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‘Major prospect’ off Crete boosts expectations

Ekathimerini 28 Jan 2023
The geological evidence from the seismic surveys carried out in 2012 by the PGS research vessel on behalf of the Hydrocarbons and Energy Resources Management Company (EDEYEP) shows an increased likelihood of 9 trillion cubic feet or 280 billion cubic meters of gas ... .
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Harris Calls For Moratorium On Offshore Wind Activity

The Ocean City Dispatch 26 Jan 2023
This hemorrhage could be consistent with suspect blunt force trauma (vessel strike) ...Even if a vessel strike is still consistent with injury from seismic testing as that testing may interfere with the whale’s hearing and senses, some think causing lasting damage.”.
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South Africa Russia Protest

Citrus County Chronicle 26 Jan 2023
Activists protest against the ...
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ECONOMY ENERGY Reserve off Crete is promising

Greek City Times 26 Jan 2023
Τhe seismic data ExxonMobil’s Sanco Swift research vessel has collected so far offer clear indications of the existence of an important hydrocarbon field in the area south of Crete ... of the seismic surveys to date, which according to the minister will be completed by end-February.
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Reserve off Crete is promising

Ekathimerini 25 Jan 2023
Τhe seismic data ExxonMobil’s Sanco Swift research vessel has collected so far offer clear indications of the existence of an important hydrocarbon field in the area south of Crete.
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Data indicate large gas deposits off Crete, says minister

Ekathimerini 25 Jan 2023
Seismic data obtained so far by the Sanco Swift, the Norwegian exploration vessel leased by ExxonMobil, southwest of the ...
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Whales navigate a perilous route off the NJ Shore

Phys Dot Org 23 Jan 2023
At any given time, 50 or more vessels, ranging from massive cargo ships to small fishing boats, are motoring off New Jersey's 127-mile coast from New York to Delaware ... Social media forums are filled with people questioning whether offshore wind vessels using sonar or seismic testing are to blame.
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Dead whale found on Assateague Island; Harris calls for halt to windmill construction

The Star Democrat 20 Jan 2023
BERLIN — Rep. Andy Harris, MD-01, is calling for a halt to windmill construction following the death of a whale on Assateague Island ... “Even a vessel strike is still consistent with injury from seismic testing as that testing may interfere with the whale’s hearing and senses — some think causing long lasting damage ... 16 ... .
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Russia’s Noisy Antarctic Seismic Ship Is Coming to Cape Town

WhoWhatWhy 17 Jan 2023
Equipped with deafening airguns designed to scour Antarctica’s climate-threatened Southern Ocean for oil and gas, Russia’s flagship polar seismic vessel is set to dock in the port of Cape Town on January 26, according to ship tracker Marine Traffic.
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Surprise magma chamber growing under Mediterranean volcano

Phys Dot Org 13 Jan 2023
Seismic profiles were constructed after the researchers fired air-gun shots from aboard a research vessel cruising over the volcanic region, triggering seismic waves that were recorded by ocean bottom seismometers located along the arc.
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Greece delivers note verbale to Libyan embassy over research vessel

Anadolu Agency 11 Jan 2023
Greece's Foreign Ministry delivered a note verbale to the Libyan embassy in Athens on Tuesday refuting accusations that the seismic research vessel Sanco Swift is carrying out illegal activities ...
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Athens sends Libya government a verbal notice

Ekathimerini 11 Jan 2023
... allegations made by the Tripoli government’s openly pro-Turkish Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh and his associates concerning the “illegal” actions of the Sanco Swift, the vessel carrying out seismic surveys south of the Peloponnese and west and southwest of Crete.
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Foreign Ministry sends note verbale to Libyan embassy over research vessel

Ekathimerini 10 Jan 2023
The vessel is conducting seismic surveys for hydrocarbon deposits, over an area covering 40,000 square kilometers in total, off the western-southwestern coast of Crete in the southern Aegean and off the southwestern coast of the Peloponnese in the Ionian Sea.
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Drilling for gas in Crete to start earlier

Ekathimerini 09 Jan 2023
Libya and Turkey do not share maritime borders; Egypt and Greece stand in the way ... The company has leased a specialized seismic research vessel, Sanco Swift, from Norwegian firm PGS. The ship began collecting two-dimensional seismic data off Crete in November and plans to finish this early exploratory activity by February ... .
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Inside Antarctica’s Brutal, Lingering Noise War on Marine Life — Part 2

WhoWhatWhy 05 Jan 2023
This vessel features a number of mitigation attempts, including an early-detection program that tries to spot fauna ... The Akademik Alexander Karpinsky — the seismic vessel that has conducted most of Russia’s Antarctic oil and gas seismic surveys — in Cape Town port, August 2020.

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