OSLO, Norway –Wavefield Inseis ASA has signed contracts with BP and OMV for separate seismic surveys. The BP work will be off the Shetland Islands and the OMV job is in New Zealand.
For BP, Wavefield Inseis has a 4D marine survey in UK continental shelf block 204 190 km (118 mi) west of the Shetland Islands. The shoot will be over Schiehallion, Loyal, and Foinaven fields starting in May 2008.
For OMV, the contract covers a 2D project covering 17,000 km (10,563 mi) in both the Great South and Taranaki basins starting Oct. 2007. Wavefield says it will use theDiscoverer II.