Rosneft steps up Arctic seismic acquisition
Rosneft acquired more than 46,000 km (28,583 mi) of 2D seismic last year over its offshore license areas in the Laptev, Kara, Chukchi, East Siberian, and Japanese seas off northern Russia.
In addition, the company acquired 5,800 sq km (2,239 sq mi) of 3D seismic over its licenses in the Pechora and Okhotsk seas.
These totals represented an increase of 40% and 44% respectively over the company’s 2016 programs in the Arctic offshore regions.
The company also conducted engineering and geological surveys in the Barents, Kara and Black seas.