure ...


  • TGS Expands Multi-Client 3D Seismic Library Offshore Indonesia

    TGS announces a second multi-client 3D seismic survey in the Tarakan Basin, offshore Northern Indonesia. The survey, TBB11, will add over 1,820 km2of new 3D data to the previous survey announced in December 2010. The TBB11 survey will increase coverage in this area to nearly 3,500 km2. The data is being acquired by the M/V Seisquest, with acquisition expected to complete in Q2 2011. ...


    By Marketwire

  • Energy Department Announces $3 Million to Identify New Geothermal Resources

    The U.S. Department of Energy today announced $3 million to spur geothermal energy development using play fairway analysis. This technique identifies prospective geothermal resources in areas with no obvious surface expression by mapping the most favorable intersections of heat, permeability, and fluid. While commonly used in oil and gas exploration, play fairway analysis is not yet widely used ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Valuing Undrilled Exploration Acreage: CGG and Wood Mackenzie Release EV² Exploration Valuation Platform

    Launched today, the powerful EV2 decision support platform enables oil and gas clients to determine the value of undrilled exploration acreage in the world’s most prospective basins. Combining the geological expertise of CGG Robertson with the commercial insight of Wood Mackenzie, EV2 represents an industry first in terms of coupling a flexible valuation tool with a rigorous and ...


    By CGG

  • EMGS secures pre-funding from Statoil for Barents Sea campaign

    Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) is pleased to announce that it has secured pre-funding from Statoil to start an extensive multi-client 3D EM survey in the Barents Sea, ahead of Norway's 21st exploration licensing round.  The program presently stands at more than 4000 km2, and could be expanded subject to additional ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • Matrixx Resource Holdings, Inc. to Acquire Significant Working Interest Located in Live Oak County, Texas

    HOUSTON, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 08/05/10 -- Matrixx Resource Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MXXH), announces it has executed an agreement in principal to acquire up to a 50% working interest in an 82.2 acre lease known as the Sanger-Heirs prospect located in Live Oak County, Texas. Upon completion of the Joint Operating Agreement by 100% of the working interest parties, Matrixx and ...


    By Marketwire

  • Department of Energy awards up to $38 million to advance technology and reduce cost of geothermal energy

    U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced $38 million over three years for projects to accelerate the development of promising geothermal energy technologies and help diversify America’s sources of clean, renewable energy. Thirty-two innovative projects in 14 states will develop and test new ways to locate geothermal resources and improve resource characterization, drilling, and ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • DOE Selects Projects to Assess Offshore Carbon Storage

    The Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has selected four projects to receive funding through NETL’s Carbon Storage program. The program is working to develop and advance the effectiveness of onshore and offshore carbon storage technologies, reduce the challenges associated with implementation, and prepare them for widespread commercial deployment ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • TAMM Oil & Gas Corp. (TAMO.OB) Appoints Mr. Don W. Hryhor as President and CEO

    CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/29/10 -- TAMM Oil & Gas Corp. (OTCBB: TAMO) is pleased to announce the appointment by Mr. William S. (Bill) Tighe, Chairman of the Board of TAMM, of Mr. Donald W. Hryhor as the new President and CEO effective immediately. Mr. Wiktor Musial has resigned as President and will remain as a Director of the corporation. Mr. Tighe would like to thank Mr. Musial ...


    By Marketwire

  • Ram Power Announces Successful Drilling Completion and Testing Results

    Ram Power, Corp. (TSX: RPG) ("Ram Power" or the "Company"), a renewable energy company focused on the development, production and sale of electricity from geothermal energy, is pleased to announce successful drilling completion and testing results of well SJ12-2 at its San Jacinto-Tizate project site near Leon, Nicaragua and at the Orita No. 4 well at its Orita project in Imperial Valley, ...


    By Marketwire

  • EMGS launches 21st licensing round campaign

    Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) is pleased to announce the launch of a major multi-client 3D EM campaign ahead of the 21st licensing round in Norway. This is a continuation of the highly successful Barents Sea project in 2008, which was the world's first large-scale multi-client 3D EM survey.Carl Hutchins, EMGS president multi-client group, stated: ...


    By Thomson Reuters

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