Seismic Vessel Tech
Solar Solve Marine has recently received a large order for its class approved roller screens to be installed at the navigation bridge of the Ramform Viking – an Ultra High Capacity 3D Seismic vessel.
Norwegian seismic surveyor Petroleum Geo-Services expects a busy summer season in the North Atlantic region driven by high exploration and production interest among oil companies,
Joint effort with Polarcus to yield first major survey of highly-prospective area
ION Geophysical Corporation announced it is collaborating with Polarcus to acquire a new 4,000 sq.
Norway-based TGS informs that it has signed a Letter of Intent with Seabird Exploration to charter up to four 2D seismic vessels to be used over the next 36 months.
Two new products—the Ocean Dimensions animation and Crowded Ocean Spaces: A 3D View visualization—explain why two-dimensional marine maps cannot tell the whole story.
MMT Group announced its new ownership of a Kongsberg EM2040D. A 0.4 x 0.7 degree dual head multibeam system has recently been installed on MMT’s long term charted
Optech, a developer, manufacturer and support provider of high-accuracy lidar 3D survey systems and productivity-enhancing workflow software, announced the release
Falmouth Scientific, Inc. (FSI), a company in oceanographic instrumentation and marine systems integration, is to present the HMS-620LF Low Frequency Bubble Gun
Singapore-based offshore specialist Nordic Maritime has been awarded a $23.5 million contract to provide 3D marine seismic data acquisition and processing services off the coast of Andhra Pradesh,
Real-time with Synthetic Aperture Sonar
Synthetic Aperture Sonar (SAS) is a technique for creating high resolution seabed imagery that shares many similarities with Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR).
TGS says it has signed a contract with WGP Survey Ltd for 3D seismic surveys in the Barents Sea region of Northwest Europe.
The contract is a 3D multi-client project
In what it calls a natural step in the process of expanded subsea services in the oil and gas industry, MMT has signed a two-year charter contract for M/V Stril Explorer,
A number of marine service companies and manufacturers are adding a metal detector to their ROVs to increase the vehicle’s capabilities. Magnetometers, super sensitive metal detectors,
By Ayesha Rascoe, Reuters
The Obama administration on Thursday laid out a framework for assessing the amount of crude off the Atlantic coast, another step toward
Two new PGS MultiClient GeoStreamer surveys offshore Côte d’Ivoire drive further exploration success in the Atlantic Equatorial Transform Margin.
Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS),
Reuters - The U.S. offshore drilling regulator on Thursday laid out potential mitigation measures companies may need to take to carry out seismic testing off the Atlantic coast to gauge oil reserves.
The project for joint seismic acquisition in the southeastern Barents Sea has been joined by 16 new companies. A total of 33 companies are now part of this project,
By Karolin Schaps, Reuters
Britain urgently needs its oil and gas companies to pay for a new regulatory body to encourage industry collaboration and counter plunging North Sea production rates,
Norway's TGS says it has fixed vessel charter contracts with owners of two specialised vessels for multi-client seismic work projects as follows:
On top of the water, underwater and on the seabed, vehicle robotics are quickly proving their value as a game changer. Profiled here are some latest developments.