Soco buckles down for Egyptian work


The acquisition of Merlon Petroleum earlier this year has given Soco International a new focus, with new exploration planned in Egypt and neighbouring Israel. As such, the company is planning to change its name, to Pharos Energy.


TGS, Schlumberger bring Red Sea into focus


TGS and Schlumberger’s WesternGeco are close to finishing 3D seismic reimaging on Egypt’s Red Sea, as a licence round comes to a close in the area. The two companies said the work would cover data from three seismic surveys, covering 3,600 square km, which were acquired between 1999 and 2008.

Oil & Gas

A seismic shift at sea


Despite the climate change crisis that threatens to engulf us all, the quest for new hydrocarbon resources goes on relentlessly. One of the key tools in that process is seismic survey – both 2D and 3D.