Finance & Investing
News Services
Newsletters
Get free industry updates via email.
Daily News
Weekly News
Equipment Updates
Weekly Job Register
Monthly Event Guide
Our privacy
pledge.


advertisement

TGS Launches Seismic Surveys in Barents Sea

change text size

TGS reported Thursday that it is about to start the 2013 acquisition season in Europe with two 3D multi-client surveys in the Norwegian Barents Sea.

The Finnmark Platform 2013 survey (FP13) will cover 1,351 square miles (3,500 square kilometers) and the Hoop to Fingerdjupet 2013 survey (HF13) will cover 3,320 square miles (8,600 square kilometers).

Both 3D seismic surveys are being conducted in areas of complex geology and are designed to address specific customer imaging requirements. Data from both surveys will be processed using TGS's proprietary broadband processing technology. The HF13 survey will also tie-in the firm's Hoop 3D area in the east.

The FP 13 survey is scheduled to start this month and will be acquired by the M/V Geo Barents vessel, which will tow eight streamers. The HF13 survey is expected to begin in early 2Q 2013 and will be acquired by the M/V Oceanic Challenger with 12 streamers. Data processing for both surveys will be performed by TGS and initial data will be available to clients during 3Q 2013, the firm added.



Have a news tip? Share it with Rigzone!
Email news@rigzone.com

WHAT DO YOU THINK?

Post a Comment Generated by readers, the comments included herein do not reflect the views and opinions of Rigzone. All comments are subject to editorial review. Off-topic, inappropriate or insulting comments will be removed.

Related Companies

More from this Author
Rigzone Staff
e-mail us at news@rigzone.com
 -  Songa Completes $1.1B Loan Deal to Fin... (Oct 31)
 -  Baker Hughes Launches SeismicTrak (Oct 31)
 -  Global Petroleum Sees Progress with Li... (Oct 31)
 -  Petronas Carigali Extends BW Offshore'... (Oct 30)
 -  AWE, Santos Progress Development of In... (Oct 30)
Most Popular Articles
From the Career Center
Jobs that may interest you
Geotech/Data Management
Expertise: Geoscience Technician
Location: Houston, TX
 
Senior Reservoir Engineer / Advisor
Expertise: Geologist, Reservoir Engineering
Location: Houston
 
Formation Evalution Engineer
Expertise: Geotechnical Engineer
Location: Fort Worth, TX
 
search for more jobs