MMS contracts TGS-NOPEC for GoM well log data management services

The US Department of Interior's Minerals Management Service (MMS) has awarded TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Co. a five-year contract for well log data management services in the Gulf of Mexico outer continental shelf (OCS).

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HOUSTON -- The US Department of Interior's Minerals Management Service (MMS) has awarded TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Co. a five-year contract for well log data management services in the Gulf of Mexico outer continental shelf (OCS). Under the agreement, TGS will also provide the MMS with historic data from the GoM.

TGS will act as the collection point for all operator-acquired well log data in the OCS regions. After receiving the data, TGS will process it to MMS' standards and then serve as the official release agent to the public (once the operator's proprietary period has elapsed).

10/21/2009

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