seismic survey News

  • 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 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 ...


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  • 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

  • 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 ...


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  • 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)

  • 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 ...


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  • 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. ...


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  • 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 ...


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  • 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

  • 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

  • USGS places seismic warning instruments around Panama’s Baru volcano

    A network of seismic instruments has been placed around Panama's Baru Volcano to help detect an eruption and mitigate danger to surrounding communities. The Panamanian government funded the instrumentation, completed by the University of Panama's Department of Geosciences, in swift response to a Joint Study of Panama's Baru Volcano, which revealed that it is a potentially active volcano that has ...

  • Reports on Liberian Oil Seep Survey

    Simba Energy Inc. / Reports on Liberian Oil Seep Survey processed and transmitted by Hugin AS. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. April 13, ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • ASTM D5777 - 00(2011)e1 standard guide for using the seismic refraction method for subsurface investigation

    This guide summarizes the equipment, field procedures, and interpretation methods used for the determination of the depth, thickness and the seismic velocity of subsurface soil and rock or engineered materials, using the seismic refraction method. Measurement of subsurface conditions by the seismic refraction method requires a seismic energy source, trigger cable (or radio link), geophones, ...


    By ASTM International

  • Underwater survey noise affects feeding and social behaviour of harbour porpoises

    Noise from underwater geological surveys may be affecting the feeding and social interactions of harbour porpoises, new research has found. The study, conducted off the north-east coast of Scotland, found that the buzz clicks used by porpoises to hunt and socialise were reduced by 15% during the surveys. Underwater geological surveys are often conducted using seismic airguns. These repeatedly ...

  • 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

  • TGS Announces New Multi-Client 3D Survey in the North Viking Graben

    ASKER, NORWAY -- (Marketwire) -- 07/07/10 -- TGS has commenced a new multi-client 3D survey in partnership with PGS. This project, NVG10, covers a 3,500 km2 area in the North Viking Graben area of the Norwegian North Sea. The project is being acquired by the PGS Atlantic Explorer and utilizes PGS' GeoStreamer® Technology. "Substantial customer interest has encouraged a second consecutive year ...


    By Marketwire

  • TGS Announces Commencement of Multi-Client 3D Survey in East Shetland Basin

    ASKER, NORWAY -- (Marketwire) -- 07/14/10 -- TGS has commenced a new multi-client 3D survey in partnership with PGS. This project, ESB10, covers an 1,100 km2 area in the East Shetland Basin area immediately west of the United Kingdom/Norway border. Ramform Viking, operated by PGS, is acquiring this multi-client high ...


    By Marketwire

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