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.
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.