LONDON –Petroleum Geo Services has completed acquisition of 1,492 sq km (576 sq mi) of 3D seismic data south of the Falkland Islands for Borders & Southern Petroleum Plc. Data processing is under way at PGS and is expected to take five months to complete.
"We are delighted to have finished the 3D acquisition ahead of schedule," says Howard Obee, CEO of Borders & Southern. "Thanks are due to PGS along with our onboard QCs. The quality of the raw data appears very good and we're excited about receiving the processed data."
Borders & Southern also had a marine mammal observer on board to record wildlife activity. This information will be incorporated into the environmental impact assessment of possible operations in the permit area.