Senegal is officially launching its licence round on January 31, with applications required to be in by July 31.
Somalia is taking steps to attract foreign investment to its energy sector but challenges remain, most notably in how the federal government can integrate its policies with those of the state governments.
TGS and PetroData intend to carry out Nigeria’s first multibeam and seafloor sampling (MB&SS) study. Results will be available early in the second quarter of 2020.
TGS and AustinBridgeporth will begin acquiring an airborne gravity survey in Egypt in the first quarter of 2020.
Liberia has set out plans for a licensing round in 2020, via the Liberia Petroleum Regulatory Authority (LPRA).
TGS has launched a new 3D seismic survey in the MSGBC Basin, covering 5,100 square km, in partnership with GeoPartners.
Developing the SNE field will require capital expenditure of around $4.2 billion, a presentation by Australia’s FAR has said, versus the previous projection of $3bn.
The Erland Wild West 3D seismic survey project has started today in the west of Shetland region of the North Sea.
TGS said it will acquire more than 11,500 km of 2D seismic data in the Republic of Guinea, Guinea Bissau and Senegal.
TGS has won a contract with Uruguay to carry out a well data program for exploration wells in the country.
TGS has seen its revenues increase in the second quarter of the year up 79% compared to earlier in 2016.
TGS and Schlumberger have begun the acquisition of a number of surveys in the US Gulf of Mexico.
Fugro has deployed multi-purpose offshore vessel the Fugro Gauss to join one of its other vessels in Mexico as it completes the world’s largest seep-hunting survey for TGS.
The Norwegian government has filed a $39million compensation claim against seismic specialist TGS.
TGS said it plans to acquire more than 36,000km of 2D seismic data using two vessels during its 2016 season.
TGS said it expects its net revenues for the first quarter of this year to be $64million.
Malaysia has opened up its territorial waters in a bid to stimulate offshore E&P investment activity.
TGS has appointed a new chief executive to take over the company.
TGS said its operating revenues were down by more than 50% in the final quarter of last year compared with the same time in 2014. The seismic company said it also expects its full year revenues to be down by one third, with weak market conditions expected to continue into 2016.
Seismic specialist TGS said it will be reducing its global headcount by up to 130 jobs. The Norwegian company said the move has been made in a bid to improve efficiency and competitiveness during challenging market conditions.
Share in TGS have been boosted by better than expected third quarter results. The seismic company has had to reduce costs as oil and gas companies have stripped back spending on exploration in a bid to deal with lower prices.
Norwegian oil and gas geoscience specialists TGS have seen a slight dip in their third quarter profits compared with 2013. The company’s net revenues were $190million, $1million less since the same time last year.