Shearwater awarded two 3D Barents Sea surveys

The Amazon Conqueror will start work on the 3D surveys in the Barents Sea this month.
The Amazon Conqueror will start work on the 3D surveys in the Barents Sea this month.
(Courtesy Shearwater GeoServices)

Offshore staff

BERGEN, NorwayLundin Norway and Spirit Energy have awarded Shearwater GeoServices seismic acquisition projects in the Barents Sea.

These will involve use of Shearwater’s Flexisource quad-source Isometrix streamer technology, with 50-m (164-ft) streamer separation to provide a 3D de-ghosted, high-resolution Isogrid dataset.

The Amazon Conqueror will start work on the surveys this month.

Lundin’s award is under a new multi-year master services agreement and covers around 180 sq km (69 sq mi) on license PL965. Spirit’s program covers 130 sq km (50 sq mi) on block PL962.

Per Eivind Dhelie, senior geophysicist at Lundin, said: “In addition to the unique Isometrix streamer technology, we have re-designed the source configuration down to a very small point source of only 1 x 3 m [3.3 x 9.8 ft].”

“Combined with wide tow and four of the small focused sources, we believe we will obtain a super-high-resolution image with almost zero-offsets as well as giving us accurate amplitude versus offset measurements for reservoir property prediction.”

09/10/2019

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