WesternGeco has added theWestern Regent to its seismic vessel fleet.
TheWestern Regent will be the fifth vessel in the WesternGeco deepwater fleet to be equipped with Q-Technology, joining the Western Neptune, Geco Topaz, Western Pride, and Geco Searcher. The vessel is scheduled for deployment in the first half of 2005.
All four Q-Marine vessels are working on exclusive contracts. Recent Q-Marine contracts include a three-year commitment for theWestern Neptune offshore Mexico, an agreement to acquire and process Q-Marine seismic data over the Marlim complex offshore Brazil, and two Q surveys offshore India.
Q-Marine is the WesternGeco proprietary suite of advanced seismic technologies for enhanced reservoir location, description, and management. Q-Marine uses calibrated sensors, calibrated sources, calibrated positions, and steerable streamers to deliver exceptional image quality and repeatability.