Frontier seismic survey reaches Newgrange offshore Ireland

Providence Resources says 2D seismic survey operations have started over the Newgrange prospect area, 260 km (161 mi) offshore southwest Ireland.

Aug 18th, 2014

Offshore staff

DUBLIN, IrelandProvidence Resources says 2D seismic survey operations have started over the Newgrange prospect area, 260 km (161 mi) offshore southwest Ireland.

The M/VHarrier Explorer is acquiring 2,500 line km (1,553 mi) of long-offset 2D reflection data as part of a regional multi-client program. Polarcus MC and Seabird Exploration are the joint contractors.

Around 1,000 line km (621 mi) will be focused on the Newgrange prospect. Newgrange is in frontier exploration license 6/14 in around 1,000 m (3,281 ft) of water in the Goban Spur basin. Providence operates in partnership with Sosina Exploration.

08/18/2014

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