TGS on Dec. 4 commenced its 2020 South Halfway 3-D onshore seismic survey, amplifying its core position in the Inga/Fireweed area of North East British Columbia (B.C.) in Canada.
The data is to be used to verify the suitability for storage of CO2 in offshore reservoirs located in the Permian Gas Basin in the Southern North Sea.
Planned to start in early 2020, the survey has already received significant industry interest and is being prefunded in part by BP. First results are targeted for first-quarter 2021.
Shearwater GeoServices Holding AS has been awarded the largest-ever 4-D seismic campaign in the Asia Pacific region covering up to six fields operated by Woodside in Australia, the company said on Nov. 18.
ION Geophysical Corp. was awarded a large two-year ocean bottom nodal data processing and imaging contract by ARGAS on Nov. 12.
The Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. (ADNOC) and Total announce their collaboration on Nov. 13 to deploy the world’s first automated seismic acquisition system in Abu Dhabi.
Along with technical sessions, conference panels and networking events, new technologies will be one of the major highlights of the show.
Experimental nuclear detonations 50 years ago served as early day precursors to the horizontal drilling and multistage fracture stimulation methodology that has boosted U.S. natural gas supply to levels well beyond domestic consumption.