Under the terms of the MOU, Polarcus will provide 3-D and 4-D marine seismic acquisition and processing services with its geoscience expertise to help promote industry investment offshore Namibia, the release said. 

Through a cooperation agreement, multiclient seismic imaging company Spectrum Geo and oilfield services company Schlumberger Ltd. will jointly acquire and process Spectrum’s offshore Mexico Campeche-Yucatan 2-D regional multiclient program.

Erin Energy is operator of the A2 and A5 blocks with 100% interest. The A2 and A5 blocks are located about 48 km (30 miles) offshore and on-trend with the recent FAN-1 and SNE-1 oil discoveries offshore Senegal.

WGP has completed remobilization for seismic work in the North Sea and Barents Sea.

Tampen survey will cover a mature, high-potential area encompassing Statfjord, Gullfaks, Snorre and Osberg fields in Norway and several U.K. fields. Survey extension is expected to be completed in 2016.

The broadband coverage will cover more than 360 km over the acreage, moving north over the 23rd round acreage in the Loppa High and Maud Basin to the Wisting discovery.

Schlumberger Ltd. and Australia's Spectrum ASA entered a cooperation agreement in which Schlumberger will acquire 50% ownership in the untapped hydrocarbon Pelotas Basin offshore Brazil.

The acquisition is being undertaken by CGG Services SA on behalf of the Joint Venture Partners, and completion is expected within 45 to 50 days. 

The geo-consulting business line of Paris-based CGG acquired Calgary, Alberta-based Taurus Reservoir Solutions Ltd. Taurus provides conventional and unconventional reservoir and geomechanical simulation, engineering technology and consulting services.

TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Co. signed a LOA with Polarcus DMCC to acquire 3M sq km of 3-D seismic data in northwest Europe. It could potentially extend to 7M sq km.

Offshore geosciences company Benthic received a contract to conduct a geotechnical investigation in the Sea Lion Field in the Bass Strait offshore southeastern Australia from Carnarvon Hibiscus Pty Ltd.  

Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh has run a consortium devoted to time-lapse seismic, not within its geophysics department but within its petroleum engineering department.