Regina basin off New Zealand sees seismic survey

A seismic survey is under way offshore New Zealand 300 km (186 mi) northwest of Northland in the Regina basin.

Offshore staff

WELLINGTON, New Zealand --A seismic survey is under way offshore New Zealand 300 km (186 mi) northwest of Northland in the Regina basin.

CGGVeritas, using itsPacific Titan, plans to gather 1,500 km (932 sq mi) of data exclusive for Crown Minerals and another 4,000 km (2,485 mi) that will be available nono-exclusivelyk.

"This is the first seismic data survey since the government decided to reverse the previous administration's decision to stop data acquisition," says Energy and Resources Minister Gerry Brownlee.


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