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Magseis Fairfield in Conditional OBN Survey Award


January 6, 2022

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Magseis Fairfield, a Norwegian undersea node research specialist, announced on Thursday a conditional award for a submarine node (OBN) research contract from a private repeat client.

According to the company, it is scheduled to launch in the third quarter of 2022 and the project will run for about two months. It does not say where to conduct the investigation.

“We are pleased that the demand for OBN acquisition services remains high. We are exploring the potential for synergies with other opportunities in the 2022 season with this award.” Carel Hooijkaas, CEO of Magseis Fairfield.

Chief geophysicist

Earlier this week, Magseis Fairfield announced that Fons ten Kroode will be headquartered in Lysaker, its headquarters, and will become Chief Geophysicist on February 1, 2022. Before joining Magseis Fairfield, Fons spent 30 years at Shell.

“We are pleased to welcome Fons to the management team. He brings a wealth of experience in the geophysics and management business. His main role is through the company’s geophysical products through the Echova platform. That’s why this role supports us in expanding our leadership in the OBN market, “says Hooijkaas.

During his tenure at Shell, Fons held several senior-level positions. Most recently, he was the R & D Manager for Acquisition and Signal Processing, and Head of the Shell-PDO Geophysical Strategic Alliance.

He started as a borehole geophysicist in 1991 and continued to work in the general research department as a mathematical geophysicist of all-waveform inversion until the mid-90s. Since then, he has held positions as Team Leader’s Signal Processing R & D and Shell’s Global Seismic Imaging R & D Program Manager. He holds a PhD in Mathematics and a Masters in Theoretical Physics from the University of Amsterdam and was an Assistant Professor in Mathematics before joining Shell.

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