TGS Begins Carnarvon Basin Seismic Survey



TGS has commenced acquisition of a new 3D multi-client seismic survey, Mary Rose Northeast, which covers 3,100 km2 over the Exmouth Plateau in the Carnarvon Basin, offshore NW Australia.

This survey is located over parts of blocks WA-365-P, WA-346-P and W10-21 to the Northeast of the previously announced NW Australia survey (Mary Rose) in October 2011. Upon completion of this survey, the TGS portfolio of 3D multi-client coverage in this highly prospective area offshore Australia will exceed 11,500 km2.

The seismic data is being acquired by the M/V Geo Atlantic and will be complete in Q1 2012. A fast track volume will be available to the industry in Q2 2012 with final data available for the full survey in Q4 2012. The survey is supported by industry funding.