Fugro lands US offshore wind site survey deal

The Netherlands-based Fugro has signed a letter of intent to optimise and perform a site characterisation programme for undisclosed offshore wind development on the U.S. East Coast. The programme is focused on accelerating the construction and operations permitting process and represents Fugro’s latest work on the U.S. East Coast. Fieldwork will being in the second... Continue Reading →

Challenger targets 3D survey on offshore Uruguay block

(OM) Challenger Energy Group (CEG) expects to fulfil its work commitment for the first four-year exploration period on the AREA OFF-1 Block offshore Uruguay during second-quarter 2023. This includes 2D seismic reprocessing and various technical studies. In parallel, the company is seeking a farm-out to bring in a partner to fund an accelerated 3D seismic acquisition program.... Continue Reading →

Petrobras on the Permanent Seismic Monitoring System

Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras informs that it has signed a contract with the consortium formed by Alcatel Submarine Networks and Maersk for the construction and installation of the Permanent Seismic Monitoring System (PSMS) in the Mero field, in the Santos Basin. The Mero PSMS project has unprecedented features in Brazil and incorporates state-of-the-art 4D... Continue Reading →

Siem vessel set for work in Brazil

Siem Offshore’s multi-purpose support vessel (MPSV) Siem Dorado is preparing to carry out a term campaign for marine geophysical service provider PXGEO in Brazil. The vessel arrived in Brazil in January. The 2009-built Siem Dorado is of a MT 6017 MK II design and can accommodate 68 people. The 93.6-meter long diesel electric-powered MPSV features a... Continue Reading →

PGS wins first offshore wind contract

Norwegian marine geophysical company PGS has been awarded its first ultra-high resolution wind farm site characterization project, marking its entry into what the company described as ”a strategically important new energy market.” The survey will cover two European wind farm sites, both of which are in the development phase. PGS will mobilize a 3D vessel for... Continue Reading →

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