The DeBartolo Performing Arts Center has cancelled all public events for the fall semester in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to press release published Wednesday.The facility will instead be used for physically distanced classrooms, as the teaching days will be extended. Those who hold Presenting Series season tickets were notified and given the option for refunds, exchanges or account credit.Executive director Ted Barron said the Center will likely open in January 2021 for scheduled programming.“Since March, we have all been challenged, committing to choices in the short term to mitigate longer-term impacts,” Barron said. “That’s why the Center is supporting our communities’ healing and comfort until we can again welcome you and many more to premier arts experiences.”Tags: COVID-19, DPAC, pandemic, Presenting Series
Osprey Explorer / Image source: SeaBirdNorwegian seismic player SeaBird Exploration has secured an offshore survey contract in the Gulf of Mexico.SeaBird said the contract was for source work in the US Gulf of Mexico with a repeat customer. The survey has an expected duration of 40 – 60 days and will begin in mid-May 2019.The Osprey Explorer vessel, which recently completed an OBN-survey for another customer, will perform the work. SeaBird did not say who the client for the new Gulf of Mexico contract was.As for the Osprey Explorer vessel, it joined the fleet August 2006 after being converted to 2D Long offset/source vessel in Poland. According to MarineTraffic, the vessel is currently moored in Galveston, Texas.Spotted a typo? Have something more to add to the story? Maybe a nice photo? Contact our editorial team via email. Offshore Energy Today, established in 2010, is read by over 10,000 industry professionals daily. We had nearly 9 million page views in 2018, with 2.4 million new users. This makes us one of the world’s most attractive online platforms in the space of offshore oil and gas and allows our partners to get maximum exposure for their online campaigns. If you’re interested in showcasing your company, product or technology on Offshore Energy Today contact our marketing manager Mirza Duran for advertising options.