CGG embarks on central North Sea 3D seismic survey

Offshore staff

PARIS – CGG (NYSE:CGV) has begun a 3D multi-client seismic survey in the Central North Sea.

Quad 30 Phase 7 of the Cornerstone CNS dataset should cover 5,500 sq km in the Q29, 30, and 38 areas, said CGG. The Ocean Phoenix is acquiring the data running a 10 x 100 x 6,000 m offset streamer.

A fasttrack data delivery is scheduled for September 2013.

Based on previous surveys, CGG said its BroadSeis broadband enables imaging of the thinner and more complex reservoirs from the deep Carboniferous-Permian section through the Jurassic and up to the shallower Paleogene targets, and is a key solution for unlocking bypassed hydrocarbons in the southern central graben.

“Our Quad 30 Phase 7 program will build on our benchmark Cornerstone CNS dataset, bringing it to approximately 35,000 sq km (13,514 sq mi),” said Luc Schlumberger EVP of Multi-Client and New Ventures for CGG.

2/20/2013

CGG's Cornerstone North Sea coverage

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now

Whitepapers

The Time is Right for Optimum Reliability: Capital-Intensive Industries and Asset Performance Management

Imagine a plant that is no longer at risk of a random shutdown. Imagine not worrying about losing...

Going Digital: The New Normal in Oil & Gas

In this whitepaper you will learn how Keystone Engineering, ONGC, and Saipem are using software t...

Maximizing Operational Excellence

In a recent survey conducted by PennEnergy Research, 70% of surveyed energy industry professional...

Leveraging the Power of Information in the Energy Industry

Information Governance is about more than compliance. It’s about using your information to drive ...