seismic acquisition News

  • IHS Closes Acquisition of Seismic Micro-Technology

    IHS Inc. (NYSE:IHS), the leading global source of information and analysis, today announced it has completed the closing of its acquisition of Seismic Micro-Technology (SMT), a market leader for geoscience software. The acquisition closed for $500 million in cash and is the largest acquisition in IHS history. “We are thrilled to welcome SMT to the IHS family and ...


    By IHS

  • PA Resources awards contract for seismic acquisition in Block 8, West Greenland

    PA Resources announced today that it has awarded a contract to CGGVeritas Services SA for 2D seismic acquisition in the PA Resources operated Block 8, offshore West ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • Victory Energy Corporation Announces 3-D Seismic Data Acquisition of an Additional Eighteen Square Miles in Jones County, Texas

    Victory Energy Corporation (PINKSHEETS: VYEY), through its partnership with Aurora Energy Partners, has acquired 3-D seismic data of an additional eighteen (18) square miles of acreage at its Jones County oil and gas project. This new acquisition brings the total area of mutual interest to eighty-two (82) square miles and adds supplementary expansion opportunities for the company. The company's ...


    By Marketwire

  • IHS to Host Conference Call to Discuss Seismic Micro-Technology Acquisition Closing and Integration August 11, 2011

    IHS Inc. (NYSE:IHS), the leading global source of critical information and analysis, will host a conference call and webcast to discuss the closing of its acquisition of Seismic Micro-Technology (SMT) on Thursday, August 11, 2011. Investors may listen to IHS Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jerre Stead and other members of the IHS senior management team review ...


    By IHS

  • Gulf United Energy Announces Completion of 2-D Seismic Acquisition on Block Z-46 Offshore Peru

    Gulf United Energy (OTCBB: GLFE) ("Gulf United" or "the Company"), an independent energy company with interests in oil and natural gas properties located in Peru and Colombia, is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of 2,909 kilometers (km) of new high-quality marine 2-D seismic data recorded by CGGVERITAS on Block Z-46 offshore Peru. Block Z-46 is an approximate 2.8 million-acre ...


    By Marketwire

  • CGG Wins Major Award from Pemex for an Integrated Subsalt Seismic Acquisition & Imaging Project in Mexico’s Perdido Area

    CGG announced today that it has been awarded a major contract by Pemex to deliver an orthogonal wide-azimuth integrated solution designed to optimize subsalt seismic imaging in the geologically complex deep waters of the Perdido area. A new wide-azimuth survey, covering approximately 10,000 km2, will be acquired perpendicularly over the existing wide-azimuth seismic data acquired by CGG in 2010. ...


    By CGG

  • IHS Receives Early Termination of HSR Waiting Period for Seismic Micro-Technology Acquisition; Conference Call to be Held Once Closing Complete

    IHS Inc. (NYSE:IHS), the leading global source of critical information and analysis, has received notice from the Federal Trade Commission granting early termination of the waiting period under the Hart Scott Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 for its acquisition of Seismic Micro-Technology (SMT) and is working to close the transaction as quickly as ...


    By IHS

  • PGS CLOSES SALE OF ONSHORE SEISMIC BUSINESS TO GEOKINETICS

     OSLO, NORWAY- Petroleum Geo-Services ASA announced today that it had closed the sale of PGS' Onshore seismic data acquisition business and related ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • FormCap Corp. Plans to Commence Concise Seismic Program

    Data on Hand Suggests Fields of Weber City Prospect Analogous to Producing Anton Irish Field. FormCap Corp. (PINKSHEETS: FRMC), an emerging oil & gas exploration company that is primarily focused on the development of its oil & gas properties in the continental United States, is pleased to announce that it plans to commence a concise seismic program to confirm the similarities of the ...


    By Marketwire

  • CGG Announces Joint Venture with GOSCO for Seismic Services Offshore Ghana

    CGG announced today that it has signed an agreement with GNPC Operating Services Company Ltd (GOSCO), an independent Ghanaian E&P services company, to form a joint-venture company dedicated to conducting high-end 2D, 3D and 4D marine seismic acquisition and related services in the territorial waters of the Republic of Ghana. The primary aim of the joint-venture company, known as GOSCO ...


    By CGG

  • TGS Expands Multi-Client Seismic Library in Offshore Greenland

    ASKER, NORWAY -- (Marketwire) -- 07/19/10 -- TGS announced acquisition commencement of 15,000 km of multi-client 2D seismic data off the northwest coast of Greenland in Baffin Bay. This season marks the 12th consecutive year of new data acquisition by TGS ...


    By Marketwire

  • Gobi Energy Partners LLC Signs Seismic Survey Contract

    Manas Petroleum Corp. ("Manas") (TSX-V: MNP) (OTCBB: MNAP) is pleased to announce the commencement of the second seismic survey on the two Mongolian blocks -- Zuunbayan-XIV Block and Tsagaan Els-XIII Block -- owned by Gobi Energy Partners GmbH ("GEP GmbH"). This year's seismic survey includes up to 1,700 km of 2D seismic. It covers 10 prospective areas over both blocks, which were identified by ...


    By Marketwire

  • 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

  • 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

  • Blugrass Closes Major Acquisition in the Permian Basin

    Blugrass Energy Inc. (PINKSHEETS: BLUG) has acquired a significant oil and gas lease covering 4,807 acres located in the Permian Basin in Crockett County, Texas. The land position is geologically on trend with several giant natural gas fields currently under production by major oil and gas companies, and is also close to pipeline gathering and treating facilities. Acquisition of the lease, ...


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  • Fox Petroleum Seriously Reviewing International Residual Oil Acquisition

    Fox Petroleum Inc. (OTCQB: FXPT) (PINKSHEETS: FXPT) announced today that it is seriously reviewing a large residual oil and acquisition currently based in Venezuela. "We are being approached on a weekly basis with crude leftovers and we are beginning to see a consistent oil arbitrage plays on a global level," said James Renfro, Chief Executive Officer of Fox Petroleum. "This Venezuelan ...


    By Marketwire

  • Africa Oil Completes Acquisition of South Omo Block in Ethiopia

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/19/10 -- Africa Oil Corp. (TSX VENTURE: AOI) ("Africa Oil" or "the Company") is pleased to report that it has received Ministerial consent in connection with the previously announced Farmout Agreement with Agriterra Ltd. (formerly White Nile Ltd.) and the deal has now closed. Under the Farmout Agreement, Africa Oil Ethiopia B.V. ("AOEBV"), a ...


    By Marketwire

  • CGG Delivers 38,000 sq km of Ultramodern Seismic Images Ahead of Mexico’s Licensing Round

    CGG announced today that the Fast Trax™ Reverse Time Migration (RTM) data from its Encontrado multi-client mega-merge project covering the Perdido fold belt has been delivered on time to the industry and the Comision Nacional de Hidrocarburos (CNH) ahead of Mexico’s December Licensing Round. The Fast Trax results are available now for license on a non-exclusive basis, with final ...


    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 Expands 2D Multi-Client Seismic Data Library in Northwest Europe With Three Surveys

    TGS commences the 2011 summer season with three 2D surveys in cooperation with Fugro; North Sea Renaissance 2011(NSR11), Mid-Norway Regional 2011 (MNR11) and Norwegian Barents Sea 2011 (NBR11). The data to be collected includes approximately 10,000 km for NSR11 which is a regional infill West of Shetland utilizing the M/V Bergen Surveyor , approximately 10,000 km for MNR 11 which is a regional ...


    By Marketwire

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