TopSeis imaging extending to Barents Sea Castberg area

CGG and TGS will co-operate on the industry-funded Greater Castberg TopSeis survey, due to start shooting in the Norwegian Barents Sea this spring.

Offshore staff

MASSY, France – CGG and TGS will co-operate on the industry-funded Greater Castberg TopSeis survey, due to start shooting in the Norwegian Barents Sea this spring.

The 5,000-sq km (1,930-sq mi) campaign will employ the latest developments ofCGG’s TopSeis imaging technology.

The survey will take in the area around theJohan Castberg oilfield development, spanning existing and newly issued licenses and some open acreage, targeting various play models in multiple geological layers.

Final product delivery should follow in late 2020.

Sophie Zurquiyah, CEO of CGG, said thatTopSeis combines an innovative source-over-spread acquisition geometry with advanced imaging technology. “This unique solution enables our clients to delineate shallow-to-intermediate depth targets in the Barents Sea, which are not resolved by conventional methods.”

02/11/2019

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