TGS launches new frontier seismic surveys

Offshore staff

ASKER, Norway – TGS is to perform new seismic surveys offshore Australia and East Africa.

The Huzzas is a 2,100-sq km (811-sq mi) 3D survey covering the Barrow sub-basin, offshore northwest Australia. The M/V Geo Caspian will acquire the data using CGG’s BroadSeis and BroadSource technologies.

On completion, TGS 3D multi-client coverage offshore Australia will exceed 32,500 sq km (12,548 sq mi).
The CSM-14 and AN-14 2D surveys, covering 8,847 km (5,497 mi) offshore Madagascar, will be acquired respectively by the M/V Geo Arctic and the BGP Challenger.

TGS will process the data using its Clari-Fi broadband processing technology with final data available to clients in 4Q 2014.

The company has also signed a letter of award to deploy the seismic vessel Polarcus Naila. The six-month charter is expected to start in April.

01/09/2014

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