BOS Angler begins Sicily channel seismic acquisiton

Northern Petroleum (UK) has begun 2D seismic operations in six West Sicily thrust belt licenses (G.R17.NP, G.R18.NP, G.R19.NP, G.R20.NP, G.R21.NP and G.R22.NP) and in permit C.R147.NP off Pantelleria island in the Sicily channel.

Offshore staff

LONDON -- Northern Petroleum (UK) has begun 2D seismic operations in six West Sicily thrust belt licenses (G.R17.NP, G.R18.NP, G.R19.NP, G.R20.NP, G.R21.NP and G.R22.NP) and in permit C.R147.NP off Pantelleria island in the Sicily channel.

A total of over 2,500 km (1,553 mi) of seismic data will be acquired in the licenses using the vesselBOS Angler; with over 2000 km (1,243 mi)covering the West Sicily thrust belt and approximately 500 km (311 mi) in C.R147.NP.

The survey is expected to last about six weeks.

02/13/2009

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