NOAA Fisheries pointed out that the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is responsible for permitting geophysical surveys and makes decisions about energy development in the waters of the Outer Continental Shelf.

PGS said it plans to use two Ramform Titan-class vessels for an estimated total duration of about  13 vessel months.  Acquisition is scheduled to start in the second half of November.

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Called Amendment, the project will comprise acquisition of a 2,350-sq-km multiclient seismic survey in the Mississippi Canyon and Atwater Valley protraction areas of the GoM.

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PGS’s April-June core operating earnings (EBITDA) rose to $136.0 million, below the $144 million expected by analysts in a Reuters poll, but up from $112.5 million in same quarter last year.

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PGS will start acquisition of a large 3-D GeoStreamer survey in the Barents Sea in partnership with TGS in late May 2018, PGS said May 29.

Sri Lanka will sign agreements with French oil and gas major Total and a subsidiary of U.S. firm Schlumberger for a seismic study off its east coast to evaluate any prospective oil resources, a top official said May 4.

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