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The Spectrum Group of companies provides high-quality Multi-Client and expert Seismic Imaging from offices in four continents. These complementary product lines make it possible for the company to offer the oil and gas industry a full range of integrated seismic services.

In September 2011 the company completed the purchase of the Marine 2D Multi-Client library of CGGVeritas. Spectrum now holds the world's second-largest Multi-Client library of 2D marine seismic.

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Dr Neil Hodgson joined Spectrum in June 2012, having previously worked for BP, BG and Premier Oil in a number of Exploration Geology roles over a 25 year career. His last role prior to joining Spectrum was as Exploration Director for Matra Petroleum. Neil is focussed on developing the understanding of hydrocarbon plays in the areas of Spectrum's Library, and finding new ways for Spectrum to do bus
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Spectrum Latest News

"What we think we know" main barrier to North Sea exploration
One of the biggest barriers to finding more reservoirs in the North Sea is a psychological one - people think they know everything, said Neil Hodgson, VP geosciences with Spectrum.
19 Nov 2018

More data added to Argentina offshore campaign
Spectrum is pleased to announce the commencement of its Multi-Client 2D seismic survey covering the Austral and Malvinas basins offshore southern Argentina through the authorization of the Ministry of Energy and Minerals.
08 Dec 2017

Spectrum enhance seismic imaging toolbox through WaveSeis acquisition
As part of a continued program of investment in research and development, Spectrum is pleased to announce that it has acquired the intellectual property of Waveseis LLC, a provider of leading edge seismic imaging algorithms.
28 Apr 2017

Spectrum commence 2D multi-client seismic campaign offshore Argentina
Spectrum is pleased to announce the commencement of a 35,000 km Multi-Client 2D seismic survey covering 435,000 km2 offshore the deep waters of Argentina in cooperation with YPF S.A. and the authorization of the Ministry of Energy and Minerals.
28 Apr 2017

Spectrum to commence new 3D seismic survey in the Western Barents Sea
Spectrum commences an 1,800 Multi-Client 3D seismic survey offshore Norway in the Western Barents Sea.
17 Oct 2016

Spectrum to commence new Multi-Client 2D survey offshore Brazil
Spectrum is pleased to announce the commencement of a 15,000 km Multi-Client 2D survey offshore Brazil in the Santos and Campos Basins.
26 Jul 2016

Olympus 3D: Spectrum to upgrade key 3d seismic offshore NW Australia
Spectrum has commenced broadband reprocessing of its Zeus and Zeebries 3D datasets as part of an extensive new Broadband 3D seismic project that is set to ignite exploration offshore NW Australia.
22 Jul 2016

Spectrum to commence 2D Multi-Client project offshore Brazil
Spectrum will commence a 10,400 km Multi-Client 2D survey offshore Brazil in the Amazonas and Para-Maranhao basins along the Equatorial Margin of Brazil.
22 Apr 2016

The best time for ultra-deepwater?
A low oil price era could be the best possible time to go ultra-deepwater, if it means drilling costs are cheapest - and there are plenty of possible targets in the North and South Atlantic, said Spectrum's Neil Hodgson.
16 Oct 2015

Spectrum sign seismic data agreements to kick-start exploration offshore Somalia
Spectrum ASA entered into a Multi-client master co-operation agreement with the federal government of Somalia during a signing ceremony on September 5th at the SYL Hotel, Mogadishu.
10 Sep 2015

Spectrum deal to create the world's largest collection of seismic data
Spectrum has completed the transaction to acquire Fugro's Multi-Client seismic data and in doing so has created a record-breaking library of modern 2D seismic. Standing at over 3.3 million line km, the Spectrum library is now the world's largest, comprising 587 datasets and spanning 67 offshore territories. The deal also includes a significant quantity of 3D seismic data which increases Spectrum's existing 3D library by over 700%.
09 Jul 2015

Huge Mexico Seismic Acquisition Program from Spectrum / PGS /Schlumberger
A MOU has been executed for a cooperation agreement between Spectrum, PGS and Schlumberger in Mexico. The collaboration will acquire 80,000 - 100,000 km of modern, long-offset 2D data encompassing all the major hydrocarbon provinces offshore Mexico. This includes areas currently on offer for Mexico's Round 1 in the Perdido Fold Belt, Mexican Ridges Province, Campeche Deep Sea Basin and will also provide seamless coverage across the Yucatan Platform tying to Spectrum's Big Wave program in the eastern area of the US Gulf of Mexico.
02 Jul 2015

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North Africa and the Eastern Mediterranean - are there any big fields still hiding?
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12 Feb 2013

Finding Opportunities in Southern Africa
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09 Jan 2013


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