TGS schedules two Barents offshore geophysics surveys

TGS will start the 2013 European acquisition season with two 3D multi-client surveys in the Norwegian Barents Sea.

Offshore staff

ASKER, Norway – TGS will start the 2013 European acquisition season with two 3D multi-client surveys in the Norwegian Barents Sea. Finnmark Platform 2013 (FP13) is scheduled to cover 3,500 sq. km (1,351 sq. mi) and the Hoop to Fingerdjupet 2013 (HF13) survey is for 8,600 sq. km (23,320 sq. mi).  

The FP 13 survey is scheduled to begin this month with theM/V Geo Barents towing eight streamers. The HF13 survey is scheduled to commence in early 2Q 2013 and will be acquired by the M/V Oceanic Challengerwith 12 streamers. Data processing for both surveys will be performed by TGS and initial data will be available to clients during 3Q 2013.

Both 3D seismic surveys cover areas of complex geology and are designed to address specific customer imaging requirements, said TGS. Data from both surveys will be processed utilizing TGS' Clari-Fi broadband processing technology.

The HF13 survey will also tie-in TGS' Hoop 3D in the east.

3/07/2013

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