Searcher Commences Halmahera Seismic Offshore Indonesia

Searcher Seismic, in conjunction with its project partner DMNG "Dalmorneftegeophysica", announced that the Halmahera Non-Exclusive 2D Seismic Survey commenced acquisition on the 4th of January, 2010 using the seismic vessel M/V Akademik Fersman.

The Halmahera 2D seismic survey will acquire approximately 3,882 km of 2D long-offset seismic data in a regular 15 km x 15 km grid. The Halmahera survey is located in one of the least explored parts of the Eastern Indonesian archipelago and covers approximately 32,000 sq. km over the main parts of the South Halmahera Basin. The basin is located in the Halmahera Sea, Indonesia, which lies immediately to the south east of the Indonesian Islands of Halmahera and to the north west of Western New Guinea (formally Irian Jaya).

Data will be processed with a full suite of deliverable products and scheduled to be available from July 2010.