OMV leads record Black Sea seismic survey

OMV says work has been completed on the largest 3D seismic survey to date in the Black Sea.

Jan 22nd, 2014

Offshore staff

VIENNA, Austria – OMV says work has been completed on the largest 3D seismic survey to date in the Black Sea.

The 7,740-sq km (2,988-sq mi) survey was over the1-21 Han-Asparuh block in the Bulgarian sector. Acquisition took 210 days to complete.

A complementary 2,000-km (1,243-mi) 2D campaign was completed last October.

OMV says the interpreted data will assist assessment of drilling locations for two exploration wells planned during 2015-2016. Total will operate the drilling phase.

Water depths over the block extend down to 2,200 m (7,218 ft).

01/22/2014

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