WesternGeco and PGS win contracts for offshore seismic acquisition in southeastern Barents Sea

WesternGeco and PGS have won contracts from the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy for seismic acquisition in the southeastern Barents Sea, covering blocks proposed for the 23rd concession round.

WesternGeco and PGS seismic acquisition area in southeastern Barents Sea
WesternGeco and PGS seismic acquisition area in southeastern Barents Sea

Offshore staff

HOUSTONWesternGeco and PGS have won contracts from the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy for seismic acquisition in the southeastern Barents Sea, covering blocks proposed for the 23rd concession round. In total, the surveys will cover 13,700 sq km (5,290 mi).

Statoil is the operator for a project for joint acquisition of seismic 3D data from these areas, with 33 participating oil companies.

The surveys, which will acquire the data in preparation for applications to the 23rd round, will begin in April and continue throughout 2Q and 3Q 2014, with subsequent processing of data until the summer of 2015.

03/11/2014

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