Stay Connected

Valhall LoF program enters new phase

Offshore staff

BUDE, UK -- WGP has completed mobilization of the M/V Stril Myster to start operations on the latest shot survey for BP’s Valhall Life of Field Seismic (LoF) project in the Norwegian North Sea.

In 2003, BP installed its LoF ocean bottom cable (OBC) array on Valhall and contracted WGP to design the source system. This has since been deployed for 11 repeat surveys.

Under the latest 3 1/2-year contract, which involves seven repeat surveys, WGP is responsible for installation and operation of the same portable source system, which is now owned by Thalassa Energy Services.

The Valhall LoF shooting area comprises 179 shot lines spaced 50 m (164 ft) apart with an average shot line length of 14.2 km (8.8 mi), over 13 permanently installed and trenched receiver lines of GERI OBC.


08/12/2010

Related Articles

Jackup rig Prospector 1 arrives in Cromarty Firth

Nov 27, 2013

New jackup drilling rig Prospector 1 has arrived in the Cromarty Firth, after a two-month journey from its construction shipyard in Dalian, China.

Eni signs PSA with Ukraine for Black Sea E&P

Nov 27, 2013

Eni has signed a production sharing agreement with the Ukrainian government for the exploration and development of an area located in Ukraine’s Black Sea.

Trending News

Hydratight launches hot bolting services for offshore assets

Oct 24, 2014

Hydratight now offers hot bolting services globally on all types of flanged joints.

Palantir Solutions launches new reserves management and planning tool

Oct 24, 2014

Palantir Solutions is offering a new reserves management and planning solution called PalantirRESERVES, which is powered by PalantirDATAFLOW, a data management planning platform.

Fugro offers high-resolution subsea laser scanning

Oct 24, 2014

Fugro has expanded its offshore oil and gas services by adding high-resolution subsea laser scanning, which can be applied to a range of subsea services including metrology, field mapping, structure mapping, change detection, and integrity management.

OFG completes CSEM hydrate survey offshore Japan

Oct 24, 2014

Ocean Floor Geophysics Ltd., in cooperation with Fukada Salvage and Marine Works Co. Ltd., has completed a high-resolution CSEM survey of near-surface gas hydrates in Japanese waters using the Scripps Institution of Oceanography Vulcan system for the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST).

Statoil takes an offshore operatorship in Australia

Oct 24, 2014

Statoil continues to expand in Australia, with the award of 100% equity share in an exploration permit in the Northern Carnarvon basin on the Northwest Shelf of Australia.

  Offshore
Digital Magazine
Look Inside
Cover
Current Issue

Oil & Gas Jobs

View more Job Listings >>