seismic exploration News

  • SeaBird Exploration Plc: Letter of Award for Aquila Explorer

    SeaBird Exploration Plc ("SeaBird") is pleased to announce that Aquila Explorer has received a letter of award for a 2D seismic survey in Australasia. The survey will cover a minimum of 10,000 km and will have an estimated value of approximately USD 11 million. The project is expected to start in Q4 2014 and will have an estimated duration of 90 days based on the minimum survey size.  ...


    By SeaBird Exploration

  • BRS Resources Announces Italian Seismic Program

    BRS Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: BRS) announced today that AleAnna Resources, LLC, in which BRS Resources owns a membership interest, has contracted with Geotec SpA to perform a 3D seismic program on its Ponte dei Diavolo permit area in Po Valley of Italy. The Ponte dei Diavolo permit area, located southwest of Venice, covers an area of approximately 50,000 acres (200 sq km) with numerous natural gas ...


    By Marketwire

  • 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

  • Investors to be shown oil and gas seismic data by Greece

    The Greek government is set to provide international investors with the latest oil and gas seismic data in February. Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) - a Norway-based oilfield service company - has completed all of its offshore seismic tests and passed the relevant information on to the Development and Energy Ministry in Athens. Surveys were carried out across the Ionian and the sea area south of ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • 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

  • OGA launches exploration licence competition

    The Oil and Gas Authority has launched a competition linked to future exploration licensing rounds in order to stimulate further offshore oil and gas exploration activity in the United Kingdom Continental Shelf (UKCS). The £500,000 competition has been designed to encourage geoscientists and engineers to develop innovative interpretations and products potentially using the data acquired ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • New controls announced for shale gas exploration in the UK

    Energy and Climate Change Secretary Edward Davey today announced that exploratory hydraulic fracturing (fracking) for shale gas can resume in the UK, subject to new controls to mitigate the risks of seismic activity. Mr Davey said: “Shale gas represents a promising new potential energy resource for the UK. It could contribute significantly to our energy security, reducing our reliance on ...

  • 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

  • Ongoing Passive Seismic Tomography Project in Bokhtar PSC area, Tajikistan

    Ongoing Passive Seismic Tomography Project... We are very proud to announce that Seismotech Geophysical Solutions has been awarded the biggest Passive Seismic Tomography project that has ever been launched. BOC – a joint venture of Total SA, CNPC and Tethys Petroleum Ltd, operating in the Republic of Tajikistan– has assigned to Seismotech Geophysical Solutions a ...


    By SeismoTech Ltd

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Azabache Announces the Signing of an Exploration and Production Contract in Colombia

    CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/08/10 -- Azabache Energy Inc. ("Azabache") or the ("Company") (TSX VENTURE: AZA) announces that effective June 29, 2010, it has signed an Exploration and Production Contract ("E&P Contract") with the Colombian National Hydrocarbons Agency ("ANH") to explore for, develop and produce hydrocarbons found in "La Mona Block", an area of 44,497 hectares (109,954 ...


    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

  • UKERC responds to the DECC announcement on shale gas exploration

    The statement today by Energy and Climate Secretary Edward Davey relates to the specific issue of reducing the seismic risk associated with shale gas drilling, it should not be interpreted as a green light for wide spread commercial development of shale gas in the UK. Research carried out by the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) and others has shown that exploration is necessary to assess the ...

  • Oil and gas exploration tenders to be published by Croatia

    The Croatian government is set to publish tenders for offshore gas and oil exploration later this year. It was specified that an announcement regarding the matter will be forthcoming in the second quarter of 2014 - possibly April, Reuters reports. The central and southern Adriatic region will be the focus of the tenders, which come in the wake of a survey revealing promising deposits in the ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Speech: The Myths and realities of shale gas exploration

    Speech by Edward Davey, Secretary of State, for Energy and Climate Change on shale gas exploration. Originally given at The Royal Society, London. This is a transcript of the speech, exactly as it was delivered. Introduction It’s an honour to be here at the Royal Society today. For over 350 years, the Society has served the common good. Your ...

  • Seabird Exploration Group Fourth Quarter 2009

     HIGHLIGHTS FOURTH QUARTER 2009 ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • 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

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