Ohio: Utica shale spec 3D seismic shoot set in 2012

By OGJ editors

TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Co. has let a contract for the acquisition of 307 sq miles of multiclient 3D seismic in the Utica shale play in the Appalachian basin in northeastern Ohio.

Tidelands Geophysical Services is expected to shoot the Firestone 3D survey in 7 months starting in the first quarter of 2012.

TGS noted that the Utica shale is a few thousand feet below the Marcellus shale and is characterized by a western oil phase, a central wet gas phase, and an eastern dry gas phase. The new seismic survey is located over the wet gas portion of the Utica.

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