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  • 2 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Ophir Energy plc  announces that drilling operations have now concluded on the Mlinzi Mbali-1 well in Block 7 , Tanzania. Ophir has an 80% net interest.The well was located c.210km east of Dar es Salaam and was drilled by the Deepsea Metro I drillship. Mlinzi Mbali-1 is the first well on Block 7 and targeted […]

  • 2 January 2014

    Ophir Energy announced that drilling operations have now concluded on the Mlinzi Mbali-1 well in Block 7, Tanzania. Ophir has an 80% net interest.The well was located c.210km east of Dar es Salaam and was drilled by the Deepsea Metro I drillship. Mlinzi Mbali-1 is the first well on Block 7 and targeted a structural […]

  • 2 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Ophir Energy plc (“Ophir” or “the Company”) announces that drilling operations have now concluded on the Mlinzi Mbali-1 well in Block 7, Tanzania. Ophir has an 80% net interest. The well was located c.210km east of Dar es Salaam and was drilled by the Deepsea Metro I drillship. Mlinzi Mbali-1 is the first well on […]

  • 27 November 2013

    Ophir Energy plc announces that drilling operations have now started on the Mlinzi Mbali-1 well in Block 7*, Tanzania. Ophir has an 80% net interest.The well is located c.210km east of Dar es Salaam and is being drilled by the Deepsea Metro I drillship. Mlinzi Mbali-1 is the first well on Block 7 and is targeting a […]

  • 27 November 2013

    Ophir Energy announced that drilling operations have now commenced on the Mlinzi Mbali-1 well in Block 7, Tanzania. Ophir has an 80% net interest in the well which is located c.210km east of Dar es Salaam and is being drilled by the Deepsea Metro I drillship. Mlinzi Mbali-1 is the first well on Block 7 […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Ophir Energy plc (“Ophir” or “the Company”) announces that drilling operations have now commenced on the Mlinzi Mbali-1 well in Block 7, Tanzania. Ophir has an 80% net interest.The well is located c.210km east of Dar es Salaam and is being drilled by the Deepsea Metro I drillship. Mlinzi Mbali-1 is the first well on […]

  • 15 May 2014

    Ophir Energy plc provides an Interim Management Statement and Operational Update for the period 1 January 2014 to 15 May 2014. Corporate Highlights – Completed the sale of a 20% interest in Blocks 1, 3 and 4, Tanzania to Pavilion Energy. The Company received US$1,255million in cash including completion adjustments with a further US$38million payable […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Okeanus Science & Technology (Okeanus) has delivered the Okeanus model ECO 2000 all-electric winch to the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). The ECO 2000 winch is designed for a wide variety of oceanographic applications such as water sample profiling, CTD, towing, bottom grab sampling or other similar operations. The winch assembly delivered to MBARI […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Operations & Maintenance

    During a recent expedition to map earthquake faults in Monterey Bay, MBARI researchers discovered the wreck of a barge on the muddy seafloor in Monterey Canyon. The barge Umpqua II was about 1,700 meters (one mile) below the ocean surface. Researchers first spotted the barge in sonar data from MBARI’s autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) D. […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    MBARI scientists have departed to their third expedition to the Gulf of California to build on research conducted during expeditions in 2003 and 2012. They will continue many ongoing investigations in 1,130-kilometer-long (700-mile-long) finger of water that separates the peninsula of Baja California from mainland Mexico. This will be a two-ship expedition. Seafloor mapping with an autonomous […]

  • 8 April 2015

    Visitors to the Monterey Bay Aquarium can find out what’s it like to explore the depths of Monterey Canyon using an underwater robot in a new exhibit and auditorium program that highlight MBARI’s deep-sea research. The new exhibit, “Mission to the Deep,” features a virtual dive into Monterey Canyon using a replica of MBARI’s deep-diving […]

  • 30 June 2011

      In late May of 2011, MBARI and the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Data Buoy Center (NDBC) installed a new… (mbari) [mappress] Source:  mbari, June 30, 2011

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    On November 22, the Monterey Bay Aquarium opens its re-imagined “Mission to the Deep” exhibit, highlighting the valuable work of its partners at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Inside the new “Mission to the Deep” a 360-degree video projection of the Monterey Canyon immerses visitors in a simulated underwater world. In this otherworldly […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Remotely operated vehicle (ROV) Doc Ricketts successfully completed its 600th dive. Since February 2009, Doc Ricketts has explored the deep sea as far north as the Juan de Fuca Ridge off the Pacific northwest coast and as south as Baja California, Mexico.  Doc Ricketts is MBARI’s next generation ROV developed at SMD. The system breaks new ground in providing an integrated […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    MBARI’s Board of Directors visited the institute last month for our annual Day of Engineering, Science, and Technology (DOEST) to hear presentations from scientists and engineers about current research projects at the institute. The theme, “Understanding Changing Ocean Landscapes”, underscores MBARI’s overarching goal to understand the effects of natural and human-induced changes on the ocean. […]

  • 17 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    On June 6, 2011 the ALOHA Cabled Observatory (ACO) “went live,” returning data from instruments on the deep seafloor, about 60 nautical miles north of Oahu, Hawaii, and 4,800 meters below the ocean surface. Funded by the University of Hawaii and the National Science Foundation (NSF), the ALOHA observatory uses a retired telecommunications cable to […]

  • 26 December 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) scientists have recently discovered thousands of mysterious holes or pits in the seafloor during a survey off Big Sur, USA. Scientists and resource managers want to understand how these pits formed because this area is the site of a proposed offshore wind farm. The researchers found two different sizes […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ophir Energy plc has entered into a comprehensive farm-out agreement with OMV covering its deepwater offshore blocks in Gabon.   Under the terms of the agreement, OMV will acquire 30% non-operated interests in the Manga and Gnondo Blocks and 10% non-operated interests in the Mbeli and Ntsina Blocks. On completion, Ophir’s retained stakes will be […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    MBARI engineers have recovered the experimental wave energy buoy for maintenance, after it had been deployed in the sea for over 4 months. During this deployment, the buoy supplied power for instruments used to collect data for engineering purposes. It was deployed 9 km southwest of Moss Landing Harbor, while the engineers tested the system’s […]

  • 6 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Surprisingly large amounts of discarded trash end up in the ocean. Plastic bags, aluminum cans, and fishing debris not only clutter the beaches, but accumulate in open-ocean areas such as the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch.” Now, a paper by researchers at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) shows that trash is also accumulating in […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    The Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) announced that the Deep Environmental Sample Processor (D-ESP) is being tested in MBARI’s test tank this week. The test are being executed in preparation for a six-month deployment on the Monterey Advanced Research System (MARS) cabled observatory. With funding from NASA’s ASTEP program (Astrobiology Science and Technology for […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Ocean researchers are on the verge of gaining new insights about the changing Southern Ocean with help from sensors developed by a research team at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). These sensors will be implemented in the Southern Ocean Carbon and Climate Observations and Modeling (SOCCOM) program, which just received a $21 million […]