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  • Sercel Sells Four 508XT Acquisition Systems to Indian Seismic Companies

    CGG announced today that its equipment business, Sercel, has delivered four of its new-generation 508XT land acquisition systems to two seismic companies recently awarded survey work in India by ONGC and Oil India, as part of a new national seismic program commissioned by the Indian government. The two Indian clients purchasing the 508XT are Advent, a new seismic company, and ...


    By CGG

  • 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

  • Africa Oil Completes Acquisition of Centric Energy Adding Highly Prospective Blocks to Its Existing Africa Portfolio

    Africa Oil Corp. (TSX VENTURE: AOI)(OMX: AOI) ("Africa Oil" or "the Company") is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Centric Energy Corp. (TSX VENTURE: CTE) ("Centric"), a publicly traded oil and gas company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange. Pursuant to an acquisition agreement, previously announced November 29, 2010, ...


    By Marketwire

  • 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

  • Sercel Extends Frontiers of Downhole Operations with Launch of GeoWave II

    Sercel announced today the launch of GeoWave II, an innovative new downhole seismic tool for conducting safe and efficient Vertical Seismic Profile (VSP) and hydraulic fracture monitoring surveys in the most hostile well environments. GeoWave II is the industry’s first digital multi-level array specifically designed for high-temperature, high-pressure wells. It is capable of continuous ...


    By CGG

  • 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

  • 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

  • Europe collaborates to coordinate open ocean observatories

    European scientists are joining forces to better understand oceanic change, by coordinating ocean data acquisition, analysis and response on scales ranging from the provincial to the global. Marking a major milestone, the first Assembly of Members meeting of the European Multidisciplinary Seafloor and water-column Observatory (EMSO) will be held September 28-29th in Rome, Italy. Dr Henry Ruhl of ...

  • Sercel Sells 10,000 UNITE Nodes to NIS

    CGG announced today that Sercel has sold 10,000 channels of its high-end UNITE cable-free land seismic acquisition system to NIS, the leading Serbian oil and gas company in which Gazprom Neft has a majority shareholding. After having successfully deployed the UNITE system since 2014 in Romania, NIS have now decided to purchase a new complete batch of UNITE for survey projects that they will be ...


    By CGG

  • EMGS awarded survey worth USD 5 million offshore West Africa

    Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) has today received a Letter of Award from an oil and gas company to provide 3D EM data acquisition services offshore West Africa.  The survey will be performed using the purpose-built 3D ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • New recovery act funding boosts industrial carbon capture and storage research and development

    U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced the selection of 22 projects that will accelerate carbon capture and storage research and development for industrial sources. Funded with more than US$575 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, these R&D projects complement the industrial demonstration projects already being funded through the Recovery Act. Together, these ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • 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

  • EMGS awarded contract worth USD 7.5 million

    Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) has been awarded a contract worth USD 7.5 million to provide 3D ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • Africa Oil and Alberta Oilsands Secure Government Consent for Assignment of Blocks 12A and 13T in Kenya

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/18/10 -- Africa Oil Corp. (TSX VENTURE: AOI) ("Africa Oil") and Alberta Oilsands Inc. (TSX VENTURE: AOS) ("AOS") are pleased to announce that the Minister of Energy for the Republic of Kenya has formally approved the assignment, from Platform Resources Inc. ("Platform"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of AOS, to Africa Oil Kenya B.V., a wholly-owned ...


    By Marketwire

  • EMGS awarded campaign in Norway by Rocksource

    Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) has today signed a contract worth in excess of USD 7 million with Rocksource to provide data acquisition services for a number of areas on the Norwegian continental shelf, ahead of Norway's 21st and APA 2010 exploration licensing rounds. It is expected that ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • ASTM D6429 - 99(2011)e1 standard guide for selecting surface geophysical methods

    This guide applies to commonly used surface geophysical methods for those applications listed in Table 1. The rating system used in Table 1 is based upon the ability of each method to produce results under average field conditions when compared to other methods applied to the same application. An “A” rating implies a preferred method and a “B” rating implies an alternate ...


    By ASTM International

  • 10 Tips on Tank Preparation for the Winter Season

    With winter weather coming, it is important to prepare your steel water storage tanks. Winter weather and colder temperatures will impact your steel storage tanks, no matter how severe the weather is. Below are several techniques which can keep your potable water tanks in top operating condition: Inspect interior and exterior of tank for evidence of corrosion on metal ...


    By Superior Tank Co., Inc.

  • First joint EMGS - Fugro Multi-Client Project initiated

    Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) today announced that it has started a joint 3D EM Multi-Client Project in the Norwegian Sea. The project will be completed during first quarter 2010. Prefunding, and subsequent late sales received by ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • Brigham Exploration Announces Acceleration to 12 Operated Williston Basin Rigs, Confirmation of Incremental Downspacing Opportunity, Smart Pad Development, Montana and North Dakota Well Results and Provides an Operational Update

    Brigham Exploration Company (NASDAQ: BEXP) announced that it will begin its acceleration to 12 operated Williston Basin rigs in 2011. Brigham also announced micro-seismic monitoring and production results that appear to support four wells per producing horizon per 1,280 acre spacing unit, or eight total Bakken and Three Forks locations per spacing unit. Brigham announced that the Swindle 16-9 ...


    By Marketwire

  • U.S. Department of Energy Projects Win 33 R&D 100 Awards for 2015

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) researchers have won 33 of the 100 awards given out this year by R&D Magazine for the most outstanding technology developments with promising commercial potential. The R&D 100 awards, sometimes called the “Oscars of Innovation,” are given annually in recognition of exceptional new products or processes that were developed and introduced into the ...


    By US Department of Energy

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