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29-Aug-2017 WGP has been awarded Achilles JQS qualification for another year

WGP Group Ltd has been awarded Achilles JQS qualification for another year. Achilles JQS (Joint Qualification System) is a supplier register and pre-qualification system used by the buyers in the Norwegian and Danish oil and gas sector to manage supplier information and risk within the supply chain, as well as to procure efficiently in accordance

22-Aug-2017 Thalassa reaches preliminary agreement on WGP sale and ARL investment

The board of directors of Thalassa (Owner of the WGP Group) has agreed preliminary terms and executed letters of intent with an interested third party for the acquisition of 100% of WGP Group Ltd and subsidiaries, and an investment in Autonomous Robotics Ltd.  Also, the Board is pleased to announce that the identity of the

06-Jul-2017  Eastleigh Court Office Garden Day

06-Jul-2017 Eastleigh Court Office Garden Day

Sunday the 25th June 2017 was the date for the bi-annual Bishopstrow ‘Open Garden’ day.  It was decided that the grounds of both Eastleigh Court and Eastleigh Stables should be included in this village event.  A BBQ, bar, teas and stalls were to be found on the village playing field from where visitors could purchase

09-Mar-2017 First EAGE Workshop Practical Reservoir Monitoring – Amsterdam

WGP Group were present at the 1st EAGE Practical Reservoir Monitoring (PRM) Workshop in Amsterdam; attended by Terry Hibben (CTO) and Tim Mason (LOC Manager).  The workshop highlighted the benefits of PRM on existing fields, ensuring improved decision making and yields.  There were also insights into exciting potential future developments to help reduce the costs

16-Jan-2017  Seismic Navigators

16-Jan-2017 Seismic Navigators

WGP currently have an opening for Seismic Navigators. Permanent and Subcontractor positions considered: Chief / Shift Leader / Operator Particularly desirable are those with experience in Triggerfish INS and GeoMetis Navigation Processing, but not essential, as training will be given. Should you be interested in an offshore position with WGP, please send your application to  jobs@wgp-group.com  

13-Jan-2017  Seismic Source Mechanics

13-Jan-2017 Seismic Source Mechanics

WGP currently have an opening for Seismic Source Mechanics. Permanent and Subcontractor positions considered : Chief / Shift Leader / Operator Particularly desirable are those with experience in BOLT/Sercel Air Gun Arrays, GunLink and RTS Gun controllers, but not essential, as training will be given. Should you be interested in an offshore position with WGP, please

12-Oct-2016 WGP Management change

Mark Burnett has stepped-down as CEO of WGP Exploration Ltd and agreed to serve as a non-executive director of WGP Group Ltd. Mr Francis Smulders, the chairman of WGP Group Ltd, will assume the role of Executive Chairman of WGP Exploration Ltd with immediate effect.  Mr Smulders has over 26 years of professional experience in

01-Jun-2016  Appointment of Chairman of WGP Group Ltd

01-Jun-2016 Appointment of Chairman of WGP Group Ltd

RNS Announcement  (1/06/2016) – click here to see the full announcement  The board of Thalassa is pleased to announce that Francis Smulders has been appointed Non­executive Chairman of Thalassa’s wholly owned subsidiary WGP Group Ltd, with effect from 1 June 2016. Mr Smulders was appointed to the board of Thalassa on 21 June 2013, a

07-Dec-2015  New seismic services contract with ConocoPhillips

07-Dec-2015 New seismic services contract with ConocoPhillips

WGP Group (“WGP”), has entered into a contract to provide long term seismic acquisition services to ConocoPhillips Skandinavia AS (“CoP”).  WGP will acquire seismic data sets on the Ekofisk field in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea. The seismic acquisition contract has an initial five year term. Photo credit: ConocoPhillips

22-Aug-2015  Completion of TGS HR3D (P-Cable™) 2D & 3D Spring Surveys 2015

22-Aug-2015 Completion of TGS HR3D (P-Cable™) 2D & 3D Spring Surveys 2015

Spring 2015 P-CableTM High Resolution 3D (“HR3D”) and 2D (“HR2D”) operations for TGS in the Barents Sea have now been completed on schedule thanks to a combination of excellent operational performance, minimum downtime and favourable weather conditions. The programme of work comprised both extended regional coverage with HR2D data acquisition, combined with targeted HR3D blocks,

28-Jul-2015  Statoil Snorre & Grane PRM Spring Survey Completion

28-Jul-2015 Statoil Snorre & Grane PRM Spring Survey Completion

Spring 2015 Permanent Reservoir Monitoring (“PRM”) operations over the Statoil operated Snorre and Grane fields have now been completed ahead of schedule thanks to a combination of excellent operational performance, minimum downtime and favourable weather conditions. A total of over 6,000 km of data has been shot over the two fields, now in the second full year

15-May-2015  P-CableTM HR3D Contract Award with TGS

15-May-2015 P-CableTM HR3D Contract Award with TGS

WGP has completed the re-mobilisation of the ‘Bergen Surveyor’ and has commenced a program of work in the South East Barents Sea on behalf of TGS. An initial program of 3 month’s High Resolution 3D (HR3D) will be acquired utilising P-CableTM technology and will comprise both regional and localised data acquisition to consolidate TGS’ multi-client

11-May-2015  Statoil Snorre & Grane Permanent Reservoir Monitoring (PRM) Project

11-May-2015 Statoil Snorre & Grane Permanent Reservoir Monitoring (PRM) Project

WGP has completed the re-mobilisation of the Dual Portable Modular Source System (D-PMSSTM) onboard the ‘Siddis Sailor’ as part of the ongoing 4D/4C Permanent Reservoir Monitoring project over the Statoil operated Snorre and Grane fields in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea. The projected program of work will see repeat source surveys undertaken over

27-Apr-2015  Contract Award:  P-Cable HR3D Seismic Data Acquisition Contract with TGS

27-Apr-2015 Contract Award: P-Cable HR3D Seismic Data Acquisition Contract with TGS

WGP Group Ltd (“WGP”) has entered into a contract to provide seismic services to TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company ASA (“TGS”), a provider of multi-client geoscience data products to the Oil and Gas Industry listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange (TGS.OL). WGP will be acquiring High Resolution 3D (HR3D) data sets in the South East Barents Sea region utilising

16-Mar-2015  EAGE PRM Workshop

16-Mar-2015 EAGE PRM Workshop

WGP is participating in the 3rd EAGE Permanent Reservoir Monitoring (PRM) Workshop in Oslo this week (16th -19th March) in Oslo, attended by Mark Burnett (CEO), Terry Hibben (CTO) and Bruce Brown (Sales & Business Development.

17-Dec-2014  Season’s Greetings from WGP

17-Dec-2014 Season’s Greetings from WGP

2014 is drawing to a close and it has been yet another great year for WGP, during which we have been involved in a number of pioneering projects. We could not have achieved this without your support so we would like to say a big thank you to all our clients, suppliers, investors and staff

23-Oct-2014  WGP address details and relocation information

23-Oct-2014 WGP address details and relocation information

Continuing further from our recent announcement of our new office headquarters at Eastleigh Campus in Wiltshire, please be advised of the following important information: Whilst Eastleigh Campus is being refurbished and prepared for the move-in, WGP will also be moving out of the current premises in West Street, Kilkhampton to WGP’s new North Cornwall Office.

22-Oct-2014  P-Cable High Resolution 3D Data Acquisition Update

22-Oct-2014 P-Cable High Resolution 3D Data Acquisition Update

    WGP Survey Ltd in, partnership with TGS Nopec AS, has completed 2014’s multi-client/proprietary survey of prospects in the Barents Sea region using the P-Cable system onboard the ‘Bergen Surveyor’, prior to the 23rd license round that is expected to be announced shortly. The rapidly deployed P-Cable system, a short offset high resolution 3D

22-Oct-2014  D-PMSS™ Statoil – Snorre & Grane Permanent Reservoir Monitoring Update

22-Oct-2014 D-PMSS™ Statoil – Snorre & Grane Permanent Reservoir Monitoring Update

  WGP continues to operate Statoil’s Dual Portable Modular Source System (D-PMSS™), designed and built by WGP and mobilised on the ‘Siddis Sailor’, on the third Permanent Reservoir Monitoring (PRM) survey in the North Sea. Survey 3 is the first where Grane and Snorre fields will be shot consecutively, a total of 5,760 sail kilometres,

20-Oct-2014  WGP will be exhibiting at the SEG 26th – 29th Oct ’14

20-Oct-2014 WGP will be exhibiting at the SEG 26th – 29th Oct ’14

Come and meet the team at booth # 2408 during the SEG for your chance to win a GoPro Hero3+ To make an appointment please complete the following Request Form The SEG International Exposition brings together more than 350 leading companies, government agencies, research and educational institutions involved in global oil, gas and mineral exploration,

09-Oct-2014  Welcome to our new website

09-Oct-2014 Welcome to our new website

After a couple of months of planning, we are delighted to announce the launch of our new website. The site gives us a fantastic platform to build on as we aim, as always, to continue to develop our service.