Tag Archives | geological survey

China's CNOOC to Survey 2 Exploration Blocks

By John Lee. Iraq's Ministry of Oil has signed a contract with the China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) to carry out seismic surveys of two oil exploration blocks. One of the fields is in the territorial waters of Iraq in the Gulf, while the second in the city of Faw (Fao). (Source: Ministry of […]

Asian Oilfield Services Completes Shakal Project

By John Lee. Reservoir imaging company Asian Oilfield Services Ltd has announced the successful completion of a 3D seismic survey for Gazprom in Iraqi Kurdistan. The company, based in Dubai, completed the survey of over 100 square kilometers at the Shakal License Block. It has previously worked at the Taza block in Kurdistan.

Fugro wins Contract from Basra Gas Company

Fugro has been awarded a contract for one year, plus a year extension option, by Basra Gas Company (BGC) for the provision of Geotechnical Investigations and Topographic Services in the Basrah province of Southern Iraq. Fugro will provide geotechnical and topographical survey investigation services at various locations throughout the project area to support a number […]

Terraseis Deploys New System in Kurdistan

Terraseis, a seismic acquisition contractor focused on operating in challenging environments, is deploying a Three-Component seismic recording system in the Kurdish Region of Iraq to carry out a seismic 3D survey that shall include 3-C data acquisition. This shall be the first 3-C project in Kurdistan and follows on a string of seismic firsts achieved […]

Getech Clinches Further Iraq Data Deal

StockMarketWire reports that Getech has clinched a further sale of the Iraq aeromagnetic dataset, following the signing of an exclusive marketing agreement with the Geological Survey of Iraq in December. The company announced its first sale of the full aeromagnetic dataset in July, and has had now made a further sale of the same dataset […]