Polarcus outlines targets for 3D seismic survey offshore Myanmar

Offshore staff

DUBAI, UAEPolarcus claims to be setting new acquisition performance records with its current 3D marine seismic survey offshore Myanmar.

The Polarcus Amani vessel is towing an in-sea configuration that measures 1.8 km (1.2 mi) wide across the front ends.

Distance between each of the 10 streamers is 200 m (656 ft), making the total area covered by the spread 17.6 sq km (6.8 sq mi).

The contractor claims this is the largest in-sea configuration ever towed by a single seismic vessel, and the largest man-made moving object on earth.

The company aims to cover up to 190 sq km/d (73 sq mi/d).

01/21/2016

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