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  • 29 June 2020
    Business developments & projects

    Seismic player Seabird said it has secured an OBN source contract in the North Sea. According to the Oslo-listed company project mobilisation should take place in July this year. The company noted that it is a short duration contract where it will use its 3D/2D long offset/source vessel Eagle Explorer. The next planned work for […]

  • 28 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian seismic company SeaBird has now received a letter of award for the provision of source services for two OBN surveys to be carried out in West Africa.

  • 24 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    SeaBird Exploration, a marine seismic acquisition provider, has received extensions of two existing contracts.

  • 24 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Oslo-listed SeaBird Exploration has secured extension of two existing contracts, the company said on Thursday. Namely, the contract for the Voyager Explorer, which is working on an ocean bottom node survey in the Far East, has been extended by approximately 90 days until March 2019. The client also has an additional option to extend the […]

  • 27 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    SeaBird Exploration has signed an agreement to provide a source vessel for an upcoming undershoot project in the APAC region.

  • 14 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Seismic player SeaBird Exploration has signed a letter of intent for a 2D survey in the Americas.

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Seismic services player SeaBird Exploration has estimated that its ongoing seismic surveys in West Africa and Americas will both be completed about two months later than originally planned, resulting in increased operating expenses.  SeaBird said in late July that the completion of a niche 3D survey in West Africa – utilizing the Nordic Explorer – […]

  • 6 August 2015

    Seismic explorer SeaBird Exploration has made a decision to stack the Munin Explorer survey vessel, pressing ahead with its cost cutting steps amid weak demand for seismic services caused by a drop in oil prices. Stacking of vessels or drilling rigs in the oil industry is a common thing when there is a lack of demand for […]

  • 1 September 2016

    Seismic explorer SeaBird Exploration will buy the vessel Hawk Explorer and its seismic equipment. The Hawk Explorer has been a chartered vessel in the company’s fleet since 2006. Under the purchase agreement, SeaBird will pay $1.1 million for the vessel and its seismic equipment. Also, SeaBird will cover all expenses relating to the cancellation of all future […]

  • 7 December 2015

    Seismic explorer SeaBird Exploration has secured work for its Northern Explorer vessel. According to the company, the 76 meters long vessel has been hired for work in the greater Caribbean area. It will leave the TGS Gigante survey in Mexico in January 2016 for an estimated six to eight weeks. Phase one of the survey forms […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Seismic services provider SeaBird Exploration has signed a letter of award for a 2D seismic survey offshore West Africa. According to Seabird’s statement on Tuesday, the project is due to begin in the second quarter of 2017 and will last for approximately one month. The company added that it would be using the 1985-built Osprey […]

  • 4 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    SeaBird Exploration has received a letter of award to provide a source vessel for a seismic project in the Asia Pacific region.

  • 31 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Seismic survey company SeaBird Exploration has reached an agreement for sale and decommissioning of the seismic vessel Hawk Explorer. SeaBird said on Monday that the decommissioning of the vessel was a part of the company’s efforts to reduce cost and adjust fleet capacity to better reflect current market demand. However, the company will retain the […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Seismic services player SeaBird Exploration has received a letter of award for an OBN source contract in the Asia Pacific region.

  • 23 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Vantage Drilling Company  announced today that the ultra-deepwater drillship, Tungsten Explorer, commenced initial operations in Southeast Asia on the morning of September 20, 2013. Vantage also announced that the Sapphire Driller has received a Letter of Intent for an eighteen month contract plus options to work in West Africa. This contract will replace the previously […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Miclyn Express Offshore (MEO), an offshore support vessel provider, has mobilized the Voyager Explorer vessel for a 5-7 month project in Indonesia. The company said it would provide seismic source services to an oil major in the region. The vessel has been reflagged to Indonesian flag and chartered to Miclyn’s long-time client SeaBird Exploration, which […]

  • 10 July 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Qatari maritime firm Milaha has managed to find work for its 2016-built liftboat Milaha Explorer.

  • 17 August 2016

    Subsidiaries of Trinity Exploration and Production, a debt-laden oil and gas company operating in Trinidad and Tobago, have filed for bankruptcy protection. The subsidiaries in question are Trinity Exploration and Production (Trinidad and Tobago) Limited, Galeota Oilfield Services Limited, Trinity Exploration and Production (Galeota) Limited, Tabaquite Exploration & Production Company Limited, Trinity Exploration and Production (GOP) Limited, […]

  • 1 November 2018

    Australia’s Coalition Government completed the 2017 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release with the award of seven permits.

  • 19 February 2012

    Deep sea mining is set to test the boundaries of technology, but it is certainly not a recent discovery, as the very first deep sea manganese nodules were discovered in 1872 – 1876 during a scientific voyage of the HMS Challenger. Only in recent years this industry has become increasingly economically feasible. Deep sea mining, […]

  • 19 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    SeaBird Exploration’s chief financial officer, Nils Haugestad, has resigned. Haugestad will leave his position as of March 31, 2020, and will remain available as needed for some time after that, SeaBird informed. Nils has been CFO in Seabird for six years and was instrumental in the refinancing of the company during the 2014-2017 industry downturn, […]

  • 30 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Oslo-listed seismic player SeaBird said it will experience delays on two surveys previously secured in West Africa and the Americas. Namely, the 3D survey in West Africa was initially expected to be completed early in Q3 2019 utilizing the Nordic Explorer and is now estimated to be completed in the latter part of Q3. The […]