Fugro Wins Seismic Work in the Arabian Gulf

Saudi Aramco has awarded Fugro-Suhaimi Ltd., a joint venture between Alsuhaimi Company of Saudi Arabia and Fugro N.V., a contract for gathering seismic data from Saudi waters in the Persian Gulf.

The survey will be carried out early 2004 using a dedicated survey vessel with the latest seismic and positioning equipment. The work is being carried out in combination with Fugro-Geoteam AS, Norway with support from Fugro Survey (Middle East) Limited from Abu Dhabi.

The contract covers acquisition and quality assurance of field data and delivery to Saudi Aramco's Dhahran office for processing. The field work phase will last approximately three months. This is one of the largest 2D offshore surveys ever carried out in the Persian Gulf and will provide data for Saudi Aramco's ongoing exploration program.