90 years of well logs

Today is the 90th anniversary of the first well log. On 5 September 1927, three men from Schlumberger logged the Diefenbach [sic] well 2905 at Dieffenbach-lès-Wœrth in the Pechelbronn heavy oil field in the Alsace region of France.

Mexico auctions two-thirds of blocks in shallow water oil tender

Mexico on Monday (Jun. 19) auctioned two-thirds of the shallow water oil and gas blocks up for grabs in the latest round of its energy market opening, surpassing the cautious estimates officials made last week.

Introducing IP and resistivity inversion in VOXI Earth Modelling

A full featured and modern approach to 3D modelling of IP and resistivity data

ASV Global surpasses 1000 days of unmanned surface vehicle operations

ASV Global, leading manufacturer of Autonomous Surface Vehicles, has reached the landmark of 1000 days of unmanned operations.

CGG Wins Major Award from Pemex

 CGG announced today that it has been awarded a major contract by Pemex to deliver an orthogonal wide-azimuth integrated solution designed to optimize subsalt seismic imaging in the geologically complex deep waters of the Perdido area.

RokDoc Ji-Fi wins Institute of Physics Technology Award, 2016

19th October 2016 - Ikon Science announced today that RokDoc Ji-Fi software has won the Institute of Physics (IOP) Award for Technology for 2016.

Diffraction and Specular Imaging for High-Resolution Seismic Interpretation

Join Paradigm for "Diffraction and Specular Imaging for High-Resolution Seismic Interpretation" online or onsite seminar.

EV2 delivers valuations of undrilled exploration acreage

Global coverage and dynamic modeling tool help exploration community do more with less

Encontrado: Imaging a new exploration frontier

Ultramodern images help to assess exploration blocks in Mexico’s Licensing Round

US now holds more oil reserves than Saudi Arabia

A new independent estimate of world oil reserves has been released by Rystad Energy, showing that the US now holds more recoverable oil reserves than both Saudi Arabia and Russia.

Oil Firm Spending Seen Up in 2017 for First Time Since 2014

Capital spending seen growing 2.5% in 2017 and 7%-14% in 2018. U.S. independents, Asian giants seen spurring spending growth.

Encontrado, México

CGG is currently reprocessing over 38,000 km2 of wide-azimuth data in the Perdido fold belt, covering some of the most prospective areas of the Mexican Gulf, including the recent Trion discovery. Over 35,000km2 of this data is on the Mexican side of the border.

ASV Global Expands into South America

ASV Global, leading manufacturer of Autonomous Surface Vehicles, has expanded into the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro.

Schlumberger, ION to embark on 3D multi-client reimaging offshore Mexico

Schlumberger WesternGeco and ION Geophysical Corp. have announced a new 3D multi-client reimaging broadband program offshore Mexico, which uses Mexico’s National Hydrocarbons Commission data library.

A Brazilian shift is underway

Petrobras's Carcará sale underscores shift in Brazil’s approach to foreign investors.

How the world was deceived about global warming and climate change

 There are no dramatic increases in temperature, precipitation, hurricanes, tornadoes, or any other severe weather. The climate is changing just as it always has and always will and the rate of change is perfectly normal.

Earth Observation for Oil and Gas (EO4OG)

O projeto EO4OG (Earth Observation for Oil and Gas) visa "realizar um estudo abrangente das necessidades de geo-informação do setor de Óleo & Gás e identificar que serviços/produtos de Observação da Terra poderiam ajudar a atender a essas necessidades".

UFRJ inaugura supercomputador que funciona sozinho

A Coppe/UFRJ inaugurou o supercomputador Lobo Carneiro, o mais potente instalado em uma universidade federal do país. Com capacidade de 226 teraflops, ele pode executar 226 trilhões de operações matemáticas por segundo.

Ikon Science runs ‘Geo’s Between Jobs'

‘Geo’s Between Jobs' is a program for geoscientists during the oil and gas downturn.

Nova sísmica para Libra

O consórcio de Libra irá contratar a primeira campanha sísmica 3D com nodes para a área, cobrindo a parte Noroeste do projeto do pré-sal da Bacia de Santos. A licitação prevê o mapeamento de 1,1 mil km2, sendo cerca de 735 km² de área de nodes.

Scientists extract uranium from seawater

The uranium that seeped into the ocean through crippled nuclear reactors at Fukushima Daiichi in 2011 was universally condemned as the egregious result of a nuclear meltdown.

Cautious optimism comes to Colombia

The announcement of a definitive ceasefire between the Colombian government and FARC, the country’s largest guerrilla group, offers a peace dividend not only to a conflict-weary nation, but also to the oil and gas industry, whose members can look forward to less disruption and danger.

PGN devolve área da descoberta de Esperantinópolis

A Parnaíba Gás Natural (PGN) optou por devolver à União a área onde era conduzido o plano de avaliação da descoberta (PAD) do poço 1-OGX-102-MA, batizada de Esperantinópolis, no bloco PN-T-67, na Bacia do Parnaíba.

Parceiros indianos lutam contra atraso de projeto em Sergipe

A Petrobras alertou seus parceiros indianos em um grande projeto marítimo que não esperem produção de petróleo no local até 2022, de acordo com fontes, em um novo sinal de como os preços baixos da commodity, o escândalo de corrupção envolvendo a estatal e suas enormes dívidas estão prejudicando o setor de energia do Brasil.

Ecopetrol oferece 20 ativos de produção a empresas de óleo e gás

O processo de atribuição das melhores ofertas financeiras será realizado em 30 de setembro através de um leilão eletrônico. Os campos têm um potencial de desenvolvimento interessante para pequenas e médias empresas.