The new acquisition program will infill Spectrum’s survey acquired in 2013 and cover open, ultradeepwater acreage in the Oriental del Plata and Pelotas basins.

The survey was executed by PGS Geophysical Ltd. using its high resolution GeoStreamer technology.

Ongoing interpretation of 2-D seismic data on Kenya Block 11A has revealed the presence of several viable leads.

Neon Energy Ltd. has awarded a contract to CGG Services Ltd. for licensing of 200 sq km of new broadband 3-D seismic data over the WA-503-P offshore petroleum exploration permit.

Searcher Seismic in cooperation with BGP has won a major multiclient campaign consisting of three separate surveys.

Acquisition of the Mialara 2-D seismic survey, East of Palawan in the Philippines, has been completed, Searcher Seismic said in a news release.

Ocean Floor Geophysics, in cooperation with Fukada Salvage and Marine Works, has completed a high-resolution CSEM survey of gas hydrates using the Scripps Institution of Oceanography Vulcan system for the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology in Japanese waters. 

Bell Geospace has been awarded the contract for the provision of airborne FTG and magnetic surveys in the Gewane-El Wiha Block, Ethiopia (Afar Area) by GPB Ethiopia Resources B.V.

The largest problem facing hydraulic stimulation in Australia is Earth stresses—a rarely regarded problem.

Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas Ltd. has commenced its planned 1,097-sq-km (424-sq-mile) 3-D seismic survey on the Cooper Block located in the Walvis Basin offshore Namibia.