Spectrum Begins 3D Seismic Shoots Off Gabon

Spectrum, in collaboration with the Direction Generale des Hydrocarbures (DGH), has started the first of a series of 3D multi-client seismic acquisition programmes offshore Gabon.

The programmes are located in under-explored areas over shallow water open blocks. The DGH intends to make these blocks available through future shallow water license rounds.

Spectrum’s new 3D broadband seismic will image high potential pre- and post-salt play types. Fully processed and depth migrated data will be available for upcoming license rounds, Spectrum informed.

On December 31st, Spectrum started the acquisition of the 10,000 km2 Gryphon 3D survey in southern Gabon. The survey is expected to be completed early Q3 2017.

A further 5,000 km2 3D survey over open acreage in Northern Gabon, and an additional 3,000 km2 3D survey offshore Central Gabon will start during Q1 and Q2 respectively.

Gravity and magnetic data will also be acquired in conjunction with the seismic data.

The new 3D seismic data is expected to start becoming available toward the end of 2017 ahead of anticipated licensing rounds, the company added.

Share this article

Follow Subsea World News

Events>

<< Aug 2017 >>
MTWTFSS
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31 1 2 3

Kuwait Oil & Gas Show

Kuwait Oil & Gas Show is the Kuwait International Fair Ground in Kuwait City, Kuwait. This event showcases product from Chemicals & Dyes, Electronics & Electrical Goods, Hand, Machine & Garden Tools, Petroleum, Oil & Gas, Power & Renewable Energy industries. More info

read more >

SPE Offshore Europe 2017

Attending SPE Offshore Europe, recognised by offshore E&P professionals as Europe’s leading E&P exhibition and conference, will ensure…

read more >

Offshore Site Investigation & Geotechnics Committee 8th International Conference “Smarter Solutions for Future Offshore Developments”

The conference series, which has run since 1979, offers a unique opportunity for geotechnical engineers, geoscientists and academics…

read more >

Oil & Gas Indonesia 2017

Oil & Gas Indonesia (OGI) is an exhibition focused on Oil and Gas Exploration, Production and Refining and showcases the largest exhibition…

read more >