Schlumberger has acquired Fluid Inclusion Technologies Inc. (FIT), a Tulsa, Oklahoma-based oil and gas service company specializing in laboratory analysis of trapped fluids in rock material, and advanced borehole gas analysis on drilling wells, according to a news release.

PSC for developing shallow-water area around Absheron Peninsula in the Caspian Sea was signed in 2014. Water depths reach 40 m and potential reservoir depths reach 5,000 m, Reuters said. 

Haere is a grid of modern, high quality data that will be fundamental in assisting the re-interpretation of the geology in the Gulf of Papua and the identification of prospective structural and stratigraphic trends that can be used for regional evaluations and future detailed seismic survey designs, said Rachel Masters, Searcher’s global sales manager.

 Svein Knudsen became CFO of the company, whose technology supports offshore hydrocarbon searches, in January 2005.

Digital Petrodata has built a nationwide GIS multiclient database containing every producing oil and gas field, pool and formation in the United States, the release said. Digital Petrodata also recently introduced GEONEWS, a geospatially located and tagged database of current oil and gas news.

Seismic surveyor group TGS reported stronger than expected third-quarter results on Oct. 23 and rival PGS struck a new loan deal with its banks, giving a boost to their shares.

Medhat Tarakhan is a  reservoir characterization specialist and an AAPG certified professional petroleum geologist who has spent more than 30 years in exploration and oilfield development as well as in oilfield techno-commercial studies and regional business development, Energean said in a news release.

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New arrangement gives CGG direct access to DecisionSpace workflows.

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New source, receiver and geometry advances seek to make seismic acquisition more efficient.

Comprehensive system field trials were held in north Sumatra before the sale. PT Elnusa Tbk’s deputy director of geoscience said the first project will be in Java.

Geotechnical field operations, laboratory testing and geoconsulting activities will support exploration drilling activities in the Bay of Campeche and deepwater locations in the Perdido area, a news release said.

The licensed approved 19.597 line km survey is positioned toward Mexico’s recently announced five-year plan for leases, Dolphin Geophysical said.