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  • New Zealand bans offshore oil and gas exploration

    The move effectively puts the fourth-largest exclusive economic zone on the planet – covering more than 4 million square kilometres – off limits for any new fossil fuel exploration. ...

  • Workshop Dutch Chapter: Playing with Geosynthetics VI: Earthquake Resistant Building with Geosynthetics

    The Dutch Chapter organized her sixth workshop on a sunny day in April, to share the knowledge about the use of geosynthetics in earthquake resistant building. Nearly forty creative souls from principles, contractors, engineering offices and knowledge institutes searched for earthquake resistant solutions using geosynthetics. After two speakers had provided some theoretical background, the ...

  • CGG Launches JumpStart Regional Geoscience Programs

    CGG announced today at the 2017 EAGE Conference & Exhibition the launch of JumpStart™ multi-client geoscience programs designed to accelerate industry understanding of petroleum systems and support exploration efforts. CGG currently has seven JumpStart programs that include offshore areas of Mexico, Gabon, Australia, Norway, Indonesia & Timor Leste, ...


    By CGG

  • Sercel Improves Versatility of 508XT Land Acquisition System with New WTU-508 Node

    CGG announced today that Sercel has launched the WTU-508 high-performance X-Tech® node as an extension of its 508XT land seismic acquisition product range. The new node offers even greater flexibility for all types of survey operations, such as complex small-scale urban surveys or high-productivity mega-crews. Fully integrated into the existing ...


    By CGG

  • Sercel Launches Sentinel HR High-Resolution Seismic Streamer

    CGG announced today that Sercel has launched Sentinel® HR, a high-resolution solid streamer designed to meet the specific imaging needs of shallow-target applications, such as oceanology, civil engineering and reservoir characterization, as well as high-resolution 3D (HR3D) seismic surveys for detailed mapping of geological features. The latest member of the ...


    By CGG

  • Updated Maps on Induced and Natural Earthquake Hazards — Press Conference

    This is an update to their 2016 forecast and the second year both types of hazards are forecasted, as previous USGS maps only identified hazards from natural earthquakes. The new report is valuable for making more informed decisions to reduce the nation’s vulnerability ...

  • 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

  • SENS Introduces Revolutionary Battery Chargers

    At PowerGen International, SENS (Stored Energy Systems, LLC) today announced a revolutionary family of battery chargers for the engine-generator starting and marine markets.  Called the MicroGenius 2, the new chargers can nearly double the life of most genset starting batteries and conserve enough energy over time to pay for themselves. More Power, Less Space. The new chargers are ...


    By Stored Energy Systems LLC

  • CGG Achieves Near Real-Time Imaging for Offshore Morocco Survey

    CGG announced today the delivery of near real-time imaging results for a 4,200 sq km BroadSeis 3D marine seismic survey acquired offshore Morocco. CGG delivered the very-fast-track (VFT) RTM PSDM volume to the client only 4 days after the last shot. This technical feat crowned an excellent operational performance by the crew of the CGG Geo Caspian who worked in a safe, collaborative and ...


    By CGG

  • Valve Manufacturers Should Enhance Innovation in Chinses

    Currently, China Valve manufacturers are lack of innovation in China, impeding the development of valve industry. Nowadays, many valve manufacturers innovate less after introducing advanced technology. When overseas clients visit China’s heavy industry projects such as power and petroleum, they ...

  • EUAB Meeting for EPISECC

    The End Users Advisory Board (EUAB) meeting of the European FP7 Project EPISECC, has been held from the 28th to the 30th of November, 2016, in Vienna (Austria). For the EUAB meeting, the consortium prepared and run a demonstration to show the Syntactical and Semantic Interoperability between emergency management systems of cooperating organisations. Also, the partners ...


    By IES Solutions. S.r.l.

  • 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

  • Oklahoma earthquake rattles major oil hub

    A magnitude 5.0 earthquake rattled a major oil trading hub in Oklahoma earlier this week, damaging several buildings and forcing officials to rethink policy regarding oil and gas wastewater disposal wells, which have been blamed for a significant rise in earthquakes in Oklahoma over the past several years. The quake epicenter was about a mile west of Cushing, which is home to the largest ...

  • Jon Erik Reinhardsen Joins Board of Directors

    Oceaneering International, Inc. (“Oceaneering”) (NYSE:OII) announced today that Jon Erik Reinhardsen has been elected to its Board of Directors. Mr. Reinhardsen is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of Petroleum Geo-Services ASA (“PGS”), an international marine geophysical company providing a broad range of seismic and reservoir services, positions he has ...

  • 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

  • Wastewater Disposal Likely Induced February 2016 Magnitude 5.1 Oklahoma Earthquake

    Distant wastewater disposal wells likely induced the third largest earthquake in recent Oklahoma record, the Feb. 13, 2016, magnitude 5.1 event roughly 32 kilometers northwest of Fairview, Oklahoma. These findings from the U.S. Geological Survey are available in the online edition of Geophysical Research Letters. At ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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