HOUSTON -- TGS is due to start data acquisition for a new multi-client 3D survey offshore Benin next month. The survey area covers around 4,000 sq km (1,544 sq mi) in the deepwater area of Benin in blocks 5 and 6. Acquisition should be completed in 2Q 2011.
This is the second in a series of surveys TGS is performing along the African Transform margin, following its Gambia project announced in October. The company’s imaging center in Houston will conduct specialized data processing.