Shearwater lands two-block seismic survey offshore Myanmar

Total and Eni have awarded Shearwater GeoServices a 10,000-sq km (3,861-sq mi) marine seismic acquisition services contract for their 2018 exploration program offshore Myanmar.

Polar Empress
Polar Empress

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TUNBRIDGE WELLS, UKTotal and Eni have awarded Shearwater GeoServices a 10,000-sq km (3,861-sq mi) marine seismic acquisition services contract for their 2018 exploration program offshore Myanmar.

Shearwater will deploy the vesselPolar Empress for the six-month survey, due to start this month, over blocks YWB and MD-04, 300 km (186 mi) offshore.

ThePolar Empress, built in 2015, has a capacity of up to 22 streamers, and is claimed to be one of the world’s most powerful and efficient seismic vessels.

In November, an unnamed national oil company awardedShearwater a five- to six-month contract. The company began mobilizing the Polar Duchess and Polar Marquis vessels for the campaign last month.

01/18/2018

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