TGS Bags Carlsen 3D Seismic Shoot in Barents Sea

TGS has secured a new multi-client acquisition project, Carlsen 3D in the Barents Sea, Norway.

Carlsen 3D is a 5,490 km2 multi-client survey in open acreage located in the Southwest Barents Sea between the Tromsø and Sørvestnaget Basins.

Multi-level targets exist within pre-cretaceous, cretaceous and paleogene throughout the area, leads include rotated fault blocks and sand injectites, the company explained.

Acquisition is expected to start in April 2017 and the data processing will be performed by TGS using its Clari-FiTM broadband technology.

Carlsen 3D will expand TGS’ data coverage in the Barents Sea where we have a strong track record of success. This project will provide modern, high quality seismic data to an area that is expected to be of high interest in upcoming licensing rounds,” said Kristian Johansen, CEO for TGS.

This survey is supported by industry funding.

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